Production Pharmacist

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Job Description


POSITION PRODUCTION PHARMACIST REPORTS TO PRODUCTION MANAGER LOCATION WYNBERG OFFICES
JOB OBJECTIVE

  • To ensure Good Manufacturing Practice is complied with throughout the factory.
  • To seek ways and methods to improve productivity in the Process streams under your control.
  • To manage the activities of the Team Leaders and Line Leaders (Pharmacist Assistants) and to open production lines where necessary.
  • Ensure that all Dispensary Orders are checked and signed for on the issue of materials to the process streams.

JOB DESCRIPTION
  • Checking and signing of Bulk Manufacturing Tickets of registered products in area of control and authority
  • Checking on weighing of raw materials for all registered products in the B1 Store area before manufacture.
  • Checking that the areas and equipment are clean and that only components and products related to a specific batch are being manufactured and / or packed.
  • To ensure that daily production plan is achieved in all areas.
  • To ensure that machines are operated and cleaned according to company procedures and regulations.
  • To ensure the machines are in good operating condition and to notify the Maintenance department where a machine is problematic.
  • To liaise with B2 Store to ensure that the raw materials are received into production prior to the closing of the line running the previous batch.
  • To check all registered product batch-related documentation before manufacturing, granulation, compression and final product. Also the full reconciliation of yielded product and waste, and to ensure that the full quantity of waste is handed over to the QA representative for destruction according to the regulations.
  • To sign the Finished Product Approval Worksheet Packing Ticket according to procedure L8, and the Master Batch Certification P27 on behalf of the Registered pharmacist for all registered products prior to release by QC.
  • Ensure that the quality of products produced complies with Procedure L8 of the Company’s Protocols and standards.
  • Report equipment malfunctions to the Maintenance department according to company procedures.
  • Monitor the daily output on each machine.
  • To reduce reject bulk and packed waste to within the loss allowance and to minimise wastage in any form throughout the company.
  • Ensure optimum yields are achieved and maintained and to comment on these facts during reconciliation of the document. Investigations into process improvements must be generated from high wastage areas.
  • Report on GMP Compliance and / or Non-Compliance in all areas under supervision.
  • Signing-off manufacturing instructions or additions to current batches.
  • Reporting any non-conformances to the Production Manager and QA Manager.
  • To reduce reject bulk and packed waste to within the loss allowance and to minimise wastage in any form throughout the company.
  • Ensure optimum yields are achieved and maintained and to comment on these facts during reconciliation of the document. Investigations into process improvements must be generated from high wastage areas.
  • Report on GMP Compliance and / or Non-Compliance in all areas under supervision.
  • Signing-off manufacturing instructions or additions to current batches.
  • Initiate reworks/process adjustment and obtain the necessary authorization from the Production Manager and QA Manager to do so.
  • To assist the Production Manager in the approval of Master Manufacturing Formulae, Methods, Packaging, etc.
  • To communicate with customers via Planning, Orders, Marketing and Sales.
  • Staff control, Discipline, Industrial Relations and Leave approval.
  • Staff training on all GMP and Company SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures).
  • To report on planned versus actual output within the production department.
  • To assist with stocktaking where necessary.
  • To assist with validation of product processes, cleaning procedures and new equipment.
  • To post all Syspro operation steps according to the documents promptly and timeously.
  • To assist in ensuring good safety practices are adhered to and report any shortcomings to the Production Manager.
  • Without detracting from the specific tasks and duties referred to in your job description, you will be required to comply with any reasonable requests or instructions of your manager from time to time.
  • To be thoroughly familiar with and participate in the update of Company Procedures pertaining to job functions.
  • Ensure that Quality standards are maintained and propose improvement.
  • Attend all relevant GMP Training sessions.
  • Ensure that safety practices are adhered to and propose improvements.
  • Ensure good inter and intra departmental relations with all staff by showing full commitment and involvement, loyalty, openness, frankness and positive enthusiasm.
  • Ensure that time keeping, attendance and productivity is of a high standard daily.
  • To ensure adequate record keeping and follow up.

QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS
  • Matric
  • Pharm degree
  • CGMP
  • 2years minimum manufacturing experience

APPLICATION:
Please apply to: Laz.badirwane POSITION PRODUCTION PHARMACIST REPORTS TO PRODUCTION MANAGER LOCATION WYNBERG OFFICES
JOB OBJECTIVE
  • To ensure Good Manufacturing Practice is complied with throughout the factory.
  • To seek ways and methods to improve productivity in the Process streams under your control.
  • To manage the activities of the Team Leaders and Line Leaders (Pharmacist Assistants) and to open production lines where necessary.
  • Ensure that all Dispensary Orders are checked and signed for on the issue of materials to the process streams.

JOB DESCRIPTION
  • Checking and signing of Bulk Manufacturing Tickets of registered products in area of control and authority
  • Checking on weighing of raw materials for all registered products in the B1 Store area before manufacture.
  • Checking that the areas and equipment are clean and that only components and products related to a specific batch are being manufactured and / or packed.
  • To ensure that daily production plan is achieved in all areas.
  • To ensure that machines are operated and cleaned according to company procedures and regulations.
  • To ensure the machines are in good operating condition and to notify the Maintenance department where a machine is problematic.
  • To liaise with B2 Store to ensure that the raw materials are received into production prior to the closing of the line running the previous batch.
  • To check all registered product batch-related documentation before manufacturing, granulation, compression and final product. Also the full reconciliation of yielded product and waste, and to ensure that the full quantity of waste is handed over to the QA representative for destruction according to the regulations.
  • To sign the Finished Product Approval Worksheet Packing Ticket according to procedure L8, and the Master Batch Certification P27 on behalf of the Registered pharmacist for all registered products prior to release by QC.
  • Ensure that the quality of products produced complies with Procedure L8 of the Company’s Protocols and standards.
  • Report equipment malfunctions to the Maintenance department according to company procedures.
  • Monitor the daily output on each machine.
  • To reduce reject bulk and packed waste to within the loss allowance and to minimise wastage in any form throughout the company.
  • Ensure optimum yields are achieved and maintained and to comment on these facts during reconciliation of the document. Investigations into process improvements must be generated from high wastage areas.
  • Report on GMP Compliance and / or Non-Compliance in all areas under supervision.
  • Signing-off manufacturing instructions or additions to current batches.
  • Reporting any non-conformances to the Production Manager and QA Manager.
  • To reduce reject bulk and packed waste to within the loss allowance and to minimise wastage in any form throughout the company.
  • Ensure optimum yields are achieved and maintained and to comment on these facts during reconciliation of the document. Investigations into process improvements must be generated from high wastage areas.
  • Report on GMP Compliance and / or Non-Compliance in all areas under supervision.
  • Signing-off manufacturing instructions or additions to current batches.
  • Initiate reworks/process adjustment and obtain the necessary authorization from the Production Manager and QA Manager to do so.
  • To assist the Production Manager in the approval of Master Manufacturing Formulae, Methods, Packaging, etc.
  • To communicate with customers via Planning, Orders, Marketing and Sales.
  • Staff control, Discipline, Industrial Relations and Leave approval.
  • Staff training on all GMP and Company SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures).
  • To report on planned versus actual output within the production department.
  • To assist with stocktaking where necessary.
  • To assist with validation of product processes, cleaning procedures and new equipment.
  • To post all Syspro operation steps according to the documents promptly and timeously.
  • To assist in ensuring good safety practices are adhered to and report any shortcomings to the Production Manager.
  • Without detracting from the specific tasks and duties referred to in your job description, you will be required to comply with any reasonable requests or instructions of your manager from time to time.
  • To be thoroughly familiar with and participate in the update of Company Procedures pertaining to job functions.
  • Ensure that Quality standards are maintained and propose improvement.
  • Attend all relevant GMP Training sessions.
  • Ensure that safety practices are adhered to and propose improvements.
  • Ensure good inter and intra departmental relations with all staff by showing full commitment and involvement, loyalty, openness, frankness and positive enthusiasm.
  • Ensure that time keeping, attendance and productivity is of a high standard daily.
  • To ensure adequate record keeping and follow up.

QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS
  • Matric
  • Pharm degree
  • CGMP
  • 2years minimum manufacturing experience

APPLICATION:
Please apply to: Laz.badirwane@ascendishealth.com
Closing date will be the 5th October 2020
Should you not be contacted within two weeks of your application being submitted, please consider your application unsuccessful.
@ascendishealth.com
Closing date will be the 5th October 2020
Should you not be contacted within two weeks of your application being submitted, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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Job Detail

  • Job Id
    JD662656
  • Industry
    Not mentioned
  • Total Positions
    1
  • Job Type:
    Full Time
  • Salary:
    R600,000 a year
  • Employment Status
    Permanent
  • Job Location
    Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Education
    Not mentioned