Operations Team Lead

Posted 10 October 2023
LocationUnited Kingdom
Job type Permanent
Contact NameSarah Ghaziri

Job description

I am on the search for an Operations Team Lead looking for a challenging role within a rapidly growing Pharmaceutical company based in Greater Manchester.


Your primary responsibility will be to oversee and manage a team of 25 cleanroom operators that manufacture chemotherapy products. Please note that this position includes rotating shiftwork of 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm.


This role will offer you:

  • Opportunities for professional development and growth
  • A commitment to work-life balance
  • An inclusive and diverse workforce that values your contributions
  • Take autonomy in leading a large and diverse team


You will be responsible for:

  • Lead a team of dedicated operators in a cleanroom environment, overseeing preparation, assembly, compounding, and labeling
  • Optimize safety, quality, delivery, cost, and people performance for your assigned shift team, resources, inventory, and equipment
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement, identifying clear process enhancements and sharing best practices across the organization
  • Actively support staff training and development to build expertise and ownership within the team
  • Ensure equipment operates reliably, meeting operational demands with zero backorders.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Quality, Training, Supply Chain, Customer Service, Engineering, and Validation


You will bring the following:

  • Proven experience in Manufacturing Operations within a GMP environment
  • People Management experience with demonstrable experience of coaching and developing teams and experience in shift operations
  • Flexibility to work on a shift pattern