Head of Secondary Packaging

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Planning
  3. Iceland
Posting date: 09 May 2019

A newly founded biotechnology company is currently seeking a Head of Secondary Packaging to join their office in Reykjavik. This organisation is fast becoming a pioneer and leader in the field of biosimilars, with a growing portfolio of developed and manufactured products across the value chain, from cell line development to commercial manufacturing. This position represents an exciting opportunity to work with an already prestigious and dynamic company.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supporting and assisting in the planning and setup of a secondary packaging functional unit, which will include:
    • Automated Visual Inspection,
    • Device Assembly (Safety Device and Autoinjector)
    • Blister Packaging
    • Cartoner
    • Palletisation
    • Track and Trace
  • Assist in establishing and leading a secondary packaging manufacturing team,
  • Ensuring the DP Secondary Packaging facilities and equipment are maintained in a state of inspection readiness.
  • Contributing to the smooth technical transfer of new processes/product into manufacturing.
  • Identifying process improvement and waste elimination opportunities to help create and maintain a lean, flexible and agile manufacturing facility.
  • Training, coaching, and mentoring less experienced members of staff.
  • Leading in the execution of re-qualification and re-validation protocols to maintain the qualified status of equipment and processes.

Skills and Requirements:

  • BSc in Engineering or related is preferable.
  • A minimum of 10 years' experience is preferable.
  • Able to lead teams and manage projects.
  • Experience of automatic visual inspection systems is desirable though not essential.
  • Demonstrable project management skills.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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