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Operations Supervisor

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Thanks for checking out our vacancy, we’re delighted you want to learn more about Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC.

Dechra is a growing, global specialist within the world of veterinary pharmaceuticals. Our expertise is in the development, manufacture, marketing and sales of high quality products exclusively for veterinarians worldwide.

Here at Dechra, our values are embedded within our culture and thrive within our family of almost 2000 colleagues globally. From manufacturing to marketing, (D)edication, (E)njoyment, (C)ourage, (H)onesty, (R)elationships and (A)mbition are at the heart of our everyday operations and the way we do business

The Opportunity 

The  Operations Supervisor oversees our production operations for both manufacturing and filling of finished products. Must guarantee that manufacturing remains a smooth and efficient process by monitoring employees and organizing workflows. The supervisor is an integral contributor of the manufacturing process and supports the Operations Manager. The employee must be able to optimize day-to-day activities while minimizing the costs.The goal is to ensure that production processess deliver products of  maximum quallity in a profitable manner.

Role Responsibility

The Challenge

So, what will you be doing? This role has a broad and varied scope and the successful candidate will have responsibility for duties including:

  • Supervise manufacturing and filling Operations.
  • Set daily/weekly/monthly objectives and communicate them to employees
  • Organize workflow by assigning responsibilities and preparing schedules
  • Oversee and coach employees
  • Ensure the safe use of equipment and schedule regular maintenance
  • Check production output according to specifications
  • Submit reports on performance and progress
  • Identify issues in efficiency and suggest improvements
  • Train new employees on how to safely use machinery and follow procedures
  • Enforce strict safety guidelines and company standards
  • Perform all responsibilities are describe and ensure compliance with cGMP.
  •  Responsible for record keeping and documentation of all Log Sheets.
  • Lead by Example
  • Monitor and track OEE for each area
  • Complete and approved product and label reconciliation
  • Assist in area investigations
  • Perform all other duties as required
  • Key Performance Indicators

  • Lead and ensure delivery of  production schedule to attain schedule adherence
  • Comply with all EH&S
  • Build an effective team with use of labor with correct skills, in a safe manner, within budget
  • Support projects related to line efficiencies and area improvements
  • Maintain housekeeping and safety standards
  • Ensure resources are trained in their tasks

The Ideal Candidate

About You

Here at Dechra we pride ourselves on being an inclusive employer and we embrace candidates from all walks of life. We’re particularly excited to hear from those who have/are:

    • Experience of working within a compliance/regulated industry
    • Preferred: Previous supervision experience
    • Knowledge of process application, equipment and integrated business systems approaches
    • Working knowledge of MS Office products
    • Experience of working within a GMP environment
    • Knowledgeable of Production, HSE, Quality and facilities within a Pharmaceutical environment
    • Good employee relations experience
    • Experience troubleshooting area equipment.

About the Company

As a people first values-based culture, we provide free weekly wellness sessions focused on our employee's physical and mental wellbeing, and flexible work arrangements. We offer a generous employer 401k match and an employee stock purchase plan for long-term financial wellness. Our full array of health, financial and voluntary benefit programs are what you would expect from a recognized Best Place to Work.

Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC

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