Factory Director (pharmaceuticals)

Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Job Type: Permanent
Salary US$3000 - US$5000 per month
Specialization: Plant Management
Sub Specialization:
Contact: Pham Thi Tuyen
Reference: JO-1904-416507

Primary Job Function

The Production & warehouse oversees day-to-day manufacturing operations. The function reports to the CEO. Responsibilities include ensuring planning support, establishing operational metrics and standards, ensure optimized personnel scheduling and deployment, ensure adequate supervision of operations, approve validation/verification of manufacturing processes, monitoring of supplies and ensuring compliance to established SOPs.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Establishes, implements and monitors the production processes
  • Ensures production schedule is optimized with production capacity
  • Ensure that the production is cost effective
  • Ensure the shop floor labor discipline
  • Ensure that all SOPs are followed
  • Control the wastages
  • Establishes processes to ensure proper operation and maintenance of equipment
  • Establishes, implements and monitors product standards related to quality and productivity metrics
  • Ensure that health and safety guidelines are followed
  • Approves validation requirements and documentation
  • Ensure proper utilization, monitoring and maintenance of manufacturing assets
  • Be in charge of warehouse management

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities

  • Ensure cross-functional collaboration on site projects
  • Lead and motivate a team of production workers
  • Lead the establishment of performance metrics for subordinates
  • Approves worker performance metrics and results
  • Ensures implementation of operational excellence and process improvement initiatives

Position Accountability / Scope

  • Responsible for establishing system to maintain production supplies
  • Covers production personnel in dispensing, granulation, compression/encapsulation, primary packaging and secondary packaging
  • Accountable for Production Department's annual budget forecasting, implementation and monitoring

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy (preferred) or Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
  • Good knowledge of Vietnam MoH cGMP

Minimum Experience/Training Required

  • At least 15 years' experience in reputed Pharmaceutical Companies in Production of Injection forms and management of work force
  • Preferred candidates with working experience in Vietnam
  • Hand-on experience in operating and understanding the function of Production machines
  • Conversational in English
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office