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Manufacturing Team Leader

Manufacturing Team Leader

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: Competitive

Ref No: HRJOB4431

Business Unit: Pharma Services

Location: Craigavon

Open To: Internal and External Candidates


The Company

Almac is an exceptional, award winning, drug development solutions provider at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry.  We are a privately owned organisation that has organically grown over 50 years and now employs in excess of 5,000 highly skilled personnel worldwide.  Our Global headquarters is located in Craigavon, Northern Ireland with additional operations throughout Europe (UK, Ireland), across the US (Pennsylvania, North Carolina and California) and in Asia (Singapore and Japan). 

Our drive and passion for the values championed by our Founder, and enshrined in the ethos of Almac, ensures that ‘Partnering to Advance Human Health’ is more than just a strapline – it is our way of life.

Advancing human health requires exceptional people – your talent, experience and passion will be the perfect match.  Together we will make an exceptional difference to the health of countless patients all over the world ………and this is just the beginning. 

Let’s be exceptional together

The Role

Working as part of the Manufacturing team based in our global headquarters in Craigavon, you will be responsible for managing a team of people who are directly responsible for GMP manufacture of drug product for commercial and clinical supply.  Remit will include the quality of the products manufactured and the efficiency and output in their specific area. The post holder will become a technical expert in a number of manufacturing process technologies and will drive continuous improvement of the area for which they are responsible. 

As part of a busy team within a rapidly growing organisation, operating within a challenging industry you will benefit from the numerous personal and professional developmental opportunities available throughout the Almac group.

Essential Criteria

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in a related Scientific/Technical/Engineering discipline OR Significant experience in a supervisory role in the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Previous experience of supervising highly technical manufacturing or packaging processes
  • Organisation of resources (equipment and personnel) to meet scheduled output targets
  • Experience of working in a regulated environment within a formal quality system.


Desirable Criteria

(The following criteria may be applied if a large pool of applicants exist)

  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical processing technologies
  • Experience in the qualification of new process equipment and experience of new product introduction/process validation



Competitive salary

Family friendly flexible working

Learning and development opportunities and support

Health promotions

Enhanced pension contribution

Long service awards

34 days annual leave allowance

Marriage leave

Free car parking

Moving house leave

Subsidised restaurant

Paid medical appointments

Bereavement Leave

Occupational sick pay

Enhanced maternity pay

On site physiotherapist

Critical illness policy

Perks discount scheme

Death in service benefit

Westfield healthcare benefit

(Full detail including eligibility criteria is outlined in the company handbook)


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Closing Date: 5th November 2018 at 17:00 hours

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