General Manager (Plant Operations)

Posted 23 February 2021
Job type Permanent

Job description

  • Expatriate Appointment

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Location: Myanmar

The Company

Considered a rapidly growing and highly progressive Group, its flagship pharmaceutical business is poised to enjoy substantial domestic and international growth. As a result of substantive capital investment, the business benefits from a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility focused toward drug and health supplements, a well-established sales and marketing team, international business development for export growth and all fully-supported by appropriate cGMP and FDA accreditations. To meet business growth, a seasoned General Manager is needed to lead Plant Operations with a mission to optimise all aspects of the facility. 

The Position

Leading a local/expatriate team, the appointed individual will oversee and optimise all critical dimension of the plant, including production, engineering, supply chain/procurement, inventory and warehousing to ensure the required production targets and deadlines, engineering maintenance, inventory and procurement and materials handling is completed within operational budgets, to precise deadlines and to the highest quality level. The appointed individual will be expected to strategically plan and implement short- and long-term strategic policies, programs and objectives for the plant whilst providing significant guidance and coaching to the immediate Departmental management team. Naturally, optimising line and labour productivity will require considerable focus whilst achieving on-time-delivery schedules. Additionally, there will be a concurrent need to develop and establish procedures for maintaining high standards of manufacturing operations to ensure that the plant sustains International Regulatory approval.   

The Person

Interested candidates should offer a Degree in Science with at least 15+ years’ experience in Pharmaceutical plant operations and including 2-3 years’ demonstrable plant leadership experience. Experience of solid and liquid oral dose product is strongly preferred as well as a proven capability of handling inventory and supply chain functions complete with strong International regulatory controls.

In return, the company will offer an attractive salary (USD$85-100k nett), bonus and expatriate package (accommodation, transportation, flights).