Manufacturing Shift Lead

Manufacturing Shift Lead Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Manufacturing Shift Lead to join our team.


  • To achieve the Production Area Operations directives on a daily, monthly and annual basis;
  • Operational responsibility for areas within the Production Area;
  • Perform any other related duties as reasonably requested;
  • The appropriate team management, engagement and motivation of personnel, active development of pride in their effectiveness and team work;
  • Assist in maintaining the Quality Assurance Accreditation Programme, compliant with the Manufacturing Specials licence and ISO Standards;
  • To be flexible to the developing and changing needs of the role and adapt accordingly;
  • The implementation of local and corporate management practises which will enhance the Units performance;
  • Contribution and participation as an individual and representative in future development and roll out of the Company strategy;
  • Set high personal and professional standards in line with Company policy;
  • The recruitment, engagement, development, motivation and retention of quality and committed staff;
  • Attend management meetings as required and be proactive in all aspects of relevant activity of the Customer;
  • Meet reporting requirements of the Production Area and Customer needs;
  • The role holder must comply with policies or procedures relating to data privacy or information security.


  • Ability to drive process change through to completion;
  • Experience in Aseptic or pharmaceutical or medical devices – compounding, or manufacturing – minimum of 2 years’ experience;
  • Managerial experience with relevant qualification(s);
  • Degree/Diploma/Higher National Certificate HNC (or equivalent qualification);
  • Appropriate and relevant professional qualifications;
  • Excellent people management skills;
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong knowledge of GMP requirements.