Pharmaceutical Packing Production Leader

A leadership role in a Global Packaging facility at AstraZeneca’s Macclesfield campus.

Pharmaceutical Packing Production Leader


Competitive Compensation & Benefits offered

Make a positive impact, in a team where it means more.

We are driven by our commitment to deliver accelerated growth for AstraZeneca and to make people’s lives better. It pushes us to keep building on our foundations and progressing as we turn our ever-growing and increasingly complex pipeline from molecule to medicine. Be part of evolving how we work with Lean, cutting-edge science, digitalisation and sustainable practices.

Looking for a new year career opportunity? This is an exciting opportunity to develop your leadership skills within our Packing organisation at Macclesfield!

We’ll offer you experience in leading an organisation responsible for the supply of existing medicines and the launch of new medicines through significant change whilst maintaining critical supply of multiple brands to patients in a safe and compliant way.

We believe this role will help develop you into an energised coach and role model to lead a part of our exciting new packing facility. This will include motivating, developing and empowering your team to build an environment based on trust.

A clear and natural communicator, you will drive crucial conversations to develop high achieving teams with the right capabilities for both now and the future.

With some existing Lean knowledge, you’ll champion Lean Leadership standardisation, simplification and will build and follow standards with rigour whilst being creative and innovative. We’ll need you to role model standard methodology sharing and adoption across your team and Packing.

You’ll form positive collaborations, actively contribute to global Launch/Supply teams and drive performance and delivery ‘on time’ & ‘in full’ across the full Packing supply chain.

Ideally you’ll have leadership experience and evidence of embedding significant change, operations experience would be advantageous. We’ll support you to lead large teams (circa 100 people) to deliver breakthrough results and transformational performance in a fast-paced, high paced production environment.

You’ll benefit from joining a robust and dedicated leadership team.

Essential requirements:

  • Degree in a Scientific/Engineering subject area or proven experience
  • A proven leader, with the ability to develop and engage a team
  • Innovative by nature, you will be open and adaptable to delivering transformational change
  • Some experience in handling and delivering capital and revenue budgets to target
  • Excellent Partner engagement & leadership skills
  • Experience of working in a unionised environment would be beneficial

Looking for an exciting career, then apply today!

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