Plant Director (Pharma)

Location: Singapore
Discipline: Life Sciences
Job type: Permanent
Salary: S$250000 - S$300000 per annum + Competitive package & excellent culture
Contact name: Shashtidaran Prasanan

Contact email:
Job ref: LFJob_06_1720165547
Published: 13 days ago

We are currently seeking a Plant Director (OSD) to join our renowned multinational corporation, with over a 60-year legacy in pharmaceutical innovation. They are steadfast in their dedication to maintaining regulatory compliance and upholding the highest standards of product quality, thus contributing to the advancement of global healthcare. Apply now to be part of their mission-driven team and make a profound impact on healthcare worldwide.

  • Reporting to: Vice President, Operations
  • Team size: Over 100 employees across various departments including production, quality assurance, engineering, and logistics.
  • Work mode: Full-time, onsite

The role:

  • Lead and oversee all aspects of the pharmaceutical manufacturing plant's operations, including production, quality control, engineering, maintenance, and compliance.
  • Develop and implement strategies to optimize plant performance, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness while ensuring adherence to regulatory standards and company policies
  • Manage and mentor a diverse team of professionals, fostering a culture of collaboration, accountability, and continuous improvement.
  • Drive initiatives to enhance productivity, product quality, and safety within the manufacturing facility.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including R&D, supply chain, and regulatory affairs, to support product development, launch, and lifecycle management efforts.
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of plant metrics, financial performance, and operational KPIs to senior management.

The experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in pharmacy, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related field.
  • Ideally has 10 years of progressive experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing, with ideally 5 years in a leadership role overseeing plant operations.
  • Strong knowledge of cGMP regulations, FDA/EU guidelines, and industry best practices related to pharmaceutical manufacturing.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing large-scale manufacturing operations, driving process improvements, and achieving operational excellence.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams to achieve common goals.
  • Lean-six sigma qualification would be an added advantage.

How to apply:
Please provide your CV to Shash Prasanan at, in either Microsoft Word document/pdf format.

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