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About Phibro Animal Health Corporation

Phibro Animal Health Corporation is a publicly traded company (NADAQ: PAHC). The company is a global manufacturer of vaccines, medicated feed additives, advanced nutrition solutions for animal health and nutrition along with also being a manufacturer of specialty chemicals for various industrial markets.  Phibros’ revenues are in excess of one billion $USD annually and are supported by over 1500 employees across the globe.


Key Responsibilities

•    Bachelor’s degree in Life Science or equivalent.  Extensive relevant industry experience may supersede degree requirements.

•    Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a similar role, ideally in a biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility, with at least 5 years’ experience in a managerial role,    preferably on a Site Lead Team.
•    Proved track record of managing GMP compliant manufacturing operations.
•    Experience with regulatory, client inspections and audits.
•    Academic and practical experience with operational excellence and process improvement initiatives is highly desirable.  
•    Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint. MS Project an advantage.
•    Fluent in written and spoken English.

•    Ensure all manufacturing activities adhere to EHS regulations. 
•    Work with EHS to promote a culture of safety and safety improvements within the operations team.
•    Lead, mentor and develop an expanding team of manufacturing professionals, fostering a culture of excellence, teamwork and continuous improvement.
•    Develop and implement strategies to achieve production targets, quality standards and cost efficiency whilst ensuring appropriate level of preparedness of any escalations, fostering a culture of openness, collaboration and attention to detail to achieve schedule/project task delivery.
•    Ensure all manufacturing activities comply with GMP, regulatory and company standards.
•    Continuously maintain area in GMP Compliance and ensure operations team training is current.
•    Oversee the writing and review of SOPs, batch records and other documentation.
•    Manage day-to-day manufacturing operations, including scheduling, resource allocation, and troubleshooting production issues.
•    Focusing on near term horizon actively assess and recognize where action is required and work to generate alternatives, generate options and choosing effective options including knowing when other stakeholders support is needed.
•    Partner with Technical and Scientific Affairs (TSA) to monitor and optimise production processes to improve yield, efficiency and product quality.
•    Identify opportunities for process improvement and lead initiatives to enhance operational efficiency. 
•    Identify and implement lean manufacturing principles and continuous improvement methodologies.
•    Collaborate with cross functional teams including Quality Assurance, Quality Control and Engineering to build an effective working relationship thus ensure seamless operations.
•    Participate in internal and external audits and inspections, addressing any findings and implementing corrective actions.
•    Track and trend relevant metrics to ensure operations are performing effectively and efficiently.
•    Actively participate in the Site Lead Team and S&OP processes to assess workload, identifying gaps or imbalances, and reallocating resources or making hiring decisions to optimize staffing levels and ensure efficient operations as the site expands with capital investments, technology transfer and commercial manufacture. 
•    Ad hoc duties as required.


Phibro is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Business Unit: Animal Health & Mineral Nutrition   
Division: Animal Health & Nutrition 
Department: Manufacturing 
Location: Ireland - Sligo 
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (Standard Work hours) 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00 

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