Shift Team Leader (Nightshift)

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Shift Team Leader (Nightshift)

Hours: 40 hours per week (Night shift – Sun – Thurs (21:30 – 06:00) albeit a degree of flexibility will be required)
Salary: Competitive
Ref No: HRJOB6287/2
Business Unit: Pharma Services
Location: Craigavon
Open To: Internal and External Candidates

Please note this is a re-advertisement, if you have applied for this position within the past 6 months, we will be unable to accept your application at this time

The Role

This is a key production management role, working as part of the Packaging team based in our global headquarters in Craigavon, you will be responsible for managing all shift staff (circa 45-55 skilled staff), within packaging operations during the course of the night. Key competencies include the ability to ensure suitable resources are employed to deliver business objectives whilst instilling the necessary behaviours to achieve cGMP compliance, efficiency, effectiveness, and continuous improvement. The successful candidate will drive the supervisory management team and take responsibility for the quality, material consumption, labour cost, and output during the shift, ensuring the highest standards in all areas at all times.

As part of a busy team within a rapidly growing organisation, operating within a challenging industry you will benefit from the numerous personal and professional developmental opportunities available throughout the Almac group.

Essential Criteria

  • Degree (or equivalent) qualification OR Significant relevant experience in a similar role
  • Management experience of production environments / operations.
  • Experience of working in a pharmaceutical environment or regulatory environment
  • Experience of performance management including use of OEE and variance reporting
  • Development of shift management teams and structures
  • Exposure to the end customer and routine client interaction

Desirable Criteria
(The following criteria may be applied if a large pool of applicants exist)

  • Lean six sigma
  • IOSH Managing Safety
  • Experience of Packaging Operations

Additional Information

  • Night shift – Sun – Thurs (21:30 – 06:00) albeit a degree of flexibility will be required


Competitive salary
Family friendly flexible working
Learning and development opportunities and support
Health promotions
Enhanced pension contribution
Long service awards
34 days annual leave allowance
Marriage leave
Free car parking
Moving house leave
Subsidised restaurant
Paid medical appointments
Bereavement Leave
Occupational sick pay
Enhanced maternity pay
On site physiotherapist
Critical illness policy
Perks discount scheme
Death in service benefit
Westfield healthcare benefit

(Full detail including eligibility criteria is outlined in the company handbook)

To Apply: Apply online at
Closing Date: Wednesday 16th June 2021 at 17:00 hours

  • Permanent
  • Craigavon
  • Closing date: Wednesday 16 Jun 2021
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