Production Pharmacist

Pharmacist ~ Manufacturing
Johannesburg North-Gauteng ~ Ekhurhuleni-Gauteng

Job Purpose
Providing best practice day-to-day manufacturing pharmaceutical services to manage work flow, production and document procedure compliance so as to ensure safe and efficacious medicines are manufactured. To comply with cGMP, SAHPRA guidelines, SOP’s and adhere to batch documentation instructions at all the times.
Required Learning:
  • B. Pharm Degree
  • Registered with South African Pharmacy Council
  • Preferably 2-3 years’ experience in Pharmaceutical Production in a Manufacturing environment
  • cGMP skills
Computer Literacy – MS Office (proficient in Excel, Word and Power Point)
Key Job Outputs
  • Proper documentation of manufactured pharmaceutical products
  • Perform Line Openings and Closures in manufacturing lines
  • Prepare weekly production scheduling of product
  • Auditing batch documents for QA closure and release
  • Assist in preparing Annual Product Quality Reviews
  • Initiate, investigate and close off CAPAs and Non-Conformances.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance Safety, Health and Environmental Standards.
  • Oversight on manufacturing process including in-process checks
  • Regulatory & Document Compliance
  • Handling of non-conforming production, both inbound, WIP and produced batches
  • Audits & Continuous Improvement capabilities
  • Development of Team’s technical capabilities
  • Lead / Champion change overs, line opening, line closing,
  • Lead and be the chief accountable officer for GMP and Micro compliance in the area on shift
  • Lead training on SOP, departmental inspection and audits (both internal & external)
  • On line and in line testing resulting in approval of batch documentation and Provisional releases
  • Submission of full production manufacturing tickets and supporting documentation within 24 hours of batch completions
  • Ability to identify, execute and prioritize work tasks/projects
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication skills and team oriented
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting capabilities
Improve production efficiency and reduce overtime
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