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Upstream (Fermentation) - Assistant Manager / Deputy Manager

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Upstream (Fermentation) - Assistant Manager / Deputy Manager

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    Monroe Pharmaceuticals

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    William Ho

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  • Published:

    29 days ago

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  • Client:

    Monroe Consulting Group

Executive recruitment company Monroe Consulting Group Malaysia's Industrial Division is recruiting on behalf of a leading MNC in Biotechnology, a company that innovates and revolutionise new solutions for everyday treatment. Our esteemed client has a global presence and manufactures various pharmaceutical products to treat patients across 120 different countries. They are seeking an experienced production engineer for the position of Assistant/Deputy Manager with their Upstream (Fermentation) department. The job will be based in Johor, Malaysia.

Key job responsibilities include:

  • To monitor the process operations and the batch performance as per standard operating procedures and product specifications in the plant.
  • To practice and monitor the compliance with the requirements of Good Manufacturing Practice.
  • To prepare and revise necessary documents as and when required and update the real time data entry in BMR'S, CKL, LS, ECC and other documents.
  • Responsible for Process order and Inventory management in SAP system. Also master data creation and maintenance in SAP system.
  • Raw material planning for the batch and procurement from the warehouse, maintenance, and utilization as per production requirement.
  • Reporting of Non-Conformities and deviations observed during the process to higher levels, investigating, arriving corrective and preventive action, and ensuring the implementation of the same.
  • To ensure timely maintenance of PDS Upstream premises and equipment's in co-ordination with Engineering Maintenance and Instrumentation and Automation department.
  • To provide required initial and continuing training to Fermentation Area personnel and ensure the training is adapted according to need.
  • Managing and closure of OOS, change managements and deviations.
  • To ensure timely execution of preventive maintenance and calibration programmes with the help of Engineering Maintenance and Instrumentation and Automation department.
  • Train the subordinates on process, operation, document entry, cGMP and safety compliance
  • Initiate, review and closure of the deviation, out of trend, out of specification and change controls.

Key job requirements include:

  • Degree or Masters in Biotechnology/ Chemical Engineering, and related discipline or equivalent
  • Preferably more than 6 years of upstream or fermentation experience.
  • Candidate should understand chemical process in bio-product manufacturing.
  • Chemical or Pharmaceutical background is preferred.
  • Good problem solving, communication and analytical skills.
  • A strong team player with good planning and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent analytical abilities and creative problem-solving skills.