Night Production Supervisor, Harlow

Lloyds Pharmacy Clinical Homecare
05 Apr 2019
03 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Purpose
To provide supervisory functions within the Harlow Aseptic Compounding facilities. This requires the day-to-day management of colleagues and workflow in line with schedules, internal procedures and MHRA guidance for aseptic production.
  • Assess facility is fit for Aseptic preparation.
  • Ensure all pressure readings are within limits and that all issues are communicated to Head of Production.
  • Prioritise and schedule both new and existing patients in order to meet delivery requirements.
  • Ensure that aseptically compounded products are prepared, stored and dispatched in accordance with in-house and regulatory standards and procedures.
  • Determine regulation of rejection, quarantine and investigation of failed products.
  • Participate in the assessment of product release at each stage of the compounding process.
  • Follow GMP standards and departmental procedures in line with MHRA requirements at all times.
  • Identify and correct failures in GMP according to internal work instructions.
  • Accurately record and assess issues of non-conformity.
  • Apply and adhere to all health & safety practices.
  • Ability to support and drive change.
  • Organise and prioritise workflow, assigning staff accordingly to achieve production targets as required.
  • Ensure all colleagues within compounding unit are supported, and enabled to deliver a high level of service to our patients.
  • Pro-actively coordinate staff absence; Return to work interviews; accurately maintain HORIS system and absence review meetings.
  • Communicate with Shift Manager regularly, escalating areas of concern promptly.
  • Effectively organise/allocate annual leave.
  • Support Shift Managers with both informal and formal employee meetings.
  • Awareness of internal controls.
  • Ability to meet and exceed KPI targets.
Qualifications, Training & Experience:
  • Previous experience of working within a similar environment.
  • Ability to establish positive and professional internal relationships cross departmentally.
  • Able to explain tasks clearly and check understanding.
  • A 'can do' and pro-active approach
  • Ability to apply initiative and assist with resolving queries relating to the compounding unit.
  • Ability to carry out Manual Handling tasks
  • Strong numeracy & literacy skills.
  • Competent IT skills.
  • Organised and punctual.
About Us
Lloyds Pharmacy Clinical Homecare We're one of the most experienced providers of clinical homecare in the UK, and we've been supporting patients in this way since 1975.
We provide care to more than 80,000 patients in their own home; place of work, or in the community - ranging from straightforward delivery of medication, to specialist nursing for complex conditions. We work in partnership with the NHS, pharmaceutical companies, private medical insurers and consultants.
We used to be called Bupa Home Healthcare and in July 2016 we were acquired by the McKesson UK group of companies, a leading provider of healthcare services, including Lloyds Pharmacy.