Manager, Diphtheria Tetanus Bulk Manufacturing


Reference No. R2729373

Place Title: Supervisor, Diphtheria Tetanus Bulk Manufacturing

Division: DTPPD Bulk

Location: Toronto, Ontario

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Place Abstract:

The Course of Upstream Supervisor, DT&PPD Manufacturing serves as the principle technical course of chief for the realm associated to tools, high quality, and course of in Diphtheria and Tetanus fermentation. The function gives management on enhancing general efficiency for the upstream fermentation operations. This consists of security, compliance, enterprise course of enhancements and operational actions.

Reporting to the Deputy Director, B90 Diphtheria and Tetanus Bulk Manufacturing, the Course of Upstream Supervisor gives path to the operational crew, delivers provide based on schedule and develops and implements quick and medium time period strategic plans for the upstream manufacturing crew. The Course of Upstream Supervisor works carefully with B90 Managers to ship adherence to the manufacturing schedule, well timed administration of Deviations, CAPAs and CCRs to make sure steady compliance with security requirements and cGMPs.

The Course of Upstream Supervisor acts as a core member of the B90 Bulk APT, collaborating with a cross-functional crew to attain the APT’s goals. 

Key Duties:


  • Present management to a various group of staff, handle the crew by organizing their every day actions, following up, speaking the plan prematurely, guarantee cohesion of the crew, rejoice with the crew.
  • Data of Excel, Phrase, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Every day presence with the crew on the store flooring is required.
  • Cascade info to and from employees, by means of verbal (+QDCI for instance) and written communication.


  • Reinforce security mindset of the store flooring, determine potential near-misses and different hazards and repair earlier than occasion happens, develop checklists to standardize routine security verifications and good store flooring behaviors.
  • Expertise in lean manufacturing administration programs.
  • Sturdy information and familiarity with cGMP practices, with context of pharmaceutical/organic manufacturing. 

High quality:

  • Guarantee SOPs are present and adopted, guarantee BPR and logbooks are correct and reviewed with minimal delay, guarantee root reason behind course of or environmental deviations are recognized, guarantee employees coaching is full and updated.
  • Persistently implement corrective and preventive actions, in addition to course of enhancements.
  • Work with the employees to lower the human error deviations: develop possession of the deviations, enhance the group across the duties for full mistake proof options and enhance checklists.
  • Expertise in validation, aseptic processing, sterilization & disinfection. 


  • Understanding of key actions together with formulations and sterile operations.
  • Guarantee the manufacturing plan and schedule every day to 4 months for the upstream space together with oblique exercise for media washing and sterilizing, along with the direct actions of fermentation, considering the harvesting detoxing and purification schedule.
  • Help execution of mission actions to fulfill the enterprise wants of the location.


  • Develop employees to guarantee a excessive performing crew, discovering methods to cut back extra time, present particular person suggestions on employees goals, guarantee enough cross coaching of employees. 
  • Personal the fermentation suites and guarantee tools/space is maintained. 
  • Present troubleshooting and problem-solving steering for every day manufacturing and mission points, and implement preventative/corrective actions. 
  • Help improvement of working price range and staffing for operations. 


  • Contain and co-operate with different departments to acquire consensus and guarantee acceptable service ranges.

Key Necessities:

  • Most well-liked post-graduate in Microbiology/Biochemistry/Engineering or Associated Science.
  • Minimal Honors BSc in Microbiology/Biochemistry/Associated Science with expertise and extra enterprise and administration coaching.
  • 36 months in Manufacturing in a pharmaceutical clear room atmosphere.
  • 4 years of expertise in managing or supervising a division with greater than 5 staff.
  • Minimal 5-7 years of earlier related expertise is a minimal requirement.
  • Sturdy communication and influencing expertise, mission administration expertise, downside fixing, robust management and administration functionality.
  • Related industries: Vaccine or Manufacturing Pharmaceutical firm.

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