Team Leader Warehouse Operations (GMP)

Experis IT
27000.00 - 37000.00 GBP Annual + Bonus + Benefits
13 Jun 2017
20 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Working for a leading healthcare company we are seeking an experienced Team Leader with extensive knowledge of GMP. You will be looking after a team of 18 leading the labelling and packaging lines.

You will provide the lead for Secondary Operations team on a day to day basis establishing and actively promoting safe working and GMP/GDP compliance activities according to agreed company/legislative standards. Leads and motivates the team to ensure all departmental targets & key performance indicators are either met or exceeded.


  • Ensure health & safety is of primary focus for all activities, equipment and environment, and that the departments activities comply with all EHS, quality, regulatory & financial standards.
  • Coach & develop labelling team to a high standard by setting of objectives and relevant PDP's.
  • Provide day to day supervision of assigned team and drives productivity in the area to reach set targets.
  • Acts as the team representative in departmental and site-wide projects where relevant.
  • Drives the performance of the team and acts as a mentor and source of authoritative guidance for others.
  • Interprets both internal and external business processes and designs and initiates plans to meet the business needs.
  • Work closely with other leaders within the department to ensure all areas of work are covered and X training progammes are in place & followed.
  • Ensure the labelling area is audit ready at all times and take the lead in all audits and tours.
  • Anticipates future staffing requirements and training needs and proposes plans accordingly in conjunction with Operations Manager; develops training matrices identifying key requirements and implement to the team measuring the effectiveness.
  • Lead the team by example, ensuring effective staffing to cover all areas and continue to build excellent working relationships with all internal & external customer groups.
  • Achieve, maintain & exceed the department and site KPI's with a view to continuous improvement.
  • Provides cover for the Technical Team Leader as required.

Key Skills

  • Strong knowledge of GMP/GDP and EHS standards and practices
  • Proven team lead/people management experience
  • Ability to motivate others
  • Target driven
  • An excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong communicator & excellent listening skills
  • Working knowledge of MS packages
  • Ability to multi task and manage multiple projects and responsibilities successfully
  • Experience within the pharmaceutical industry would be an advantage
  • GCSE or equivalent level in English and Maths

We Offer

Excellent benefits and career progression opportunities