Packaging Lead

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    €50,000 - 60,000

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    29 days ago

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Job description

Role: Our client is a leading pharmaceutical company who are looking to hire a Packaging Lead to join their team in Wicklow. As the team’s Packaging Lead, your job will be to oversee the packaging team’s operations and ensure it meets its goals. This job will require leadership and sound technical ability and will present you with a great opportunity to deliver change within an organisation. If you are interested in joining our client as their next Packaging Lead, you can find more information below to see if this job is the right next step in your career.


  • Providing support to the Packaging Manager for operational support issues.
  • Help develop a documentation system to change training, compliance and cGMP.
  • Assisting in the preparation and execution of internal/customer audits.
  • Develop a solid understanding of blister packaging, serialisation/aggregation, and data control/systems maintenance.
  • Promoting a culture of safety, quality and continuous improvement.
  • Promoting LEAN initiatives within the department’s goals.
  • Providing support and mentorship to Operations Team Leads and trainees.
  • Maintaining, calculating, and publishing KPI systems identified to drive department performance.
  • Able to perform duties of Operational Shift Team Leader, including working 12 hour day/night shift if needed for cover.


  • 2+ years’ experience in a leadership role dealing with significant change.
  • Diploma-level qualification in a relevant level
  • Packaging experience in a highly regulated environment.
  • Experience managing individual team members’ performance and that of the overall team.
  • Lean Manufacturing experience/Lean qualification preferred.
  • Strong analytical/report writing skills.
  • Excellent multi-tasking/organisational skills.

If you are interested in getting involved in in the type of role described, apply to Jasper Wiley at Sigmar Recruitment or call Jasper at 01 4744623 for a confidential conversation.

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