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Job Details

**1. Employee Details**












Sub function

Manufacturing & Packing

Job Code(s)


Role Code(s)


Job title(s)

Line Manager

Role title(s)

Production Line Manager

Does Employee have Direct Reports (Yes / No)


**2. Primary function**

(Describe the primary purpose, objective and/or function of this job)

The primary function of a **Line Manager, Production** is to Lead the production operations and manage the resources in their respective line. The overview of the job responsibilities include, but not limited to:

+ Leading and guiding the shift managers of the line for the execution of production operations plan for the respective line

+ Manage the line activities through provision of oversight and guidance.

+ Resources management.

Review/provide feedback and technical/scientific support on any deliverable, i.e. achieving production targets by efficient use of resources.

**3. Primary responsibilities & Duties**

(The personnel must be able to perform all of the following duties and responsibilities))


+ Batch planning for manufacturing and packing

+ Planning for PV and media fill

+ CAPA execution planning

+ Manpower resource planning for 3 shifts

+ Evolve operational plans & feasibility studies in coordination with block heads

+ Evolve operational goals for the line

+ Evolve budget for the Line

+ **Execution**

+ cascade operational goals for three shifts

+ coordinate with cross functional teams to remove road blocks during operations

+ implement process changes based on CAPA's

+ coordinate with engineering for PMP's / Calibrations

+ coordinate with validations and ensure that the line in validated and ready for operations

+ act as a designee for the block head in his absence

+ To make sure the operations related training to get imparted to the Execution team

+ **Delivery**

+ to meet the production Schedule adherence

+ prepare MIS reports pertaining to the line (such as production metrics, planned Vs actual yield, changeover time, hourly output/downtime in packing, lyophilizer data, etc )

+ **Audit Readiness**

+ line readiness for the audits

+ represent the line during the audit

+ **Compliance**

+ ensure cGMP and GDP in day to day operations

+ supporting of ER's / investigations closing

+ Review BMR, BPR, validation protocols, performance verification records, CCF, RCF, SOP's , BOMQ, packing specifications and recommend corrections and up gradations if any

+ **Process/ Personnel Capability enhancement**

+ To participate in talent management framework for the line employees in coordination with HR

+ instill team work and make the team work towards the established goal

+ propose training needs for the team

+ identify and develop successors

+ administer progressive counselling as and when required

**4. Secondary/ Other responsibilities & Duties**

(The personnel must be able to perform all or some of the following duties and responsibilities)

**Perform other related duties as assigned or required by the site head / HOD / Designee.**

+ In addition to the responsibilities defined here, this person is responsible to deliver the required duties as described in the procedure QA164 as a Local Subject Matter Expert (LSME) for the subject /domain " Lyophilization Process"

+ Procurement of consumables

+ ensure 100 % completion of on time training

**5. Education Background**

(minimum education required by the personnel to perform the role)

Bachelors in Science, engineering, tech or pharma

**6. Experience Or Knowledge Required In The Discipline Or Function**

10 years of pharmaceutical industry experience with 4 years staff management experience with a good understanding of the regulatory requirements within the pharmaceutical industry. Experience in manufacturing of parenteral with good knowledge on cGMP / GDP

**7. Degree of Supervision**

**Supervision Received**

( Describe the level of supervision required for this position. For example, receives general direction daily, weekly or end results,

etc. )

**Supervision Exercised**

( Describe the level of supervision exercised by this position. For example, establishes objectives, plans, organizes, and establishes

Work flow, Selects, trains and evaluates the performance of employees, etc. )

general direction from Block Head production of the respective block

Establishes objectives, plans, organizes, and establishes work flow, Selects, trains and evaluates the performance of the production team, manages Shift Managers and the team

**8. Knowledge ( please check the description that most closely fits this role)**

**Tick (** **P) Appropriate**

**Minimum level of knowledge required to fulfill role**

Very significant management experience in several businesses and most line and support functions combined with deep experience in one or more of the organization's most important line functions

Broad and substantive management experience across several line and support functions or businesses, or recognized outside the organization as having paramount capability in a broader discipline/area of study

Broad management experience across several functional areas or businesses or concentrated knowledge of a particular discipline; considered the organization's expert within a particular discipline

Mastery of a specific professional discipline combining deep knowledge of theory and organizational practice or expertise across several different disciplines within a function or several different job areas across functions


Advanced/well-developed skills and knowledge within a specific professional discipline involving the integration of theory and principles with organizational practices and precedents

Broader knowledge of theory and principles within a professional discipline or advanced knowledge of specific technical/operational practices

Specialized knowledge of specific commercial, technical, trades, or office operations areas

Fundamental knowledge of basic work routines and standards sufficient to operate within narrow boundaries

**9. Acceptance**

**By signing the document, I agree to abide by the job details provided aforementioned and also the additional task/activities/projects entitled to me by my HOD/Designee based on business requirements.**

**Human Resources**







Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.
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