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Production Pharmacist

  • Ad Placed : 05 Feb 2020 15:43:42 Affiliate ad
  • Remuneration : R 650000 - PER YEAR
  • Employment Type : Full Time
  • Employment Level : Senior Management
  • Industry :
  • Medical
    Other Medical
  • Region : Kwazulu-Natal
  • Company : Sharon Nurock Recruitment cc

This leading private, non-profit, pharmaceutical manufacturer is currently seeking the services of a Production Pharmacist, who will be based in the Manufacturing/API Manufacturing department and will report to the Responsible Pharmacist.

About the Role:

  • Oversight and authorisation of pharmaceutical aspects of manufacturing processes, including key steps as identified in the dossier (CTD or MRF1).
  • Ensure the safety, quality and efficacy (SQE) of finished products, cognisant of legal requirements.
  • Work closely with the Office of the Responsible Pharmacist (ORP), Manufacturing Managers, and Heads of Departments to ensure compliance to cGMP.
  • Identify continuous improvement interventions in work processes and incorporate these into production documentation and training.
  • Contribute to product and/or process investigation and/or manufacturing projects.

Minimum Requirements:

  • B.Pharm qualification.
  • Must be Registered with SAPC.
  • 1 year post internship exp.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment with a firm understanding of GMP principles preferred.
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision, with due regard to GMP, GPP and the requirements of professional pharmaceutical practice is preferable.
  • Familiar with SAP/ERP system.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Perform all Pharmacist authorisation steps within the Manufacturing dept.
  • Compliance with the Pharmacy Act, Medicine Control Act and related regulations & guidelines.
  • Ensure cGMP & cGPP compliance in all operations that the Production Pharmacist is involved in.
  • Conduct cGMP related training for personnel in collaboration with ORP, QA and Manufacturing HODs.
  • Participate in process efficiency monitoring and product investigation.
  • Assist with manufacturing projects.


  • Technical/professional knowledge.
  • Teamwork/collaboration.
  • Good communication (written & verbal) & interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Fact finding and analytical ability.
  • Quality orientation.
  • Computer literate.
  • Integrity, initiative, tenacity.

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