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Plant Head – Formulation – Strides Pharma – Chennai, Puducherry


Job Description:


The incumbent is the overall in charge of the Manufacturing operations. Responsible for all plant-related regulatory and safety compliance tasks, including working directly with regulatory firms to ensure compliance always.

Reporting Structure

Global Manufacturing Head

Functions & Responsibilities

Responsibility of overseeing plant activities to meet business objectives. He /She will be accountable for all aspects of plant performance and will ensure that objectives are attained in a cost-effective manner that is consistent with quality requirements. He or she will also delegate authority to key supervisors in production, manage all functions involved, and direct and coordinate operations for the processing plant.

Planning & Implementation

Ensure implementation of GMP, Quality, and EMS norms for the plant, initiate actions to address any quality issue, review product compliance as per specifications to ensure compliance to GMP & EMS requirements. Strategizing CAPEX plan for business planning and growth tool for the plant.

Production Scheduling

Analyze and identify resource requirements to meet production objectives, review current material, manpower, and machinery status, prepare monthly & weekly production, & packing schedules, monitor & ensure appropriate Engineering & manpower plan to meet customer commitments.


Plan, monitor and manage production and packaging, ensure resource availability, review performance against schedule, monitor progress, and modify schedules as pre-required to meet production targets and ensure efficient resource utilization.

Inventory Management

Ensure resource availability, review performance against schedule, monitor progress, and modify schedules as required to meet production targets and ensure efficient resource inventory management.

Tech Transfer

Plan the process of smooth tech transfer, follow up with co-ordination teams, ensure trials are undertaken to ensure successful manufacturing of new products from FD/TAG team to production to meet changing customer needs.

Candidate Background

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy or a master’s degree in pharmacy is preferred
  • 20+ years’ FDA approved plant operations experience
  • Strong Manufacturing experience in formulations (Soft Gel Capsules) would be preferred.
  • Exposure with USFDA is mandatory.
  • Excellent communication skills

Leadership traits/behavioral descriptors

  • People management skills
  • Problem-solving
  • Cross-functional workability
  • Assertiveness
  • Integrity with a high level of commitment

Location: Puducherry – 1

Alathur, Chennai – 1

Qualification: B.Pharma/B.Sc, MS/M.Sc/M.Pharma, MBA/PGDM

Experience: 18-28 Years

Salary: 50,00,000 to 95,00,000 INR (CTC)

Contact Details:

Mr. Vinod Gopishetty



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