Packaging Manager

Location: 

Georgia, VT, US, 05468

Perrigo Company is dedicated to making lives better by bringing Quality, Affordable Self-care products that consumers trust everywhere they are sold.  Help us do it.


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Description Overview

The Packaging Manager is responsible for leadership and coaching of the packaging department at PVT.  This position has responsibility for all shifts of packaging operations, including at the Main Building and at the Arrowhead Facility.

Scope of the Role

  • Plan, lead & direct packaging operations at PVT (includes coordination of materials, machines & people)
  • Lead and resolve operational quality issues & quality initiatives
  • Operations personnel management
  • Continuous improvement activities (productivity / lean sigma)
  • New product opportunities / evaluations / cost estimates
  • Coaching & development of staff

Experience Required

  • Knowledge and experience of manufacturing and packaging pharmaceutical operations, cGMP’s, HACCP, CCP’s, PMO regulations, etc. preferred
  • Ability to establish and communicate a vision for the packaging department to multiple employees through shift meetings, employee one-on-one’s, team meetings, etc.  The vision of future state will drive strategic planning and actions to support Perrigo packaging needs
  • Ability and experience with reviewing and understanding complex regulatory requirements and implementing comprehensive systems and processes to achieve improved competitiveness and high quality operations
  • Sound judgement and good decision making skills to lead and set direction both tactically (day-to-day) and strategically (long-term)
  • Ability to gather, organize and analyze data, make timely decisions
  • Computer skills, including SAP and MS Office
  • Ability to organize and lead operations teams to meet customer needs
  • Ability to solve problems and/or focus on CI opportunities both as an individual and as a member of a team
  • Establish metrics for packaging group - hold teams / production departments accountable for quality, cost & delivery
  • Work hours must include flexibility to provide interaction with employees on all shifts
  • Coach & develop supervisors
  • These skills are typically acquired through the completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or other closely aligned discipline; combined with a minimum of 6+ years of relevant work experience

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We are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or other characteristics protected by law.  Our full Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement is available on our main career site in English and Spanish and will be provided in other accessible forms for persons with disabilities. #DIV


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