Catalent Pharma Solutions Production Managers Afternoon & Night Shifts) in Braeside, Australia

Job Description

We are currently seeking to recruit Production Managers for Afternoon and Night Shifts. These are great opportunities for experienced senior manufacturing people to support and lead across all Departments on Afternoon and Night Shifts at our Braeside Facility to achieve efficient and effective outcomes.

Applicants who meet the following selection criteria are encouraged to apply:

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver SQDC & People commitments of the team

  • Embed standard work

  • Ensure team members have the necessary skills & capabilities

  • Plan daily activities of the team

  • Allocate employees to specific duties to support the team

  • Create daily plans, programs, rosters, inspections

  • Achieve production plan

  • Monitor and report the daily output of team

  • Organise and implement appropriate corrective actions for any issues

  • Provide clear and effective communication to the team and wider organisation

  • Drive continuous improvement across the departments

  • Maintain a safe working environment at all times

  • Engage employees in effective programmes s to promote safety in everything they do

  • Ensure that productivity targets are met

  • Ensure all team members are trained in appropriate Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and Work Instructions (WIs) and other practices

  • Lead the team to “Best Practice” in GMP compliance

  • Ensure effective team development programs are correctly implemented

  • Forecast and Plan labour requirements to meet production targets

  • Drive ‘Operational Excellence’ in all aspects of the department as a core competency to deliver growth and meet our commitments

Skills / Qualifications

Completion of Secondary/High School Certificate, Undergraduate Degree (preferred) coupled with proven extensive Supervisory / Managerial experience.

  • Must preferrably be working in or have solid experience in a GMP, fast paced, complex Production facility in the Pharmaceutical (ideally) or Dairy/Food/FMCG Industry to consistently meet scheduled deadlines

  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to generate rapid, positive change within an organisation - in particular, the ability to generate change through a participative team approach, and professionally develop a team as well as the individual

  • Must display above average leadership, communication, coaching and motivational skills

  • The ability to problem solve and to find the true root cause of an issue

  • Solid Computer skills

  • Must be able to work across other shifts as the business needs require

  • Be able to legally work in Australia on an ongoing basis as this is a permanent position

  • Must be able to demonstrate competence in the following Catalent Leadership Competencies:

Leads with Integrity and Respect

  • Builds trust by doing the right thing at all times and encouraging others to do the same

  • Values all perspectives and creates an inclusive environment

  • Decisions and actions are compliant with regulations, rules, policies, and standards

  • Operates ethically, adhering to the company’s values and standards

  • Encourages employees to speak up, takes appropriate action to address issues that are raised

Delivers Results

  • Assigns work, communicates G&Os, and ensures expected outcomes are achieved

  • Considers the impact of decisions and actions on those who use our products

  • Holds self and others accountable for delivering on commitments

  • Encourages team members to challenge the status quo and seek ways to achieve better results

Demonstrates Business Acumen

  • Applies knowledge of business strategies to action planning and decision making

  • Understands how the business operates and how value is created

  • Provides solutions to individual and organizational challenges

  • Acts in the best interests of colleagues, patients, customers, and the organization

Fosters Collaboration & Teamwork

  • Ensures appropriate level of collaboration within the team and with others

  • Identifies and resolves conflicts in a positive and constructive manner

  • Leverages strengths and capabilities of all individuals on a team

  • Collaborates with and supports colleagues in other areas

Champions Change

  • Quickly helps team adapt positively and optimistically to change

  • Understands the impact of change on others and takes action to minimize it

  • Takes action to ensure safety of products

  • Seeks opportunities to continuously improve processes and procedures

Engages & Inspires

  • Takes appropriate action to motivate, recognize, and engage team

  • Builds trust, loyalty, and goodwill within team

  • Stays personally engaged and engages others in a positive manner

  • Creates energy, enthusiasm, and a positive environment within the team

Coaches & Develops

  • Communicates both positive and constructive feedback on a routine basis

  • Provides coaching, mentoring, and support to team members

  • Ensures team members receive necessary training to perform their jobs

  • Identifies development opportunities and helps team members develop new capabilities

These are rewarding, yet challenging opportunities to join a progressive organisation with a passion for outstanding quality, continuous productivity improvement, safety focus and a desire to exceed customer’s expectations whilst creating innovative solutions and achieving performance outcomes.

About Catalent:

Catalyst + Talent. Our name combines these ideas. From drug and biologic development services, to delivery technologies to supply solutions, our highly skilled and dedicated global team of over 9,500 is passionate about improving health and wellness by combining their personal expertise and advanced technologies to advance science and supply products of the highest quality to customers and patients around the world.

Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help develop some of the nearly 200 products we launch each year or help supply over 7,000 products for patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where our professionals work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market, for the benefit of patients globally.

Our MISSION is to develop, manufacture and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives.

OUR VALUES are at the foundation of everything we do:

• Patient First: We put patients at the centre of our work to ensure the safety, reliable supply and optimal performance of our products.

• Customer Dedication: We strive to exceed our customers’ expectations every day.

• People: We are committed to the growth, development and engagement of our people.

• Innovation: We develop and apply innovative solutions, superior technologies and continuously improved processes.

• Integrity: We demonstrate respect, accountability and honesty in every interaction.

• Excellence: We have a passion for excellence in everything we do.

Catalent. More products. Better treatments. Reliably supplied.™ Visit to explore career opportunities.

Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career – join the global drug development and delivery leader! You will help develop some of the nearly 200 products we launch each year or help supply some of the over 7,000 products for patients around the world. Our highly skilled, dedicated global team of over 9,500 is passionate about improving the health of patients by combining their personal expertise with advanced technologies to advance science and supply innovative new products of the highest quality to patients globally.

Why Catalent?

  • Gain unparalleled experience by working on multiple products and technologies – we launch nearly 200 new products for our customers each year.

  • We have 20 global pharmaceutical Product Development teams on five continents, who are, at any given time, working on over 700 new products and hundreds of ongoing clinical trials.

  • Our products include some of the latest life-saving medicines as well as some of the most well-known consumer health brands used by families every day.

  • Catalent’s more than 30 global facilities on 5 continents manufacture over 70 billion doses of over 7,000 important medicines and consumer health products.

  • Nearly 1 in 20 doses of medicines taken around the world has been touched by the Catalent team.

  • We have +1,100 patents on many superior patient-preferred technologies used by all the top pharmaceutical, biologic and consumer health companies.

  • We established the Catalent Applied Drug Delivery Institute to drive collaboration and scientific exchange among industry professionals, academics and partners.

  • Many of our 1,400+ scientists are regularly published in top industry journals and present at top industry conferences to advance knowledge sharing and the development of better life-saving medicines.

Catalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email along with the job number and title to This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be routed to a recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.