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Our client, a leader in the pharmaceutical and food processing industry, is looking for a suitable candidate with a minimum 3 years of  Quality Control and Quality Assurance Management experience in the preferable in the pharmaceutical or food industry. to fill the post of Technical Manager




  1. JOB TITLE:                   Technical Manager


  1. DEPARTMENT               Quality


  1. REPORTING TO:          Chief Executive Officer


  1. STAFF REPORTING:     Assistant Chemists & Microbiologist


  1. CO-ORDINATING RELATIONSHIPS:


INTERNAL                                             EXTERNAL


Factory Manager                                      Government Chemist

Pharmacist                                               Jamaica Bureau of Standards

Assistant Chemists                                   Ministry of Health

Production Manager                                Scientific Research Council       

Warehouse Supervisors                           Technological Solutions Limited

Commercial Manager                               Pesticide Research Laboratory

               Marketing Manager                                   Other external laboratories

Export Manager                                        Facey Commodity – Pharmaceutical Division

Financial Controller    

New Product Development Manager       

Production Supervisor

Production Staff

Personnel Officer                       

       

  1. JOB SUMMARY:

   

Responsible for:


    1. Ensure compliance with all quality statutory requirements

    2. Validation of processes, systems and formulations

    3. Auditing of GMP and other Quality Systems

    4. Provide training in GMP and other Quality Systems to all employees

    5. Quality Assurance for all aspects of Company operations

    6. Supervision of Documentation of Quality Systems

    7. Research, Formulation and Development of new products.

    8. Feasibility studies on products identified for development.

    9. Selection of processes, materials, and equipment for new products

    10. Pilot studies and scale up to commercial operation for new products



  1. ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

    1. Laboratory

      1. Review laboratory testing equipment and procedures and make recommendations for improvements and additions.

      2. Assess accreditation and effectiveness of external laboratories used by the Company.

      3. Participate in the investigation of customer complaints and take appropriate action.

      4. Develop new and improved laboratory procedures to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of operations.


    1. Personnel

      1. Assist in ensuring that personnel execute their functions in accordance with Company Standards & Policies, GMP and statutory requirements.

      2. Assist in maintaining good team spirit in an effort to achieve targeted objectives.

      3. Develop and provide appropriate training programmes in GMP and other Quality Systems to all employees.

      4. Identify as appropriate external training programmes and recommend participants.


    1. Quality Compliance

      1. Ensure compliance with all GMP, ISO9001, HACCP and other quality systems.

      2. Validation of production processes, testing procedures, cleaning procedures, reformulations and new product methods.

      3. Audit and validate procedures for: batch formulation records; batch failure procedures; reprocessing procedures and sample retention sample testing.

      4. Audit and validation of production processes; laboratory procedures; batch yields; microbial profile and effectiveness of cleaning and fumigation.

      5. Auditing of GMP and other Quality Systems.

      6. Participate in and supervision of Documentation of Quality Systems.

      7. Review all documentation and processes and make recommendation for changes as appropriate.

      8. Review on a daily basis, the production and quality control records for the manufacture of each batch of finished products for accuracy and completeness.

      9. Submit reviewed production and packaging records to the Accounts Department for the release of finished products for sale.

      10. Ensure that the necessary chemicals and personal protective equipment (PPE) are available for the  efficient operation of the laboratory and factory.

      1. Play the leading role in the maintenance of the ISO9001 2008 system and report to top management on how the QMS is performing.

      2. Play the leading role in implementation of ISO9001 2015

      3. Play the leading role in the implementation of the HACCP system.


    1. Product Development & Improvement

      1. Play a role in the identification and development of new products.

      2. Actively participate in consumer insight through in-house and other market surveys.

      3. Feasibility studies on products identified for development.

      4. Selection of processes, materials, and equipment for new products

      5. Pilot studies and scale up to commercial operation for new products

      6. Research, formulate product and identify testing procedures.

      7. Make the required laboratory samples for consumer and statutory purposes.

      8. Do necessary stability and other tests to ensure product and process integrity.

      9. Reformulate/ adjust existing products based on stability test results, obsolescence of raw material and/ or market changes.

      10. Do costing for new products developed and reformulated products and assess feasibility.



  1. JOB REQUIREMENT/SPECIFICATIONS:


    1. Education:    Master’s Degree in Pharmacology, Chemistry or related areas.


8.2    Work Experience:    Minimum 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment, preferable in the pharmaceutical or food processing industry.


Personal Attributes:   

Strong communication skills.

Innovativeness and creativity.

Ability to work with minimum supervision

Initiative

Results oriented

Flexible

Ethical

               

    1. Hours of Work:    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. May be required to work outside normal hours as the need arises.


8.4    Work Environment:    Noise. Exposure to dust and fumes from raw materials.

   



Applications MUST be submitted to:

Leahcim T. Semaj & Company Limited


Email:  info@jobbank-ja.com


no later than

Friday, August 26, 2016


We thank all applicants for responding, however, only candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted by telephone or email


            



We thank all applicants for responding, however, only candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted by telephone or email

Wishing you every good thing!

The JobBank

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International Gaming Technology (IGT), requires the services of an innovative, IT oriented and customer focused team player with exceptional leadership, communication, management, planning and organizational skills, to fill the post of

 

Technology Operations Manager

 

The Technology Operations Manager is responsible for the Site’s Management Information Systems, WAN/LAN, Data Centre (Control Room) activity. The Technology Operations Manager will receive assignments in the form of objectives and will determine how to use resources to meet schedule and goals, provide guidance to subordinates within the latitude of established company policies, recommend changes to policies and establishes procedures that affect immediate organization(s).

 

Department:        Operations – IT & Service Delivery

Reports to:          Site ADM and Regional Technology Operations Manager or Director

 

Direct Reports:    Control Room Operators, Technology Leads/Supervisors, Communications Technicians, other technology personnel inclusive of 3rd Party providers and contractors

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Direct point of contact for the Site Account Team, Client, Software Engineering, and Operations regarding Daily Operations, Incident, Change, and Problem Management.
  • Responsible for the success of service delivery at the Data Centre and Secondary service Centre. Ensures that both environments are functional
  • Analyse, plan, maintain and improve overall computer/production environment system and communication/IT/network systems
  • Has strategic latitude in implementing recommendations/ decisions affecting Operational Initiatives as assigned.
  • Oversees forecasts, develops and monitors the annual Departmental operating budget.
  • Responsible for Disaster/Business Recovery plans, testing and execution , in conjunction with other intersecting departments
  • Supervises, hires, evaluates, schedules, promotes and assigns duties to the department members.
  • Implements and Ensures compliance with established company policies, ITIL, ISO and WLA Standards and Procedures for Control Room/Technology environment and staff
  • Monitor all incidents to closure and ensure customer notification and follow-up. Remains on-call 24x7, to ensure immediate response to production emergency situations, i.e. IMO process
  • Will be informed and knowledgeable of all Incidents that impact the Site, Customer, Retailer, or Player.
  • Will be accountable to ensure all formal Incident Reports submitted to the Customer are accurate and clear.
  • Interfaces regularly with service officials, vendors, regulators, auditors and security personnel.
  • Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for arriving at solutions which will impact the Site.
  • Will be informed and knowledgeable of all Change Requests (RFC’s) and provide guidance to Software and Operations regarding potential risks and impacts to the Site or Customer.
  • Track, monitor and prioritize Software and Operations implementation of solutions (part of Problem Management).
  • Monitors projects to ensure completion on schedule and within budget. Failure to achieve goals and objectives or erroneous judgments/ decisions would typically result in significant expenditure of additional time, human resources, and funds.
  • Critical Point of Contact for Site Sales and Marketing Team regarding any questions, research, business development strategies & opportunities, or incidents related to Software or Operations.
  • Critical member and/or lead of all site audits. To include, reviewing outcomes and tests procedures, draft management responses, and manage action items to completion.
  • Assist with requirements development as assigned.
  • Acts as project manager for site based technology and operational projects or as assigned/required
  • Manages all the maintenance contracts pertaining to the DATA CENTRE and General Site, in conjunction with other intersecting departments
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

This description is a summary of principal responsibilities and is not intended to include all duties which may be assigned.

 

The Ideal Candidate MUST have:

  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree with 7 years related experience
    (Candidates with an extensive management background in high demand and high delivery environments are at an advantage.  Industry Certifications and/or Master’s Degree are a positive.)

 

Required Technology and Industry Knowledge:

  • Enterprise Architecture

  • Quality Assurance Testing and/or Management

  • Expertise in operating systems Linux / Unix and Windows

  • Oracle / DB2 and SQL DBMS (Database Management Systems)

  • Platform VMWare

  • Business Analysis/Reverse engineering

  • Microsoft advanced Office

  • LAN/WAN Data Communications, Network Administration, Telecoms, GPRS Cellular – Knowledge of Cisco and other general networking technologies

  • Enterprise Architecture

  • Service Management – ITIL

  • Project Management, Agile Methodologies, CMM and the SDLC

 

Required Skills:

  • Measuring progress

  • Coaching leaders on how to lead

  • Decisiveness, Edge, Character, Humility, Candour

  • Delegating authority

  • Public Speaking

  • Presentation Skills

  • Emotional Intelligence

  • Listening Skills

  • Information Gathering Skills

     

    Required Competencies:

  • Problem resolution.

  • Results orientation.

  • Communication.

  • Teamwork.

  • Self-management/Self Starter

  • Innovation Generator.

  • Personal energy.

  • Planning and organization.

  • Customer focus.

  • Analytical thinking.

  • Flexibility.

  • Adapting to change

  • Strong risk analysis ability (very important)

 

Applications must be submitted to:

Leahcim T. Semaj & Company Limited

 

Ideal start date: September 1, 2016

no later than

Friday, August 5th, 2016

We thank all applicants for responding, however, only candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted by telephone or email

Wishing you every good thing!

The JobBank

Please go to the Top of The Page to see current status of the recruitment exercise for this post.

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The JobBank


Our client, a leader in the manufacturing industry, is looking for a suitable candidate with a minimum 7 years of Quality Assurance Management experience in the Food or Beverage Industry to fill the post of

 

Quality Assurance Manager

 

The successful candidate is expected to:

  • Coach, lead and motivate the Quality Assurance team to develop and attain team and plant goals.

  • Develop action plans with Production, Engineering, and Procurement to ensure the product specifications, analytical procedures, sampling programs, and process controls are implemented and executed to deliver the plant's quality goals.

  • Initiate product and process improvement through the implementation and analysis of statistically designed experiments and capability studies.

  • Ensure development and execution of quality processes and continuous improvements, compliance with governmental regulatory quality, and partnership requirements.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Act as a member of the Leadership Team and through that team assist in providing guidance and leadership to the facility.

  • Assure adherence to specifications with all processes at the facility through effective implementation of TQM principles.

  • Understand customer needs and requirements to develop effective quality control processes

  • Devise and review specifications for products and processes

  • Set requirements for raw material and monitor compliance

  • Manage a team of supervisors, technicians and other staff and provide guidance and feedback

  • Assist in the development and implementation of the HACCP/Food Safety Plan. Update and maintain Quality Manuals to include specification, formulation, and traceability manuals.

 

Qualifications:

  • B.Sc. degree in Food Science, Chemistry or related fields, Masters preferred

  • Strong working knowledge of quality measures and management systems, such as Total Quality Management and ISO 9001.

 

Applications MUST be submitted to:

Leahcim T. Semaj & Company Limited

 

Email:  info@jobbank-ja.com

 

no later than

Friday, July 29, 2016

 

We thank all applicants for responding, however, only candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted by telephone or email

Wishing you every good thing!

The JobBank

Please go to the Top of The Page to see current status of the recruitment exercise for this post.

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Defense Player (Proposal Writer and Content Specialist)

 

Above or Beyond (A Division of Leahcim T. Semaj and Company Limited) is seeking a Star player in the Defense.

  • Are you an exceptional researcher?
  • Do you write extraordinarily well?
  • Are you a whiz at preparing professional, high impact proposals and presentations?
  • Do you have an eye for detail?
  • Are you the curious and creative type?
  • Do you have graphic design skills?
  • Do you have audio and video editing skills?
  • Are you a genius at preparing content for traditional and non-traditional media?
  • Do you love to work on your own initiative?
  • Do deadlines and high- pressure situations bring out the best in you?
  • Are you a pro using MS Office, PowerPoint, Prezi, Canva and Photoshop?

If you answered all yes, then you may be our next star.

Minimum Qualification:

  • Star Performance in any Bachelor Degree.
  • Relevant Experience and Achievements.

How To Apply?

  • Send Resume and Cover Letter along with a statement explaining the star qualities that you will bring to the team and why you wish to work in this role.
  • Email to: Team.Semaj2016@Gmail.com by May 20, 2016

Average persons need not apply.

 

We are transformational specialists working with Individuals, Institutions and Nations. We offer only two options for transformation; Above where you are presently or Beyond your wildest dreams.

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Midfield Player (Customer Relationship Officer)

Above or Beyond       The Jobbank

Above or Beyond (A Division of Leahcim T. Semaj and Company Limited) is seeking a Star player in the Midfield.

  • Do you have a Track Record of Sales and Marketing Excellence?
  • Can you work across functional areas on multiple projects?
  • Do you have superior interpersonal skills? Managing internal and external relationships?
  • Do you have excellent oral and written skills?
  • Are you a team player?
  • Are you detailed to a fault?
  • Do deadlines and high- pressure situations bring out the best in you?
  • Are you a natural leader who is results oriented?
  • Are you a pro at reading and interpreting financial statements?
  • Are you a pro using Advanced MS Office, PowerPoint, Prezi, Photoshop and QuickBooks?

If you answered all yes, then you may be our next star.

Minimum Qualification:

  • Star Performance in any Bachelor Degree.
  • Relevant Work Experience and Achievements.


How To Apply?

  • Send Resume and Cover Letter along with a statement explaining the star qualities that you will bring to the team and why you wish to work in this role.
  • Email to: Team.Semaj@Gmail.com by May 20, 2016

Average persons need not apply.

We are transformational specialists working with Individuals, Institutions and Nations. We offer only two options for transformation; Above where you are presently or Beyond your wildest dreams.



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