Production Team Leader

Industry Sector Biotechnology
Location UK, South East, South West
Salary Competitive


Production Team Leader (Shift-based)

Location: South Wales

Our client is a global biotechnology company who specialise in the production of enzymes for a range of commercial clients and industry sectors. Due to on-going development the company is now seeking to employ a Production Team Leader to join the company on a permanent basis and support with process development and manage a small shift team. 

Shift Rota – 4 days on, 4 days off. Working shifts are 7:00-18:00 (11 hours)

The role:

Reporting to the Production Manager the Production Team Leader will be responsible for management of 2 production technicians and will support with following functions:

Oversee plant production processes and monitor efficiency

Scale-up and commercialisation of fermentation and processing

Troubleshoot and drive innovative solutions

Ensure GMP and wider quality compliance

Manage workloads to ensure deadlines are achieved and minimise downtime

Maintain stock control and equipment maintenance

Experience expectations:

Suitable applicants will have;

Previous commercial experience within a production environment working to GMP

Experience operating production equipment within a biologics, food or chemical environment. 

Equipment maintenance and troubleshooting experience

Previous experience leading a small team

Knowledge of clean-room manufacturing and asceptic techniques

Educated to a minimum of HNC/HND in a relevant scientific discipline

The Package:

In return our client offers an opportunity to join a developing team offering a permanent position with annual salary of £22,000-£25,000(+15% shift allowance) 

For additional information or to submit an application please contact Sam Coxon on 07789 695548 or email your CV and cover letter to

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