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Careers at Pillar5 Pharma

Aseptic Packaging Area Team Leader (1 Permanent, Full-Time Position)

Reporting to the Manager of APA, the Team Leader’s role is to work on the line, as well as coordinate and lead team members in an efficient manner to ensure that all production operations meet the production schedule.  The Team Leader ensures delivery versus production and quality objectives.


  • Maintains a highly motivated production team by ensuring policies and procedures are adhered to through employee coaching
  • Leads a continuous improvement culture and the deployment of appropriate lean ways of working to enable that continuous improve
  • Provides objective input for performance evaluations of the team members
  • Communicates job expectations, monitors and appraises results
  • Works closely with the Production Manager and shift supervisors to ensure all production objectives are met or exceeded
  • Leads APA team to manufacture products in accordance with the production schedule, BOMs, quality, and finished product specifications
  • Coordinates manufacturing activity according to schedules agreed with Supply Chain and ensure engagement of support areas required to assist in packaging performance
  • Monitors and reports on key area performance metrics across safety, quality, delivery and cost


  • Post-secondary education is strongly preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Minimum of 5 years progressive experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in pharma
  • Computer literate with Microsoft Office programs and exposure to SAP or other enterprise ERP system
  • Demonstrated people management, coaching and leadership skills
  • Ability to work rotational shifts
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver versus commitments

Application process: Please send your resume using the form below.