Process Manufacturing Manager

Job type:Permanent
Industry:Manufacturing, Biotechnology, Life Sciences, Consumer Products & Durables
Expertise:Production & Manufacturing
Job published:9/28/2023
Job ID:V-39300

JacksonGrant have been retained to help our client find a new Process and Manufacturing Manager. Our Client is an international market leader in Nutrition for infant formula, baby foods, maternal, and adult Nutrition food and beverage fortification. What makes this client special is their best-in-class Science and Technology. This is an ideal role for someone with high potential, who is entrepreneurial and is looking to become a specialist Manufacturing Manager. 


1)  Production Management

  • Formulation preparation and raw material selection, Production Planning, implementation and supervise/overseeing production, and cleaning process (CIP and COP)
  • Troubleshooting of plant performance issues related to efficiency, safety with technical expertise to implement permanent & effective solutions is a part of the commercialisation role
  • Design/conduct complex troubleshooting activities associated with ongoing commercial manufacturing
  • Release production report, data collection and analysis, assesses technical risk and developing continuing improvement and risk mitigation plan
  • Product development
  • Ensure efficient production of new products and product modifications.
  • Follow the IQ/OQ/PQ process for new project deployment.
  • Prepare the Technology Transfer Docket in consultation with the other stakeholders, secure sign off from the manufacturing and QA.
  • Develop the process transformation specifications to drive better product performance and/or increased process throughput.
  • Ensure that the product from the scaled-up process meets the initial targets as agreed with the Commercial team members.
  • Working hand in hand with third party contract manufacturing, Quality Manager, R&D, Third Party Manufacturing (TPM) Operation Manager to achieve standard target quality with consistency, and efficiency.
  • Mentor, train, and coach TPM leaders and staff members on continuous improvement methodologies and problem-solving tools, and leverage key performance indicators (KPIs) to drive productivity, improve efficiencies and reduce/eliminate quality non-conformances.
  • Implement an aligned approach to improve manufacturing reliability using industry standard tools including Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) and other preventive/predictive maintenance programs.
  • Deliver excellent customer service by facilitating communication between customers, PMN and TPMs to evaluate/execute customer requests and respond to complaints/service issues related to manufacturing and supply chain activities.
  • Take leadership role in implementation and ensure all staff at TPM follow PMN policies/procedures, industry standards/best practices, customer requirements and EHS/food safety/quality guideline and regulation.
  • Cultivate an innovative, data driven, team-oriented culture that embraces continuous improvement and results in cross-functional ownership of quality, food safety and employee safety.
  • Collecting, tracking and analysis all production data to find out deviation and potential root causes for various issues and plan and implementation for trouble shooting, de-bottlenecking and continuous improvement.

2) Process Improvement

  • Develop the technological / process strategy in conjunction with TPM staff and supervising the implementation and monitoring of the work of TPM staff.
  • Lead the development of process engineering parameters for Spray Dryer (micro encapsulated technology) at third party manufacturing site
  • Responsible for the process engineering and productivity improvement on micro encapsulated product development work (innovations and optimisations) including defining all the critical process parameters, technical learning to ensure the product is in quality specification, good stability, and conform basic consumer expectations.
  • Understands the processes and ensure compliances to support the innovation and productivity improvement in Supply Chain Support agenda.
  • Process Conceptualization: Evaluate technology options, conduct trials and prepare process flow diagrams & process transformation tables. This involves close co-ordination with process development group, factory & projects team.

3) Capex & Budget Management

  • Identify and recommend the strategy of capital projects from conceptualization stage to implementation, manage CapEx investment, strive to reduce expenses and increase productivity across all product lines at TPM.
  • Feasibility Report: Prepare the process write up & partner with the engineering/projects team to evaluate options to achieve plans
  • Prepare Production and CapEx budget, implementation and control the spending within the budget

4) Project Management

  • Support development, qualification, and commercialisation of TPM plant.
  • Provide the technical expertise, best available and appropriate technical support and consultation on technology deployment for process, covering innovation/efficiency program for the manufacturing line at third party manufacturing.
  • Support training requirements for third party operation.
  • Other Manufacturing improvement activities with direction from The General Manager


  • Bachelor’s degree or Master degree in Chemical Engineering, Industrial Chemical Technology, Process Engineering, Food Technology or related discipline.
  • Possess more than 5 years of experience in R&D roles in FMCG, or food industry. A bulk of the experience is expected in process development roles as individual contributor and as team leader.
  • Experienced in any or all of the following is a definite plus:  cGMP, HACCP, OH&S system, cleaning validation, microbial testing, heavy metals testing, change management
  • Ability to travel overseas and work overseas, particular to China and ANZ


  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Highly motivated individual, with strong influencing skills.
  • Growth mindset and ability to thrive in start-up like company.
  • Highly proficient in spoken and written English and Thai.
  • Ability to work independently, Organized and able to meet deadlines
  • Developing action-oriented strategies that provide the foundation for execution; experience with implementation-oriented projects
  • Strong negotiation, organization, communication, problem-solving, and project management skills.