Vaccine Manager Job

Date: May 16, 2019

Location: Hutt City, WGN, NZ

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Requisition ID: MAN006306


  • Exciting opportunity to work in the manufacturing space with Global Leader
  • Manage a team & processes in Animal Health Vaccine production
  • Join a stable and inspiring team onsite at Upper Hutt

MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-year legacy. MSD’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.


MSD is currently recruiting for a Vaccine Manager to join our Manufacturing division.

As a Vaccine Manager, you will play a key role in the day to day management of filling and packing onsite. This involves leading and developing a multi-skilled team, as well as operational responsibilities in site & financial management and leading process improvements that optimise yields, reduce production costs, stabilise processes. Additionally, you will assure full and continuous compliance of vaccine production with all regulatory and company requirements.



We are seeking someone with a Science background who has experience in an aseptic production environment to lead the vaccine production of one of the world's leading healthcare companies renowned for its ethics and integrity & exceptional product pipeline.

You will have:

  • A Degree in Science or similar (component in Microbiology or Biotechnology is desirable)
  • Solid experience working in a technology-based industry with a history of hands on machine operation
  • Strong working knowledge of aseptic techniques
  • Previous industry experience in manufacturing in Pharma, Food Processing etc
  • Prior supervisory or team management experience
  • Ability to communicate & manage to a multi-skilled team
  • Proven project management and process improvement abilities
  • Experience with cGMP, GLP or ISO 9000 in a production environment 

Our division is a team of dedicated, energetic individuals who are committed to being the most trusted supplier of pharmaceuticals and health products worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, comprise an interdependent global manufacturing network that’s committed to delivering a compliant, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time, across the globe.

Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At MSD, we’re inventing for life. 

Job: Manuf./Operations Generic
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Employee Status: Regular
Number of Openings: 1
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Company Trade Name: MSD

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