Lead Chemical Technician Job

Date: May 23, 2019

Location: Singapore, SG

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Requisition ID: PRO019592

  • Perform
    manufacturing operations per production schedule in compliance with cGMP
    rules and objectives and achieve the operational objectives.

  • Meet
    site’s safety, health and environmental (SHE) performance objectives
    through compliance with site SHE rules.

  • Provide
    technical support in the area of work.


Routine Operation

  • Responsible
    for completing all assigned operations, ensuring accurate and timely
    documentation completion on modules.

  • Meet
    performance metrics of the assigned operations.

  • Participates
    in GMP walk down if assigned.

  • Provides
    accurate information to visual boards and ensures all visual boards are
    updated in a timely manner.

  • Responsible
    for maintaining and ensuring good facility housekeeping. 

  • Effectively
    communicates during shift handover. 

  • Completed
    batch sheet updates, completes batch sheet reviews and checks back batch
    sheets when assigned.

Non Routine Operation / Campaign turnaround Activities

  • Responsible
    to perform OQ/PQ and support IQ when assigned.

  • Be a
    backup for Production Lead & SIC after completing the required

  • Responsible
    for approving safety permit after completing permit to approval training.

  • Technical
    competence of an O2 and the additional SME knowledge in at least one of
    the modules. 

Incident, Event, Atypical and Customer Complaint Investigations

  • Provides
    and raises effective notification for all events and atypical.

  • Facilitate
    RTPS from initiation to completion or rejection. 

  • Provide
    technical support in the area of work.

  • Support
    in data collection to assist investigations.

  • Participates
    in investigation when assigned and provide inputs on preventive action.

Continuous Improvement

  • Responsible
    to participate in Kaizen events in Operations Modules in accordance with
    Kaizen plans when assigned.

  • Execute
    Lean Standard work when assigned.

Situational Leadership

  • Responsible
    to provide 1st line trouble shooting for all the operation related issues
    when been escalated and escalate to next appropriate level when required.

Technical Leadership

  • Coach
    the new staff on the module related CA book & JBS.

Financial Stewardship 

  • Achieves
    Production, IPT cost effectiveness and product cost reduction targets set
    in the Profit Plan, with particular emphasis on process yields and waste

Quality / SHE Stewardship


  • Prepare
    SOPs and Job Aids when assigned to ensure compliance with regulatory

  • Ensure
    production support activities are completed according to established

Safety, Health & Environment

  • Ensures
    compliance to all Safety and cGMP requirements and participates as ERT
    team member when assigned.

  • Participates
    in and supports the implementation of actions for all Incident
    Investigations and Audits.

  • Highlights
    “Near Miss” and other improvement ideas for work environment.

  • Ensure
    work permit requirements are met for all IPT manufacturing activities.

People Excellence

People Management

  • Use
    Tier process and other opportunities to engage positively with others to
    improve both communication + teamwork skills. 

  • Share
    technical knowledge + feedback to other as opportunity/training

  • Responsible
    for covering for the shift lead when assigned.

  • Responsible
    to provide SOP training to the operations team.

  • Responsible
    for re-allocating resources due to absenteeism.


  • Exhibit
    a positive attitude and provide constructive feedback & solutions to
    issues /opportunities in the work place. 

  • Responsible
    to improve efficiency and reliability.

  • Responsible
    to participate in improvement project and actively generate ideas.

  • Develops
    and updates on career path with manager, which is aligned with Performance
    Management Process.

  • Ensures
    both operational knowledge and technical skills are maintained and
    compliant against individual training requirements.



  • A
    Diploma or a Technical school graduate Science / Engineering with strong
    back ground in operation and maintenance in pharmaceutical/API chemical
    manufacturing experience.

  • Must be
    willing to work in 12 hours rotating shift (day/night).


  • Minimum
    5 years of hands-on experience.

Other Personal Attributes: 

  • Strong
    back ground in operation of chemical/pharmaceutical systems including
    hands on experience.

  • Experience
    in safety procedures/practices.

  • Familiarized
    with cGMP working environment.

  • Has a good
    writing and communication skill.

  • Understanding
    of lean tools and techniques including Work Standards, Kanban, 5S and
    Visual management.

  • Has the
    capability to train people on operations.


Job: Production / Operator
Other Locations:
Employee Status: Regular
Number of Openings: 1
Shift (if applicable):
Hazardous Materials:
Company Trade Name: MSD

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