To look after the production of tablets, capsules, liquids, syrups, powders etc. This is a hands-on job (means, the production manager will have to do most of the job functions by himself).
Additional responsibility would be R&D functions, esp Formulations Development.
The plant manager has to develop new formulations for the company.
While there will be a number of people to assist him in the production functions, he has to do the formulations development work mostly all by himself to be assisted by R&D chemist level of personnel.
Therefore, he is expected to have good experience in developing formulations in tablet, capsule, liquid, ointment dosage forms.M.Pharm / B.Pharm graduates, preferably with an MBA/PGDM in management, who are holding the position of Production Manager with a large pharmaceutical formulations company manufacturing a wide range of dosage forms may apply.
Since this is a production + R&D work, only those production managers who were R&D managers / R&D Executives earlier only may apply for this vacancy.