Production Pharmacist (Locum)

Location: Midrand, Gauteng
Employment Type: Contract
Salary: To be discussed

Manage production’s compliance with pharmaceutical and other appropriate legislation, as well quality standards within targeted costs, working capital, and service levels to meet business needs.

This will be a contract position. The successful candidate will be required to work in the following hours (3 – 4 hours per day):


  • Manage compliance of the production facility to ensure adherence to cGMP, HACCAP, and other relevant standards
  • Ensure proper supervision of relevant products, in accordance with South African medicine legislation
  • Manage and perform line opening and closing procedures
  • Act as responsible Pharmacist when required
  • Update and approve manufacturing and packaging masters as needed and draft, approve or verify QMSs documents
  • Enforce adherence to these standards
  • Initiate and lead appropriate investigation and recording of relevant data with regards to process deviations and customer complaints
  • Conduct internal audits on a scheduled basis
  • Support the development of quality and compliance skills in the production area
  • Ensure that staff are trained, equipped, and motivated through effective staff management processes.

Candidate Requirements

  • BPharm Degree
  • Production Management or related qualification is desired
  • Registration at Pharmacy Council
  • Previous experience in Pharmaceutical manufacturing is preferred
  • Excellent communication, presentation, problem-solving & stress tolerance skills
  • High quality & safety focus.


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