Aspen Pharmacare - Wright Surveillance
Aspen Pharmacare - Wright Surveillance - Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Period: July2003-July 2014
Position / Title: AreaManager
Responsibilities / Achievements:
Responsible for the effective management of the Security and Risk department including Plant and Warehouse protection of Aspen Pharmacare Port Elizabeth and East London. These duties include:
Development and implementation of health and safety compliance management systems and the maintenance thereof within my teams including development, implementation and maintenance of security regulation compliance management systems including development of an Incident, accident, near miss and complaint assessments including proposed risk mitigation measures, by implementation of a deviation reporting methodology.
Development of an effective security plan and communications system, implemented a Security roles and responsibilities policy which was published for the pharmaceutical facilities.
The Management and control of all contracted security officers, ensuring that the correct level of guarding takes place. My objective was to maintain a safe and secure working environment.
Ensured that adequate CCTV coverage is in place throughout the factory site and on the perimeters and that effective monitoring thereof takes place.
Review, advise, manage and control of high risk products, scheduled raw materials and finished product. Review, advise and implement corrective action concerning the transport and disposal of all factory waste including the control and monitoring of the waste disposal area.
Management of the access control system ensuring that it meets all administrative and site safety requirements.
Negotiated and implemented daily meetings with departmental management to ensure that all incident reports are followed up promptly and that appropriate case management issues and queries we closed out. Implemented comprehensive monthly reports detailing all activities on site, regarding safety and security.
Overseen major projects and ensure the implementation and smooth running and maintenance thereof. Quarterly audits of the fire protection systems and all safety equipment reporting all shortcomings and recommendations.
Emergency Coordinator for all real emergency and Fire drills.
Conduct quarterly site security surveys, providing written reports whereby any shortcomings are highlighted and the appropriate corrective action is proposed. Setting of objectives and targets and implemented site safety and security KPI's.
Implemented an incident Investigation and Auditing database where all matter is reported and recorded, this procedure rectifies numerous anomalies in employment terms and conditions, reducing safety and security risks at the various facilities.
Drafting and maintenance of safety and security Standing Operational Procedure.
IT System Requirements: Knowledgeable in the following programs, Lotus Notes and Smart Suite; MS Excel; Word; PowerPoint and Visio Express; NPS BAAN, Pragma -maintenance, Process Compliance Deviations system, QUMAS Doc Compliance.