NZP Jobs

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Current Vacancies

Quality Systems Officer

Join a well-established pharmaceutical business in a new role and manage their supplier quality systems! New Zealand Pharmaceuticals (NZP) manufactures Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients, Pharmaceutical Intermediates and Diagnostic products for the…

Process Operator

Are you a hard worker who doesn’t mind doing physical labor but also wants to use your brain at work? Then we have the job for you! Become a Process Operator at New Zealand Pharmaceuticals (NZP) and start an exciting career in manufacturing!…

Accounts Officer

Reporting to the Finance Manager, this is an exciting opportunity to join our team based in Palmerston North. The Accounts Officer will be responsible for the following: Accounts payable Accounts receivable Bank reconciliations Month end reporting…

Comprised of talented individuals from all over the world, NZP's leadership team are renowned in the industry for their knowledge and experience. The team know that our performance is a pivotal to the success of our customers. That allows us to deliver the quality product that our valued clients have come to expect.

ANDY LEWIS - Chief Executive Officer

ANDY LEWIS - Chief Executive Officer
Andy joined NZP in April 2005 as General Manager, responsible for overall management & administration of the company, global procurement of key raw materials and key client management. In September 2009, Andy oversaw the acquisition of UK subsidiary (Dextra). In March 2010, Andy was appointed to the role of CEO of the company’s three subsidiaries, and is a Director on the company’s Board. Prior to NZP, Andy gained experience managing a number of manufacturing companies across Asia-Pacific, leading business mergers & transitions. Andy holds a BSc, and MBA (Massey University) and is a Member of the NZ Institute of Directors.

ANDREW TYLER - Chief Financial Officer

ANDREW TYLER - Chief Financial Officer
Andrew joined NZP in early 2006 and is responsible for the financial and administration matters of the Company. He has 15 years of experience of financial management within prominent NZ manufacturing companies, most recently as Finance and Operations Manager with Sunbeam Corporation Ltd. Andrew has a BBS and is a CA member of the NZ Institute of Chartered Accountants.

ALEX WEYMOUTH-WILSON - Chief Scientific Officer

ALEX WEYMOUTH-WILSON - Chief Scientific Officer
Alex completed his graduate and postgraduate education at the University of Reading receiving his PhD in 1993 under the supervision of Professor John Mann. With over 20 years experience in the fine chemical industry at Dextra, Isochem and CMS, Alex has extensive synthetic experience developing innovative scalable routes to key intermediates and API's predominately in the field of carbohydrates. Alex was appointed Chief Scientific Officer of Dextra and NZP in 2011.

ED TEECE - General Manager, NZP

ED TEECE - General Manager, NZP
Ed joined NZP in April 2010 as Operations Manager. Ed has a wealth of global experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry, spanning over 20 years, in a variety of functions including Site Operations, Manufacturing (Finished Dosage Forms and API), Quality Operations, Project Management and R&D. Ed is a Chartered Chemist and Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (CChem FRSC), Chartered Quality Professional (CQP CQI), holds an MSc in Industrial Pharmacy from the University of Manchester, is an experienced EU Qualified Person (Commercial and IMP) with eligibility for nomination under the permanent provisions, and a Member of the NZ Institute of Directors (MInstD).

KAREN ETHERINGTON - General Manager, Dextra

KAREN ETHERINGTON - General Manager, Dextra
Karen joined Dextra in 2006 to manage the analytical and quality functions at the Reading site. Having worked for the WHO, been instrumental in the founding and expansion of Warwick Analytical Service, the head of Analytical Chemistry at Ultrafine and SAFC in Manchester she has significant experience in the research, development, manufacturing, quality and regulatory activities related to the production of active pharmaceutical ingredients.

MIKE CALLAGHER - Head of Technical

MIKE CALLAGHER - Head of Technical
Mike has been with the company since 1985. He has gained a wealth of experience throughout the company, particularly in quality systems and management. Prior to taking on the role of Technical Manager, Mike held the positions of Commercial Manager, Production Manager and Works Chemist. Mike has a BSc in Biochemistry and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (International Business).

BARRY OLD - Executive Director

BARRY OLD - Executive Director
Barry started at NZP in 1983 when he was appointed as Research Manager. Since then he has held several technical and market related positions within the company. Prior to joining NZP he was employed by the New Zealand Dairy Board and became associated with NZP through his involvement in a joint venture project. Like several other managers at NZP, Barry has a PhD in Organic Chemistry.

DAVID JEFFERIES - Head of Quality

DAVID JEFFERIES - Head of Quality
David joined NZP Ltd in 2016 as Head of Quality. David has gained knowledge through working for many large and small pharmaceutical businesses in the UK, in many diverse roles including research, development, manufacturing, sterility assurance, project management, engineering, compliance, quality control, quality assurance and regulatory activities related to the production of pharmaceutical products. David’s last role was as Head of Quality in St Barts Hospital Trust in London. David is a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC), and holds qualifications aligned to the pharmaceutical business: BSc in Chemistry from Cardiff University, PGDip in Laboratory Technology and Data Management from the Scottish Agricultural College in Aberdeen, MSc in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Aberdeen, A Diploma in Management Studies from EDEXCEL.