Plant Manager - Pharmaceutical

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Albany, OR

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

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11 - 15 years

Posted 10 days ago

  by    Peter Ansara

Notes

  • Looking for a strong ops leader with proven experience" someone who understands operations growing into a multi-site plant manager position.MUST have managed others.MUST have Driven safety.
  • Currently 120 people onsite - expanding to add another 30
  • ***Someone to drive SAFETY, as it is their premier site. Also drive quality, process improvement
  • Also needs someone in 3-4 years to advance and be mobile - Either domestic or International
  • Needs someone with non-union xp Site MFGs - excipients, intermediates, additives
  • Complex chemical process 80% - Fine chemicals 20% discovery sciences

Plant Manager Role

  • Leadership for all aspects of manufacturing operations for the site. 
  • Assures safe working environment for employees and environmental compliance.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of FDA, EU and ICH regulatory requirements and the implementation of cGMP processes used in the pharmaceutical and food industries.
  • Assures regulatory compliance and positive community relations.
  • Works with customers and quality group as necessary to ensure requirements are met.
  • Develops the annual operating plan/budgets and continuously reviews the plan compliance with respect to production, yields, and fixed costs. Answers variances from the plan.
  • Works with the Operations and business leadership team to develop strategy, annual operating and other business plans.
  • Manages the capital budget for the responsiblelocation.
  • Manages raw material, production schedules, finished product inventories and logistics of shipments.
  • Manages the engagement, performance and development of the staff.
  • Implements necessary plant improvements as dictated by business needs.
  • Champions Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing initiatives.
  • Directs manufacturing and shipping to assure timely delivery of product and receipt of raw materials.
  • Conforms to ISO 9001, ISO 14000 and other manufacturing standards.
  • Participates in Sales and Operations Planning processes.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Competencies:

  • BS Degree in a technical discipline (preferably Chemistry or Chemical Engineering).
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience as an Operations Manager within a Manufacturing or Pharmaceutical environment
  • Preference to include knowledge of safety, cGMP practices, production, and quality.
  • Minimum of 5 years of plant and/or regional leadership experience.

 

Preferred Competencies:

  • Excellent communication ability and use of facilitation skills to align plant to business objectives.
  • Strong personal leadership, vision and organizational capability that connects with all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to develop and execute plant budget and have overall P&L responsibility.
  • Understands the importance of being a highly visible leader that engages with employees throughout operations.
  • Strong technical and operational background recognizing the sensitivity of customer requirements.
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in a matrix operating climate.

$140K - $170K