SR. DIRECTOR OF BIOREAGENT MANUFACTURING

Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Date Posted: 09-27-2018
We are pleased to present the following job opportunity with our client!  Take a look and if you meet the requirements please submit your resume and we'll be in touch if you're a good fit!


 This is a high-visibility operation with both solid established brands and a pipeline of new products for Life Science customers. You will have the opportunity managing different production teams, executing company strategies, setting manufacturing objectives and KPI standards to ensure successful company growth. In this role you will work with a team of 4 direct reports to inspire a site of more than 85 employees and creating value for the company to achieve operational excellence in manufacturing.

Be a key player for a company that is a market leader in delivering innovative technologies, solutions and services to wide range of customers in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry. Here is what you will be measured on:

* Executing strategic projects to develop and grow the team and site including exploring future technologies to establish this site as a competitive advantage to us

* Work closely with the companion diagnostics organization in launching new diagnostic products and cancer indications, leading the team in smooth transfer of new products and new technologies into manufacturing from R&D

* Fostering an environment that ensures collaborative relationships with R&D, Marketing and sales teams which enables effective new product development, manufacturing integration, launch and ramp to volume.

* Driving management and development of new product launches at the manufacturing level.

* Cultivating a continuous improvement culture and improvement of business processes in manufacturing. With the rapid growth of digitalization in the industry, you are expected to drive innovation across manufacturing and supply chain to improve processes and achieve operational excellence

* Actively participating in leadership team efforts to jump start a digital cultural transformation that taps into the collective innovative capacity across our organization and within your team. Inspire the development of digital natives and leaders at all levels in the organization.

* Engaging managers and employees to drive working performance, accountability and satisfaction. Build close working relationship with your team, engaging and support your managers and create trust and respect to drive working performance, satisfaction and positive work environment

* Providing development, training and career growth opportunities for full time employees under your organization

* Keeping abreast of and evaluating technological developments for the site's manufacturing operation.

* Quality focused and applying experience to implement corrective and preventive actions, relevant trending and process monitoring to ensure compliance and quality standards are met. Drive changes that will improve the quality standards for medical device manufacturing within the company. Champion inspection-readiness efforts to ensure operation is prepared for all inspections.

* Actively participate and support the Best Place to Work initiatives of the company and work together with your direct reports to create a great and effective working environment for the entire team. Follow up on improvement opportunities identified through the organizations leadership survey results

Qualifications:

* More than +10 years of experience, with proven success managing resources across complex functions (sales, marketing, product development, quality, regulatory, manufacturing, and end-to-end supply chain) and working with teams across multiple geographies to meet and exceed customer needs.

* Experience managing within a highly regulated GMP manufacturing environment, preferably in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry.

* Knowledge of quality management system requirements (ISO13485, FDA CFR 21 Part 820) and IVD/Medical Devices regulations in US and globally

* Strong insights and business acumen skills, analytical problem-solving skills, understanding of financials, operations and commercial growth.

* Demonstrated leadership and technical experience as well as a proven track record of transferring technology and products from R&D to manufacturing

* Strong background in continuous improvement and knowledge in efficient business processes, driving positive change and improvement across the organization.

* High energy, inspirational leadership skills with exceptional communication and team building ability.

* Ability to quickly demonstrate credibility and build support for necessary initiatives.

* Bachelor or Master's Degree, in a biological science or engineering and/or with relevant working experience.

* Passionate, inspirational, strategic thinker with a desire to excel and inspire others

* Ability to articulate strategic vision and operational tactics to influence positive change for the organization.

* Proven experience in communicating with high profile customers and building long-term successful customer relationships

* Willingness to travel abroad occasionally to support business related requirements and meetings with global teams

Additional Preferences:

* Experience translating manufacturing and/or quality processes into digital processes to increase efficiency and reduce cycle time.

* Master's in Business Administration

* Experience generating strategies and execution plans within team and aligned with other Order Fulfillment, Supply Chain, and Manufacturing executives.
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
Don't miss out! Apply now and we'll be in touch immediately with more specific details, salary information and to answer any questions!!

This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

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