External Manufacturing Manager

Recruiter
Hobson Prior
Location
Berkshire
Posted
31 Jan 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Newly created position due to growth in the team at a highly regarded global biopharmaceutical company – an excellent opportunity to drive change in a growing area of the business. Responsible for managing the end to end supply chain of a portfolio of externally manufactured products, through managing and developing strong partnerships with CMOs (Contract Manufacturing Organisations), trading partners, external suppliers and licensees. Excellent benefits package with car allowance, competitive bonus level, pension, family private medical cover etc. Key responsibilities include: End to end supply chain management of externally manufactured products. Implementation of and responsibility for S&OP process, ensuring end to end supply of product. Building strong relationships with all external parties and acting as first point of contact. Using supplier risk management tools to assess business risk and ensure continuity plans are maintained. Supplier selection and endorsement. Ensuring effective contract management and managing performance of all external parties. Experience/Skills required: Strong manufacturing or technical management background in the life sciences sector – small or large molecule. Knowledge of biopharmaceutical manufacturing operations and excellent problem solving skills. Experience either working at a CMO, or in a virtual organisation working closely with external manufacturing organisations. Excellent communication and relationship building skills, both internally and externally. BSc in life sciences discipline. Desirable: Operational excellence/Lean manufacturing experience and qualification. Ideally to black belt level. Formal project management qualification – PMP, Prince2 MCIPS or ACIPS qualification If you feel you are a strong fit for this position and would be interested to hear further details, please register using the form below. Apply here - applying is quick and easy on our new website

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