Associate Director of Operations

Billerica, MA

Posted: 03/23/2023 Industry: Scientific Job Number: 23-00121

Job Description

Overall responsibilities include Operations Management for Aseptic and Dermatologic product lines, as well as oversight of Plant Services, Manufacturing & Validation Engineering, and Materials/warehousing. Overall responsibility for the inspection, maintenance, repair and servicing of plant equipment, buildings and facilities.

Job Summary
  • Coordinate production, Materials/warehousing, plant engineering and related support functions to maximize productivity, quality and profitability while minimizing cost and working within an established budget
  • Responsible for identifying staffing and needs for training, developing and motivating subordinates in materials management, plant operations, facility maintenance and all system, process and equipment validations
  • Prioritize production schedules based on inventory requirements, new product introduction, equipment efficiency and material supply
  • Responsible for the inspection, maintenance, repair and servicing of plant equipment, buildings and facilities, ensuring building codes and safety standards are maintained
  • Assure maintenance of materials, parts and specialized tools to prevent work stoppage; and, through subordinates, assure maintenance projects by employees or private contractors conform to specifications and contracts
  • Interface with other Site Leaders to formulate and integrate manufacturing objectives to achieve overall company goals
  • Hire, train and evaluate performance of subordinate personnel
  • Achieve continuous improvement in final product yields for manufactured products and promote quality improvement activities
  • Responsible for activities involved with building security
  • Ensure that personnel are trained, per cGMP regulations, for all aspects of the jobs they are performing

Education and Experience
B.S. In Engineering or other science required; Master's degree preferred
Minimum 10+ years in pharmaceutical manufacturing or compliance, with 5-8 years management experience
  • Direct experience and training on industry standards for aseptic manufacturing, engineering and validation requirements
  • Strong team management skills who exhibits a high level of initiative and self-motivation
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and organize diversified workload
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of FDA cGMP, SOP's and ICH, and EU standards
  • Detail-oriented and strong record keeping skills

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Alan Slate

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