Senior Operations Manager

Cincinnati, OH, United States
Apr 11, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Purpose of the Position:

This position is responsible for managing the Oligonucleotide Manufacturing and Supply Chain Unit at Avecias Cincinnati site. Objectives include developing and implementing systems and procedures for oligo products to optimize efficiencies and reduce risks while meeting all relevant regulatory requirements. Also responsible for the transfer of new technology into the production process.

Key Job Responsibilities:
  • Manage the planning, implementation and maintenance of manufacturing methods, processes and operations for new or existing compounds and technologies.
  • Manage the Units Supply Chain team and processes.
  • Work in close collaboration with the Engineering, Process Development, QC and QA teams.
  • Ensure that departmental systems comply with Company and industry regulatory requirements for quality, safety, and environment.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor departmental objectives and schedules including setting priorities and performance expectations while ensuring alignment with expected deliverables and Company goals.
  • Supervise activities of line management/supervisors and technical support staff as appropriate.
  • Organize and lead, as appropriate, cross-functional and departmental continuous improvement activities in an effort to improve efficiencies and effectiveness.
  • Assist with developing and managing the departmental budget to meet company objectives.

    Job Knowledge Required:
  • B.S. Degree in a relevant technical field highly preferred
  • 5+ years of mid-level managerial experience in a cGMP environment a must; prefer clinical or commercial API experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with all staff levels and disciplines a must.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Knowledge of cGMP development and validation in solid phase synthesis, chromatography, UF, or freeze-drying desired.
  • Formal training or experience with Continuous Improvement tools such as Lean Six Sigma or Root Cause Analysis highly desired.

Equal Opportunity Employer