Senior Manager, Maintenance Services

Employer
CSL Behring
Location
Kankakee, Illinois
Posted
Nov 07, 2020
Ref
R-121961
Hotbed
BioMidwest
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About CSL

With operations in 35+ nations and ~27,000 employees worldwide, CSL is driven to develop and deliver a broad range of lifesaving therapies to treat disorders such as hemophilia and primary immune deficiencies, and vaccines to prevent influenza. Our therapies are also used in cardiac surgery, organ transplantation and burn treatment.

CSL is the parent company of CSL Behring and Seqirus. CSL Behring is a global leader in the protein biotherapeutics industry, focused on bringing to market biotherapies used to treat serious and often rare conditions. CSL Behring operates CSL Plasma, one of the world's largest collectors of human plasma, which is used to create CSL's therapies. Seqirus is one of the largest influenza vaccine companies in the world and is a transcontinental partner in pandemic preparedness and a major contributor to the prevention and control of influenza globally.

We invite you to take a look at the many career possibilities available around the globe and consider building your promising future at CSL by becoming a member of our team!

Job Description

Responsible for managing the selection, performance and ongoing development of people within the Maintenance Services team as well as developing succession, retention and development plans for key talent.

Accountable for the resource allocation, and operational budgets of the Maintenance Services department aligned to the Manufacturing organizations goals and objectives.

Develops Maintenance Service strategies and implements aligned short and long-term tactical plans to support the Manufacturing organization achieve agreed goals and objectives, whilst managing any impacts on the broader CSL Behring Kankakee business.

Manages and delivers cross-functional manufacturing projects to improve safety, productivity, quality and customer satisfaction and/or reduce risk with particular focus on change controls, risk assessments, deviations, CAPAs and audits.

Supports future production capacity and capability expansion programs by contributing expertise and resource in specific operational service processes and disciplines.

Oversees the delivery of Maintenance Service support to resolve important/critical issues significantly impacting on quality, safety, production, compliance and/or cost by supporting direct Manufacturing and/or Quality.

Drives the use of risk-based and data driven continuous improvement to deliver improvements in safety, quality and productivity.

Responsible for ensuring harmonization of the local manufacturing practices with CSL Behring global operations best practices

Creates, standardizes, implements and improves manufacturing documentation including the development and co-ordination of technical training programs.

Ability to analyze problems, develop and propose engineering solutions in a scientific manner using data-driven techniques and analyses (e.g., Root Cause Analysis (RCA), Statistical Process Control (SPC), Six Sigma, Predictive Maintenance, etc.)

Places a high priority on developing others through coaching, feedback and developmental goals.

Foster a culture of continuous improvement through employee selection, training and mentoring while focusing on operational efficiency and the elimination of "non-value added" activities.

Provide a positive and equitable working environment emphasizing the CSL Values: Customer Focus, Innovation, Integrity, Collaboration, and Superior Performance.

Complies with requirements from CSL Behring's Safety Program, including Health and Safety mandates and OSHA requirements.

Completes any other duties/responsibilities assigned by senior management.
Position Qualifications and Experience Requirements: Provide hiring requirements for the specified position, including educational, experiential, and competency requirements necessary for the position.

Education
Bachelor's degree in Life Sciences or Engineering

Experience
• 7+ years managerial operations experience (R&D, Tech Services, Quality or Manufacturing) in a pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or biological industry.
• 5 years experience in a cGMP manufacturing facility
• Demonstrated understanding of cGMP, regulatory requirements and relevant environmental, health and safety requirements as applicable to secondary manufacturing.
• Up to date knowledge of validation technology, production and management processes within and external to the pharmaceutical industry
• A team player with demonstrated initiative and proven problem solving, communication and negotiation skills
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with proven ability to establish, enhance and manage customer relationships.
• Sound understanding of engineering, microbiology and statistical principles
• Computer Literacy (SAP, Trackwise, Microsoft Offices, other)
• Management of contractors and vendors