*Manager, Operations

Cincinnati, OH, United States
Nov 19, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
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Manager, Operations - Cincinnati, OH

What your manager wants you to know:

" I'm looking for an experienced leader in pharmaceutical manufacturing or related industry who will take a hands-on approach to achieving site compliance, performance, and employee engagement. I look forward to discussing the exciting opportunities that Cincinnati can provide to further develop your career and what experience you can bring to the team."


Manufacturing Operations Leader . You will plan, coordinate, manage and control manufacturing operations to ensure adherence to production plans and cGMP's. You will assign workloads and assure that schedules and deadlines are met. You are highly involved with ensuring compliance to SOP's, Batch Records, Quality Systems (Deviations, Change Controls, Corrective Action /Preventative Action), and Protocols. You will perform investigative work on production discrepancies, deviations and other such matters relating to manufacturing. You ensure that Manufacturing Operators are adequately trained and are sufficiently knowledgeable in safety matters and cGMP's to perform their assigned duties. You will participate in operational excellence initiatives and will role model the behavior for operators. You will provide leadership, coaching and training to operating personnel.


Be a Trusted Advisor. You will be responsible for managing resources within the Manufacturing Department to achieve departmental goals and objectives.Ensure the efficient use of all department resources i.e. people, equipment, and materials. Manage the workforce and resources of the department to assure adherence to published production plans. Participate in the qualification of new equipment and facilities. Assist in the development and implementation of department budgets. Report on department metrics/key process indicators, variance reports, expense budget variances, and other budgetary items as directed by department and site management.

Be a Compliance Leader. Prepare and review documentation i.e. Batch Records, SOP's and Training Documents.Ensure adherence to required standards i.e. GMP's, Safety and Housekeeping. Investigate and report on production and performance deviations. Assure compliance with all applicable regulatory requirements (GMP, OSHA, DEA). Feedback to site quality systems through interaction with Change Control, Deviations and CAPA TrackWise modules. As necessary, prepare and develop Validation Protocols and supervise their execution.

Be a People Leader. Plan and implement operator training and development. Perform employee selection, appraisal and performance feedback. Participate in Operational Excellence initiatives and role model behaviors for operators. Maintain good employee relations through effective communications. Interact with support functions to achieve objectives and budgetary goals.


  • Bachelor's degree in a business, engineering or science related curriculum.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of pharmaceutical or related industry experience, preferably in oral-solid dosage manufacturing.
  • Supervisory experience, knowledge of cGMP's, knowledge of oral-solid dosage manufacturing, good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Organizational Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Ability to Lead


Job Type


Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.