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Head of Manufacturing, Fractionation and Manufacturing Support

Company: Shire Plc
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Job Description:

Head of Manufacturing, Fractionation and Manufacturing Support Summary:This position reports to the VP, Manufacturing and is responsible for leading the cross-functional Fractionation Manufacturing team to consistently deliver high-quality products on time, at the most competitive cost, and in compliance with global regulatory requirements. Partner with other functions like Quality, Engineering, Supply Chain, and Technical Services to drive continuous improvement in safety, quality, fulfillment, capacity, cost, and project execution.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Fractionation manufacturing and Manufacturing Support operations at the facility which operates seven days a week, 24 hours a day
  • Develop a strategy in conjunction with Engineering to increase capacity by 50% while lowering operational costs
  • Ensures organization adheres to policies and procedures governing environmental, health, and safety, requirements. Responsible for employee safety and safety-related investigations to minimize employee injuries through effective
  • Responsible for compliance with all regulatory policies. Implements current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) consistent with Corporate requirements
  • Accountable for delivering quality products in a timely manner at the most competitive cost to the Corporation. Effectively communicates production status with downstream customers
  • Responsible for defining near-term and long-term strategic plans for extended organization. Implements required actions, staffing plan, and organizational development to deliver committed results
  • Champions and implements a culture of operational excellence that leverages lean manufacturing principles
  • Develops annual operating budget and executes all operational activities to meet or beat financial plan. Accountable for developing and implementing a 3-5-year manufacturing strategy to address safety, quality, product yields, and financial outcomes
  • Regularly interacts with leaders from Quality, Engineering, Supply Chain, Technical Services, and other Sites to resolve issues, drive improvement activities, and prioritize initiatives and resources
  • Develops self, direct reports, and high potential employees. Manages a team of 3-5 direct reports and 240 indirect reports
  • Key member of Site Senior Leadership Team (SLT). Able to serve as a delegate to Site Head (VP, Manufacturing)Qualifications:
    • Ability to manage activities of departments through subordinate managers who exercise full supervision in terms of safety, quality, and operations
    • Ability to interpret and analyze statistical data and financial reports, understand and resolve technical manufacturing issues, interface with internal and external engineering/technical experts, and manage multiple priorities in a manufacturing environment setting
    • Demonstrated leadership skills, including sponsoring/leading high performing cross-functional teams
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both oral and written, with a demonstrated ability to present key quality/department/business indicators to senior management
    • Ability to drive change and motivate others toward a common vision
    • Excellent facilitation, problem-solving, and analytical skills
    • Must be confident, resourceful, creative, self-reliant, and self-motivated
    • Understanding of global cGMP regulations and quality management systems for pharmaceutical or biotechnology operations, including participation in regulatory inspections
    • Excellent interpersonal, influencing, and negotiating skills
    • Strong project management, organizational, planning, and analytical skills
    • Excellent working knowledge of world-class manufacturing techniques, including Lean and Six SigmaEducation and/or experience:
      • 15+ years of related experience with 10+ years of experience in a Biopharmaceutical/Pharmaceutical in a management/manufacturing leadership role
      • Typically requires a bachelor's degree, preferably in Science, Engineering, or other related technical fields. Master's Degree preferred
      • Must have previous relevant experience leading manufacturing operations with a proven track record of success in leading complex organizations
      • Experience in Operational Excellence, Lean Manufacturing, and DMAIC, with a proven record of driving operational improvementsPhysical Demands:
        • In general, the position requires a combination of sedentary work and walking around observing conditions in the facilityWorking Environment:
          • Must be able to work in controlled environments for 3-5 hours requiring special gowning. Will be required to follow gowning requirements and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet, and body
          • No make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish, or artificial fingernails may be worn in the manufacturing environment
          • Will work in a cold, wet environment
          • Must be able to work as needed to cover multiple shifts, including weekends
          • Must be able to work overtime as required (only for non-exempt positions)
          • May be required to work in a confined area
          • Some Clean Room and cool/hot storage conditionsNotice to Employment / Recruitment Agents: Employment / Recruitment agents may only submit candidates for vacancies only if they have written authorization to do so from Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda's Talent Acquisition department. Any agency candidate submission may only be submitted to positions opened to the agency through the specific Agency Portal. Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda will only pay a fee for candidates submitted or presented where there is a fully executed contract in place between the Employment / Recruitment agents and Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda and only if the candidate is submitted via the Agency Portal. Candidates submitted or presented by Employment / Recruitment Agents without a fully executed contract or submitted through this site shall not be deemed to form part of any Engagement for which the Agency may claim remuneration. Equal Employment OpportunityShire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.EEO is the Law - https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf EEO is the Law - Supplement - https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf Pay Transparency Policy - https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf Reasonable AccommodationsShire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please call 484-595-8400 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Posted 2 Days Ago Full time R0057150 About Us Takeda is an industry-leading, global pharmaceutical company with an unwavering dedication to putting patients at the center of everything we do. We live our values of Takeda-ism - Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance - and are united by our mission to strive towards Better Health and a Brighter Future for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine. Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. At Takeda, you will make an impact on people's lives - including your own.

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