Company Overview: This client is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines
and animal health products. The company has codified its legacy for over a century. Their success is backed by ethical
integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare. The company
has a team of dedicated, energetic individuals who are committed to being the most trusted supplier of pharmaceuticals
and health products worldwide. Their facilities, along with their external contractors, suppliers, and partners, comprise
an interdependent global manufacturing network that’s committed to delivering a compliant, reliable supply to customers
and patients on time, every time, across the globe.
Position Summary: The Director, Site Pharma
Technical Operations position requires a highly skilled technical leader in the Technology
Transfer, Technology Development and Technical Support areas across each of the complex dosage form platforms (franchises).
These platforms include primary and secondary packaging technologies for oral solid dosage forms (tablets, capsules, oral
granules), sterile injectables and devices and serialization and aggregation technology. In addition, he, or she will manage
and lead New Product and/or New Technology Introductions through Commercialization or New Technology programs. They will
serve as a key troubleshooter addressing the wide variety of technical issues and challenges that might arise within the
manufacturing environment including in-line product support, productivity initiatives through scientific rigor and inclusion
of appropriate technical expertise.
and S&T Primary Activities:
· Implementation of visible measures
and subsequent creation of plans to demonstrably improve product process robustness and process capability.
current team skills and competencies, define future skills and competencies and develop talent and learning strategy to
achieve future state. Have ongoing renewal of this process.
· Provide exceptional leadership
in all site regulatory inspections through demonstration of exceptional scientific process understanding when presenting
Support site regulatory inspections through demonstration of scientific process understanding
and development of appropriate TO owned GMP systems (Validation, Change Control, etc.). Leadership by the site TO
lead in this area is critical for the site inspection success.
· Regularly review,
measure, modify, and adjust customer service plans and delivery systems to monitor the efficiency, effectiveness and balance
of resources according to performance and evolving demands. Supports cost saving initiatives at the site through the current
Lead and manage the capital project portfolio for the site. Provide support for equipment design,
equipment qualification, process demonstration and process- and cleaning validation.
technical leadership and mentorship to all engineering support teams including project-, automation-, reliability-
and maintenance engineers.
Organization: The site TO lead will have a critical role in organizational design of the TO
role in Integrated Process Teams and the Center of Excellence team. In addition, the site TO lead will foster the maturation
of this process at the site and establish the best organization to meet the site's business requirements. This position
will provide leadership and coaching and ensure people development is a key focal point.
Site Pharm Tech Ops Leader will solid line report to the Regional Pharm Tech Ops leader and dotted line to the Plant Manager.
The technical leader is a member of the site leadership team and will be involved in site leadership team activities such
as site strategy development and refresh, hoshin management and site leadership team tier process. Strong collaboration
expected with site leadership team colleagues.
The Site Pharm Tech Ops Leader will typically lead a department of ~ 10 to 20 personnel and
is responsible for ensuring the required competencies, talent management and development of people.
Pharm Tech Ops department is responsible for all aspects of technical process including problem resolution, process improvements,
process change control, equipment and process qualification, process monitoring, technology transfers (pipe-line and in-line),
process maintenance for pharmaceutical manufacturing and packaging.
the Site Pharm Tech Ops Leader will leverage the association with the Regional Pharm Tech Ops Group that provides internal
site and external partner support, to collaborate on providing technical support to other internal sites and external partners
within the region as a secondary responsibility.
· He / She will create the environment
in the group for collaboration across the interconnected, interdependent global network for the all the areas of responsibilities
within scope, demonstrating a Boundary less Organization mindset (right people, place, time). This includes personal engagement,
sponsorship of active participation in management of knowledge, communities of practice, virtual technical network, product
stewardship, technology platforms and best practices sharing in the flow of the core work.