Director of Manufacturing

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A leading company in the biopharmaceutical industry is currently seeking an accomplished and highly skilled Director of Manufacturing to lead their team. The role will be challenging but also highly rewarding and this leader will be a key voice in the company. For the right executive, this is a fantastic opportunity with great growth prospects. Key duties include:

1) Establish and improve mechanisms to ensure the manufacturing organization provides the required products in a timely, cost effective and quality manner
2) Assess resource needs across the manufacturing organization by working with site and functional leaders to assign resources per established priorities
3) Meet goals and create a culture of accountability and continuous improvement
4) Drive performance of the manufacturing organization to achieve and exceed financial targets through quality, cost efficiency and productivity
5) Establish mechanisms to ensure high levels of collaboration across sites and global functions
6) Establish key performance indicators that drive change and visibility to the team and leadership
7) Track, trend and monitor routinely with active data analysis to target and drive results
8) Develop a succession strategy and improve bench strength by facilitating and mentoring manufacturing organization leaders to be both exceptional players and coaches
9) Coordinate the hiring, training, coaching and annual performance reviews of manufacturing leaders
10) Define and establish clear objectives and expectations, routinely provide direct feedback for performance management and development


  • 1) A university degree is required. Although all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply, preference will be given to those with degrees in a relevant field
    2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)
    3) Recent experience in the biopharmaceutical industry is strongly preferred
    4) Preference will be given to candidates with recent experience in manufacturing management

    For the right leader, this is a wonderfully rewarding role with tremendous growth prospects. If you are qualified and think you're a strong fit for this role, please apply ASAP. We thank all applicants, but only candidates who meet our client's criteria will be contacted.


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