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Head of Manufacturing Round Lake

Baxalta U.S., Inc.
Round Lake, IL 60073
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Job Description

As a member of the Sites Leadership Team, responsible for all Filling, Inspection and Packaging operations associated with the production of Flexbumin.

Direct department tasks include Aseptic Filling & Pasteurization,Welding & Incubation, Inspection & Packaging. Accountable for delivering quality products consistent with an annual budget, volumes, yields, and manufacturing plan. Responsible for close and consistent interaction with the Site Head and functional groups at the facility, as well as within the Network (Plasma OpU) and Corporation. Plan, organize, integrate and review staff resources with production requirements to successfully meet current and future production targets. Direct continuous improvement strategies to meet existing and planned commitments. Ensures budgets, schedules and performance requirements are met.

  • Responsible for the outgoing quality, safety and efficacy of all finished product, compliance with all applicable specifications, Standard Operating Procedures, FDA regulations (GMPs) and New Drug Applications.
  • Ensures budgets, schedules, capacity, and performance requirements are met.
  • Improve product quality and cost and reduce customer complaints through a proactive program that includes interaction with internal and external suppliers. Utilize collected data from customers to enhance perceived product quality.
  • Ensure reliable operations through the lifecycle management of equipment, facilities, and processes.
  • Adheres to all environmental, health and safety SOPs, equipment, policies and procedures, including any department-specific requirements.
  • Propose and devise strategies for improvements through coordination with global process alignment teams and from the data gathered in manufacturing operations.
  • Responsible for resolving complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of multiple factors.
    Must execute judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
  • Regularly interacts with senior management or executive levels on matters concerning several functional areas, divisions, and/or customers.
  • Establish and maintain an environment that stresses and encourages teamwork.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications/ Education:
  • Ability to manage activities of departments through subordinate managers who exercise full supervision in terms of cost, methods, and employees.
  • Ability to interpret and analyze statistical data and financial reports, understand and resolve technical difficulties, interface with internal engineering/technical experts and external technical representatives, and manage multiple priorities in a manufacturing environment setting.
  • Intermediate software application skills required.
  • Typically requires bachelor's degree, preferably in science, engineering or other related technical fields, Masters Degree or MBA preferred.
  • 10+ years of relevant experience with 7+ in a management role
  • Strong interpersonal, problem solving, and communication skills are required.
  • Operational excellence skills (i.e. Six Sigma certification and lean) would be considered a plus.
  • In general, the position requires a combination of sedentary work and walking around observing conditions in the facility.
  • Must be able to gown and enter manufacturing areas.
  • Office environment.
  • The pace may be fast and job completion demands may be high.
  • Travel up to 10%.

Location and Salary Information: This job posting excludes CO applicants.


USA - IL - Round Lake - Drug Delivery

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Posted: 2021-06-07 Expires: 2021-07-06
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