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Senior Manager, Manufacturing Operations

Semma Therapeutics

Semma Therapeutics

Providence, RI, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Job Description

General Summary:

The Senior Manager, Manufacturing Operations manages the day-to-day operations of the Non-GMP production area. The responsibilities include coordinating and directing activities for personnel while maintaining organizational priorities. The Senior Manager will foster interdisciplinary communication and understanding within the group and with other departments.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the area owner for the Non-GMP Device Manufacturing areas.
  • Represent Device Manufacturing on cross-functional teams to ensure the needs of the Non-GMP Device Manufacturing floor are being met.
  • Participate in equipment and facility assessments and planning associated with Non-GMP Device Manufacturing areas.
  • With supervisory responsibility, oversee the planning and execution of activity in the Non-GMP Device Manufacturing production areas.
  • Manage and develop a team across first and second shift as part of the overall Manufacturing Operations team.
  • Refine and align the scheduling process with key stakeholders to ensure production, materials, logistics are all in synch.
  • Compile Production Schedule, ensuring adherence to requisite demand, and assign and organize appropriate Manufacturing Staff in a frequently changing environment.
  • Ensure the schedule is accurate and changes and issues are communicated and resolved on a daily basis.
  • Participate in daily production meetings with cross functional team members.
  • Identify and drive Lean Manufacturing initiatives to improve manufacturing efficiency and reduce cycle times.
  • As a Manufacturing Leader, participate in strategic initiatives including, but not limited to, Process Capability Assessments, Process Validation Activities, Root Cause Investigations, Corrective and Preventative Actions, Tech Transfer, as required.

Minimum Requirements:

  • AS/BS with at least 7+ Years Manufacturing Work Experience in a Medical Device and / or other Regulated Environment, including 3-5+ Years in a Leadership Role; strong familiarity with c.G.M.Ps.
  • Manufacturing Audit Experience is preferred.
  • Proven ability to monitor Manufacturing Team Work Product, ensuring quality, accuracy, and thoroughness; able to self-motivate and to motivate a larger Team.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task; comfortable with changing Work Environments and priorities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication; demonstrable English reading and writing skills.
  • Flexible to work overtime, extended hours, and weekends, as required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong Project Management skill and comfortable presenting to senior leadership.

Company Information

Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation.

Vertex is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Vertex is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. Vertex will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

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