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Pharmaceutical - Manufacturing Operations Director
Ref No.: 18-00075
Location: Stone Park, Illinois
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 05/29/2018

Our client, a global healthcare company that specializes in lifesaving medicines, medical technologies, and clinical nutrition is looking for an experienced Pharmaceutical - Manufacturing Operations Director to join their team at their facility located just 30 minutes away from Chicago, IL.

The Pharmaceutical - Manufacturing Operations Director will be responsible for overseeing and directing through a staff the following areas of production: compounding, aseptic filling, component preparation, capping, inspection, and lyophilization.

*We are looking for candidates with experience in an aseptic pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.

Main responsibilities:
  • Establishes and controls the manufacturing processes and procedures for compounding, preparation, aseptic filling, capping, inspection, and Lyophilization.
  • Oversees the plant manufacturing activities and performance of staff to ensure the achievement of plant objectives and performance goals are met.
  • Analyzes information and reports concerning scheduling, production goals, equipment and maintenance problems and other studies or reports and makes recommendations.
  • Maintains compliance with Company policies, cGMP's, SOP's, safety standards.
  • Informs all appropriate personnel of department's plans, programs and operations that affect their areas.
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Bachelors of Science degree in related field or equivalent education required.
  • 10-20 years of experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing in a cGMP environment required.
  • 5-10 years of experience in aseptic operations required.
  • Must demonstrate progressive levels of managerial experience.
  • Terminal sterilization and lyophilization experience required.
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to communicate and interact with all levels of the organization and manage in a dynamic environment to meet plant and company objectives.

*Knapp Consultants is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Current Unemployment Status. EEO is the Law

About Knapp:
Knapp Consultants Inc., established in 1985, is a leading national recruitment firm headquartered in Rock Tavern, New York with a branch office in Virginia. The firm has an established presence in several major markets throughout the United States as well as specific global markets. 
Our commitment to integrity and quality has earned Knapp a distinguished reputation.  Knapp holds a New York State license, a rigorous and voluntary program. 
Our extensive industry associations give us insight to a broad range of industries and services, enabling our recruiters to best meet your  recruiting needs.
The vision of Knapp Consultants, a Human Resources Company, is to offer superior recruitment, and contract staffing, and Human Resources services to meet the ever-changing needs of our clients.