The Operations Professional II is a role within McPherson Operations supporting technical business needs related to all aspects of manufacturing. This role partners with the business units on new product/processes including development, implementation, and life-cycle management phases. This role will also partner with Quality Investigations on issue resolution including (root-cause analysis and CAPA development and execution). Additionally, this role will lead continuous improvement activities including (cost improvement initiatives and Operational reliability).
Represent Operations on project teams which include: development, cost improvement, reliability, and other operation key projects.
Provides expertise in manual, semi-automated, and automated inspection techniques that meet cGMP and regulatory requirements.
Provides subject matter expertise in regulatory and customer audits.
Actively identify and implement improvements in manufacturing procedures or processes. Apply operational excellence tools supporting continuous improvement to deliver measurable gains/efficiencies.
Provide technical expertise to lead and participate in cross-functional teams to deliver objectives on time.
Direct and support feasibility line trials, engineering runs, batch documentation generation/updates, validation studies, regulatory submission data, and commercial launch planning.
Liaison between project team and Operational functional leaders.
Assist the department managers with strategic initiatives and projects.
Supports manufacturing in trouble-shooting investigations and owning CAPA to prevent recurrence.
Prefer Bachelor's degree in engineering or business. High school diploma plus equivalent work experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
4+ years of pharmaceutical experience in Operations, Engineering or 6+ years in other Manufacturing/Operations or Engineering preferred.
Knowledge of cGMPs and manufacturing procedures and standards preferred.
Works independently with minimal guidance.
Must be able to work in a team environment.
Demonstrated proficiency in influencing and motivating teams without a direct authority, presenting data, and stakeholder management.
Proven effective verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office programs, including MS Project or equivalent.
Remains organized & positive in ambiguous and fast-paced, rapidly changing situations
Interface and communicate effectively with multiple stakeholder groups
NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS
Limited travel required. Non-standard work hour support of global conference calls, 24/7 manufacturing, etc. required when needed, though not typical of weekly requirements.
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Eligible for Relocation Package
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus
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