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The Supervisor, Upstream Manufacturing is responsible for supporting the overall GMP upstream manufacturing process, through the application of broad knowledge of theories and principles utilized to solve operational, as well as routine tasks in the production of bulk biologics from microbial and cell culture systems for Phase I/II & commercial GMP manufacturing.
The Supervisor, Upstream Manufacturing role is critical to our patients. Manufacturing life-saving medicines right the first time with patient safety in mind is our priority. Quality, safety and on-time delivery is a must to be successful in this role!
Supervisory responsibilities for a group of Manufacturing Associates including performance management.
Responsible for training of new employees or existing team members
Generate and revise internal and external documents (SOPs, BRs)
Support initiation and closure of deviations; may serve as the lead in the departmental investigation and be responsible for closing out deviations and CAPAs
Troubleshoot process and equipment problems; Work with Facilities and Validation to maintain manufacturing equipment
Work closely with production management for current and new manufacturing projects and help develop processes/techniques to meet contract objectives and avoid operational delays
Interact with clients during initial and subsequent manufacturing campaigns; may be responsible to oversee and escort the person-in-plant (PIP) during manufacturing campaigns
Ensure staff are fully trained on all cGMP manufacturing operations and documentation and adhering to safety guidelines
HS or GED with 7-10 years' experience with upstream (fermentation/bioreactor) biologic production processes under GMP compliance OR Associate degree in a Scientific, Engineering or Biotech field with 4-7 years' experience with upstream fermentation/bioreactor) biologic production processes under GMP compliance OR Bachelor's degree in a Scientific, Engineering or Biotech field with 3-5 years' experience with upstream (fermentation/bioreactor) biologic production processes under GMP compliance
3 years leadership experience including performance management responsibilities
Excellent documentation skills including comprehension, review & establishing Batch Production Records, SOP's, deviation & summary reports
Experienced with suspension and adherent cell cultures using mammalian, insect, microbial cells as well as using stainless and disposable single-use bioreactors (WAVE, Sartorius, Xcellerex)
Lifting to 40 lbs., unassisted may be required at times.
Shift work and/or weekend work is required at times.
Must possess Catalent's standard leadership competencies that are used to interview and for Performance & Development:
Leads with Integrity and Respect
Demonstrates Business Acumen
Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork
Engages and Inspires
Coaches and Develops
Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K are all offered from day one of employment
19 days of paid time off annually
Potential for career growth within an expanding team
Defined career path and annual performance review and feedback process
Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.
personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.
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