Executive Site Head of Operations - New York


: $65,195.00 - $143,000.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

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I''m currently partnered with a well-established and now rapidly growing Global Biotech business that is rivalling with some of the key leaders in the Cell & Gene Therapy space. Part of their growth has been focused around the construction and acquisition of new Manufacturing Facilities in other continents around the world allowing them to now provide a global service.

In this role, you will be responsible for the development and implementation of various strategies in order to make positive impacts across areas of; Production, Manufacturing, Quality, Revenue, Continuous Improvement and delivery time. Furthermore, you''ll be providing guidance and mentorship to your leadership team to ensure that they are delivering best practices in everything that they do.

Collaborating closely with the Head of Technical Operations to ensure that Quality and Business processes are compliant with GMP across both Clinical and Commercial manufacturing.

Having successfully communication with Business Leaders and Business development personnel in preparation for future opportunities.
Oversee the financial responsibility for the site and ensure that annual revenue targets are met.

Developing and implementing an operational strategy for the site, looking at; budget allocation, investment plans, team structure and time management on client projects.
Assessing talent within the site, looking to coach develop and mentor high growth potential staff and ensuring that a robust succession plan is in place at all times but also be critical when assessing employee performance and making changes where necessary.
Directly accountable for all functions in the site, with indirect accountability of QA, QC & Regulatory.
Assure that all operations area are kept in a cGMP state of repair through coordination of preventive maintenance and cleaning activities with the Facilities department.
Responsible for the on-going development of the site, working closely with engineering functions to ensure that the facility will meet its long term vision and goals.
Drives and oversees regular and ad hoc risk assessment and mitigation planning and management.
Develope a robust manufacturing strategy for the site to ensure that all production targets are achieved.
Responsible for the initiation and deployment of site process improvement objectives and build the foundations to drive continuous, sustainable, flawless execution and performance through the application of operational excellence principles.

A minimum of a Bachelor''s Degree achieved with preferably an MSc, PhD or MBA being in a Life Sciences or Engineering discipline.
Minimum of 15 years of relevant experience of which at least 5-10 years in a Senior Management role overseeing a manufacturing environment.

Previous experience of working in or with Contract Manufacturing organisations.

A strategic thinker with strong results-orientation and a drive to deliver results on time.
Strong understanding of the aseptic manufacture of Cellular Products.
Deep understanding of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and (GCTP) Good Gene, Cellular and Tissue -Base Practices.

Ability to recruit, lead and develop a high-performance manufacturing organization.

Excellent team player and be able to build and sustain organization respect and trust at all levels.

Operational Excellence & process improvement know-how, skilled in the areas of Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, etc.

Ability to effectively interface with peer group in the company and work collaboratively to achieve company goals.

Flexible and able to adapt to company growth and evolving responsibilities.


Comprehensive package.

Excellent growth opportunities with this business as they are going through one of the most exciting periods of expansion in its history.
Stepping stone for more senior multi-site opportunities.


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Associated topics: criteria, defect, qa, qa tech, quality, quality check, quality control, quality control/quality assurance, quality technician, test * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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