The primary responsibilities of this role, Senior Manager Process and Packaging Development, are to:
Ensure the operative continuity of the Myerstown Product Supply Center by maintaining qualified / validated status of critical systems, equipment, processes and facilities in collaboration with Engineering, Manufacturing, Packaging and QA including a documentation system (process qualifications, protocols, summary reports) which complies with regulatory requirements and business group standards;
Serve as a member of the Site Leadership Team responsible for functional and site strategy;
Ensure and manage manufacturing transfer, product reformulation and implementation/scaling of new products with the agreed timing and cost from project management to final production handover providing direction to project teams assigned to introduce new products or technologies;
Guarantee the design, development, test and implementation of new package designs / materials for product launches by ensuring the compatibility of package designs with existing packaging line equipment and technology in Myerstown or aligned to installation of that new technology;
Manage all Pilot Plant development activities for Nutritional and OTC products/projects including scale-up experiments for I&D and support evaluation of experimental data;
Assure appropriate maintenance of equipment and facility with work safety standards;
Establish partner relationships and communication with category teams and I&D to foster collaboration, change management and alignment Foster OE mindset to deliver process and technology optimization;
Investigate new/improved processes, carry out investigations, evaluate findings and apply findings as appropriate;
Plan, organize and monitor the product and process troubleshooting, raw material evaluations and selections, and work with contract manufacturers in support of Manufacturing;
Manage and develop personnel in Process Technology, Packaging Engineering and Project Management staff and implement programs for continued education in pharmaceutics, ingredients, equipment, processing, packaging, and food and drug regulations and patents; share results with Manufacturing, QA, Engineering, and other interested groups in Product Supply;
Plan and organize validation projects, process improvements, I&D support for new product development, critical assessment of new manufacturing processes and new products, and troubleshooting of manufacturing problems;
Balance the expectations of Marketing/I&D with Production and QA.
WHO YOU ARE
Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:
Bachelor of Science in a scientific field with at least 15 years of relevant experience or Master of Science in a scientific field with at least 12 years of relevant experience or Ph.D. in Pharmacy or relevant science, with at least 10 years of relevant experience;
Ability to develop critical judgments to ensure effective time-to-market of new products and production efficiencies;
Comprehensive knowledge of pharmaceutical dosage forms, the operations for making them, and the scientific/engineering principles involved with them;
Know how to formulate dosage forms, including knowledge about their ingredients and their chemical and physical stability;
Good understanding of GMP regulations and the regulatory environment of pharmaceutical manufacturing;
Leadership ability to plan, organize and motivate technically oriented staff;
Ability to analyze difficult and complex manufacturing problems;
Project Management experience.
Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.
Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.
Location: United States: Pennsylvania: Myerstown
Division: Consumer Health
Reference Code: 342681
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 342681
Bayer is a Life Science company with a more than 150-year history and core competencies in the areas of health care and agriculture. With our innovative products, we are contributing to finding solutions to some of the major challenges of our time.