|Publication date:||September 07 2020|
For a pharmaceutical CDMO that guides companies through the drug discovery and development process to help create effective and compliant drug substance and products for clinical trials, we are looking for a Group Leader Formulation & Manufacturing. The organisation provides you with an integrated service offering such as solid state chemistry, API and nano-medicines development and manufacturing. Headquartered in Ghent, and operating from six sites in Europe, serving a global customer base, ranging from emerging biotech to tier-one pharmaceutical companies.
The main task of the Group Leader Formulation and Manufacturing is the planning, preparation and follow up of the assigned formulation development and GMP production projects. The Group Leader is responsible for the day to day management, planning and support of the Formulation Scientists and Manufacturing Operators performing formulation development and GMP production activities with the aim of facilitating progression of the activities, troubleshooting on technical issues and guaranteeing that the deliverables are met within budget and time and in accordance of the requirements of the GMP Quality system. In addition, you act as a technical expert in regards to formulation development and GMP activities. This can go from acting as a representative of the formulation and production team in project core meetings and function as a scientific and technical problem solver in the department. Furthermore, you translate the input from the Project Manager to tasks on the work-floor, with your confident managerial style you make sure this is properly communicated to the team. You also assist where necessary, such as supporting the Formulation Scientists in the execution of their formulation projects. Also, assist in documenting non-conformances to guarantee the quality and compliancy, is also something you will work on. Given your broad and dynamic function within the organisation and the fact that quality is of paramount importance, you are regularly in contact with QA/QP. This could go from the follow-up and strategy of QA related subjects as well as resolving and discussing quality related issues.
We are looking for someone with the following qualifications:
In addition to the hard skills, the following personal traits are required:
In return for your work, the organisation can offer the following:
If you are interested in this job, or in similar ones, please feel free to contact me directly.
Principal Associate | Biotech/Pharma division
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