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Rockville, MD, US, 20850
Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.
The leader of the Manufacturing Sciences & Technology department is responsible for managing a diverse range of projects and people that spans from technology transfer activities to post commercialization improvements. The complexity of the work demands a solid technical background across a variety of scientific disciplines and fundamentals (manufacturing process technologies, biopharmaceutical best practices, lyophilization, formulation development, validation, statistical analysis, regulatory submissions, etc.). Additionally, this role has asset and cost center management responsibilities that requires a fundamental understanding of budget management including both OPEX and CAPEX forecasting and planning.
More specifically on the technical side, this department provides technical support across several development programs and continuous improvement initiatives covering both processes and methods. Members of this department work closely with technical representatives from other Emergent sites, Customers, as well as cross functional teams on the Rockville site. The nature of these initiatives is often technically challenging and requires strong leadership attention to quality, time and budget.
Most importantly, strong people leadership skills are essential for the leader of this department. This position includes leading a team comprised of engineers and scientists covering a diverse range of experience and education levels. It is essential that this leader creates and engaging workplace with a strong focus on developing and empowering people. This leader will have involvement on relevant steering and core teams to ensure proper alignment of team resources and prioritization of work.
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
People Management/Employee Development
The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects management's assignment of essential functions.
III. MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS
The physical/mental demands are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual would encounter while performing the essential functions of the job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical/Mental Demands and Work Environment Characteristics :
☒ Ability to organize/coordinate ☒ Comprehend and follow instructions
☒ Direct, control and plan ☒ Independently make quick decisions to solve complex issues
☒ Problem Solve ☒ Analyze/Interpret data and information
☒ Perform with frequent interruptions ☒ Make decisions using sound judgment
☒ Supervise/Manage others
☐ Good eye/hand coordination ☐ Visual Acuity
☐ Detect/Distinguish hearing ☒ Maintain stationary position
☐ Calibrate precise ☒ Ability to safely operate hand tools
☒ Regular and predictable attendance
☒ Work around extreme temperatures - cold or hot
☒ Work around noise above conversation level
☐ Work in restricted access to laboratory area
☐ Exposure to dust/gas/fumes/steam/chemicals
☒ Work with Select Agents as defined by the CDC
☒ Work irregular hours that often include nights and weekends
☐ Work in multiple locations
Approximately 5% to 10% OR minimal travel to other sites. May include international travel.
Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions' approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions' approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.
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