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Manager, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:

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Job Description

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plans, executes and tracks a variety of manufacturing projects both internally and in coordination with contract manufacturers.
  • Contributes to the development of department strategies.
  • Exercises judgment within generally well-defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • Normally receives no instruction on routine work, and general instructions on new assignments.  
  • Oversees and contributes to the completion of all technical and operational activities for manufacturing through management of internal and external resources.
  • Manages complex processes across functions and interacts effectively with the other team members to ensure product meets regulatory requirements.  
  • Generates and maintains Learning Plans and Training Modules. Trains new employees in SOPs and documentation systems.  
  • Responsible for initiating and directing the implementation of manufacturing changes on multiple projects across multiple production sites.  
  • Evaluates the tracking flow of projects against established timelines, and prioritizes activities based on changing requirements.
  • Directs the timing and problem resolution while coordinating the approvals between Regulatory, Quality Assurance, Marketing, Legal, Manufacturing and Package Engineering.   
  • Ensures all manufacturing documentation (Specifications, Master Production Records, and Worksheets etc.) is completed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Directs activities within the manufacturing group to meet company goals including production schedules, budgeting, training, and performance reviews.

Knowledge, Experience, and Skills:

  • 7+ years of relevant experience and a BS or BA.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience and a MS. Prior experience in a cGMP related industry is required, within Biopharmaceutical or Pharmaceutical industry preferred.
  • Demonstrates strong knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and working knowledge of regulatory filing requirements and guidance documents (i.e. SUPAC, PACPAC).
  • Is able to provide solutions to moderately complex to semi-routine problems
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills 
  • Demonstrates strong computer, organizational, and project management skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice.
  • Demonstrates ability to apply knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) on a daily basis.
  • Demonstrates strong project management skills.
  • Demonstrates an ability to communicate effectively with peers in organization.
  • Demonstrates ability to successfully supervise and support junior staff.


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