Danaher Corporation Assistant Manager of GMP Synthesis - Weekend Overnight in Coralville, Iowa
Reports to: Manager of GMP Synthesis
Employment Status: Exempt
Pay Assignment: M1 - Production Planning & Control
Division: Manufacturing Operations
Department: GMP Manufacturing
Group: GMP Synthesis
Shift: Friday, Saturday, Sunday 7:00P-8:00A
The Assistant Manager monitors the daily operation of the manufacturing group and coordinates the hiring, training, and development of the staff.
The GMP Synthesis department must stay in sync with current good manufacturing practice (cGMP) requirement as prescribed by FDA Quality System Regulation (QSR) – including methods used in the implementation and control of manufacturing processes to produce oligonucleotides (a component to a medical device) for inclusion in in-vitro diagnostic test kits/systems.
Leads all aspects of daily workflow prioritization
Supervises the daily operations to ensure efficiency and accuracy of products according to customer requirements
Collaborates with other critical operational departments or groups to ensure product completion and answer questions.
Ensures finished products are delivered to the Shipping department on time.
Recognizes and troubleshoots process or instrument/equipment problems and serves as a troubleshooting resource to others.
Maintains, updates, and crafts new standard methodology documents and facilitates the associated training
Assists in the development of standard procedures used for customer-specific products as well as customer-specific documentation necessary to meet the customer’s requested specifications.
Ensures adherence to all departmental protocols, rules, and standard work
Assists in performing all day-to-day responsibilities of a Technician I and II, and Team Leaders, when needed to keep production moving.
Initiates Non-Conformance Reports (NCR), Deviations, and Production Change Orders (PCO) when needed
Completes Root Cause and Preventative action statements for Non-Conformance (NCR) and Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPA)
Participates in customer and regulatory audits, customer visits and/or calls when required.
Assists in talent managerial duties such as timecard review, yearly performance reviews, career plan creation/discussions, hiring/interviewing, documentation of employee issues, etc.
Coordinates the cross-training of staff in other departments.
Monitors Key Performance Indicators for the group, documents, and takes action as necessary to correct negative deviations.
Communicates group needs to supervisor regarding quality, speed or cost potential improvements.
Represents group as a team member, as needed, on projects and new product implementation.
Associate’s (2 year) degree required
Alternately a combination of education and 2 years of experience will be accepted.
- Basic proficiency in Excel required
Nice to Have (NOT required) Experience:
Knowledge of ERP system (ex. SAP) preferred
Previous leadership experience preferred
Prior experience working in a high-pace production environment preferred
Understanding of Six Sigma Principles (Continuous Improvement, Culture of Quality, Lean, Root Cause Analysis, Value Stream Mapping, etc.)
Other Job Qualifications
Ability to facilitate communication between production personnel and management.
Ability to quickly prioritize and organize workload, based on multiple variables, in order to efficiently accomplish departmental goals
Ability to work independently
Ability to manage time well to achieve the best productivity possible
Ability to encourage and facilitate cooperation, teamwork, and pride.
Provides feedback and coaching to others
Acts as a resource in supporting the pursuit and review of career path progress.
Champions a continual learning environment
Adaptability to performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.
Exert 20-50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 10-15 lbs. of force frequently
What We Offer:
Generous Paid Time Off Accruals
16 Hours PAID Volunteer Time Off
10 Paid Holidays
Up to eight (8) weeks of 100% paid parental leave to eligible U.S. associates
401(k) with Company Match
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Options
Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.
IDT is the leading manufacturer of custom oligonucleotides and proprietary technologies for genomics applications. Our work is complex and cutting-edge, and our team members are curious, creative thinkers who understand that good data drives smart decisions. At IDT, we realize that although science may be uniform, people are unique. We promote a culture where engaged people are motivated and have opportunities to achieve their full potential, as part of one global team.
IDT is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.
When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.
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