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Danaher Corporation Manufacturing Project Lead (Biotech) in Stevenage, United Kingdom

Manufacturing PROJECT LEADER

Stevenage, uk

Help us improve access to life-changing therapies that can transform human health

We are Cytiva, a global provider of technologies and services that advance and accelerate the development and manufacture of therapeutics. Formerly part of GE Healthcare, we have a rich heritage tracing back hundreds of years, and a fresh beginning since 2020.

Our customers undertake life-saving activities. These range from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, biologic drugs, and novel cell and gene therapies. Our job is to supply the tools and services - the pots, pans, soups and sauces - they need to work better, faster and safer, leading to better patient outcomes.

The main focus of the role will be to manage the Supply Chain activities required in the introduction of new products and product transfers into Cytiva Manufacturing or Contract Manufacturing locations. Tracking of the supply chain activities required for each project with a focus on ensuring that they are running on time and to budget is a key part of the role. The role holder will also be a key member of the New Product Introduction Project Core team and will work closely with Project Management, R&D and Global Sourcing team.

Does this sound like your passion? Then we would love to hear from you.

What you’ll do

  • Understanding the Project deliverables and ensuring Supply Chain readiness for each project launch in Cardiff.

  • Coordinating the supply chain team defining roles and responsibilities, project deliverables and ensuring project is on track.

  • High level resource planning of Supply Chain staff involved in projects.

  • Completion of supply chain project evaluations and documentation for Milestone exits.

  • Ensure detailed evaluation of possible manufacturing sites has been conducted and decisions are in line with the Life Science Supply Chain Strategy.

  • Ensure quality compliance activities are resourced and executed.

  • Set goals and objectives for the local team, and assist in the evaluation of the team against these metrics. Identify opportunities for improvement proactively.

  • Present key project information to stake holders and Senior Management.

  • Maintain full regulatory compliance with EHS and other legal requirements.

  • Budget and control expenses within operational plan (OP).

  • Analyze quality levels through use of Six Sigma or related tools and develop and implement improvement programs.

Who you are

  • Analytically inclined with demonstrated troubleshooting and planning skills

  • Detail oriented and focused on driving decision with data

  • Excellent communicator comfortable interacting at all levels of the organization

  • Good project manager; Lean Six Sigma, DMAIC, and DFSS certification preferred

  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Manufacturing Engineering or related technical fields with more than 3 years of experience in engineering, production or troubleshooting of Equipment and Processes

  • Required, working knowledge of a clean room environment and in the Bio-Science, Medical Device, or Pharma industries

Who we are

Whatever your role, we bring purpose and challenge into our everyday work. If you are driven to make the world a better place thanks to science and medicine, you’ll feel right at home here. If you’re flexible, curious and relentless, you’ll belong. If you are excited about a global culture, this can be the place to further your career.

Want to know more? Experience life at Cytiva on our Careers website (https://jobs.danaher.com/global/en/cytiva) , Instagram channel (https://www.instagram.com/cytiva/) and LinkedIn page (https://www.linkedin.com/company/cytiva/) !

Cytiva is a 3.5 billion USD global life sciences leader with over 7000 associates across 40 countries who are dedicated to our mission to help us improve access to life-changing therapies that transform human health. As a trusted partner to customers that range in scale and scope, Cytiva brings efficiencies to research and manufacturing workflows, ensuring the development, manufacture and delivery of transformative medicines to patients.

Cytiva is part of the Danaher family of companies, a global science and technology innovator committed to helping customers solve complex challenges and improving quality of life around the world.


At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit www.danaher.com.

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