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Danaher Corporation Site & Operations Leader in Stevenage, United Kingdom

Be part of something altogether life-changing

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Cytiva 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.

We are looking for a Site and Operations leader to manage a site of 30 staff in Stevenage, UK. Do you have a passion for Supply Chain and Operations? Then we would love to hear from you.

What you’ll do

Reporting through to the UK Global Supply Chain leader and based in Stevenage, this role is responsible for the day to day leadership of our Stevenage site in the UK.

As site leader, you will be accountable for managing the facility and ensuring the needs of the site are met with respect to the Cytiva EHS program, risk and compliance. This includes the development of strategies, programs and training to ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and company standards to improve safety and reduce/eliminate EHS related business risks.

The successful candidate will predominantly drive a small but growing Manufacturing and Production team at our Stevenage site as well as having accountability for the Site leadership. This also includes working and supporting a vibrant and growing Research and Development team of 25 staff.

Responsibilities include:

  • Accountability for the day to day running of the Stevenage facility.

  • Setting and Driving the Vision for the Stevenage site

  • Capital investment management for site infrastructure in line with site needs

  • Leading the Global Supply Chain and Manufacturing team in Stevenage with respect to Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory and Productivity targets

  • Interfacing and Supporting the short and long term needs of the onsite R&D organisation

  • Evaluating facility EHS conditions, risks and developing appropriate action plans.

  • Assisting with technical, regulatory/third party interfacing to support permitting, compliance and adherence to regulatory programs and Cytiva corporate policies

Who you are

  • Demonstrated leadership in a position of authority

  • Experienced Production Leadership in a scientific environment

  • Experience in Health, Safety and Environment activities ideally within a manufacturing environment

  • Regulatory knowledge, familiarity or experience working within the UK framework

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Demonstrated ability to lead in a cross-functional team and manage multiple projects and other responsibilities

  • Qualifications and /or background in the field of physical sciences advantageous but not essential

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 68,000 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.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .