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Lithuania - Vilnius
Job Description

The Manager, Product Transfer will lead a small team of experts focused on transfer to manufacture of highly complex molecular biology solutions. The suitable candidate will have a strong track record in direct line management, developing talent and delivering to demanding project timelines in an industrial environment. He/She will have a solid foundation in molecular biology with a PhD in a closely related discipline whilst also having notable experience in product development. The main day-to-day duties will include the line management of Scientists for the execution of product transfer, process V&V support and method development.

  • Supervise 6 direct reports at bands 5-6
  • Effectively lead the Product Transfer group with focus on continuous improvement and scientific excellence
  • Provide technical leadership to Scientists in all related activities
  • Work closely with R&D leadership and operations to implement plans
  • Maintains extensive relevant knowledge in relevant fields and techniques
  • Gives effective scientific and strategic presentations to internal stakeholders and executives
  • Deliver on departmental level goals including process improvement and innovation

Ideally, the Manager, Product Development should possess a strong track record in the transfer of molecular biology products from R&D to manufacturing. This should come with a strong understanding of process improvement and lean processes in order to optimize and prioritize activities. Finally, the candidate will have a strong understanding of relevant scientific fields and is looked upon as an expert within their specific technical area

  • Design of experiments (DOE)
  • Statistical breadth and strong understanding of associated software (JMP, Excel, etc…)
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills through formal and informal discussion with peers, supervisor and upper management
  • Mentor and manages groups effectively
  • Experience working under ISO1385, ISO9001, GMP or other regulated environments
  • Excellent attention to detail

Qualifications and Experience

Required – PhD in molecular biology or related field

Required – minimum three year’s experience in managing scientist level staff

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