Director of Manufacturing: Corium International, Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Director of Manufacturing: Corium International, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Corium International, Inc.
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan-Grand Rapids 49512
Postion type: Full time
Job Code: MFG
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
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DESCRIPTION
Corium International, Inc. is a technology based company developing and manufacturing innovative pharmaceutical products, specializing in advanced and alternative drug delivery through the skin. We are looking for a Director of Manufacturing to work in our Grand Rapids, Michigan location. This is an exciting opportunity to work for a growing organization that provides a stimulating and innovative environment for professional advancement on projects that are at the leading edge of drug delivery technology and microstructures.

The Director of Manufacturing will be in charge of day-to-day direction and management of all manufacturing operations including manufacturing managers, shift supervisors, and all manufacturing personnel. This position will be responsible for the operation’s regulatory compliance and safety programs, as well as maintaining a Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) environment for Rx and Medical device products. Must be able to incorporate lean manufacturing principles and Six Sigma philosophy to efficiently produce medical devices and direct, develop, and provide technical mentoring to staff to establish operational procedures, solve manufacturing problems, and technical protocols. This person will be accountable for cost effectiveness, the budget, and P&L for all manufacturing. Must facilitate changes to stay competitive in manufacturing processes and design systems that validate processes. Will also ensure that staff is responsive to continuous improvement and remain on course for 100 % adherence to product quality targets and delivery schedules. This manufacturing environment combines advance assembly processes, computer technology, chemistry, and is at the extreme end of technology. Will also oversee Manufacturing Resource Planning (MPR) used for controlling in-house material and inventory, and Shop Floor Control system used to balance manufacturing operation workloads and monitor operator efficiency.

REQUIREMENTS:
Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Chemical Engineering or related field. Must have a minimum of 10 years managerial experience in the pharmaceutical/medical device area, preferably with web converting/pouching manufacturing background and process engineering experience. Must have strong knowledge and background in GMP manufacturing, Lean Manufacturing principles, Six Sigma quality program, validation systems, equipment, facilities validation, SOP administration, auditing, and training. Expected to have some expertise in the area of Coating and Adhesives, and Solvent Recovery Systems. Must have the ability to plan over a 3-6 month time span.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit via email, a current resume with salary history to: eval(unescape('%64%6f%63%75%6d%65%6e%74%2e%77%72%69%74%65%28%27%3c%61%20%68%72%65%66%3d%22%6d%61%69%6c%74%6f%3a%65%6c%6c%65%6e%73%40%63%6f%72%69%75%6d%69%6e%74%6c%2e%63%6f%6d%22%3e%65%6c%6c%65%6e%73%40%63%6f%72%69%75%6d%69%6e%74%6c%2e%63%6f%6d%3c%2f%61%3e%27%29%3b')). Candidates without 10 years of pharmaceutical/medical device managerial experience will not be considered. Corium International, Inc. offers a competitive salary with comprehensive benefits package.
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