VP of Operations - Pharmaceutical

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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Pharma mfr East Hanover, NJ

Pharma mfr
East Hanover, NJ
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Job description

The Director of Operations will be responsible for leading the overall strategy and execution for manufacturing, distribution, quality control and procurement for a leading medical/pharma manufacturer. The position will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and will be a critical member of the management team and a key influencer in the long term strategy of the Company. The ideal candidate has a strong track record of success within a manufacturing or distribution environment.

Desired Skills and Experience


Provide decision support for CEO and Executive Management

Hands on leadership for manufacturing, supply chain, shipping and receiving and overall logistics

Drive the short and long term strategic initiatives designed to reduce lead-time and lower inventory cost

Direct manufacturing operations through the development, execution and continuous improvement of lean strategy to exceed metrics in People, Safety, Quality and Delivery

Formulate policies and strategic plans for future growth and mange daily operations

Create a culture that promotes the highest quality standards

Worked in an operation where a physical product was made (not software, health care, etc)

Executive experience within a Manufacturing or Distribution environment is mandatory

Must possess strong communication skills; both written and oral

Must enjoy working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment



Bachelor's degree, MBA or equivalent work experience is preferred

A minimum of 10years' experience of manufacturing operations experience in medical, pharmaceutical, OTC, or nutraceutical sector

Proven experience working with multiple Venders

Proven record of driving and managing change

Proficiency with Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint