VP of Operations - Pharmaceutical 9/2/2016

Pharma mfr East Hanover, NJ

Company
Pharma mfr
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
22963000
AJE Ref #
576078092
Location
East Hanover, NJ
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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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

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Provide decision support for CEO and Executive Management
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Hands on leadership for manufacturing, supply chain, shipping and receiving and overall logistics
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Drive the short and long term strategic initiatives designed to reduce lead-time and lower inventory cost
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Direct manufacturing operations through the development, execution and continuous improvement of lean strategy to exceed metrics in People, Safety, Quality and Delivery
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Formulate policies and strategic plans for future growth and mange daily operations
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Create a culture that promotes the highest quality standards
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Worked in an operation where a physical product was made (not software, health care, etc)
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Executive experience within a Manufacturing or Distribution environment is mandatory
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Must possess strong communication skills; both written and oral
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Must enjoy working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

QUALIFICATION AND EDUCATION

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Bachelor's degree, MBA or equivalent work experience is preferred
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A minimum of 10years' experience of manufacturing operations experience in medical, pharmaceutical, OTC, or nutraceutical sector
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Proven experience working with multiple Venders
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Proven record of driving and managing change
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Proficiency with Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint