Sr Manager Processing

Hiring By - Biostaffic



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Posted 4 months ago
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As part of the Thermo Fisher Scientific team, you’ll discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join our colleagues in bringing our Mission to life every single day to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We provide our global teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while helping to take science a step beyond by developing solutions for some of the world’s toughest challenges, like protecting the environment, making sure our food is safe or helping find cures for cancer.
How will you make an impact?
Oversee and manage daily execution in the processing departments activities at Toronto Region Operations ensuring that safety, quality, delivery, budgetary, and customer targets are met. Develop and manage a functional team of processing managers and other professionals to oversee activities within the various areas of processing to ensure that manufactured product is made to current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) standards and on time and in full.
What will you do?
  • Hire and maintain trained and cGMP compliant workforce to ensure department has the adequate resources to meet the master packaging schedule.
  • Represent processing operations in site S&OP cycle, ensures department can meet demand expectations.
  • Work with processing management team to ensure daily production outputs (e.g., output quantity, etc.) and efficiencies.
  • Drive PPI (operational excellence) culture through department, ensures annual process improvement targets and commitments are met.
  • Monitor costs to ensure optimum operating while maintaining production costs.
  • Complete projects assigned by Management within established timelines.
  • Prepare quotations for existing products and future prospective clients.
  • Participate in annual budget creation and monthly tracking of costs.
  • Develop and implement a succession plan and career path for all key individuals.
  • Clearly outline key staff roles and expectations, as required.
  • Provide annual performance reviews to Department Managers and any other direct reports.
  • Ensure the necessary training is provided to the individuals such that they are able to excel in their position and to monitor the performance of those who require help or direction.
  • Support cross training of individuals thus achieving a flexible work force, as required.
  • Hire staff and administers performance improvement plans, up to and including termination when appropriate.
  • Offer options and suggestions for process, capacity, client services and staff morale improvements.
  • Promote a safe working environment, report potential hazards, and ensure all direct reports follow Environmental Health and Safety procedures.
  • Select, develop, and evaluate colleagues to ensure the efficient operation of the function. Work with and advise colleagues on administrative policies and procedures.
Quality and Quality Improvement
  • Ensure excellent product quality as demonstrated in downward trend of Quality Investigation Reports/Quality Deviation Reports (QIR/QDRs) through more awareness to issues and expectations and excellent root cause identification and elimination.
  • Ensure responses to client, Good Manufacturing Practices, safety, and QIR follow up actions are completed in a timely manner, as required.
  • Assist in investigating and resolving technical issues.
  • Monitor processes to ensure efficient operation (e.g., yields).
  • Instill a culture of professionalism and respect for co-workers, clients, and the products with which we work.
How will you get here?
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Sciences, or related field.
Minimum 6 years operations experience, in a pharmaceutical industry or other GMP environment.
Minimum 3 Years Previous Management Experience.
Equivalent combinations of education, training, and relevant work experience may be considered.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Proven ability to coach and develop staff as well as the technical ability to coordinate departmental business activities. Full knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices requirements and pharmaceutical processing regulations. Strong leadership, team building and organizational skills. Excellent computer skills, including the ability to develop spreadsheets, presentations, and report. All hires, promotions, or transfers to this role may require formal approval of qualifications by site and/or corporate QA against local regulatory requirements for Good Manufacturing Practices compliance. Proficiency with the English language.
Standards and Expectations: 
Follow all Environmental Health & Safety Policies and Procedures. Work collaboratively with fellow team members, modelling positive team principles and partnering to meet project and departmental objectives. Carry out all duties within strict compliance to Patheon quality SOPs and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). Maintain workspace in a clean and orderly fashion.  Actively engage in and adhere to departmental systems in order to maintain a smooth and efficient workflow (visual management, scheduling systems, etc.). Be client and patient conscious at all times. Understand Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) and strive to improve the performance of the team by identifying areas for system improvements and engage in problem solving. Models positive thinking and is open to change, motivating the team to adapt to shifts in priorities and new ways of working. Proactively identify areas for improvement in the execution of procedures. Communicate risks to timelines in a proactive manner.  Consistently strives to improve skills and knowledge in related field.  
Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us. As one global team of 100,000 colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.
Apply today!

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Canada

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 18, 2024
Company Overview
Thermo Fisher Scientific
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About Thermo Fisher Scientific Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue of approximately $40 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, increasing productivity in their laboratories, improving patient health through diagnostics or the development and manufacture of life-changing therapies, we are here to support them. Our global team delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services, Patheon and PPD. For more information, please visit
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