Job Description

External Operations Manager
Job Number: 21-15298
Be part of a company that delivers life-changing healthcare solutions. Eclaro is looking for a External Operations Manager for our client in Summit, NJ.
Eclaro’s client is a leader in the Biopharmaceutical Industry, providing quality, innovative, and affordable medicines that make a difference in the lives of patients all over the world. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!

Position Overview:
  • This role requires that ability to work with client functions, Contract Manufacturing Organizations and Contract Testing Labs with a focus on understanding the risk to quality, yield, and timelines from the technical implementation and/or execution of Client processes at remote CMO sites.
  • Must be able to learn, adapt quickly to a change and demonstrate flexibility when new challenges are presented.
  • Supports operational oversight of Cmanagement, ensuring compliant, efficient, and timely production and delivery of products.
  • Manages a portfolio of cross-functional external manufacturing projects with focus on developing and maintaining overall project plan objectives and timelines. May act as project manager or serve on a project team.
  • Ensures smooth execution of manufacturing-related projects and process improvements, acting as a resource for both CMO and Client stakeholders.
  • Support the CMO relationship manager in managing the CMO, including logistics, batch scheduling and tracking.
  • Track internal change controls, deviations, and corrective actions as part of client internal processes.
  • Manages and tracks performance through data analysis and monitoring of KPIs for performance, meeting administration and engagement.
  • Maintains action trackers, SharePoint forms and risk registers.
  • May perform data analytics.
  • Support tracking of change controls, deviations, and corrective actions as part of client internal processes.
  • BS in Life Sciences, Chemical Engineering, or a related discipline with a minimum of 3-5 years relevant experience. Advanced degree a plus
  • Strong preference given to experience in commercial or clinical manufacturing of cell therapy materials or biologics.
  • Experience in project management and data management highly preferred.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work effectively with multiple assignments
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently or as part of multidisciplinary project team.
  • Essential to success is the ability to build strong working relationships with internal and external partners, to apply cooperation principles, and perform strongly in a matrix environment.
  • Demonstrated strength in all modes of communication
  • Although most of the manufacturing will be at external partners, preferred to have experience working in a pharmaceutical plant environment and understanding of procedures and equipment necessary for pharmaceutical manufacturing.
If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro
If interested, you may contact:
Chris Imbien

Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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