FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies

Manager in QC Raw Materials, Drug Product

FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies

Nov 4th, 2022
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Hanover Park, IL
Manager in QC Raw Materials, Drug Product
FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies have begun its’ large-scale expansion project in Hillerød. With this exciting project we will expand our ability to support current and future partners, future operations, and further strengthening our leadership in biologic drug substance manufacturing.
We are progressing on the construction of our world class Drug Product Filling Facility and establishing a new team in QC Raw Materials department (QC RM).
We are currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Manager to lead the newly established QC RM DP team, one of three teams in QC RM.
QC RM is a dynamic department responsible for the readiness of all raw materials for production at the manufacturing site in Hillerød. The department currently consists of two teams handling sampling, testing, release, and tech. transfer of raw materials for our drug substance facility. The team you will be heading will have the same responsibilities at our new drug product facility.
The job
You will build and lead the RM DP team, while ensuring an ambitious agenda and a scalable setup.
There will be an establishing period while facilities are being build and until it is ready for operation. You will in this period build the team, processes and structure needed and act as project manager for the RM part of the project, with overview and gatekeeping of timelines.
Your primary tasks will be:
  • Set direction, motivate the team, and prioritize tasks
  • Manage a growing team and ensure the right competencies in the team
  • Daily communication with internal and external stakeholders to ensure timely deliveries and secure alignment across the organization
  • improve processes and constantly challenge status Quo
Professional and personal qualifications
We are looking for an experienced Manager with great dedication and who enjoys going above and beyond, and one who knows that this is only done by teamwork. We love people with “Genki”, which is one of our four values, and is Japanese for passion, energy, and drive. We believe in teamwork, a high degree of delegation, giving responsibility to those closest to the work. We believe in people!
The position requires a strong manager with experience in both people management and the technical areas of raw materials requirements (liquid, disposables, primary packaging). You are not expected to be an expert in each area, but you must be able to act as a sparring partner for your team on the various subjects.
Maybe you are already a manager in various departments, such as QA, QC, production support, raw materials, or alike.
As a person you are curious of nature, you meet and greet people with a smile and have a can-do attitude. You work with a humility and respect for the people around you. You are independent, pragmatic and able to prioritize tasks to meet defined timelines. You thrive cooperation across departments and functions, being visible and getting involved. Working in a busy department and a continuously changing environment is appealing to you.
It is expected that you hold an academic degree within Pharma, engineering, etc. You are an experienced leader with a proven track record of managing a team of self-driven employees.
What can we offer (#BestPlaceToWork)
The culture at FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies Denmark (FDBD) is the most important if you ask our employees. We offer:
  • An exciting journey on a fast-growing commercial pharma site with lots of development opportunities
  • An attractive salary package including health insurance, health check, fitness center and more
  • Dedicated colleagues with a great team, department, and site spirit
Please apply online in the HR system, applications received in other ways will not be considered.
We will screen candidates on a continuous basis and call in for interviews and will close the position as soon as the right candidate is identified.
If you need more information
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Mette Honoré, Head of QC Raw Materials +45 41 94 99 71 / [email protected]
FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies is an industry-leading Biologics Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) with locations in Hillerød, Denmark, Teesside, UK, RTP, North Carolina and College Station, Texas, USA. We use our skills, dedication, and ambition to enable impact for the world’s most innovative biotech and biopharma companies reimagining healthcare’s potential. We work across the entire lifecycle of our customers’ products – enabling success throughout. Every cure, vaccine, biologic, and advancement we contribute to starts with our people and our passion. We fuel one another’s passion, help accelerate progress, expand capabilities, strengthen innovation, and improve processes to improve lives.
We offer the chance to be part of a global workplace where passion, drive and commitment are met with opportunities for professional and personal development. Deeply committed to diversity and inclusion, we ensure that everyone no matter their background or gender has an opportunity to develop. We take pride in enriching our communities, caring for our environment, and cultivating a world of opportunity for future generations.
We aim to foster a collaborative, innovative and rewarding environment, where diverse perspectives and people come together united by a common purpose and shared values. We pursue our fullest potential as individual contributors and team members. We strive to be the employer of choice and offer a competitive compensation and benefit package.
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