Founded in 1925, ATCC is a non-profit organization with a mission to acquire, authenticate, preserve, develop, standardize, and distribute biological materials and information for the advancement and application of scientific knowledge.
The Director, Manufacturing is responsible for all day-to-day cell and micro manufacturing, process improvement and technical transfer activities relating to ATCC products. This is to be accomplished through leadership, management and communication within a highly dynamic function in order to meet functional and corporate metrics and goals. Responsibilities include development and execution of strategic operating and personnel plans that ensure Operational Excellence in all functional areas, responding appropriately to changing business conditions with respect to Manufacturing and effectively managing, motivating, coaching, evaluating and rewarding staff. The Director, Manufacturing works closely with cross-functional units such as Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Regulatory, Finance, IT and HR in order to meet functional and corporate objectives. This position is responsible for maintaining quality standards within the function including ISO standards and compliance with key US and foreign regulations that affect ATCC products and customers. The incumbent supports, complies with and enforces all ATCC corporate and program policies and procedures.
The Director, Manufacturing must work and think independently; duties are accomplished primarily autonomously within established guidelines. Erroneous decisions have a serious impact on the overall success of Organization operations. The incumbent has authority either directly or through recommendations for employment decisions to include selection, training, performance evaluations, counseling, promotions and terminations. This position requires discretion in handling some assigned responsibilities including the ability to resolve problems and exercise good judgment while maintaining confidentiality. Expectations are that the Director, Manufacturing will consistently set and achieve time, budget and quality metrics and goals that produce measurable organizational improvements.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
A successful history of taking on roles of increased responsibility and accountability
Six Sigma Certification Green Belt
Prior experience leading multi-product technical biomanufacturing operations at the management level; minimum five (5) years of direct and indirect supervisory experience within a tiered organization
Six Sigma Certification Green Belt.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:
ATCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.