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.
Works closely with Quality Systems, MSAT, Finance and Human Resources. The Director, Manufacturing is responsible for day-to-day manufacturing activities, process improvements and technical support of the ATCC product line produced in Manassas, VA. Overall responsibilities include ensuring Operational Excellence in functional areas, develops strategic operating plans and responds to changing business conditions with respect to Manufacturing, directs the development of the manufacturing build plan, collaborates with MSAT on effective transfer and introduction of new products and processes into Manufacturing, develops and maintains an organization design that is aligned with the achievement of overall business objectives and meeting customer demands and demonstrates an understanding of key US and foreign regulations affecting Manufacturing Operations ensuring compliance with those regulations. The incumbent supports, complies with and enforces all ATCC corporate and program policies and procedures.
This position must work and think independently; duties of this position are to be completed under minimal guidance. Erroneous decisions have a serious impact on the overall success of Organization operations. Discretion in handling assigned responsibilities, including the ability to resolve problems and exercise good judgment while maintaining confidentiality. Functions are to be completed in a timely manner with acceptable quality.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Attentive to detail with a high level of accuracy; exercise sound judgment and strong project management skills.
Adaptable; be able to shift priorities and focus as departmental and/or business demands change (including, but not limited to early/late hours and/or weekend hours).
Strong analytical skills and organized; completes tasks ahead of schedule.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including excellent listening skills and presentation skills to communicate clearly, concisely and effectively.
Follow all company safety practices, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and policies.
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.