9 Mar 2020

Full-Time Senior Director, Technical Operations

Rebiotix – Posted by annjaclyn Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

Job Description


The Director is responsible for the management and leadership of the Technical Operations department, which includes: engineering, production, facility management, and supply chain to assure that Rebiotix product capacity is developed and maintained to serve Ferring’s commercial requirements for the microbiota restoration therapy product platform (MRT™). The Sr Director oversees facility expansion, technical services, tech transfer from product development, capacity planning, vendor management, production and engineering for current and new products. It is the Sr Director’s responsibility to ensure the technical operations are executed efficiently, with high quality and in alignment with the company objectives as well as within the agreed timeline and budget.


•Management of Technical Operations for MRT product supply for local and global projects across all therapeutic areas
•To achieve deliveries supporting US and the Global R&D Objectives
•Provide oversight and leadership of the Operations team in alignment with the Ferring Philosophy and Leadership Principles.
•Tracks and forecasts resource capacity and budgets for utilization and allocation to optimize productivity and ensure alignment with company priorities and objectives
•Responsible for recruitment, induction, talent development and retention of staff
•Responsible for the design, planning, construction and maintenance of building infrastructure, facilities systems to ensure compliance with all Quality system requirements, building codes and regulations, and good maintenance practices.
•Responsible for translating demand plans into forward looking supply plans and daily scheduling, ensuring that the site has the necessary capacity to meet current and future demand.
•Responsible for tech transfer of new products from product development into manufacturing in adherence with tech transfer quality and regulatory requirements
•Alignment and collaboration with all stakeholders including Quality, Regulatory, Clinical, and global supply chain
•Manufacturing is conducted according to GMP standards and competent authority requirements by implementing best practices
•Participates in strategic planning activities and helps translate strategic decisions into operational plans


•Minimum 4 year university (B.S.) degree
•Minimum 10 years of experience in managing operations including engineering and production
•5+ years of experience in a leadership role
•5+ years of experience in medical device or drug product development or manufacturing
•Thorough knowledge of regulatory requirements for drug product or medical device manufacturing

We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

How to Apply

To apply, please visit: https://ferring.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/Ferring/job/Minnesota/Senior-Director--Technical-Operations_R0012942

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

Job expires in 19 days.

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