Manufacturing Director - Cell and Gene

Posted 08 December 2023
LocationUnited States of America
Job type Full Time
Discipline Cell & Gene Therapy
Contact NameNikhil Akkoo

Job description

​Mantell Associates is partnered with a leading Cell and Gene organisation dedicated to the development of their company and is looking for a Manufacturing Director.

Manufacturing Director - Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute the strategic vision for manufacturing operations, aligning with company goals and client requirements

  • Provide strong leadership and guidance to the manufacturing team, fostering a culture of collaboration, accountability, and continuous improvement

  • Drive operational excellence, ensuring adherence to cGMP guidelines, regulatory requirements, and industry best practices

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Process Development, Quality Assurance, Supply Chain, and Engineering, to optimise manufacturing processes and resolve any technical challenges

  • Lead technology transfer activities for new client projects, ensuring seamless integration into the manufacturing facility and successful execution

  • Serve as a critical point of contact for clients, providing technical expertise, addressing inquiries, and ensuring alignment with project timelines and deliverables

Manufacturing Director - ​Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline (Master’s or PhD is a plus)

  • Proven experience in manufacturing with a strong understanding of upstream and downstream processes

  • Demonstrated leadership experience, managing and developing teams in a manufacturing environment

  • Thorough knowledge of cGMP guidelines, FDA regulations, and industry best practices

  • Experience with process optimization, scale-up, and technology transfer from development to manufacturing

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make informed decisions under pressure

Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences headhunting firm. For more information on this role, please contact us at +1 (786) 485 1298.