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Manager, GMP Materials *PC 1294

Company: Miltenyi Biotec Inc
Location: Gaithersburg
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

DescriptionAre you ready to start revolutionizing biomedical research? When you join Miltenyi Biotec, you join a family that is passionate about making a real impact - one breakthrough at a time. For over 30 years, we have played a pivotal role in the design, development, manufacture, and integration of products for sample preparation, cell separation, cell analysis, imaging, and cell culture needs. These developments have led to cutting-edge cell and gene therapies - transformative methods that mobilize the body's own cells and genetic blueprint to tackle diseases such as cancer and autoimmune conditions. Today, our more than 18,000 solutions play a vital role in paving the way for the medicine of tomorrow.
Manager, GMP Materials
Gaithersburg, MD
Your Tasks:
Responsible for managing the daily workload planning and operations of a GMP warehouse environment to ensure compliance to all regulatory, safety, quality,and corporate procedures. Accountable for meeting all service levels and key performance targets associated with warehouse functions in order to service theNorth America Bioindustry and MBI businesses. Provides critical input to Supply Chain leadership on resource, equipment, and budgets to meet future demandsfor North America business. Accountable for hiring, training, coaching, developing, and performance management. Supports the harmonization of global/regional warehouse and supply chain functions while managing site and team's unique operation. Critical member of North America Supply Chain team.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the overall warehouse and materials management functions for designated site and business.
  • Drive culture of safety and compliance through near miss reporting, safety/quality audits, operational metrics, and employee training.
  • Hire, coach, develop, performance manage, and promote staff within assigned warehouse function.
  • Provide goals, direction, and prioritization to supervisors and materials management associates.
  • Handle issue escalation from team and cross-functional relationship with supporting departments.
  • Lead new warehouse process/projects driven from compliance and business needs via testing, change control, and Request for Change (RFCs).
  • Ensure project / department milestone goals are met while adherence to scheduling, budget and compliance requirements.
  • Accountable for driving operational efficiencies through continuous improvement projects.
  • Ensure Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are in place and being followed in order to maintain a GMP environment.
  • Monitor the operations and provide troubleshooting to resolve roadblocks while implementing contingency plans to ensure business continuity.
  • Lead investigation, identification of corrective actions and implementation of corrective actions for operational deviations.
  • Provide specialized oversight for all automation used in warehouse operations.
  • Other duties as assigned.


    • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field. APICS certification strongly preferred. 3-5 years at a manager level in a Pharma/Biotech GMP environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Relevant ERP system knowledge (SAP preferred).
    • Ability to manage a team.
    • Robust demonstration of skills relevant to inventory control, materials requirements planning, warehousing, transportation, and purchasing, and business process development.

      Physical Demands:
      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear. The employee is required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Must have ability to handle more than one task at a time and must work at a rapid pace while maintaining attention to detail.
      Work Environment:
      This job is performed in a temperature-controlled facility without exposure to extreme hot or cold temperatures. Generally, this job is performed in a cleanroom setting and routinely uses standard medical and research equipment such as centrifuges, biosafety cabinets, microscopes, incubators, chromatography devices and columns, tangential-flow filtration devices and filters, peristaltic pumps and metering fill pumps, pipettes and computers. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to blood, viruses, bacteria, body fluids and other tissues. Employees entering and leaving the laboratory must wear appropriate clothing and protective equipment such as lab coats, glasses and gloves. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

      As a global team of over 3,000 diverse innovators, we are united by a shared vision to advance research and improve patient care worldwide. Our mission transcends mere scientific discovery; we are on a quest to unravel the complexities of biology and transform them into tangible solutions that propel research to unprecedented heights. Here, you will contribute to work that is breaking barriers, blending the wonders of biological discovery with the pursuit of well-being for all. Every day presents a chance to make a tangible impact and play a key role in accelerating the journey of research from the lab to the market.
      Join Miltenyi Biotec and immerse yourself in an environment where your efforts are significant, your contributions are valued, and your work truly matters.
      Miltenyi Biotec North America is an EO Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
      Miltenyi Biotec, Inc. participates in E-Verify.

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