Production Manager Protein A - Life Sciences

JSR Life Sciences

Production Manager Protein A - Life Sciences

JSR Life Sciences

Leuven, Belgium

About JSR Life Sciences

JSR Life Sciences is a global company that is built on more than 60 years of expertise in the field of polymer chemistry and more than 30 years of expertise in the field of Life Sciences.

Using a variety of integrated, leading-edge technologies, JSR Life Sciences provides materials that contribute to the manufacturing process of biopharmaceuticals, life science research applications, in vitro diagnostics and medical devices.

Our Life Sciences activities in Leuven started in 2011 with fermentation and purification of JSR’s propriety protein A Ligand. In 2017 we started the new production line for Amsphere™ A3. This resin is a next generation Protein A chromatography resin for advanced protein separation in downstream processing of therapeutic antibodies manufacturing. Our core values towards the biopharmaceutical industry are uncompromised customer orientation, quality and business continuity.

For our Life Sciences production activity in Leuven we are currently looking for a: Production Manager Protein A - Life Sciences.

You feel like a fish in water during a Life Sciences Run! As Production Manager you manage the production unit that is responsible for the production of Protein A Chromatography media. You have people responsibility over a group of +/- 20 operators working in a time schedule of 3 shifts. Your own work schedule is mainly a day schedule, but in order to ensure smooth production at all times you flexibly adjust to the needs at hand.

Your key objectives are to ensure correct staffing of the production crew, to guaranty high quality production and compliance with ISO, GMP and safety regulations. You also make sure that the work environment is neat and tidy. You continuously evaluate operations and way of working. You provide input and actively contribute to continuous improvement, efficiency increase and optimisation.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • You prepare production and ensure all resources and material is in place;
  • You collaborate effectively with the Quality Control, Quality Assurance and Engineering teams;
  • You are responsible for the qualification of the process equipment;
  • You optimise and review documents, reports, protocols, …… related to production;
  • To coach your people, support their personal development and grow their performance;
  • ...

Our ideal profile:

  • You have a Scientific Master degree in e.g Pharmacy, Bio-engineering or you have equivalent experience;
  • You have minimum 5 years’ experience in a managerial position, preferably in the Pharmaceutical of Life Sciences industry;
  • GLP and GMP are familiar terms to you and you know how to bridge these to ISO certification;
  • Your key competences are a mixture of critical thinking, strong communication and coaching skills, decisiveness and effective trouble-shooting;
  • You communicate fluently on a professional level in English and Dutch both verbal and written. Other languages are an asset;
  • Having experience in improvement projects and validation, puts you on the top of candidate list.

Our offering

We offer a multi-cultural environment where the boundaries of technology are challenged every day.

Based on your level of experience and technical knowledge we set up the position in order to give you the challenge and growth opportunities you need. We ensure growth opportunities by on-the-job learning and supporting your development with training and coaching.

We offer you an attractive salary package in line with your experience with many extra-legal benefits such as meal vouchers, a bonus, company car, a leasebike, internet@home, 38 holidays per year and a life and hospitalisation insurance (including dental plan).

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