Manager, Contract ManufacturingBack to Search Results

Ref: 247/KW

  • Salary: £80,000 - £120,000 / Annum
  • Sector: Pharmaceutical
  • Location: Wiltshire

In this newly created role, you will have full responsibility for the set up and oversight of manufacturing operations at their recently appointed CMO. 

You will have on-site responsibility for the oversight of manufacturing operations at the CMO, including; real-time oversight of the CMOs execution of commercial batch manufacturing; engineering/technical support; technical review of quality documentation; management of schedule/raw material consumption/budgets; and management of any process improvement related projects.  

Essential to this role, you should have;

  • 7+ years’ experience managing pharmaceutical manufacturing processes (preferably of products marketed in the US and EU).
  • 3+ years’ experience leading teams tasked with implementation of pharmaceutical manufacturing technology improvements within a regulated environment.
  • Experience with commercial CMO operations.
  • Experience in the design and operation of pharmaceutical aseptic processing equipment.
  • Working knowledge of quality systems, validation principles, engineering design, and statistical process control fundamentals.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent is required. Advanced degree is preferred.


To be successful in the business you should also have;

  • A high energy and innovative “can do” attitude.
  • The ability to work independently, remote from central leadership.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a fast paced, multidisciplinary environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential.

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