Senior Manager, Contract Manufacturing - new job in North Chesterfield, US

Senior Manager, Contract Manufacturing
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • North Chesterfield VA, US North Chesterfield CHESTERFIELD US 23235
Job Ref: JO000136200
Sector: Light Industrial / Assembly
Sub-sector: Light Industrial
Date Added: 25 May 2023

Job Title: Senior Manager, Contract Manufacturing
Job Type: Permanent Full-Time
Location: Richmond, VA / Hybrid (3 days onsite)

We are searching a permanent full-time Senior Manager, Contract Manufacturing who will be responsible for the oversight of external manufacturing/packaging activities and day-to-day business management of assigned Contract Manufacturing Organization (CMO) relationships with accountability for ensuring supply of product to patients on-time and for driving continuous improvement in risk, performance, quality and total cost.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide leadership and day to day management of the assigned external manufacturing and packaging CMOs, and ensure on time and quality supply of all contract manufactured and/or packaged finished product from CMOs.
  • Lead coordination of resources across R&D, Quality, Regulatory, Supply Planning, Logistics and Manufacturing Technology for the successful implementation and ongoing management of pharmaceutical finished product manufactured and packaged with CMOs.
  • Negotiate contracts and supply agreements with our manufacturing and packaging CMOs to secure value, quality and delivery of objectives while developing supplier relationships that minimize business risk.
  • In collaboration with R&D and the Supply organization, ensure that development projects are delivered on-time and are on an appropriate path for optimal commercialization. Take ownership for commercial aspects of new product development projects utilizing CMOs for manufacturing and packaging.
  • Set, monitor, and deliver cost improvement and containment targets to support business growth. Continually identifying new opportunities for cost reduction across their portfolio.


  • BA/BS in Life Sciences, Business, Finance, or Engineering

  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in the Pharmaceutical industry, specifically in the areas of manufacturing, direct material sourcing, quality, logistics, alliance or external manufacturing management or similar technical functions.

  • Minimum of six (6) years of demonstrated successful experience directly managing pharmaceutical contract manufacturing and packaging organizations.

  • Professional certifications desired in Lean Sigma, Project Management, or related areas.

  • Proven experience with relationship management to build strong mutually beneficial relationships with CMOs and internal functions.

  • Superior project management skills and mindset to bring numerous functions, workstreams and external providers together in a manner that ensures supply of product delivering maximum benefits in risk management, quality, performance, and total cost.

** Only candidates selected to be moved forward in the recruitment process will be contacted by SRG's Recruitment Team to schedule a conversation.

SRG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful under applicable law.

30/06/2023 12:00:00
USD 0.00 0.00 Hour
Contact Consultant:
Michael Boitnott

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