Contract Manufacturing Job Description

Contract Manufacturing Job Description

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Contract manufacturing provides guidance to engineers and maintenance personnel in problem solving of production issues, equipment and general manufacturing methods and practices.

Contract Manufacturing Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Strategic and tactical planning execution for Contract Manufacturing sources
Proactively manage CM execution and planning to support mid to high volume manufacturing
Manage Direct Order fulfillment process and customer commit dates
Risk mitigation, including Excess and Obsolescence management
Development and execution of outsourced assemblies and strategic component alternate sourcing plans
Identify and collaborate on Supplier Management initiatives (Material Management, Lead-time reduction, Cost reductions)
Identify and implement improvements to the Outsourcing and Contract Manufacturing process that enhance Customer Satisfaction, accelerate Supply Chain ramp to volume, reduce Cost and closely monitor Inventory levels
Negotiate and manage strategic Supply and Service agreements with contract manufacturing
Ensure effective 360 degree communication and cross-functional support for day-to-day issue management
Support/Conduct supply chain, strategic vendor and CM communications for multiple locations – status and report to executive management

Contract Manufacturing Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Contract Manufacturing

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, PPI, HACCP, NITEC, LEAN, PCQI, AIRS, CPM, AX, SQF

Education for Contract Manufacturing

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the contract manufacturing job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, Associates, Chemistry, Business, Biology, Science, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering

Skills for Contract Manufacturing

Desired skills for contract manufacturing include:

Standard manufacturing practices and equipment
Validation principles
CGMP principles
FDA and other regulatory guidelines
Standard laboratory practices and equipment
Practices
Basic Project Management Tools – project plans
Economic cost drivers
Manufacturing methods and techniques
Market capabilities

Desired experience for contract manufacturing includes:

Manage Projects through execution to ensure specifications are established prior to production and all parameters are achieved during the qualification, verification and commercialization steps
Project driver on key manufacturing projects, , new product introduction, rationalization of facilities
Create transparency during sourcing by leveraging Should Cost / Clean Sheeting, understanding end to end total cost of ownership, and creating a year over year CI road map
Apply negotiation techniques leveraged from the Procurement KSS process to optimize goals and targets around cost, capital, capability, capacity, food safety, quality, and CI
Implement contracts that drive compliance to deliver a safe and reliable supply, including but not limited to standard reporting, favorable terms, price stability, capacity, CI, plus developing a strategy for beyond the contract term
Prefer manufacturing, engineering and/or RQT experience coupled with strong financial understanding of what drives success in the business

Contract Manufacturing Examples

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Contract Manufacturing Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a contract manufacturing. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for contract manufacturing
  • Troubleshoot equipment and process failures
  • Contribute to the selection contract manufacturers for audit
  • Collaborates with internal cross-functional teams and CMOs to determine manufacturing requirements, identify and mitigate key risks, and ensure that plans are executed as intended
  • Drives contract manufacturer capability and capacity to enable on-time and predictable delivery of products and projects
  • Identifies and champions process improvement, and solutions to complex issues at the CMOs
  • Provides visibility to key stakeholders on all CMO matters, tactical & strategic, and manages stakeholder priorities across all Neurocrine activities at the CMOs
  • Manages the operational activities (schedule, timelines, cost) of the CMOs, ensuring cost, quality, metrics, delivery and program objectives are met
  • Develops, executes and owns the supplier selection and management processes including relevant scorecards, to ensure appropriate controls, oversight and monitoring are in place
  • Partners with key stakeholders in the preparation and negotiation of RFQs, RFPs, Statements of Work (SOW), and Supply Agreements
  • Partners with Neurocrine Quality Assurance to ensure CMOs are in compliance with all cGMP guidelines and Neurocrine SOP requirements
Qualifications for contract manufacturing
  • Align with the Business Unit defining key elements of success
  • Profile and understand our leverage in the market
  • Demonstrated strong communication and negotiation skills are required
  • Operational Excellence Certification (Process Excellence, Lean)
  • The Senior Manufacturing Engineer shall possess a third level degree qualification in an Engineering, Manufacturing, or other technical field
  • Ability to develop complex contracts and work with legal counsel
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of contract manufacturing. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for contract manufacturing
  • Collaborate with manufacturing engineering and program manager to prepare engine workscope in order to estimate engine shop visit cost and Lead Time
  • Collaborate with manufacturing engineering to keep aligned MRP data and BOM (Bill of Materials)
  • Expedite orders to meet production scheduled date
  • Collaborate with logistic to ensure a smooth customs and receiving process
  • Verify materials conformity to engine configuration
  • Support supervisor during engines accumulation process
  • Plan the development and/or acquisition of required talent though development of skills and capabilities in the appropriate Manufacturing OEM field
  • Lead the Lean Six Sigma and continuous improvement initiatives within Manufacturing including project tracking and mentoring of other team members projects and facilitating colleagues through lean six sigma green belt programs
  • Report, Presentation and action key departmental KPI’s
  • Change management inclusive of implementing end to end process changes within the quality systems including the creating of BOM’s, Master Batch record and SOP changes
Qualifications for contract manufacturing
  • Master’s Degree (preferably engineering, business administration, operations management, supply chain or related field)
  • Must have demonstrated businesses acumen coupled with a strong attention to detail
  • Solid modeling experience (ProE, SolidWorks)
  • Direct and proven CMO and Manufacturing Operations experience, including tech transfer, validation and commercial scale production
  • Demonstrated success in project planning, resource management, and collaboration with Development, Quality and CMC
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate and manage contracts, and establish and control budgets
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a contract manufacturing. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for contract manufacturing
  • Interface with supply chain on planning the manufacture schedule within a multiproduct facility to drive efficient manufacture campaigns to the customer schedule
  • SAP local key user including administration and optimization
  • Coordinate with Design Engineers to ensure the manufacturability and producibility of high quality detail design and manufacturing drawings within schedule requirements
  • Reviews and ensures tool, manufacturing process design, production facility layout and production flow, test and support production of MLS’ family of products
  • Participate in component design, systems and sub-assemblies new design, product improvements or enhancements, identify production problems and recommend resolution
  • Create tooling model and drawing in Solid Works or CAD system using digital mockup to aid manufacturing in animation, interference analysis, validate for models based assembly and evaluate massive assembly options
  • Perform basic engineering calculations, failure analysis, cost and scheduling estimates and write manufacturing specifications, shop order, and formulate sketches
  • Provide manufacturing producibility support to designers, draftsmen, and engineers for technical data package delivery
  • Must respond positively to changing roles/responsibilities while working in a high-paced, challenging work environment
  • Primary contact and relationship manager to specified Contract Manufacturing Organization(s) for a single product or for the entire relationship depending on the size and tier of the supplier
Qualifications for contract manufacturing
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team, and get things done through influence in a matrix environment
  • Strong business knowledge of biotech/pharma manufacturing operations, product and process development, finance, and supply chain operations
  • Strong compliance orientation and attention to detail within a cGMP environment
  • Experience with manufacturing of solid oral dosage products, including API, drug product and packaging
  • Direct experience with new product launches
  • Knowledge of Lean / Six Sigma and risk management tools (e.g., FMEA)
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Contract Manufacturing Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of contract manufacturing. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for contract manufacturing
  • Strive to ensure lowest delivered cost whether turn-key vs
  • Knowledge of financial budgeting processes with cost control and expense management acumen
  • Maintain a running status for each contract manufacturing Order from the time it is issued until it is completed and the finished product is in stock and the costs correct on the order
  • Coordinate CM Order requirements related to material movement and requirements, inventory usage, material lot numbers and system transactions with various departments, , Planning, Production, Purchasing, Inventory, Shipping, Inventory and suppliers/vendors
  • Review emails throughout the day for vendors requesting more quantities or what quantities were sent for a certain order
  • OWork in compliance with the provisions of the Act and the regulations
  • OUse or wear the equipment, protective devices or clothing that his employer requires to be used or worn
  • OReport to his or her employer or supervisor the absence of or defect in any equipment or protective device of which the worker is aware and which may endanger himself, herself or another worker
  • OReport to his or her employer or supervisor any contravention of the Act or the regulations or the existence of any hazard of which he or she knows
  • OShall not remove or make ineffective any protective device
Qualifications for contract manufacturing
  • BS degree in Engineering discipline (Manufacturing, Mechanical, Industrial, Operations Research)
  • 2+ years of increasingly complex engineering responsibilities
  • IQ, PC, OQ, PQ
  • DOE, SPC, FMEA, GMP, QSR
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience as a Role Model Leader, including at least 5 years of experience as a senior functional leader in a manufacturing environment
  • Comprehensive experience with a wide range of electro-mechanical products and manufacturing methods
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of contract manufacturing. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for contract manufacturing
  • Evaluate and approve designs for new stamping dies and automated equipment
  • Investigate and recommend new manufacturing methods and technologies
  • Reduce costs when possible
  • Provide technical assistance for fabrication and assembly process problems
  • Evaluate product sourcing networks and vendors to ensure best service & quality at a competitive price
  • Resolve inventory, service and cost issues by working with Plants, Divisions and R&D
  • Provide regulatory filing supports (IND, BLA, MAA)
  • Understand the key performance metrics and the implication
  • Collaborate with CM managers to build up metrics to measure the performance for internal and external parties involved
  • Automate the report to provide regular update on the metrics
Qualifications for contract manufacturing
  • Relevant 3rd Level Qualification (Ideally Engineering)
  • 2-3 years’ experience working in a front line role (such as supervisor, coordinator or specialist etc) within a production manufacturing environment (Oral Solid Dosage ideally)
  • Experience in Project Management (Advantage)
  • Proven ability to Lead Equipment/Production Improvement Initiatives
  • Proven ability to generate or develop production/equipment performance KPIs
  • Three plus years of related manufacturing engineering experience in a shipbuilding or marine industry

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