Website Sedia Biosciences Corporation

Sedia Biosciences is hiring a Production Manager at our Beaverton, Oregon location. At Sedia, we create diagnostic and disease-monitoring products that provide cost effective solutions for rapid, near patient testing. We are currently seeking responsible individuals motivated to help research and develop our future diagnostic products.

Position Summary
FLSA Status:   Exempt

Reports to:  (Sr) Director/(Sr) VP Operations

Has primary responsibility for and leads allactivities associated with the manufacture of Sedia’s products and intermediates (from general planning and scheduling to coordinating with Materials Management and Sales & Marketing for order fulfillment). Collaborates with Sales and Marketing to ensure adequate product is available in a timely manner.
Works collaboratively with other departments to meet corporate objectives.
Primary Responsibilities

Manages day to day activities of the manufacturing department at Sedia.
Responsible for the overall organization, development, direction, coordination and evaluation of manufacturing department team members. Ensures all staff are trained to perform duties.
Conducts Trend Analysis and Suggests Opportunities for ImprovementAnalyzes manufacturing data toward ensuring quality standards
Drives continuous improvement of production methods.
Performs analysis and suggests potential solutions to correct/prevent issues from recurring.
Identifies possible changes to improve efficiency and consistency.
Establishes and manages to departmental objectives.
Ensures all production documentation is complete, accurate, and valid. Authors production related documents as required.
Drives continuous improvement and cost saving measures. Create metrics/key performance indicators and maintain to proactively manage the validation program.
May participate on Design Control project team for new products and assist with technical transfer of products and test methods from Research and Development into the production system
Fosters an environment of strong team spirit, timely and effective communications, sense of urgency, high motivation and inspire teams to achieve goals in the immediate and longer term. Be an active and visible change agent, promoting flexible and open mindsets to new opportunities. Responsible for all manufacturing functions including scheduling thru final product packaging and assembly.
Supervisory Responsibilities

Responsible for the overall organization, development, direction, coordination and evaluation of Manufacturing team members.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Degree(s)/Fields: B.S., MS, Or PhD in Biochem/Immunol/Microbiol/Biology/Genetics/or similar
Relevant Experience in Industry: B.S. (6-8+ years), MS (2+), PhD (0); years in
Experience in specific Responsibilities: Must have prior relevant laboratory experience. Experience working in the medical device or pharma arena under a quality system such as ISO 13485 and or CFR 21 part 820 cGMPs or GLP is preferred.
Supervisory Experience: 3 yrs.
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