Manufacturing Manager

Source: Talent GB

Manufacturing Chemistry Manager – Cambridge – UK

Why Us

Illumina is a global leader in genomics – an industry at the intersection of Biology and Technology. At the most fundamental level, we enable our customers to read and understand genetic variations. We strive to make our solutions increasingly simple, more accessible, and always reliable. As a result, discoveries that were unimaginable even a few years ago are now becoming routine and are making their way into patient treatment.

Over the last few years, Illumina has experienced rapid expansion therefore we are looking to hire a Manufacturing Chemistry Manager to lead and oversea a brand-new Project at our UK headquarters here in Cambridge, UK.

Why You

To be successful as a Manufacturing Manager you would ideally have experience setting up new production lines along with implementing processes in a new manufacturing set up. You are driven by challenges, trouble shooting and delivering to a high standard within a fast-paced environment. You will have experience leading teams/organizations which operate under GMP guidelines along with having a Chemistry background. You will be well versed in working as part of multi-disciplined environment. You will be driven and passionate about what you do, collaborative in your style, a great leader and communicator with a real passion for our mission, improving human health by unlocking the power of the genome.

The Role

The Manufacturing Manager provides effective leadership and management for Synthetic Chemistry production personnel plus supporting MTO in a dynamic team oriented GMP environment. The manager will support multiple operations and technologies helping Illumina deliver its highly complex product pipeline in a safe, reliable, and sustainable manner. The manager will be a subject-matter expert with deep experience leading the team to accomplish routine operations, continuous improvement, and project deliverables.

Responsibilities include

  • Oversee production in synthetic chemistry Manufacturing
  • Identify and monitor personnel, equipment, and material resource needs to ensure that the production schedule is met, while maintaining a culture that prioritizes safety and quality.
  • Provide guidance and direction to the members of a High-Performance Work Team with regards to goal setting, scheduling, metrics reporting, projects, etc.
  • Collaborate and represent Manufacturing during discussions with partner organizations such as EH&S, Quality, Supply Chain, Product Development, Finance and Regulatory Affairs.
  • Oversee support of non-conformances/CAPAs through technical evaluations and investigations carried out by team members
  • Ensure productive cross-site and cross functional relationship between manufacturing sites
  • Oversee resolution for safety, quality, continuous improvement, new product development and financial goals.
  • Support the execution of validation plans and protocols
  • Responsible for manufacturing area budget
  • Maintain inventory compliance.
  • Ensure review of batch records and material transactions are completed on a timely basis.
  • Ensure employee training programs meet requirements.
  • Create and maintain work instructions, routings, BOMs, etc with appropriate partner organizations.
  • Identify and hire new personnel for backfills or new business needs.
  • Maintain audit readiness.
  • All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional tasks and responsibilities.

    Requirements include

  • Considerable experience in a GMP (ISO 13485 and FDA CFR Part 820) Organic Synthesis manufacturing and production environment,
  • Demonstrated excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with reactors, analytical and preparative HPLCs, UV/Vis spectrophotometers, and general lab equipment.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, highly flexible manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in transitioning processes from R&D to a manufacturing setting.
  • Scheduling / planning / inventory control experience.
  • ERP and EDMS experience, with SAP experience a plus.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certification a plus.
  • Bachelors degree in Chemistry or equivalent experience
  • Considerable experience working in a chemical manufacturing environment in industry plus some management experience.
  • What can you expect

    With Illumina you can expect a highly competitive salary accompanied by a market leading benefits package. You will be part of the global leader in the Sequencing industry where you will find robust growth opportunities and career development within Illumina.

    Our team members are bright, energetic and dedicated - they are the driving force behind our innovation and impact. To attract the best and brightest, we offer a competitive employee benefits program. We view it as a smart investment in our people, one that recognizes the tremendous value they bring to our business every day. At Illumina, we push boundaries. We think beyond the conventional. We dream big. With the energy of so many bright and accomplished people, the opportunities are endless.



    Illumina believes that everyone has the ability to make an impact, and we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information.

    3 days ago

    Cambridge, England


    Full time

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