The University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals (UIP) division of the College of Pharmacy seeks qualified applicants for a full-time Pharmaceutical Production Manager position. This position will report to the Director of Sterile Products Manufacturing, and will plan, direct, and coordinate development projects for client pharmaceutical and biotechnology organizations.
UIP is an FDA-registered pharmaceutical manufacturing and testing facility, providing expertise in contract pharmaceutical development, manufacturing, and testing to clients around the world. This is an exciting time to join UIP, as part of the unit will be moving to the new $96.3 million College of Pharmacy building scheduled to open in 2020. The lower level of this new building will be home to the UIP new sterile products manufacturing area which will be approximately 16,000 square feet and will increase UIP batch size capacity approximately 5-fold to 20,000 vials/batch.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Collaborate with project managers and manufacturing director to schedule and plan production or quality control activities utilizing Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
Aid the manufacturing director with renovation of areas, equipment and processes.
Communicate with clients and define responsibilities and processes for production or quality control projects.
Research equipment purchases and make recommendations.
Resolve operational problems.
Coordinate equipment schedules.
Advise manufacturing director of equipment needs and operational problems.
Monitor production records for compliance with regulatory guidelines.
Demonstrate leadership by aligning, influencing and inspiring staff to produce the change needed to meet the direction of UIP goals.
Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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A Master’s degree in Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Engineering, or other natural scientific discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience
A Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharm.D., or other natural scientific discipline and at least two years’ experience in a cGMP or similar manufacturing environment
Experience and/or knowledge performing one or more of the following: • Pharmaceutical Research, Development and Manufacturing • Product Design and Development • Standard Operating Procedures • Internal Controls • Performance Management • Project Management • Pharmaceutical Knowledge
Experience or knowledge of: • Premises Operation and Maintenance • Health, Safety and Environment Policy Compliance • Developing Quotes
Experience working in a production environment regulated by Food and Drug Administration current Good Manufacturing Processes (cGMP) or equivalent regulations.
Project management experience of sterile products in a current Good Manufacturing Practice pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.
Internal Number: 19002654
About University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals
The University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals (UIP), a service division of the College of Pharmacy, is a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) registered and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) licensed pharmaceutical manufacturing facility. UIP offers contract services for pharmaceutical development, manufacturing, and analytical testing. Established in 1974, this division specializes in parenteral, solid, liquid and topical dosage formulations, clinical supplies and commercial manufacturing services as well as analytical services in compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).