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Manufacturing and Logistics Manager – PCR-based Next Generation Sequ

  • Job added:   20 July 2018
  • Location :   Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Reference :   208287553
  • Company :   CV-Library
Manufacturing and Logistics Manager – PCR-based Next Generation

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Our client is a fast expanding in vitro diagnostics (IVD) company with
its technology platform based around Next Generation Sequencing (NGS).
As a direct result of this expansion, they now wish to appoint an
experienced Manufacturing and Logistics Manager to further enhance and
drive operational excellence.

Description of Role: To ensure high levels of customer satisfaction,
operational efficiency and regulatory compliance through the effective
delivery of product and instrument supply.

Key areas of responsibility:

* Manage the transfer of goods and materials from in house
production and suppliers through to customers

* Oversee supply chain management activities to ensure ongoing
availability of product for the in-house service lab and external
customers, including management of OEM suppliers

* Develop and maintain relationships with senior members of OEM

* Manage and negotiate supply agreements with OEM suppliers

* Oversee the QC and Manufacturing activities to ensure product is
released on time and available for shipment to customers

* Manage inventory, including monitoring stock levels and utilizing
sales forecasts to ensure stock levels remain above a defined

* To contribute to the wider management of the company in
conjunction with fellow senior managers, including ad hoc projects
from time to time

* Engender a team culture with a strong, proactive customer focus
which also maintains the highest standards of professionalism and

Consults with:

* Commercial Team

* Other company functions (e.g. Quality/Regulatory, Clinical,
Development, Finance, HR, Admin)

* External consultants appointed by the company

* External companies (e.g., suppliers, commercial partners,
customers etc)

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities:

* Supply chain team

* QC / Manufacturing team

* Logistics

Qualifications, Skills and Abilities:

* Appropriate technical qualifications in the field to at least
degree standard

* Experience and appropriate qualifications in Project Management

* Experience of working and adhering to ISO13485 Quality Management

* Expertise and experience of managing teams of qualified people in
the areas of operational delivery

* Excellent planning and organizational skills and attention to

* Expertise and experience of operating at senior level within
appropriately relevant organisations

Based North West

Attractive, negotiable salary + Benefits

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