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Executive Director, Manufacturing

Company: AbbVie, Inc
Location: Dublin
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

About AbbVie AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn. Job SUMMARY: Responsible for the overall Operations activities while collaborating with other functions within the organization (e.g., QA, Development, etc.), and supporting the commercial production plan by providing assistance with technical issues that may arise. Oversees and/or manages New Product Introduction, Manufacturing, Engineering, Supply Chain, Operations Quality, Service, EH&S, Finance and HR functions to establish and improve processes and product quality to meet company goals and objectives. Provides leadership and direction planning and all operations engineering activities. Provides leadership and direction, ensuring technology transfer of new products/processes to Operations and/or contractor manufacturers from R&D, improving yields, reducing product costs, and improving product quality and reliability. Supervisory responsibility: Scope of authority to hire, promote, and manage performance of direct reports: Director, Manufacturing Director, Science and Technology Director, Supply Chain Sr. Manager, EH&S Sr. Manager, Process Engineering Coordinator, Operations KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Describe scope: % of Time or Importance Manages production scheduling to assure achievement of output schedules meeting Company delivery commitments; plans and develops manufacturing facilities and equipment for efficient production. Manages all manufacturing activities, including planning, scheduling, organizing, and staffing; assures that all manufacturing groups are coordinated, and that personnel in each group are properly qualified, directed, trained, and motivated to perform their duties effectively. Oversees all essential duties and responsibilities of the Operations Engineering Team. Provides leadership and technical advice as needed. Manages the transfer of new products to manufacturing (or contract manufacturers), ensuring that the design for both manufacturability and testability have been incorporated. This also includes the IQ/OQ/PQ for all new processes & equipment. Works closely with the engineering and quality department in the roll out of new complex electronic products in accordance with required quality standards. Works with accounting to establish standard costs and ensures that company quality objectives and factory cost objectives are met. Implements improved processes and management methods to generate higher ROI and workflow optimization. Maintains Demand Flow Technology (DFT) kanbans sufficient to assure the fulfillment of production schedules while also maintaining necessary inventory levels for FGI. In conjunction with the VP of Operations, sets strategy, budget, and goals for the operations department. Stays up-to-date and follows all procedures related to this job that can affect the quality of products or services provided to our customers. Qualifications job QUALIFICATIONS (MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS): Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in technical area such as mechanical, electrical or chemical engineering, chemistry or physics or an equivalent combination of education and experience 7 years of management experience in a manufacturing environment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience 2 years of experience in an FDA-regulated manufacturing environment preferred Knowledge of medical device development life cycles, manufacturing processes and technologies and of FDA regulations (21CFR 820), ISO13485, and ISO standards related to medical device manufacturing. Experience in implementing lean manufacturing in a complex electronics manufacturing environment is essential. Proven ability to focus on and achieve scheduled milestones, including contingency planning. Strong team-working and communication skills. A drive to get the job done in the face of obstacles and time constraints. Essential Skills: Leadership Skills: These skills evolve as colleagues move through different career stages. It is recommended that you select the up to 3 that are most important for success in the role. For skill definitions please hover over each listed skill. Professional Skills: These are role specific skills. It is recommended that you select the 3-5 that are most important for success in the role. For skill definitions please hover over each listed skill. Significant Work Activities Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day) Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time Job Type Experienced Schedule Full-time Job Level Code IC Equal Employment Opportunity At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Keywords: AbbVie, Inc, Dublin , Executive Director, Manufacturing, Other , Dublin, California

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