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Director, Manufacturing: Growing Biopharma/Vaccines Direct reports & strategy - Top Relo and Benefit

Company: Cornerstone Search Group
Location: Stanford
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Director, Manufacturing: Growing Biopharma/Vaccines
Direct reports & strategy - Top Relo and Benefits - Retained Search

Cornerstone has been Retained by a unique, well-funded and rapidly growing Biopharma focused within Vaccine Development as they are going through expansive growth. -Our client is a leader in their field of expertise and is part of a larger established company, ultimately allowing for a best of both world's environment to include a smaller, nimble and family-friendly culture while offering world-class compensation packages, benefits and a top-notch relocation package that is usually offered only at larger companies.

The Director, Manufacturing will play a critical role in our client's growth. -They are seeking an experienced manufacturing professional that can serve as both a hands-on strategic decision maker (taking a product from concept through process optimization and through commercialization), while also being a strong leader that can manage a team of up to 10 direct reports.

Attractive Features of this Opportunity:
Smaller, creative, family-friendly environment - Our client offers an exceptional working environment. -Their culture emphasizes creativity, passion and teamwork, which is led by their CEO and COO - both who have been with the organization since its inception (15+ years).
World-class benefits and relocation assistance - Since our client is a subsidiary of a very large company, they can offer exceptional benefits (health, financial, wellness, etc.). -Furthermore, their relocation package is top-notch, taking all the guess-work and cost out of your decision-making process.
Difference-making technology - Our client has a platform that can develop vaccines and other pharmaceuticals more efficiently, effectively and in a timely manner, which is obviously incredibly practical in today's time.
Lead people and strategy - This opportunity will give you the ability to both lead and develop people, while also still staying actively involved in the day-to-day strategy and operations.
Great location/place to live - Our client's location offers an affordable, safe, central Kentucky location allowing easy access to several larger cities, while also offering a perfect place to raise a family. -It is a tight-knit community offering a growing downtown with many different cultural options.

A key thought leader and advisor for multiple programs; responsible for external engagement and team building.
Serves as a subject matter expert on manufacturing technology, processes, and equipment for specific products.
Advises program leaders with technological expertise where needed.
Collaborates with other functions to support business development proposals or evaluation of acquisition targets.
Directs preparation and presentations for external engagements (e.g., key meeting with business partners, academic audience, global, etc.).
Ensure programs are managed, executed, and delivered to support overall business strategy.
Assist in the expansion of the function, evaluating performance of existing talent, recruiting appropriate new talent.
Works closely with program leaders to help refine their development plans and coaching throughout the process.

Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree in a related scientific discipline.
7-10+ years of manufacturing experience in process development and optimization especially for protein purification (e.g., chromatography).
People management experience is required, however, there is another similar opportunity available that does not require direct report experience.
Plant-based protein expression experience strongly preferred.
Proven track record of cross-functional engagement to manage multiple programs/projects.
Demonstrated strong collaboration skills, including ability to communicate clearly to executives and stakeholders.
Exhibits facility with written and oral communication for external audiences, especially on technical subjects.


Thomas Fascia - Partner
E: tfascia@cornerstonesg.com
P: 973-656-0220 x717
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thomasfascia

CORNERSTONE SEARCH GROUP - Pharma & Biotech Executive Search
PO Box 5657 - Parsippany, New Jersey 07054 USA

Cornerstone is a leading Pharmaceutical - Biotechnology Executive Search & Recruitment firm located in the heart of New Jersey's Pharmaceutical Corridor.
Cornerstone partners with Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, and Consumer Healthcare companies to identify, attract and hire accomplished professionals from the Senior Staff through Executive levels that are involved in the discovery, development, and commercialization of drugs and therapeutic treatments for the US and international markets.

Cornerstone offers a comprehensive range of talent acquisition services including: Retained Search, Performance-Based Retained Search , Contingent Search (for full-time and consulting positions), and Strategic Advisory Services (e.g. organizational structure development, recruitment strategies, and compensation/benefit guidance).

Cornerstone has a deep reservoir of industry knowledge and contacts due to our single industry focus, a highly experienced management team committed to professional client service, and we continuously invest in our people, processes, and technology.

Cornerstone strives every day to meet and exceed our mission statement: Building Better Companies, Building Better Careers -

Keywords: Cornerstone Search Group, Lexington , Director, Manufacturing: Growing Biopharma/Vaccines Direct reports & strategy - Top Relo and Benefit, Executive , Stanford, Kentucky

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