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External Manufacturing Manager

Reference:PORA005597 Location: Limerick
Qualification:DegreeExperience:7-9 Years
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed

Consistently ranked as a “Top Employer” in Science Magazine’s rankings for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, our client offers a unique, world-class opportunity. A candidate with strong external manufacturing experience is required to join this dynamic team as either an Associate Manager, Manager or Senior Manager.

The External Manufacturing Manager has responsibility for the operation of clinical and commercial parenteral drug product manufacturing in the External Manufacturing Network. They coordinate all aspects of manufacturing operations including overseeing day-to-day operations, technology transfer, new technology introduction, issue resolution, relationship management, and supply fulfilment at drug product manufacturing sites.


  • Serve as the primary operations contact for select Drug Product manufacturing sites.
  • Oversee production on site, co-ordinate the activities at Drug Product manufacturing sites to meet supply requirements.
  • Coordinated all DP Manufacturing operations at contract and/or business partner manufacturing sites, including but not limited to: scheduling of all batches, supply of materials, direct shipment of bulk and finished product at manufacturing site, track and monitor cycle times, technology transfer execution and providing any required associated reports and technical expertise.
  • Ensure the timely routing and review of all master manufacturing records (MRs), standard operations procedures (SOPs), tech transfer reports, validation master plans, and other documentation related to clinical and commercial drug product manufacturing at drug product manufacturing sites and/or business partners.
  • Travel to contract manufacturers or business partners, as required. Ability to travel up to 50%.

The Person

  • BS/BA in Life Sciences or a related field and 6 – 8 years of industry relevant work experience.
  • Aseptic Parenteral Filling operations or development experience.
  • Previous experience providing technical support and interacting with Contract Manufacturing organisations.
  • Good interpersonal, cross-cultural, communication, negotiation and problem solving skills
  • Good knowledge of industry practices and regulations (e.g. GxP, ISO, ICH, etc.) across multiple health authorities (e.g. FDA, IMB, etc.)
  • Project management (PMP or equivalent) qualification preferable.

If you would like further Information you can contact the recruiter directly:

Paula O'Reilly | Tel: +353 (0) 1 507 9265