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Manager - Analytical Services

Company: Colorcon
Location: Harleysville
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

Manager - Analytical Services

Colorcon - is a world leader in the development, supply and technical support of formulated film coating systems, modified release technologies, specialty excipients and functional packaging for the pharmaceutical, nutritional, and animal health industries. Our best-in-class products and technologies are complemented by our extensive formulation experience, application data and value-added services to support all phases of solid oral dose design, development, and manufacture.

Our focus on market issues and technology development has earned Colorcon an international reputation as a pharmaceutical supplier of choice. That reputation is based on superior product quality, unparalleled technical support, extensive regulatory assistance and reliable supply from multiple locations, with our Global Headquarters located in Harleysville, Pennsylvania.

Colorcon has 26 technical service laboratories globally and more than 2100 employees exclusively dedicated to its customer base.

We are a successful company thanks to our diverse workforce and global reach. We believe that our operating principles define our culture, values and organizations and are key to achieving our mission and vision, strategies and goals.

Platinum Rule: We treat others the way we want to be treated
Empowerment: We trust our colleagues with responsibility and decision-making
Keep Getting Better: We create an environment for constant improvement, to be the best we can
Teamwork: We embrace the value of collaboration; work together to exceed what is possible as individuals
Customer Focus: We put our customers' needs at the heart of everything we do
Global Respect: We are citizens of a diverse world and behave with respect for the communities in which we operate

Our People Enjoy a Wide Offering of Employee Benefits, including but not limited to:

  • All employees are eligible to participate in our company-wide bonus program
  • Employees have the choice between three medical plans
  • 100% company-paid Dental Insurance for all employees and their qualifying dependents
  • Optional Vision Coverage
  • Fitness and Wellness Programs
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Groups (CSR)
  • Parental Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement; up to $8,000 per calendar year
  • 401(k) Company Matching
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
    Colorcon is committed to maintaining a diverse workforce and an inclusive and equitable work environment. This includes all employment-related decisions and business dealings on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

    The Manager, AnalyticalServices leads the development and execution of testing methodologies tosupport Product Development activities and other departments within Colorcon.The responsibility of this role is to lead, develop and support a team of AnalyticalScientists to drive innovation through ideation, testing efficiencies andequipment harmonization.

    Responsibilities & Duties:
    • Develop a strong positive team culture, in line with Colorcon's values.
    • Manages all project activities and analytical requests for Analytical Services.Includes effectively prioritizing and scheduling work in a manner that makes the most efficient use of people and resources to meet study objectives and deadlines.
    • Understands dissolution, HPLC and GC analytical equipment, their functions, and routine analytical testing procedures used by Colorcon.
    • Uses critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills to accelerate projects forward and provide future direction.
    • Prioritizes activities in a fluid environment, ensuring that appropriate resources are allocated to the most important projects.
    • Recommends new ideas of merit to management for development according to the New Product Commercialization Process.
    • Maintains a sound working knowledge of current Colorcon products, and competitive technologies.
    • Provides direction, technical assistance, & training to individuals in PD or other departments.
    • Possesses a working knowledge of cGMP's.
    • Promotes adherence to good laboratory practices (GLP), safetyguidelines and accurate documentation of experiments and activities.
    • Provides high-level technical support & training to Colorcontechnical staff globally & customers as required.
      Required Qualifications:

      • B.S. in Chemistry or related field required: M.S. is preferred.
      • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience required; pharmaceutical industry experience preferred.
      • Minimum of 2 years of leadership/management/supervisory experience required; preferred experience from within pharmaceutical industry.
      • Demonstrated excellence in leadership through employee development, coaching, problem-solving and change management.
      • Proven project management, creativity, and communication skills.
      • Informed and aware individual, a decision maker.
      • Stronglyself-motivated individual who is also a positive team player.
      • Able to prioritizetasks and act in a fast-paced environment.
      • Willingness to travel domestically andoverseas.

        275 Ruth Rd
        Harleysville, Pennsylvania, 19438
        United States

        Colorconparticipates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your FormI-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. IfE-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer isrequired to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contactDepartment of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA)so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any actionagainst you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only useE-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.
        E-VerifyWorks for Everyone
        For moreinformation on E-Verify, or if you believe that your employer has violated itsE-Verify responsibilities, please contact DHS.

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