Reporting to the Director of Device & Drug Delivery Technologies, the Manager, Health Technologies and Development is a technical expert who is responsible for managing the development of OPDC’s drug and drug-device combination projects following the requirements of OPDC, US and International Requirements as applicable.
A technical person that is an individual contributor that manages the technical aspects related to products supplied by CMO’s including product development, transfer, scale-up, trouble–shooting, manufacturing, testing, etc. of existing and new products. The position will require an individual who has knowledge and experience with solid and some sterile dosage form development and transfer to TPMs. The individual should have experience which includes industrial pharmacy, pharmaceutical engineering and pharmaceutical dosage forms. Must be capable of leading cross-functional project teams to support transfer of manufacturing processes. The position may involve travel up to 15 - 30%.
The Manager will also be responsible for evaluating, developing, and implementing new and innovative drug, drug-device/delivery technologies, and maintaining expertise in state-of-the-art technologies available in industry and academia. This position will be an individual contributor role but will frequently require management of outside resources as well as leadership of project teams. The individual should have experience in working effectively and influencing cross functional project teams which includes both internal and external team members.
The Manager is a technical expert in the field of oral solid pharmaceutical product development, technology transfer and scale up who can effectively navigate, influence and balance complex engineering, regulatory, quality and commercial needs while developing the best product for the user and patient. Primary expertise should be demonstrated in product and process development, early to late stage product and process development, technology transfer, scale-up and validation. The Manager should demonstrate strong technical writing and presentation skills and be able to translate technical information to non-technical audiences and Sr. Management. This position requires 6-8 years of applicable experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology or medical device industries.
The position may involve frequent domestic and international travel up to 15 - 30% as projects require.
Develop and perform the tactical activities:
Program management of Pharmaceutical Technology projects:
Develop project plans and corresponding project managements tools to support the execution of all projects
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a global healthcare company with the corporate philosophy: “Otsuka-people creating new products for better health worldwide.” Otsuka researches, develops, manufactures and markets innovative products, with a focus on pharmaceutical products to meet unmet medical needs and nutraceutical products for the maintenance of everyday health.
In pharmaceuticals, Otsuka is a leader in the challenging area of maental health and also has research programs on several under-addressed diseases including tuberculosis, a significant global public health issue. These commitments illustrate how Otsuka is a “big venture” company at heart, applying a youthful spirit of creativity in everything it does.
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a subsidiary of Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd. headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The Otsuka group of companies employed 45,000 people worldwide and had consolidated sales of approximately USD 11 billion (€ 9.9 billion) in 2016.
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