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Site Manager

Company: Avantor
Location: Novato
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job SummaryAt Avantor, people are the most important part of our success because they drive our global performance. That is why our Avantor Lab and Production Services team is a trusted partner in supporting the innovation and growth objectives of labs across the globe. In this role, you will report to the Regional Director and will work closely with the Avantor's Lab and Production Services team of over 1,500 on- and off-site expert personnel - and our customers - to perform customized, mission-based lab work and research protocols that help return time back to science. ** The site requires associates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. ** Benefits: (All Full-time employees are eligible for health benefits on 1st day of employment)

  • Dental, Vision, and Medical and HFS (Healthcare Flexible Spending & Saving)
  • PTO & Paid Holidays
  • Short and long-term disability coverage
  • Paid parental leave,
  • 401k & 401k Matching
  • Employee Stock purchase options.What we're looking forEducation:
    • Bachelor degree in Chemistry, Life Sciences or related discipline.Experience:
      • Working in a Laboratory /Research Environment
      • Leadership or Supervisory experience
      • 5+ year related work history
      • Formal project management training or certification
      • Six Sigma certification or formal training highly preferred.
      • Working in supply chain, procurement, or distribution a plus
        • Collaboration Tool: Microsoft Teams experience preferred.
        • Preferred Qualifications:
          • Valid Driver's License and Reliable Transportation
          • Proven time management, forecasting knowledge, and/or expediting experience.
          • Ability to work independently to prioritize multiple competing tasks.
          • You are proficient in use of MS Office software, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and SAP
          • You can demonstrate strong interpersonal and people management skills
          • You are results-oriented and self motivating
          • You have knowledge of GMP/ISO requirements and expectations & the ability to assess compliance risks.
          • Handle multiple complex tasks and make timely appropriate decisions with respect to product quality, compliance and customer complaints.
          • You have experience with reviewing and approving batch production records, manufacturing log, QC test results, in support of product release and disposition.
          • Have experience with working with and qualifying external vendors
          • Can demonstrate experience working in a cross-functional environment and proven ability to influence and build consensus among multiple functionsWho you areA creative, agile, and highly motivated professional seeking to enhance your experience and gain some meaningful professional growth within Avantor's Lab and Production Services. Apply today if you want to go further in your career and have the following:
            • A strong work ethic and (initiative)
            • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
            • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.How you will thrive and create an impactAvantor's Lab and Production Services team is a crucial part of the Avantor Services group serving over 500 customers in biopharma, pharmaceutical, educational, industrial, and high-tech industries with customizable, flexible solutions and end-to-end laboratory operations support. In this role you will:Oversee complex customer presentations, implementations, and cost reduction initiatives. Focus given to revenue growth and operational effectiveness. Provide leadership to a team of associates in the form of coordinating daily activities, providing direction, and offering support and guidance in the functional areas related to outsourced service solutions such as: shipping, receiving, inventory management, chemical tracking, warehousing, glass wash, purchasing, desk top delivery, lab support services. Responsible for one or more customers in multiple states, GxP, as well as asset management, scientific services, and collaboration with field sales team. Manage a team within a discipline or department, typically comprised of career/intermediate professionals or Supervisors.
              • Manage all aspects and strategy with running an efficient service program.
              • Serves as main point of contact for all services at client account.
              • Work with the client to understand their needs and work collaboratively to develop solutions that resolve challenges.
              • Develop and synchronize on-site team's project list to achieve mutually aligned goals.
              • Perform service assessments, analysis, costing, value propositions, proposal development and presentations to customer management.
              • Coach and motivate team members to successfully perform job requirements and to meet / exceed goals and objectives; serves as a role model and mentor, in both words and actions, for associates who express and exhibit a desire to pursue individual professional growth and team growth; support team building activities/practices.
              • Develop maintains, and continuously reviews goals and objectives for the department to insure they are in line.
              • Ensure efficient and effective processes are in place to measure and deliver on service commitments to client.
              • Support client service reporting and data analysis requirements.
              • Drive succession planning strategies and associate development plans.
              • Meet goals and objectives: safety, performance, and quality.
              • Develop, updates, and communicates detailed project plans with internal partners and external customer teams to ensure success of Avantor business solution implementation.
              • Sets and Manages Client expectations.
              • Make recommendations or alert leadership team of impending business issues.
              • Execute process improvement tools and methodologies as part of customer solutions to provide customer value and Avantor revenue.
              • Compile, analyze and share cross-functional and customer data for business reviews.Why Avantor?Dare to go further in your career. Join our global team of 14,000+ associates whose passion for discovery and determination to overcome challenges relentlessly advances life-changing science.The work we do changes people's lives for the better. It brings new patient treatments and therapies to market, giving a cancer survivor the chance to walk his daughter down the aisle. It enables medical devices that help a little boy hear his mom's voice for the first time. Outcomes such as these create unlimited opportunities for you to contribute your talents, learn new skills and grow your career at Avantor.We are committed to helping you on this journey through our diverse, equitable and inclusive culture which includes learning experiences to support your career growth and success. At Avantor, dare to go further and see how the impact of your contributions set science in motion to create a better world. Apply today!
                Pay Transparency:The expected pre-tax pay for this position is $116,900.00 - $194,700.00Actual pay may differ depending on relevant factors such as prior experience and geographic location.Disclaimer:The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.EEO Statement:We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province, or local law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the , , and .3rd Party Non-Solicitation Policy:By submitting candidates without having been formally assigned on and contracted for a specific job requisition by Avantor, or by failing to comply with the Avantor recruitment process, you forfeit any fee on the submitted candidates, regardless of your usual terms and conditions. Avantor works with a preferred supplier list and will take the initiative to engage with recruitment agencies based on its needs and will not be accepting any form of solicitation.

Keywords: Avantor, Novato , Site Manager, Executive , Novato, California

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