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Manufacturing Operation Coordinator

  • Location:

    Newcastle upon Tyne

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ben Tucker

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)161 871 8811

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  • Published:

    12 days ago

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Manufacturing Operations Coordinator
Salary: 30 – 35k
Based: Newcastle
My client is a leading and progressive medical technology company based within Newcastle, they are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join their team as a Manufacturing Operations Coordinator.

The role will include:
  • Supporting the day-to-day management of the product manufacturing functions with chosen contract manufacturing and product development partners and internal manufacturing
  • Working closely with the Operations, QA/QC, Regulatory, and Commercial functions of the business to ensure supply chain demand is fulfilled to the required product quality i.e., ISO 13485, or MHRA, or FDA (similar standards)
  • Supporting the Manufacturing Operations Manager in establishing product manufacturing at our partners’ sites, transferring product designs / processes from the R&D team through to manufacture
  • Ensuring existing manufacturing activities are maintained and improved
  • Interface with the Development and Project Management teams, to ensure development needs are supported with respect to manufactured prototypes, against challenging new product development timelines
  • Enthusiastic individual with sound technical skills in a relevant industry, analytical ability, and good manufacturing-orientated judgment
  • Some experience in product development and skills associated with developing processes for commercial scale production
  • Previous 2+ years medical device or Pharma consumable industry experience, within the areas of manufacturing and/or process development either in-house and with CMOs / external partners
  • Sound planning and management skills, as well as a capacity to present and relay key timelines, plans, and reports
  • Some experience in problem solving as well as collaborative team-building across multiple geographies, cultures, technical disciplines, and external parties
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in engineering, or in a related life science or manufacturing area
  • Ability to work full time in the UK without restriction
  • Good sense of humour and ability to adapt to a changing environment as the Company matures and moves from the R&D stage into commercialisation
  • Experience in supporting multiple manufacturing operations to deliver a complex product, i.e., coordination of multi-CMO/supplier assembly
  • Specific IVD device development experience in monitoring/reviewing process development for commercial scale productions
  • History of supporting risk mitigation and costing activities associated with manufacture of products
If you believe you qualify for this role and would like to apply for this opportunity. Please email or alternatively call 01618718811 and ask for Ben.