Cole-Parmer Manager, Clean Room in Barrington, Illinois
Cole-Parmer is a leading provider of precision equipment and consumables to pharmaceutical, life sciences, environmental, and industrial customers around the world. Our proprietary product lines include peristaltic fluid handling systems, test and measurement devices, water testing equipment and consumables, and a range of laboratory essentials products all critical components in scientific research and production.
Job Title: Manager, Clean Room
Reports To: Sr. Director, Operations
Position Location: Barrington, IL
FLSA Status (Exempt/Non-Exempt): Exempt
The role of this position is to oversee, direct, and support daily operations of the Clean Room while interacting with multiple departments to ensure all products meet quality standards and company specifications. The Clean Room Manager manages production requirements for product scheduled thru the room, gathers data related to productivity, daily output standards, continuous improvement, lean manufacturing opportunities, and tracking to ensure quality standards are met related to the production processes required from our customers. Supervise Clean Room employee standards and product integrity.
Working within the micro technology and bio pharma industries, the entire team will be responsible for wearing required clean room PPE for an ISO Class 7 environment as they perform a variety of assembly duties.
Responsible for daily operations in an ISO Class 7 clean room.
Ability to train in GMP, hygiene, cleanroom operations, sanitization protocols, SOPs
Discipline to follow GMP and SOPs
Ability to review, edit and write SOPs
Supports validation and engineering team
Manages production flow and cycle time
Manage, train and oversee a team of technicians in the production of various products that meet clean room regulatory approvals required on new products being developed.
Responsible for providing direction, coaching, counseling and leadership for all direct reports.
Ensures that Health and Safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, policies, and processes and acting in a safe manner at all times.
Completes a variety of decontamination tasks on equipment and tools, as well as transfer of material into the clean room while wearing full suits.
Chemical spill and release emergency response knowledge.
BS degree in Scientific or Engineering discipline with 5 years of manufacturing experience or AA degree or equivalent manufacturing and supervisory experience for 5+ years.
5+ years of experience in a clean room environment, bio pharmaceutical lab, and/or high-tech manufacturing.
Experience in GMP
Experience in Quality Systems
Understands cleanrooms and controlled environments - air quality, particle control, microbial control, contamination control and ESD
Good documentation skills and practices
Experience in manufacturing ERP systems, Infor system a plus.
Proficient in MS Office applications, strong excel skills preferred.
Must be comfortable wearing cleanroom garment system consisting of head covering, beard cover, face mask, gloves, coveralls and shoe covers for most of the shift.
Mechanical aptitude a plus.
Valid Driver’s license, clean 3-Year MVR required.
Thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, efficiently works under pressures, within deadlines or other time essential constraints.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to clearly and concisely communicate to all levels of the organization.
Strong work ethic and an ability to excel within a rapidly changing and growing organization.
This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not an exhaustive list of all of the duties and responsibilities associated with it.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.