Director of Product Operations Cord Blood Registry
Are you passionate about working in an explosive growth stage company? This is a major opportunity to work in the rapidly growing and cutting edge stem cell field and be part of a company changing the face of medicine.
CBR is dedicated to advancing the clinical application of stem cells for our clients by partnering with leading research institutions and establishing exclusive FDA clinical trials for conditions that lack medical options today. This is only made possible by CBR?s relentless pursuit of product quality. That?s why more families choose CBR and we have stored over 500,000 newborn stem cell units, making us the #1 recommended cord blood company by OB/GYN?s and expecting parents.
Cbr Systems is the largest and most experienced newborn stem cell bank in the world.
We offer competitive salaries and benefits including medical, dental, vision, and 401K.
We encourage professional growth and opportunity for our team members.
This is a key position reporting to the Vice President of Lab Operations, overseeing the full production spectrum of CBR?s Tucson laboratory. This position will be supervising 3-5 direct managers with a total team of 50 direct/indirect reports. We are looking for a motivational leader that is focused on quality products and employee development.
Duties and Responsibilities
Oversee the daily operations of the Laboratory Product Operations departments and ensure the quality of our product operations from time of sample receipt through to time of sample storage.
Monitor the effectiveness of product operations through evaluation of quality and operational metrics.
Set operational goals and plans and monitor progress to ensure goals are achieved.
Ensure that all sample receipt and processing duties are preformed according to procedure and are in compliance with internal policies, processes, and external regulations.
Responsible for maintaining the quality system within laboratory department, addressing all compliance issues and notifying the Quality Director and Vice President of Laboratory Operations of any discrepancies.
Investigate root cause analysis, determine corrective action of deviations and non-conformities, and perform verifications.
Utilize Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma principles to drive continuous product, process and operational improvements.
Oversee personnel in the product operation departments and ensure that they are supported in their roles at CBR through timely completion of annual evaluations, resolution of personnel issues, effective training, completion of payroll,
Evaluate overall staffing needs and hire personnel as appropriate.
Education and Training
Bachelors? degree in a medical or biological field with 5 years? experience/Master?s preferred
Experience in clinical, medical or manufacturing operations is preferred
Experience in medical device operations is a plus
Proficiency in the development, testing and implementation of laboratory procedures
A combination of business management and medical technology skills
Six Sigma Certified Black belt
Background screening, post-offer drug screen and reference checks are a condition of employment
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