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General Manager, Gaithersburg, MD

Catalent Pharma Solutions - Gaithersburg, MD

Posted 9 days ago

$2.00 per hour

3 people have applied

Job Description

Position Overview:

Catalent hires people with a passion to make a difference to the health of millions of people globally. Your expertise, coupled with Catalents advanced technologies and collaboration with thousands of innovative pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare companies, will help bring life-enhancing products to the people you know and love. Your talents, ideas and passion are essential to our mission; to develop, manufacture and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Interested in learning more about life at Catalent? Start here (

Reporting to the VP Operations for CGT, the General Manager (GM), Gaithersburg has end-to-end responsibility for Catalents Gaithersburg, MD site, including site P&L, quality, compliance, execution, operational performance, and administration for the site. The GM demonstrates a high level of leadership, vision, and business acumen within the organization. The GM will be expected to grow the business and to achieve desired performance with a high degree of variety and variability in products and services while managing costs to achieve financial targets. The GM must achieve functional excellence with partners while maintaining a sharp focus on the client and the business.

The Gaithersburg site the cornerstone for Catalents Oncolytic Virus business. The facility accommodates CGMP viral vector manufacturing, formulation development, quality control, and analytical development.

The Role

  • Financial Accountability: direct the development, growth and ongoing profitability of the site including achievement of revenue, cost, and P&L objectives as well as design of the annual revenue plan and budget.
  • People & Organization: build and lead high-performance and industry leading GMP operations and organization; ensure that the site is properly staffed and trained to meet GMP manufacturing requirements, development program needs, and customer demand with the appropriate leadership and functional capabilities to support business strategies and P&L objectives.
  • Customer Dedication: develop and implement an effective strategy to present and differentiate technologies and services of the site to customers; establish and build effective liaisons/relationships at appropriate levels with customers.
  • Operations: direct the ongoing GMP manufacture, product development, growth and ongoing profitability of the site; drive a culture of continuous improvement and establish initiatives and drive performance of key performance indicators/metrics including EHS, On Time Delivery, Right First Time, Equipment Efficiency, and other metrics defined by the company.
  • Business Development: ensure future growth of the site through an active involvement with Business Development in developing a pipeline of products/services and executing on growth projects.
  • Compliance: ensure site compliance with GMP standards, with customers and external government agencies and other regulatory requirements, and EHS policies and regulations.
  • Capital Investments: with the VP Operations establish the priorities for future investments to capitalize on enhancing current and future customer service opportunities and to capitalize on new product development.
    The Candidate
  • Ability to be on-site full-time at Gaithersburg, MD site is required (relocation support available)
  • BS or equivalent degree in relevant scientific discipline; Advanced scientific and/or business degree preferred.
  • 10+ years broad and progressive management experience with a top tier biopharmaceutical or contract services company (CMO, CDMO).
  • Extensive experience in Gene Therapy and/or Biologics (Drug Substance) in a GMP environment is required
  • Experience in plasmid DNA manufacturing and/or viral vector manufacturing is a plus
  • Track record of building businesses, working with customers, and hiring/developing talent
  • Demonstrated track record of driving business results and improving operations
  • Strong business and financial acumen with P&L experience strongly preferred
  • Good technical skills to understand manufacturing processes, including basic knowledge of engineering, chemistry, and microbiology principles and practices
  • A good working knowledge of GMP, ISO 9000, and other applicable regulatory requirements is a must. Ability to quickly evaluate the talent and operations and lead changes required
  • Highest level of business and technical skills with a strong consultative but results oriented approach
    Catalents Leadership Competencies
  • Leads with Integrity and Respect
  • Delivers Results
  • Demonstrates Business Acumen
  • Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Champions Change
  • Engages and Inspires
  • Coaches and Develops

Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.

Catalent is committed to the health and safety of its employees, visitors and the customers and patients we serve. As a result of the global pandemic, we have modified many of our recruitment and on-boarding processes to maintain everyones safety. The Human Resources teams will communicate all necessary safety processes and procedures throughout each stage.

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C atalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email, and confirming your request for an accommodation and include the job number, title and location to [email protected] . This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be processed by a U.S. Catalent employee and then routed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.

Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: Catalent Pharma Solutions (Catalent) is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Catalent employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Catalent. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.

Important Security Notice to U.S. Job Seekers:

Catalent NEVER asks candidates to provide any type of payment, bank details, photocopies of identification, social security number or other highly sensitive personal information during the offer process, and we NEVER do so via email or social media. If you receive any such request, DO NOT respond it is a fraudulent request. Please forward such requests to [email protected] for us to investigate with local authorities.

Catalent = Catalyst + Talent

Your talents, ideas, and passion are essential to our mission: to develop, manufacture, and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Join us!

personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.

Catalent is the perfect place to grow your career if

  • You enjoy the fast pace of a start-up, but want the opportunities and stability of a growing, publicly traded company (Listed on NYSE: CTLT).
  • You want meaningful work. From cough treatments to cancer-fighting drugs, biologics, and vitamins, we help develop, launch, and supply over 200 new products each year more than any branded drug maker in the world!
  • You want to plant your career in a growing company. Over the last five years, Catalent has re-invested more than $2 billion back into the company and its people.
  • You are excited about learning, collaborating, and growing alongside a global diverse team. Our team of more than 11,000 comes to work every day ready to overcome new challenges with teamwork, advanced technologies, and a passion to deliver by putting patients first.
  • You want to make a global impact! From North America to Europe, Asia to Latin America, we have innovative science and manufacturing teams who are looking ( for YOU!
  • See how our teams are making a difference, while growing their careers and fulfilling our mission by putting patients first every day here ( .

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