Supervisor Production Covid-19

Vacaturenummer: A2000173
Janssen Biologics B.V. - Leiden (Nederland)

For our client, Janssen Biologics B.V., we are looking for a Supervisor Production Covid-19.

Would you like to be directly involved in the fight against the global "Corona virus" (COVID-19) pandemic? Then keep reading!

To build up and strengthen the Operations Team in the Vaccines Launch Facility (VLF) we are looking for a talented Manufacturing Supervisor.
As manufacturing supervisor, you will lead a group of manufacturing operators and senior manufacturing operators within the VLF operations department. You work closely with the other manufacturing supervisors, manufacturing specialists, process engineers and operation manager.
As supervisor, you will further build on and maintain the completely new organization for de VLF. This means you will lead the recruiting process for operations department of the launch facility, manage and coach the operations team during the phase III and commercial production of vaccines. In this role you will have a lot of interaction with different departments within Janssen Biologics and Janssen Vaccines to ensure there is a good connection and that the VLF is embedded into the Janssen organization.
You are responsible for delivering a high-quality product within the applicable standards in the field of safety and compliance.
Other responsibilities:
  • The execution of the activities within the operations support team, according to the set standards (cGMP, EHSS, Process Excellence) and continuously improves it;
  • As a people manager, ensuring that there is a stable team with a positive constructive atmosphere. You motivate, coach and support your employees to get the best out of your team;
  • Sufficient training (process, process excellence, etc.) and occupation of the team members;
  • Setting priorities and aligning them with the departments involved, constantly assessing and improving the efficiency of the processes and the team, so that the production systems, the production facility and the resources are optimally utilized;
  • An effective communication between the various locations, customers (internal / external/ JVP / JBV);
  • Supervising activities carried out by third parties (maintenance, repairs, qualifications, etc.) in your responsible area.

Who we're looking for
The ideal candidate has a BSc. degree biotechnology, biochemistry, biomedicine, process technology and at least six years experience in a biotechnology or biopharmaceutical industry environment. You have demonstrated EHS and GMP awareness, experience with LEAN methodology and Certified Green Belt . You have demonstrable organizational and people management qualities and excellent communication skills in both English and Dutch (word and writing).
Are you an enthusiastic team player, can you motivate your team and do you have a can-do mentality? Are you stress resistent and are you able to work in a shift regime (between 7:00-24:00 and sometimes in weekends)? Please let us know and apply for this great oppurtunity!

Company profile
Janssen Biologics creates, acquires and markets unique biopharmaceutical therapies. Their innovative products focus on the management of three major disease areas; cardiovascular, immunological disorders and cancer.

They strive to be a prominent company. Not only by the marketing of important new products. They also effectuate to increase the applications of their existing products. This means investing in the right research, forging the right business partnerships and hiring the right people to maintain the highest quality.

The Vaccine Launch Facility (VLF) is a state-of-the-art vaccines GMP manufacturing facility located at the Bioscience park in Leiden, where we produce vaccines against infectious diseases, such as HIV RSV. The VLF is designed to manufacture drug substance on a 1000 L scale for Phase III and commercial purposes. As a response to the global COVID-19 pandemic the VLF has been appointed as one of the production sites for Janssen’s lead vaccine candidate for COVID-19.
The operations department plays a central role within the VLF and is responsible for on time manufacturing and delivery of the planned batches against the high-quality standards and safety and compliance regulations that are applicable for vaccine manufacturing.
The operations department holds around 80 people and is divided in 4 teams. 3 Teams are responsible for the actual on time production and delivery of the batches (USP, DSP and Operations Support) and one Team (COE) is responsible to support the production teams with specialized and in-depth knowledge and skills on our production processes.

Additional vacancy information
Contract:Temporary contract with CLS Services
Employment terms:Position for 6 months with possible extension.
Publication date:13-1-2021
Location:View location with Google Maps
Contactperson:Aniek Vugts
+31 (0)88 22 77 555

CLS Services is a leading professional recruitment agency, specialised in the recruitment and career coaching of people with a background in chemistry & life sciences.