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Dir, Operations - API ExM Job Shanghai China,  


Posted on : 22 April 2017

Project Description

Dir, Operations - API ExM-MAN003987DescriptionPosition Overview - BasicFunctions & ResponsibilityEssentialfunction(s) includes, but is not limited to:The External Manufacturing Operations Director API (ExMOD), isaccountable for meeting customer demand at the Contract Manufactures Organization( CMO ) s/he manages by achieving excellence in Compliance, Supply,Continuous Improvement & Cost Reduction through his/her leadership andcoaching of the responsible MSD cross functional teams and their work inpartnership with those CMO s while leveraging MPS and the E2E supply chain. TheExMOD will mentor the specific MSD Focus Factory team in assessment ofpartner risks and assume operational responsibilities for the key CMO s/hemanages. In addition, s/he will seupport regional and global leaderships indeveloping and executing External Manufacturing API Network Strategy.TheExMOD s Primary activities include, but are not limited to:- Being the owner andprimary point of contact for all interactions between Merck ManufacturingDivision ( MMD ) and the CMO. S/he shall establish a strong businesspartnership following agreed boundaries and ground rules of engagement.ExMODs will typically manage relationships that are highly complex innature and of strategic importance. S/he serves as the air trafficcontroller of all information and interactions between MMD and the CMO.- Being the leader ofMMD cross functional team (Supply Chain, Quality, Technical Ops,Procurement &) that is responsible for daily/weekly/monthly/annual deliveringrequirements at its CMO sites.- Presentingfrequently at the CMO s sites on the production floor to mentor the MMDFocus Factory Team and building a strong interdependent relationship withthe sites  leadership team. Withappropriate tools and resources, and in partnership with the CMO and the MSDcross-functional team, s/he shall be able to ("read a site")assess & diagnose the true current condition & risks at the CMOsite, and formulate action orientated and time bound mitigation and improvementplans.- Participating andrepresenting ExM on the cross-functional teams with SCM/Product SourceManagement/Procurement/IDST for due diligence ahead of siting approval& post siting approval to support SOS/NPI changes at a CMO and assumeprimary ownership of the new relationship. The ExMOD will ensure there isa plan with clear actions and timelines in place to delivery this SOS orNPI.- Working with the CMOto understand CMO s capacity (e.g. state of capacity, firm capacity,future capacity plans, time horizon/lead times required,comments/concerns, etc.) and future capacity based on agreed improvements.- Being ccountable formaintaining the integrity of the Master Supply Agreement ( MSA ) ensuringalignment with the Supply and Quality agreements and appropriate documentrevision and distribution control; ensuring contract terms agreed upon by MSDand the CMO are executed including purchase orders, forecasts, deliveries;and approving invoice payments.- Being accountablefor inventory control. Depending on the location of goods (at EP or atMSD), ExMOD ensures adequate documentation of material disposition. In certainincidences, the ExMOD may need to witness the destruction of goods (toprevent counterfeiting) or have the CMO certify the destruction, per destructionprocedures.- Acting as a MSDProduction System ( MPS ) leader & coaching for our API Focus FactoryTeams and works with external partner and MPS resources, as needed, toidentify CMO OpEx / continuous improvement opportunities and supportimplementation once approved. The ExMOD may commit resources provided MSDand the CMO would share in the costs and benefits of such operationalimprovements.- Leads the CMO speriodic Business and Operations Review Meetings. Based on MSD and ExMstrategy, the ExMOD develops with his/her cross functional team and externalpartner the annual Hoshin Kanri Plan for the partnership with clear goalsand targets. The ExMOD also prepares an annual "state of the partner"presentation for the relationships s/he manages which includes successesand failures in order to leverage across ExM Org.- Lead strategicinitiatives of network actions, World Class Supplier, Hoshin Kanri.- Plans strategicallyand understands the broad CMO business environment and specificopportunities & potential partners in their operations area.QualificationsEducation/ExperienceRequired:- Advanced degree preferably inthe Engineering or Science areas- No less than twelve (12) yearcombined experiences in commercial/business and direct API manufacturing (operations,project management, or quality, technology, supply chain etc.) experiencesin pharmaceutical, chemical or related industry witha significant portion in management/leadership positions desirable.Skills Required

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Shanghai, CN

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