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Manager of Manufacturing

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Date: Nov 10, 2020

Location: Bethlehem, PA, US, 18017

Company: Lubrizol Corporation


The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company serving customers in more than 100 countries. We own and operate manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Through our global sales and manufacturing networks, we are able to deliver the products and services our customers need, where and when they need them.

At Lubrizol, our mission is straightforward: We improve lives as an essential partner in our customers’ success, delivering efficiency, reliability or wellness to their end users. Read the cover story in Smart Business Magazine to learn how Lubrizol plans to advance its growth.


<span style="font-family:"72",sans-serif">Manager of Manufacturing

<span style="font-family:"72",sans-serif">Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • <span style="font-family:"72",sans-serif">Manage daily operations in pharmaceutical manufacturing, including providing supervision for production personnel engaged in manufacture of drug products and maintenance of manufacturing facility.
  • <span style="font-family:"72",sans-serif">Participate in process validations and batch manufacturing as needed.
  • <span style="font-family:"72",sans-serif">Review Master Batch Records, Standard Operating procedures, Qualification/Validation protocols and reports, calibration reports, and other essential cGMP documents.
  • <span style="font-family:"72",sans-serif">Manage batch activities and review executed production batch records.  Where necessary, execute production batch records during manufacture of drug products.
  • <span style="font-family:"72",sans-serif">Assist in production planning process, including sourcing and purchasing.
  • <span style="font-family:"72",sans-serif">Provide training and ensure all subordinates have appropriate training.
  • <span style="font-family:"72",sans-serif">Write and revise Standard Operating Procedures and other operational documents, as needed.
  • <span style="font-family:"72",sans-serif">Assist with performance of qualification and validation studies; ensure all equipment, systems and manufacturing areas are maintained in a current qualified state.
  • <span style="font-family:"72",sans-serif">Maintain and troubleshoot equipment as an equipment owner, where appropriate.
  • <span style="font-family:"72",sans-serif">Other duties, as assigned by area management.


<span style="font-family:"72",sans-serif">Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • <span style="font-family:"72",sans-serif">In-depth knowledge of cGMPs and working in a regulated environment following cGMP and SOPs is required.
  • <span style="font-family:"72",sans-serif">Hands-on experience with clinical and/or commercial manufacturing is required.
  • <span style="font-family:"72",sans-serif">Hands-on experience with sterile dosage forms and aseptic processing is required. 
  • <span style="font-family:"72",sans-serif">Hand-on experience with multiple delivery forms is desired (semisolids, solids, liquids, suspensions, including sterile and non-sterile).
  • <span style="font-family:"72",sans-serif">Experience writing and developing SOPs, IQ/OQ/PQ protocols, and other regulatory documentation is required. 
  • <span style="font-family:"72",sans-serif">BS/PharmD in Pharmacy, Engineering or related discipline, with a minimum of 10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical or related industry, with at least 5 years of experience in drug product manufacture, is required.
  • <span style="font-family:"72",sans-serif">Supervisory experience is required.
  • <span style="font-family:"72",sans-serif">Mechanical aptitude is preferred.
  • <span style="font-family:"72",sans-serif">Proficiency with common PC based applications and specifically in the use of MS Office is required.
  • <span style="font-family:"72",sans-serif">Knowledge of laboratory safety precautions and protocols for safe handling and the disposal of hazardous agents/reagents, chemicals and materials is required.
  • <span style="font-family:"72",sans-serif">Excellent organization, communication and analytical skills are required.
  • <span style="font-family:"72",sans-serif">Ability to understand and effectively communicate technical and business information, both oral and written to others, including co-workers, supervisors, subordinates, clients, and vendors.
  • <span style="font-family:"72",sans-serif">Intermediate mathematical skills, including: algebraic functions, statistics (mean, median, standard deviation, variance, probability), basic geometry (area, volume calculations), and scientific calculators are required.
  • <span style="font-family:"72",sans-serif">Ability to work varied and extended hours/days, as business dictates, is required.

While headquartered in the United States, Lubrizol is truly a global specialty chemical company.  We have a major presence in five global regions and do business in more than 100 countries. Our corporate culture ensures that Lubrizol is one company throughout the world, but you will find each region is a unique place to work, live and play.


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.

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