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Manager of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

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Date: Aug 3, 2022

Location: Bethlehem, PA, US, 18017

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Lubrizol Life Sciences Health's CDMO business is the leading CDMO for complex formulation development for the pharmaceutical industry, with over 20 years of successful experience and a solid base of clients ranging from the world’s largest pharmaceutical and biotech companies to small VC backed start-ups. As a member of the LLS Health team, you will be working for a company that is engaged in important, exciting, and socially relevant projects. LLS Health is a fast-paced environment that features a variety of projects, technical challenges, and opportunities for growth. To learn more about us, visit and


Essentail Duties and Responsibilities: 

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


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • In-depth knowledge of cGMPs and working in a regulated environment following cGMP and SOPs is required.
  • Hands-on experience with clinical and/or commercial drug product manufacturing is required.
  • Hands-on experience with sterile dosage forms and aseptic processing is required. 
  • Hand-on experience with multiple delivery forms is desired (semisolids, solids, liquids, suspensions, including sterile and non-sterile).
  • Experience writing and developing SOPs, Master Batch Records, and other regulatory documentation is required. 
  • 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.
  • Supervisory experience is required.
  • Mechanical aptitude is preferred.
  • Proficiency with common PC based applications and specifically in the use of MS Office is required.
  • Knowledge of laboratory safety precautions and protocols for safe handling and the disposal of hazardous agents/reagents, chemicals and materials is required.
  • Excellent organization, communication and analytical skills are required.
  • Ability to understand and effectively communicate technical and business information, both oral and written to others, including co-workers, supervisors, subordinates, clients, and vendors.
  • Intermediate mathematical skills, including algebraic functions, statistics (mean, median, standard deviation, variance, probability), basic geometry (area, volume calculations), and scientific calculators are required.
  • Ability to work varied and extended hours/days, as business dictates, is required.


Why Lubrizol?

  • Competitive salary with performance-based bonus plans
  • 401K Match PLUS Age-weighted defined contribution plan
  • Competitive medical, dental & vision offerings
  • Health Savings Account
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Parental Leave

Lubrizol Life Science Health's CDMO business is located in Bethlehem, PA, part of the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania. Lehigh Valley includes the cities of Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton. The region is slightly over an hour to both Philadelphia and New York City, which places you right in the action. Buzzing with business, culture, knowledge and entertainment, the Lehigh Valley is a vibrant place for people of all ages and walks of life to live, learn, work and play.  This region offers a little bit of everything for everyone - ethnically-diverse communities, affordable housing, award-winning schools and universities, world-class healthcare, ski resorts, museums, casinos, shopping, restaurants, sports and nightlife. From the yearly Musikfest festival, to skiing in the Poconos, to hiking or biking through the many state parks, you can make it happen right here in the Lehigh Valley.


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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