Vice President Manufacturing

Recruiter
JDS Therapeutics LLC
Location
Purchase
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 19, 2016
Closes
Sep 23, 2016
Industry
Chemical
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

Vice President, Manufacturing JDS Therapeutics, LLC Reports to: President, Nutrition 21, LLC Location: Purchase, NY JDS Therapeutics, LLC and its subsidiary, Nutrition 21, LLC are leading manufacturers of nutritional supplements. Leveraging nearly 100 issued and pending patents on natural, bioactive compounds, JDS Therapeutics develops and commercializes products for the treatment of human disease and improved quality of life. JDS employs a multi-disciplinary approach to optimize the path to market of these moieties as drugs, dietary supplements or functional foods. This newly created position involves all aspects of managing our contract manufacturing partnerships for our dietary supplement raw ingredient and finished product portfolio. The successful candidate must have supply chain experience and be knowledgeable in cGMP requirements for quality and manufacturing of dietary supplements as well as regulations around dietary supplements and functional foods, particularly 21 CFR 111 and 101. Additionally, the successful candidate will work well in cross-functional teams, including QA, Regulatory, R&D, and Marketing. Responsibilities:Plans and establishes production schedules and places purchase orders for all inventory related components. Responsible for on-time receipt of orders and shipments to customers.Manages the sourcing of all products and negotiates pricing. Maintains a comprehensive and accurate manufacturing documentation system.Places purchase orders and monitors inventories, production progress and manufacturers activities. Manages all aspects of the distribution and transportation supply chain, including contract warehouses, fulfillment facilities and movement of goods.Ensures all manufacturing and supply chain activities take place in dietary supplement cGMP compliant facilities.Maintains comprehensive product and shipping documentation and establishes Bill of Materials.Assists in the development of product specifications.Assists R&D in sourcing components for new product development. ?? Establishes supply agreements with contract manufacturers and service agreements with logistics providers. ?? Develops and maintains Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all manufacturing and supply chain parts of the business. ?? Stays abreast of developments in the dietary supplement and functional food manufacturing, quality and regulatory fields. Qualifications: • B.S. or M.S. degree in industrial/chemical engineering, biochemistry, chemistry, or related field • Fifteen plus years progressive GMP dietary supplement industry experience • Experienced with interpretation and application of U.S. regulations (DSHEA, FDA, FTC), especially 21 CFR [Part 111 & 110 (cGMP), Part 101 (including 101.36 & 101.93] Personal Attributes: • Ability to communicate technical information cross-functionally, works with cross-functional teams and departments. • Demonstrates excellent organizational, leadership and planning skills, • Continues to stay current with industry, regulatory/legal and scientific trends and developments that can impact the company • Attention to detail, analytical and problem-solving skills • Experienced, energetic, and innovative • Requires strong communication skills (oral & written) • Entrepreneurial and small business experience is a plus

Company Description:

Leveraging nearly 100 issued and pending patents on natural, bioactive compounds, JDS Therapeutics develops and commercializes products for the treatment of human disease and improved quality of life. JDS employs a multi-disciplinary approach to optimize the path to market of these moieties as drugs, dietary supplements or functional foods. JDS operates a nutritional ingredient business, Nutrition 21, that markets high quality proprietary ingredients to more than 150 companies worldwide. JDS Woman's Health Division employs over 30 sales representatives nationwide that call on gynecologists and market Relizen and Serenol.