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Pharmaceutical Project Manager

University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 52242
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  • Job Type
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    Full Time
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    1st Shift
The University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals (UIP) division of the College of Pharmacy seeks qualified applicants for a full-time Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Manager in the Sterile Products department.  This position will report to the Director, Sterile Products Division and will plan, direct, and coordinate development projects for client pharmaceutical and biotechnology organizations.

The UIP is a Food and Drug Administration-registered pharmaceutical manufacturing facility, providing expertise in contract pharmaceutical development services to clients around the world. This is an exciting time to join UIP and sterile products in particular, as the unit will be moving to the new $96.3 million College of Pharmacy building scheduled to open in 2020. The lower level of this new building will be home to the UIP new sterile products manufacturing area which will be approximately 16,000 square feet and will increase UIP batch size capacity approximately 5-fold to 20,000 vials/batch. 
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
  • Collaborate with project managers and assistant directors to schedule and plan production or quality control activities utilizing Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
  • Aid the manufacturing director with renovation of areas, equipment and processes.
  • Communicate with clients and define responsibilities and processes for production or quality control projects.
  • Research equipment purchases and make recommendations.
  • Resolving operational problems.
  • Coordinate equipment schedules.
  • Advise manufacturing director of equipment needs and operational problems.
  • Monitor production records for compliance with regulatory guidelines.
  • Demonstrate leadership by aligning, influencing and inspiring staff to produce the change needed to meet the direction of UIP goals.

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660or fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.


Education Requirement
A Master’s degree in Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Engineering, or other natural scientific discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience


A Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharm.D., or other natural scientific discipline and at least two years’ experience in a cGMP or similar manufacturing environment

Experience Required

Experience and/or knowledge performing one or more of the following:
• Pharmaceutical Research, Development and Manufacturing
• Product Design and Development
• Standard Operating Procedures 
• Internal Controls
• Performance Management
• Project Management
• Pharmaceutical Knowledge

Desirable Qualifications
Experience or knowledge of:
• Premises Operation and Maintenance 
• Health, Safety and Environment Policy Compliance
• Developing Quotes

Experience working in a production environment regulated by Food and Drug Administration current Good Manufacturing Processes (cGMP) or equivalent regulations

Project management experience of sterile products in a current Good Manufacturing Practice pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.


Posted: 2019-08-28 Expires: 2019-09-27

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