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Site Head Birmingham

Date: Aug 12, 2019

Location: Birmingham, AL, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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[[Site Manager, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing]]


Location: [[Birmingham AL]]

Function: [[Leadership]]

Career Level: [[Experienced]]

Legal Entity: [[Evonik Corporation]]

Business Line: [[Health Care]]


What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.

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Evonik is seeking a Site Manager to oversee its pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Birmingham AL. The Site Manager is responsible for the setting the vision, goals and objectives of the Birmingham site, as well as adjusting site resources and assets to meet production and development needs in terms of cost, product quality and process flow.  Areas of site focus are project support, business development, technical marketing, contract manufacturing, drug delivery and process development.



  • Oversight of all manufacturing operations
  • Interact with Quality Assurance and Quality Control departments to ensure compliance with approved policies and procedures
  • Participate in strategic plans for process and plant improvements to increase efficiency and drive down costs
  • Develop goals and objectives for the plant to ensure continuous improvement in productivity and cost position
  • Negotiate and manage operational and capital spending
  • Overall responsibility for the Management Systems within the site
  • Implement manufacturing and supply chain goals at the site level
  • Ensure the safety and health of all employees and contractors working in the plant as well as the protection of the environment
  • Oversight of negotiation and management of service contracts with all service providers
  • Strengthen and preserve adherence to GMP, ISO, and other Evonik quality requirements
  • Long-term and short-tem planning for manufacturing needs
  • Negotiate and manage operational and capital expenditures
  • Manage capital projects within budgets and timelines


  • B. Sc. in Engineering, Science or Business
  • 15+ years manufacturing management experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility or Class II medical devce manufacturing facility
  • Knowledge of quality requirements for commercial pharmaceutical or Class III medical device facilities.
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing implementation
  • Strong work ethic and results orientation
  • Strong problem analysis and resolution skills
  • Strategic and tactical planning abilities

Your Application

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Evonik Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.


Nearest Major Market: Birmingham