Covance

  • Kit Production Manager

    Job Location(s) US-IN-Indianapolis
    Job Number
    2018-19631
    Job Category
    Other
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • Job Overview

    Kit Production Manager

    Play a pivotal role in drug development and advance your career

     

    Are you interested in making a positive impact on global health through your everyday work? Are you passionate about advancing your career while making a difference in patients’ lives? Do you love to lead a team and thrive in a dynamic, high-paced environment?

    If you said yes to these questions and you are looking for a place where you can explore a multitude of career paths across the drug development spectrum, consider working at Covance as a Kit Production Manager in our Central Laboratory. This is a permanent, full time position, based in our Indianapolis facility.

     

    As a Kit Production Manager, you will supervise a team of up to 4 supervisors covering the second shift (2-11 PM or 3 PM-12 AM) that oversees the production of specimen collection kits utilized in global clinical trials.

     

    You will be responsible for:

    • Leading a team of approximately 4 supervisors with indirect oversight of approximately 130 employees.
    • Ensuring that specimen collection kits for global clinical trials are assembled and shipped to investigator sites on a timely basis with appropriate audit trail for kitting and shipping as well as lot number and expiration date tracking.
    • Oversight of investigator manual printing & assembly, collating, pre‑assembly, assembly and shipping in order to make sure all areas are functioning and that they enable work flow.
    • Ensuring high quality, timely performance, and regulatory compliance.
    • Addressing client needs and ensuring expectations are understood, communicated and met.
    • Ensuring that all hardware and software are maintained and upgraded to the automated line.
    • Leading special projects as needed.

    What we’re looking for in you:

    Do you have the following education and experience?

    • Two-year degree in related field or equivalent experience in management and or production.
    • 3 years supervisory experience in an employee-empowered production environment.
    • Experience with high quality standards and methods is required (ISO9000, APQP, Deming are examples).
    • 3-5 years of experience in automated production involving complex product assembly on complex materials assembly and handling hardware in a complex software environment.
    • Process improvement experience.

    Why People choose to work at Covance

    "At Covance, it’s our people that make us great – it’s what our clients, our partners and, most importantly, what our employees say. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to work with extraordinary people with diverse viewpoints. You’ll discover your own outstanding potential as we build an even stronger organization with industry leaders from early development to the clinic and beyond."

    Get to know Covance

    Covance, the drug development business of LabCorp, is the world’s most comprehensive drug development services company. Because of our broad experience, from early research to commercialization, our more than 20,000 employees from across the globe are in a unique position to supply insights that go above and beyond testing. Our team’s impact on healthcare is remarkable. Through their everyday work they’ve supported 100% of the top 50 drugs on the market and all the oncology drugs approved in 2016. Even though we span multiple businesses, we operate as one, sharing our knowledge to improve our efficiency and deliver on the promise of a healthier world.

     

    The Covance team is driven by an energized purpose to improve health and improve lives across the globe. Here, you’ll work alongside exceptional people who each play an important role in bringing new scientific discoveries and therapeutic area advancements to life. And, because we span the drug development spectrum, you’ll directly impact a wide-range of initiatives as you explore unique career paths and discover your extraordinary potential.

     

    Get ready to make a difference as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and improve lives of countless individuals.

    EEO Statement

    Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.

    Education/Qualifications

    • Two-year degree in related field or equivalent experience in management and or production.

     

     

    Experience

    • 3 years supervisory experience in an employee-empowered production environment.
    • Experience with high quality standards and methods is required (ISO9000, APQP, Deming are examples).
    • 3-5 years of experience in automated production involving complex product assembly on complex materials assembly and handling hardware in a complex software environment.
    • Process improvement experience.

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