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Knowledge Management Lead

  • Location: Kalamazoo

Posted 25 days ago

  • Contact: Jarred Fetterman
  • Contact Phone: 646-846-3351
  • Expiry Date: 23 August 2022

This person will lead the following activities as a part of the standard PGS KM program:

  • Deployment of a standardized site KM framework in line with the overall PGS strategy Implementation and maintenance of KM processes and tools in line with the standardized network strategy

  • Managing and leveraging lessons learned to enable continuous improvement of the process

  • Establishment of manufacturing experience capture and sharing processes at the site to secure our intellectual infrastructure and improve operational efficiency

  • Build strong collaborative relationships with key site influencers such as investigational leads, digital leads etc.

  • Embedding behaviors as part of the deployment toolbox enabling a KM cultural shift.

  • Can provide KM leadership on a regional basis if needed.


The ideal candidate will have the following skillset:

  • BS, MS or PhD in Pharmacy, Biotechnology, Engineering or related science and a minimum of 8 years of experience in a pharmaceutical development, manufacturing or technical (technology transfer, process chemistry, process engineering, quality) role with a minimum of 4 years management/leadership experience.

  • Strong facilitation and/or innovation skills

  • Excellent technical capabilities including the development of training material and teaching colleagues

  • Very extensive knowledge of the site’s internal organizational structure

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent abilities to influence leadership and line management

  • Very comfortable leading in a matrixed environment

  • Understanding of the compliance environment for KM (ICHand QRM)

  • Excellent project and change management skills

  • 6 Sigma and/or Lean qualification and experience would be beneficial