Manufacturing Manager

The Oxenham Group is a Direct Placement and Contract Recruiting firm that connects companies and talented individuals by closely aligning missions and goals. This alignment greatly improves a client’s ability to engage and retain top-talent. When screening candidates, aptitude and skill alignment are just the beginning. Oxenham evaluates candidates and organizations through a screening process that combines scientific methods with practical experience. Successful implementation of this process historically results in aligned missions and thriving teams.

Manufacturing Manager responsibilities include:

  • Oversees monitors and coordinates Production activities (e.g. Granulation, Blending, Compression, Coating) giving importance to individual members and overall team achievement for policy deployment objectives.
  • Ensures team goals are aligned with and represent the company's objectives.
  • Acts as a liaison between team members and other functional areas.
  • Works proactively in addressing potential issues and applies real-time problem solving skills when working towards resolution.
  • Ensures that the duties, responsibilities, authority and accountability of all direct and indirect reports are defined and understood.
  • Develops and oversees, schedules, production requirements and headcount to determine the most cost effective and efficient methods of obtaining necessary resources while ensuring improved performance in: quality, cost, delivery, safety and morale.
  • Takes an active leadership role in development and implementation of continuous process improvement tools in assigned department(s).
  • Change through innovative thinking and active use and support of the process improvement tools and techniques.
  • Manages the planning and designing of methods to improve or enhance existing programs and processes.
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of manufacturing processes and equipment to maintain proper product functionality as well as cost efficiency and resource allocation
  • Provides regular and timely reports and interpretation of results to the Production Manager.
  • Develops implements and monitors policies and procedures for day-to-day operations.
  • Establishes creative manufacturing solutions. Establishes / monitors standard operating procedures within manufacturing.
  • Selects and recommends equipments to support parts.
  • Establishes annual objectives for direct reports and reviews performance of objectives in a timely manner.
  • Takes an active role in identifying training needs, challenging and developing both direct and indirect reports in their positions for future opportunities.
  • Effectively conduct team meetings.
  • Perform any and all additional tasks relating to the operation of the manufacturing department as requested.
  • Follow company policies, cGMP’s and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Investigate issues, analyze root causes and define resolutions.

Physical Work Activities and Exposure:

  • Work is regularly performed inside in a manufacturing environment.
  • Exposure to dust, odor, noise, and fumes.
  • The noise level is usually moderate.
  • If required lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and if required occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.
  • Frequent sitting, talking, or hearing.
  • Use hands to finger, handle, feel, or operate objects or controls.
  • Walk short distances.


  • The ability to effectively build and maintain relationships and motivate a highly diverse team in order to effectively negotiate and solve problems.
  • Ability to investigate issues, analyze root causes and define resolutions.
  • The ability to facilitate and generate the exchange of ideas to resolve problems, select and prioritize optimal solutions and implement decisions.
  • The ability to organize, prioritize and deliver tasks & projects with a sense of urgency.
  • The ability to maintain an attention to detail while executing multiple tasks.
  • The ability to exhibit flexible thinking.
  • A continuous improvement and quality mindset.
  • A willingness to develop to self and others.
  • Knowledge of working with Oracle/SAP.
  • Working knowledge of applicable safety and standards guidelines, such as SOP, cGMP, DEA regulations and/or MSDS.


  • BS e.g. Bachelor of Pharmacy
  • 3-5 years of managerial experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $90,000.00 to $120,000.00 /year


  • Manufacturing Management: 3 years (Required)
  • solid oral dosage: 3 years (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off


  • Monday to Friday
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