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Are you looking for an amazing workplace where you can put your skills to work while  enjoying an amazing culture, where employees are happy, employees are developing,  and the team is performing at super high levels? If so, please read on and apply!  

Ecovative is seeking a Director of Manufacturing to lead all aspects of operations of our  first-in-class bioprocess manufacturing facility. The Director of Manufacturing will establish, oversee, and continuously improve the processes and culture of a highly  efficient manufacturing environment within a new facility and new team. 

Ecovative’s Director of Manufacturing Will:  

  • Implement manufacturing operations strategy in alignment with company plan and  customer needs. 
  • Create and execute policies and programs to maximize capacity and ensure high  quality and low costs. 
  • Develop an adaptable organization to handle new technologies resulting from  alliances from manufacturing and supply chain perspective. 
  • Lead manufacturing organization for establishing teamwork and morale and  develop plans for manufacturing and plant staff. 
  • Assure interface and sound relationships with regulatory agencies such as FDA and OSHA.  
  • Set up cost control standards, waste reduction and production processes to  maximize goods manufactured. 
  • Assess financial statements and activity reports to measure productivity and  determine cost reduction areas. 
  • Set up, execute and enforce business unit goals and procedures through  collaboration with cross departmental and senior leadership teams. ● Create production tracking and quality control systems to determine problems and  suggest processing and staffing changes. 
  • Set up policies in material usage, capacity planning, production methods and  employee relations to enhance operation efficiency. 
  • Management responsibilities including interview and selection, hiring, training  and development, performance management, employee relations, etc.  ● Manage scale up and build out of first-in-class manufacturing plant. ● Evaluate and decide upon key investments in equipment, infrastructure, and talent. ● Communicate strategy and results to employees. 
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:  

  • Must possess a strong knowledge of all areas of the manufacturing supply chain  including production, packaging, facility engineering, planning, logistics, quality,  materials management, and inventory control. 
  • Strong understanding of sales and operations planning process. Strong Knowledge of GMPs and FDA applicable guidelines. 
  • Strong understanding of safety best practices and demonstrate leadership in a  safety 1st environment. 
  • Ability to understand financial data while utilizing this information to drive business  improvement. 
  • Lead make-versus-buy studies to determine when higher cost low value activities  should be outsourced for lowest possible cost. 
  • Experience staffing and operating a manufacturing plant. 
  • Demonstrate deep industry experience, with preferred industrial operations  management experience in more than one organization. 
  • Experience in the development and implementation of a clear strategic plan for an  organization or business unit. 
  • Must be able to support the development of a healthy internal culture that retains  key employees and encourages professional development. 
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication 
  • Safety mindset and actively points out ways to improve safety on the job.  Ability to work independently and collaboratively with all levels of an organization. Familiarity with Google Apps platform (email, calendar, sheets, docs, forms) and  agile use of Slack. 

Minimum Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business management or related field. Given the broad base  of expertise and knowledge required for success in the role, heads of  manufacturing often have advanced degrees with an emphasis on a Masters in  Business Administration (MBA) degree. 
  • Minimum of 10 years in a general manager role with a minimum of 5 years in a  people management capacity.

Ecovative is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Please send your resume and cover letter to 

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  • Company Address 70 Cohoes Avenue Suite 103 Green Island, NY 12183
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