Production Manager - Single Use Assemblies and Molding

Position Description

Job Summary

The Production Manager for the Single Use Assembly and  Plastic Injection Molding focused factory is responsible for all aspects of manufacturing of the product line. This includes responsibility for Production, Quality, Engineering and Supply Chain functions with in the focused factory.     

  • Responsible for the safe and cost effective manufacture/assembly of products, which meet or exceed customer quality and delivery requirements.
  • Oversee production environment in accordance with GMP & QSM requirements with a strong focus on safety.
  • Responsible to lead, set expectations and assess performance of team members.
  • Understand and execute role as leader of production and role as a leader of the site leadership team. Complete other related projects as assigned.
  • Lead WCM program for their area and work with other teams to improve plant performance.
  • Mentor and coach team members.

Saint-Gobain Life Sciences in Gaithersburg, Maryland is a state-of-the-art Life Science manufacturing facility.  We produce cell culture bags, fluid transfer assemblies, single use assemblies and injection molded products in our ISO 7 and ISO 8 cleanrooms.  We make a difference in the world by changing how we treat diseases through the manufacture of custom products used in cell and gene therapy clinical trials and manufacturing.  We also support biopharmaceutical applications through the production of critical application final fill assemblies, molded components and other pharmaceutical applications.

We are actively on our journey to become a Saint-Gobain's Life Science Center of Excellence and business leader for bag manufacturing and critical application single use assemblies. Future plans and projects include:

  • Implementation of automation for bag fabrication, molding and assembly
  • Advancing sterilization programs and environmental controls
  • Implementation of integrity testing for critical application assemblies
  • Significant building modifications and addition of new injection molding equipment
  • Expansion of cell therapy bag product lines
  • Continued focus on employee growth, and the employee experience
  • Prioritizing work/life balance with flexible work schedules

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering, quality, operations management or related field is required.
  • 5+ years of leadership experience in a regulated manufacturing environment.
  • 3+ years of experience working in an operations, production, or manufacturing capacity in a regulated manufacturing environment in biotech, medical device, or pharma industries. 
  • Experience with plastic injection molding is highly preferred.

Company Summary

Saint-Gobain’s innovations touch almost every major industry around the world. Within its Life Sciences division, teams are solving critical problems for customers who are getting life-saving medical devices to the frontlines of healthcare, discovering essential medications, and nourishing and connecting the world through consumer, industrial and electronics applications. As one of the world’s leading producers of high-performance polymer products, we improve lives by making simple experiences better and being there in life’s critical moments.


Our team members recognize that we all create the environment for people to succeed, with a culture built on respect, open and honest communication, and honoring our commitments to our customers and each other. And at the heart of our culture, we’ve learned working together makes good ideas, great ones.


With a legacy dating back more than 350 years, Saint-Gobain offers employees the stability and security of a leading Global 500 corporation while operating like multiple small and agile start-ups, where entrepreneurial spirit, pioneering teamwork, and bold, forward-thinking ideas pave new paths.


Every team member is encouraged to develop and leverage their unique expertise and strengths to make the greatest impact on the company and our end users. At Saint-Gobain, you’re empowered and equipped with countless opportunities and resources for professional development. You will find the support you need to create a vision and roadmap for your career, and make that vision a reality.


Invent yourself at Saint-Gobain Life Sciences; and together, we’ll create a better life.

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

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Production Manager - Single Use Assemblies and Molding

Location: Gaithersburg

Posting Date: 05/05/2021

Job Code: 586054

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