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Operations Director

Your role


Reporting directly to the UK Head of Process Solutions Services business, your position is responsible for the operational activities of assigned departments and laboratories covering our sites in the Central Belt of Scotland.

Alongside your colleagues in the UK Site Leadership Team, you will facilitate the strategic goal alignment process and assist with the development and implementation of the business’ strategy initiatives. 

You will provide tactical leadership to the relevant functions; ensuring projects are adequately resourced with suitably trained and competent staff to deliver high value and excellent service to our clients.  

Working alongside the other Operations Directors, part of the role will also focus on improving and expanding our footprint to support our continued growth.

You will drive a culture of Operational Excellence; focused on continuously identifying opportunities for waste elimination, increased fixed asset utilization, and cost reduction. 

You will be responsible for driving special cross-functional continuous improvement projects in alignment with our strategic initiatives and our commitment to providing excellent service to our clients.  


Who you are:


  • Significant experience working within a Life Science and GLP/GMP laboratory or related environment
  • Proven track record in leading multiple departments
  • Excellent communicator 
  • Demonstrated strong leadership and coaching capabilities
  • Experience in working collaboratively with cross functional departments
Job Requisition ID:  202525
Location:  Glasgow
Career Level:  E - Professional (10+ years)
Working time model:  full-time

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

North America Disclosure
The Company is committed to accessibility in its workplaces, including during the job application process. Applicants who may require accommodation during the application process should speak with our HR Services team at 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday.

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