Automation Controls Director
Pharmaceutical Manufactuing Consulting
Posted on 2/10/2024
Project Farma

51-200 employees

Biomanufacturing strategy and execution consulting firm
Company Overview
Project Farma (PF) stands out as a leading consulting firm in biomanufacturing strategy and execution, offering comprehensive services from turnkey capital projects to regulatory compliance. The company's commitment to giving back fosters a culture of empathy and connection, linking their work directly to the patients and families it impacts. With a proven track record in building GMP compliant, gene and cell therapy facilities, PF's expertise has resulted in the world's largest and most mature advanced therapy manufacturing footprint.

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Chicago, Illinois

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Cambridge, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Lead Generation
  • B.S. or M.S. in Life Science, Engineering, Business, or related discipline and/or comparable military experience
  • Minimum of 8 years of advanced therapy, life science, pharmaceutical, or biotech experience
  • 6 years of managing high-performing teams
  • 4 years business development, lead generation, or sales experience
  • Automation expertise in PLC, DCS, SCADA with an emphasis on specific control systems
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is required prior to the employee's start date
  • Travel as needed to fulfill Business Development and Team Member initiatives
  • Proven technical/managerial capabilities in developing solutions to engineering and business problems and managing deliverables and client expectations
  • Manage teams at various client sites/locations to ensure consistency of technical services and compliance with client and Manufacturing Solutions processes and standards
  • Collaboratively identify and implement employee performance and development plans
  • Direct and manage teams executing projects within the Manufacturing Solutions practice areas
  • Lead initiatives and projects by ensuring Team Members understand team and individual goals and responsibilities
  • Drive Manufacturing Solution’s business development initiatives across assigned accounts
  • Review and populate site dashboards providing direction resulting in project health and expansion opportunities
  • Lead, oversee, and execute client project initiatives allowing for the identification of new and added services for the mutual benefit of the client and organization
  • Support in the development, implementation, and execution of strategic plans to meet the Manufacturing Solutions business development and growth targets
  • Work with client’s business/technical leadership to facilitate workflow development, project scope development and risk assessment, issue resolution and work forecasting and planning
  • Stay current with the latest trends in the biomanufacturing industry and implement strategies that leverage changes in the marketplace into new business opportunities
  • Support strategic creation of cross site / cross account business development tools creating a force multiplier impact
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience operating as a trusted strategic advisor to organization decision-makers on short and long-term organizational initiatives