RESILIENCE is creating the first sustainable ecosystem for advanced biopharmaceutical manufacturing. We’re building a robust, dynamic, and diverse network of manufacturing capability and talent – investing in innovation every step of the way.
We provide high-tech, end-to-end manufacturing and development solutions to ensure the medicines of today and tomorrow are accessible to all in need. This includes complex medicines, such as cell and gene therapies, viral vectors, and vaccines; as well as proteins and the next generation of medicines.
RESILIENCE believes in access to quality and innovation for all. Our adaptive facilities serve partners big and small. We continuously invest in R&D for next generation manufacturing and development, freeing our partners to focus on the discoveries that impact lives.
We offer customized and scalable processes, the highest quality and regulatory capabilities, and world-class facilities. Through manufacturing that’s faster, more flexible, and less risky, we safeguard the quality of critical medicines and protect the resilience of a vital supply chain.

Job Description:

The incumbent will provide strategic level leadership to the site location and will be responsible for Manufacturing (USP/DSP/FF, Manufacturing compliance and documentation, Training and Continuous improvement) and will support Production Planning, Purchasing and Logistics. This key role will provide oversight to Resilience Biotechnologies Inc’s site manufacturing in order to maintain strategic company goals.
  • Provide oversight to Manufacturing teams, and support Planning and Logistics to enhance engagement of our clients, ensure the manufacturing delivery plan is such to maximise delivery success in the most efficient manner, and provide the clients with a positive experience.
  • Develop the capability and the organizational structure to meet the delivery needs of the strategic business plan.
  • Recruit, integrate, and retain managers and supervisors. Empower and coach the management team to develop their teams to meet the short-term delivery goals, and the longer-term strategic demands of the business plan.
  • Responsible for developing, implementing and delivering continuous improvement across all manufacturing functions to increase efficiency through reduced cost, minimizing waste, increased workforce utilization and enhanced capacity.
  • Utilizing appropriate Key Performance Indicators, demonstrate operational performance in terms of cost, plan adherence, improvement in manufacturing failure rate, Quality and EH&S compliance.
  • Manage departmental costs and investments (people, training, plan and support tools) to meet the business needs in the delivery plan and establish the foundation for the future business development plans.
  • Work closely with Facilities and Engineering team to develop and track future CAPEX plans to ensure quality execution and timely completion.
  • Ensure effective management of relationships by promoting active collaboration with support groups such as Facilities, Engineering, Drug Development, Quality and Project Management.
  • Collaborate with the Resilience network to find synergies in processes and improvement initiatives.
  • Represent and lead Manufacturing in front of regulatory agencies (FDA, Health Canada, and EU) and client audits.
  • Provide timely updates to the site Senior Leadership Team.
  • Develop a robust training program/strategy
  • Must stay current with relevant technologies and forward thinking to identify new approaches
  • Performs all other job-related duties as assigned
  • Degree in Engineering, Science, Pharmaceutical Science or combined experience
  • A minimum of 15 years of related and functional experience; preferably in the pharmaceutical / biopharmaceutical industry
  • Experience in leading teams with 100+ FTE (including managers and supervisors).
  • Good knowledge of Canadian, US and European current Good Manufacturing Procedures
  • Grasp of business practice and how a functional department best contributes to overall business success
  • Experience in top-tier pharmaceutical / biopharmaceutical environment
  • Knowledge of regulatory agencies HC, FDA and others.
Demonstrated ability to apply the following behavioural competencies on the job:
Teamwork: Achieving extraordinary business results through people. Lead by example.
Flexibility: Agility in adapting to change, shifting priorities and driving results
Interpersonal Skills: Effectively communicating, building rapport and relating well to all personality types
Organization and Planning: Detail oriented, sense of urgency and accountability
Goal Orientation: Energetically focusing efforts on meeting a goal, mission or objective
Leadership: Achieving extraordinary operational results through inspiring, encouraging and developing people
This job profile provides an overview of the minimum requirements of the job and does not include all of the duties inherent, included or associated with the job or with the performance of the job. The Company reserves the right to make changes to the job profile as it sees fit to meet the needs of the organization.
While we appreciate your interest in this opportunity, only qualified candidates will be contacted. Resilience Biotechnologies Inc. (RESILIENCE), will not be responsible for any agency referral fees arising from the use of resumes that currently exist in the recruitment database or have been forwarded to directly Resilience Biotechnologies Inc. (RESILIENCE), or indirectly without an authorized agreement. Agency referrals will not be accepted unless approved by the Resilience Biotechnologies Inc. (RESILIENCE), Human Resources team.
NOTE: All employment is conditional upon the completing and obtaining a satisfactory background check, including pre-employment medical (where applicable), educational, employment, references, and criminal records checks (for which a pardon has not been granted).
Resilience Biotechnologies Inc. (RESILIENCE), is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process. Applicants are asked to make their needs/requirements known to Human Resources.

Resilience offers employees a robust total rewards program including equity, an annual cash bonus program, a RRSP/DPSP with a generous company match, a very competitive healthcare, dentalcare, vision care, life, LTD, and AD&D benefits package, fertility healthcare and family-forming benefits, flexible time off, paid holidays, pregnancy and parental leave top-up plan, tuition reimbursement, and employee referral program. Our target annualized base pay hiring range for this position is $170,000.00 – $237,500.00. Actual base pay is dependent upon a number of factors, including but not limited to, the candidate’s geographical location, relevant experience, qualifications, skills and knowledge. Excited about Resilience and the biomanufacturing revolution? We encourage you to apply and start a conversation with one of our recruiters.

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