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Manufacturing Operations


Life science manufacturing operations

Whether producing active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) or finished pharmaceutical products (FPPs), pharmaceutical and life science manufacturing processes are complex, multi-stage systems designed to produce precise formulations within strict tolerances.

But times are changing and manufacturing processes must evolve to keep pace with consumer demand. One-line production lines are gradually being replaced by agile, multi-product facilities embracing automation, while outsourcing of manufacturing operations is back in fashion.

And for good reason. Estimates suggest up to $50 billion could be released in efficiency gains annually. And in an era of small batches and lower margins, life science organisations must transform their manufacturing operations rather than rely on cost reduction levers of old.

Fraser Dove International can help. Our Manufacturing Operations function - staffed by expert consultants with an in-depth knowledge of manufacturing - bring together manufacturing leaders with established life science organisations and emerging startups in the following areas.


Manufacturing operations executive search

  • External manufacturing

    Delivering high-calibre candidates who can evaluate and select potential partners and leverage the capacity of third-party manufacturer relationships.

  • Manufacturing Technology

    Securing industry specialists in upstream technology and downstream processes who can optimise manufacturing processes.

  • Operational Excellence

    Reaching experts who can govern, design, implement and nurture continuous learning initiatives across the manufacturing function.

  • Production

    Souring top performers who can oversee all stages of production from formulation and assembly through to packaging.

  • Site Operations Leadership

    Engaging individuals who can lead complex manufacturing facilities driving best practice from multi-disciplined teams.

  • Other

    Specialism not listed? These are only some of our manufacturing operations specialisms. Get in touch for more information.


Take your life science career to new heights

We pride ourselves in matching life science professionals with the best opportunities in the industry. Our experienced life science consultants explore our candidate's skills, needs and aspirations to match them with the very best roles from leading life science organisations and emerging startups.

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Gain a competitive edge through talent

We know the value our client's place on hiring motivated, skilled talent capable of driving their business forward. Our expert life science consultants work in partnership with our clients to develop a deep understanding of their business, values and needs so we can deliver the best talent to strict timeframes.

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