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Manufacturing Leadership Development Program

Our Manufacturing Leadership Development Program is an entry-level manufacturing and leadership development program designed to develop emerging talent for critical positions of increasing responsibility within our Manufacturing Division, the part of our company devoted to formulating, packaging and distributing our products.

  • Participants are placed in rotations that represent key business priorities to foster their development.
  • A learning and development plan helps to supplement the rotational experience.
  • A mentoring program is provided at three levels to coach each program participant in career and leadership development.
  • Bi-annual program meetings and a cohort project facilitate a tight-knit network.
  • All program members receive a competitive salary and access to the full benefits programs offered by our company.
  • One-year international assignments as well as international travel within domestic assignments are offered as the program experience includes network sites across the globe.
  • Successful candidates are new college graduates with a B.S. or M.S. in key STEM or supply chain majors, with a focus on biopharmaceutical.
  • ​​​​​​​They will be selected through a rigorous assessment process to evaluate academic understanding in their fields as well as demonstrated leadership and leadership potential.
  • We accept applications in the early fall.

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The Manufacturing Leadership Development Program is a key element of our Divisional Strategy Office — we are committed to building upon the long legacy of program success, while we truly ‘manufacture the future’ of talent.
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Jennifer Finnegan McCafferty Vice President
Manufacturing & Supply Divisional Strategy
Manufacturing Leadership Development Program Executive Sponsor
The Manufacturing Leadership Development Program allows participants to build their functional expertise as they develop their leadership skills resulting in well-rounded manufacturing leaders of the future.
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Kelly L. Woltornist Global Program Director
Manufacturing & Supply Division New Talent Development
The members of Manufacturing Leadership Development Program continually impress me with their passion, desire to learn, and ability to contribute high business impact in a short period of time. The opportunities the program provides encourages and supports this career launch and continues to grow with each new class.
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Mansi Raythatha Associate Director
Manufacturing Leadership Development Program Manager
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