Key components of a comprehensive program for the management of single use technologies in biologics manufacturing

18th July 2018 | 10AM EST | John Maguire, Shire and Donald Young, ThermoFisher Scientific |WATCH FOR FREE

As a result of the increased adoption of single-use technologies (SUTs) in biotech manufacturing, companies need to develop and implement programmatic approaches for the management of these systems under regulatory compliance. This webinar discusses the key aspects of such programs, with emphasis on collaboration with suppliers, cost management, as well as practical insights about the use of SUTs.

Presented by John Maguire, Associate Director, Shire

John Maguire is the Associate Director of Manufacturing Systems at Shire’s Lexington, MA site. His main area of expertise is the application of process engineering and operational technology for life sciences. He has over 15 years of process engineering experience, including functional specification development and start-up of several drug substance manufacturing facilities in Ireland and the United States. John led the design and onboarding of single-use systems for Shire’s Lexington, MA manufacturing facility, which won an honorable mention for Facility of the Year in 2011. As a subject matter expert, John provides operations technology perspective for ERP and more recently to finite scheduling systems at Shire. John holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Natural Science.




Sponsored by ThermoFisher Scientific


Presented By Donald Young, ThermoFisher Scientific

Donald Young is the Product Manager for BioProcess Containers, at Thermo Fisher’s BioProduction Division facility in Logan, Utah. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology and a Master of Science degree in Public Health.   Don has 10 years’ experience as a product manager. Don started his career as a laboratory technician specializing in cell culture and joined Thermo Fisher after working as a medical science liaison at Abbott Laboratories and Merck, Sharp and Dohme for 12 years. Don’s management of BioProcess Containers entails participation on cross-functional teams that manage change control, pricing, supply chain, film portfolio, training, product customization, and component library maintenance.

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