Applying Lean Six Sigma in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Applying Lean Six Sigma in the Pharmaceutical Industry

by Bikash Chatterjee

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Bikash Chatterjee's guide to lean manufacturing, six sigma and operational excellence in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries explores how these techniques can be applied across every aspect of the business; from the earliest processes of project selection through the clinical trial process, manufacturing and supply chain. Challenging conventional wisdom, the book offers a quality perspective on lean manufacturing and provides the latest thinking on Process Analytical Technology and the opportunities of designing for quality.These techniques are not without their challenges - how do you balance a lean philosophy with the dramatic growth and change in the market for drugs in the developing economies? Bikash Chatterjee offers direction to an industry that is struggling to reinvent many of its processes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472425225
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 07/28/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 612,345
File size: 8 MB

About the Author

Bikash Chatterjee has more than 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical, biosciences, medical device and diagnostic industries. He is the President and CTO of Pharmatech Associates, and has held senior management positions in operating companies for more than two decades. He has been responsible for the commercialization of products in over 30 different countries around the world. Mr Chatterjee has broad experience in the application of Lean principles and the Lean Six Sigma toolkit for life science operations in multiple regulatory environments. He is also recognized as an industry process expert for Lean Six Sigma, Lean facility design, and has successfully been interpreting and applying Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma principles in the US, European and Emerging Markets for nearly two decades.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; The product lifecycle and quality philosophy; Trouble in paradise and catalyzing change; Lean in the product development environment; Applying lean in the analytical laboratory; Applying lean in the pilot plant; Applying lean six sigma on the manufacturing floor; Lean and six sigma as a framework for process analytical technology; Index.

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