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Manager, Upstream Manufacturing Science and Technology

301 - Manufacturing – Cambridge, Massachusetts
Department 301 - Manufacturing
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor

Solid Biosciences is currently recruiting for a Manager, Manufacturing Science and Technology to join our Manufacturing team. In this position you will be responsible for leading a team of engineers and overseeing upstream aspects of tech transfers to contract manufacturing organizations, providing technical oversight of ongoing manufacturing operations through process monitoring, troubleshooting, and process improvements.  Solid is looking for candidates with experience providing technical support to cGMP biopharmaceutical manufacturing upstream processes and with demonstrated people management or project leadership capabilities.

Key Duties & Accountabilities:

  • Manage upstream tech transfer and startup activities to ensure project timelines and process requirements are met. Includes onsite presence at our contract manufacturing organizations
  • Support ongoing manufacturing operations through process monitoring, trending, and identifying risks and opportunities for improving yields, product quality, and process robustness. Includes onsite presence during key operations
  • Evaluate facility and equipment design for ability to meet process and regulatory expectations
  • Supports the development of Solid’s Quality systems and regulatory documentation
  • Perform other related duties and ad hoc projects as required

Core competencies required:

  • Cell culture, with viral vector manufacturing a plus
  • Work individually and as part of a team
  • Interpersonal/collaboration
  • Communication – oral and written
  • Analytical and strategic thinking
  • Data analysis – statistics a plus
  • Project management
  • Ability to lead and influence others

Knowledge: Education, Experience, & Skills:

Bachelor’s degree in life sciences, engineering, or equivalent with 8+ years of experience working in a technical role within the upstream biopharmaceutical process development, design, or cGMP manufacturing environment. Or Master’s degree with 5+ years of experience.

 Preferred Skills

  • Cell culture or viral vector manufacturing
  • Strong technical ability demonstrated by experience in process design, data analysis, and problem solving
  • Experience working with contract manufacturing organizations

Travel Commitment:

  • Up to 20% travel will be required at times

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    Cambridge, Massachusetts
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    301 - Manufacturing
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