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Danaher Corporation Biomanufacturing Shift Supervisor in Marlborough, Massachusetts

  • Biomanufacturing Shift Supervisor

Marlborough Ma

Help us improve access to life-changing therapies that can transform human health

We are Cytiva, a global provider of technologies and services that advance and accelerate the development and manufacture of therapeutics. Formerly part of GE Healthcare, we have a rich heritage tracing back hundreds of years, and a fresh beginning since 2020.

Our customers undertake life-saving activities. These range from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, biologic drugs, and novel cell and gene therapies. Our job is to supply the tools and services - the pots, pans, soups and sauces - they need to work better, faster and safer, leading to better patient outcomes.

We are looking for a Biomanufacturing Shift Supervisor to work with our expert Biomanufacturing team. Do you have a passion for Biotechnology? Then we would love to hear from you.

What you’ll do:

  • Player coach for small team / working supervisor. Shift lead, providing instructions to the team.

  • Responsible for performing and directing Manufacturing operations according to standard operating procedures and batch instructions.

  • Responsible for directing daily scheduled work in their assigned area, performance assessments and disciplining.

  • Responsible for execution of the daily, weekly and monthly forecasted Solution Preparation and Production priorities required to meet output quotas and group performance goals.

  • Responsible for training of new and experienced technicians in all aspects of GMP Biomanufacturing operations, which include but are not limited to the following;

  • Operation and monitoring of cell culture and/or purification equipment

  • Media and solution preparation

  • Writing, reviewing and revising of cGMP documentation

  • Routinely originate or revise Standard Operating Procedures, Master Production Records and Solution Preparation Records.

  • Review completed cGMP documentation for accuracy.

  • Key responsibilities/essential functions:

  • Action oriented: able to build and develop a cohesive team unit.

  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills and provides instruction to others when required.

  • Subject matter expert of operations within assigned area.

  • Ability to work within ISO 5/6/7/8 clean room environments.

  • Supports operation of cGMP Biomanufacturing equipment, including;

  • pH/conductivity meters, single use mixing tanks (XDM’s), tubing fusers/sealers, filter integrity testers, cell counters, metabolite analyzers, peristaltic pumps, balances and biosafety cabinets (BSC).

  • Ensure process equipment is appropriately maintained for operation; Troubleshoot equipment issues, when necessary.

  • Supports Cell Culture and/or Protein Purification operations in a cleanroom environment, including;

  • Incubators, Wave Reactors, Single Use Bioreactors (XDR)

  • Chromatography skids, Depth Filtration, Viral Filtration and Tangential Flow Filtration

  • Work with cross-functional teams on the implementation of process improvement initiatives to increase quality and productivity levels.

  • Monitor the flow of daily production activities and adjust workload and resources in an appropriate, organized and efficient manner.

  • Recognize and initiates process deviations, perform investigations and support closure of quality systems.

  • Monitor and escalate discrepancies with QA and EHS procedures and policies as required.

  • Perform Manufacturing review and approval of all documents.

  • Assist with recruiting, interviewing and hiring of new personnel as needed.

  • Assist in development and execution of equipment qualification and validation protocols.

  • Demonstrate an ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects independently.

  • Maintain a safe work environment for self and staff.

  • Qualifications / Who you are:

  • B.S./B.A. in Biotechnology, or related field, with minimum of 2 year’s experience in biologics manufacturing under cGMP.

  • Associates Degree/Biotechnology Certificate/Diploma with a minimum of 4 year’s experience in biologics manufacturing under cGMP.

  • Ability to communicate expectations and hold team accountable to all production, safety and quality requirements.

  • Demonstrate ability to give direction to others.

  • Ability to provide instructions regarding policies and procedures.

  • Demonstrates ability to work in a rapidly changing climate and reacts well to change.

  • Demonstrates strong attention to detail and have quality-minded work habits

  • Reliable, dependable, and organized

  • Able to recognize problems developing, not just occurring

  • Ability to work additional hours as needed to support production

  • Demonstrates effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in a scientific discipline or equivalent experience.

  • Cell Culture experience.

  • Protein Purification experience.

  • Prior management experience.

  • Prior experience working in a cGMP biopharmaceutical manufacturing environment.

  • Experience with Electronic Document Management Systems or other electronic tracking software.

  • Experience with single-use biomanufacturing systems.

  • Who we are

Whatever your role, we bring purpose and challenge into our everyday work. If you are driven to make the world a better place thanks to science and medicine, you’ll feel right at home here. If you’re flexible, curious and relentless, you’ll belong. If you are excited about a global culture, this can be the place to further your career.

Want to know more? Experience life at Cytiva on our Careers website, Instagram channel and LinkedIn page

Cytiva is a 3.3 billion USD global life sciences leader with nearly 7000 associates across 40 countries who are dedicated to our mission to advance and accelerate therapeutics. As a trusted partner to customers that range in scale and scope, Cytiva brings efficiencies to research and manufacturing workflows, ensuring the development, manufacture and delivery of transformative medicines to patients.

Cytiva is part of the Danaher family of companies, a global science and technology innovator committed to helping customers solve complex challenges and improving quality of life around the world.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here.

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