Emeryville, CA 94608

Posted: 02/07/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 14937

Bayside Solutions is seeking a DOWNSTREAM MANAGER - MS&T to be part of our client’ s team in Emeryville. This is an opportunity to work with the largest privately held pharmaceutical corporation in the world and ranks among the world' s 20 leading pharmaceutical corporations.

Our Client’ s culture is highly collaborative, offers an environment that encourages employees to expand their knowledge in order to make a profound impact on patients’ lives. This could explain why their company has been recognized as one of the “ Top Twenty Employers” in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals by Science Careers.

Our Company Bio:  Bayside Solutions was founded in 2001, Bayside was recognized as one of the fastest growing professional staffing companies in Northern California. The numbers tell the story: We have close to a 100% client retention rate, 700% growth in four plus years and over 95% repeat business. Our dedication to building partnership relationships with both our clients and our recruits is the key to our phenomenal success.

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Job Benefits:
  • An opportunity to join a patient-focused organization that is driven to develop, manufacture and commercialize medicines to treat life threatening conditions.
  • Work for a company that is local to the bay area and recognized as a leader of innovation.
  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
  • This position is eligible for medical, vision, dental benefits, paid sick time, and 401K.

Summary of Responsibilities:
  • Manufacturing Organization supports Technical Operations (TechOps) by compliantly & successfully producing antigen-based products in line with commercial cGMPs.
  • Downstream Manager-MS&T will lead a team of specialists in the areas of process development, technology transfer & technical support for downstream Manufacturing operations.
  • Successful candidate will have primary oversight for protein purification laboratory/pilot plant function where suitable scale-down models will be defined & qualified as appropriate in support of process development, scale up & technology transfer, process troubleshooting during routine manufacture & process characterization/robustness studies in support of commercialization activities.
  • Strong ability to set & meet deadlines, multitask & prioritize resources based on project needs.
  • Monitors department expenses & makes recommendations on departmental capital budget items
  • Uses scientific knowledge to make decisions on projects.
  • Analyzes data & results and makes recommendations that impact both the science & the business
  • Demonstrates critical judgment & strategic thinking to represent functional area concerns on cross-functional teams.

Summary of Qualifications:
  • BA/BS degree in chemistry, biology, engineering or related field with 12 years. Of related experience. Master’ s degree + 10 years, or PhD + 8 years. 
  • Incumbent should have a Minimum of 8+ yrs. of GMP experience including 4 yrs. of supervisory or team leadership experience.
  • Technical/scientific knowledge of biopharmaceutical processes, at both process development & manufacturing scales of operation.
  • Knowledge of process scale-up & scale-down methodologies, including process characterization design of experiments.
  • Experience in process technology transfer within & between organizations, manufacturing support & troubleshooting.
  • Demonstrated teamwork, organizational & leadership skills.
  • Writes procedures & technical reports that include data interpretation.
  • Extensive working knowledge of cGMP environments.
  • Can identify & request needed resources within or across functional areas.



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