Operations Manager (Biotech)

Redwood City, CA, this job is located on the Peninsula
Dec 06, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Operations Manager



Grow and lead a successful cell production team.



  • Manage, mentor, and develop a growing team of research associates responsible for cell production
  • Design and implement standardized laboratory management and maintenance protocols
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to design and implement innovative solutions
  • Coordinate the transfer of new products and processes into production
  • Ensure strict production and quality control processes so that incoming, in-process, and finished goods materials meet all published specifications
  • Participate in the site audit program
  • Author and maintain production work instructions
  • Ensure lab standards are upheld, labware and equipment are properly maintained, and hazardous materials are disposed of in accordance with regulatory requirements


  • BS with 3+ years experience managing production laboratory operations (ideally at a contract facility, small-to-mid size company or start-up)
  • Hands-on leadership style.
  • Experience with process control, aseptic technique, and cell culture
  • Strong understanding of laboratory best practices, continuous improvement methodologies, and lean manufacturing principles
  • Experience with formal quality management systems
  • Excellent interpersonal skills