Director of Production - Biotech

Fort Collins, Colorado
Sep 30, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Do you want to work in a fast-paced, energizing environment with an interdisciplinary team of biochemists, programmers and oncologists?

Come join GT Molecular, a growing biotechnology company located in beautiful Fort Collins, Colorado. We are a passionate bunch who are dedicated to creating the latest in ultrasensitive molecular assays that help in fight against cancer, COVID-19 and other dangerous pathogens.

This is an great opportunity for the right person to significantly contribute to the success of our company by helping to scale up production to meet worldwide demand. We offer excellent benefits and there are plenty of opportunities to develop your skills and advance.

The successful candidate will report directly to the CEO and will play an important role in shaping and refining the company's growth. Our customers include CLIA labs, academic research Institutions and other environmental and industrial entities.

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Setting up manufacturing and processes for PCR reagent and multiplex PCR kits to meet production goals, quality, and cost objectives.

  • Lead our Research Assistants and Manufacturing personnel to ensure SQDC goals are met both for our manufacturing and national testing services.

  • Working with our team to create superior, fast-turn production processes using our unique digital and analytical solutions.

  • Helping the company achieve ISO 13485 certification and subsequent production of molecular assays with 510k FDA clearance in a GMP environment.

  • Serving as a manufacturing representative and technical expert.

  • We can offer solid training in LEAN manufacturing for qualifying candidates.

  • Requirements:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or similar field. MS or Ph.D. is preferred.

  • Experience with current good manufacturing practices (cGMP), ISO 13485 and QSR systems.

  • Proven success in a biotech manufacturing or biopharma production environment.

  • LEAN manufacturing experience or familiarization with its concepts is desired.

  • Preferred Background

  • Demonstrated excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated critical thinking and troubleshooting skills.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, highly flexible manufacturing environment.

  • Experience in Oligo synthesis is a plus.

  • Experience in transitioning processes from R&D to a manufacturing setting.

  • Scheduling / planning / inventory control experience.

  • Individuals seeking employment at GT Molecular are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

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