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Senior Manager, Site Operations

Coherus BioSciences
Camarillo, California
Start date
May 15, 2023

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Title:                                   Senior Manager, Site Operations  
Reports To:                       
Vice President, Analytical Sciences
Location:                            Camarillo, CA
Classification:                   Exempt 


The successful candidate will perform laboratory operations and management to enable our Research organization in advancing our exciting and expansive biosimilar pipeline.


  • Working closely with scientific staff to evaluate the needs to optimize laboratory operations, including new equipment acquisitions, coordinate facility activities and capital projects, scheduling educational seminars, hosting regular operations updates and supporting new employee on-boarding.
  • Managing on-site and offsite contractors.
  • Developing sourcing strategies with numerous vendors including daily R&D consumables, production to service consumables, & general materials for non-clinical operations.
  • Ability to negotiate software and equipment service contracts with regard to quality and cost savings.
  • Managing facilities group inclusive of building maintenance.
  • Managing shipping/receiving, sample intake and tracking.
  • Managing equipment procurement, qualification, periodic maintenance and repairs.
  • Coordinating and work with with supply centers & lead department purchasing
  • Optimizing daily lab & facility operations of a multi department biologic R&D labs: Analytical Pharmaceutical Sciences, GMP Quality Laboratory, Process Development, Formulations Bio Analytical, & Medical Device.
  • Performing regular inventory counts with the ability to progress technology within this department.
  • Collaborating with key partners such as Environmental Health Services, Facilities, Purchasing, etc.
  • Familiar with IT data software solutions for lab operations as well as ERP systems.
  • Providing operational support to senior leadership staff and work directly on continuous improvement and operational excellence.
  • Authoring and review of SOPs, memos, and reports.


  • Masters with 2+ years experience OR
  • BA/BS with 5-7+ years of experience in the Life Sciences Field OR
  • Associates Degree / High School with 10+ years/9+ years of experience in the Life Sciences Field
  • Experience leading the laboratory operations
  • Experience managing purchasing and general supply of laboratory supplies and reagents, working with cross-functional groups to track orders, reconcile orders, invoices, and receipt confirmations
  • Experience overseeing research MSA/MTA/SOW processes for laboratory services and laboratory materials
  • Experience leading and tracking capital equipment purchases and installations for the Research Department in collaboration with the leadership team, finance, and facilities
  • Experience collaborating cross-functionally with other departments such as: Legal, Facilities, Finance, and IT teams
  • Experience overseeing and maintaining laboratory policies and procedures for equipment maintenance, laboratory cleanliness and organization, and Environmental Health and Safety requirements
  • Experience leading Environmental Health and Safety initiatives seeking to continually improve safety culture and processes with the EHS department
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills are critical.


The Base Salary Range for this position is $135,000 to $170,000. Coherus considers various factors, including professional background and work experience, when determining base pay. These considerations mean actual compensation will vary.

Beginning July 19, 2021, Coherus BioSciences requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of their start date.  This requirement is a condition of employment at Coherus BioSciences, and it applies regardless of whether the position is located at a Coherus BioSciences facility or is fully remote.  If you are unable to receive the vaccine due to a disability or serious medical condition, or because it is prohibited as a result of your sincerely held religious beliefs, you will have an opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation. 


Coherus is focused on expanding patient access to important, cost-effective medicines and delivering significant savings to the U.S. healthcare system. Every member of the Coherus team is dedicated, motivated, and passionate about expanding patient access to lifesaving therapeutics. Our colleagues are experts in analytical and process sciences, deeply experienced in clinical development and regulatory affairs, and have proven commercial and marketing capabilities. Everyone at Coherus is committed to meeting the highest standards, inspiring our teammates, and achieving our goals.

Coherus was founded a decade ago to provide the highest quality biosimilar treatments to patients. We are proud to now be expanding our legacy—to build on our success with biosimilars and to focus our core strengths on immuno-oncology.

At Coherus, our employees are our most important asset. We have a dynamic and rewarding organizational culture that offers the opportunity to work with leading industry professionals who are dedicated to making a difference for patients. We are looking for individuals who see unlimited potential in themselves and are motivated by a continuous passion for breaking down barriers and expanding access to lifesaving therapeutics.

Coherus offers a competitive total rewards program comprised of various elements, including competitive base pay, short- and long-term incentives in the form of performance-based cash and equity, as well as health and wellness benefits that include

•    Healthcare: Coherus pays 90% of premiums for medical, dental, and vision coverage for our

     employees, their eligible spouses, dependents, and domestic partners.
•    Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
•    Group Life, Disability, and Group Accident Insurance
•    401(k) with company match, and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
•    Paid Time Off (PTO) 
•    Health & Wellness programs, including a Health Club Reimbursement and an Employee Assistance Program

Health & Wellness programs, including a Health Club Reimbursement and an Employee Assistance Program

In addition to providing attractive rewards packages, we encourage and support our employees to find the right balance of work and personal time. Coherus offers a variety of activities, perks, and holidays that encourage employees to have a healthy outlook, spend time outside of work with friends and family, and foster a productive and collaborative work environment. Our culture is one in which we challenge and support all our team members to do their best work.

For more information about Coherus, please check out:

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