Reporting to the Sr. Manager (External Manufacturing, Commercial Drug Substance Operations), the Sr. Specialist will be part of a team responsible for the oversight, performance, and results of Modernas external manufacturing partners and Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CDMO). This role is responsible for ensuring on time and in full delivery of critical raw materials from external partners with the Moderna supply chain network.
Heres What Youll Do:
Partner with Technical Development, Global Material Planning, Quality, and Regulatory to support GMP production activities at Modernas critical material CDMOs/suppliers.
Ensure operational and technology transfer activities are performed completely and compliantly at CDMOs to deliver a quality product and meet Moderna requirements
Coordinate CDMO/supplier team, including scheduling and facilitating meetings, sending out agendas, writing and distributing minutes, managing team documentation, and tracking goals and action items
Coordinate reviews and approvals of various documentation from CDMOs
Collaborate with internal cross-functional team to own and drive forward internal change controls to support process, equipment, specification, and/or packaging changes at the CDMOs
Collaborate with Technical Development and External Quality to coordinate investigations and troubleshooting efforts at CDMOs. Initiate and own internal deviations as required
Drive for and implement agreed continuous improvements at CDMOs
Coordinate and perform the reviews for process performance and Key Performance Indicators at CDMOs
Collaborate with Technical Development, External Quality, and Global Material Planning to support batch release, shipping, and disposition activities at CDMOs as applicable
Collaborate with Global Material Planning, Finance, Logistics, and Accounts Payable to ensure on-time invoice payment
Author and revise SOPs and/or other GMP and non-GMP documentation as required
Frequently visit and maintain a presence at the external partners sites, as the global travel situation allows.
Performs other administrative/managerial duties as required.
Heres What Youll Bring to the Table:
Associate degree in Engineering, Supply Chain or Sciences with PMP or similar certification 57 years of industry experience. Bachelors degree in Engineering, Supply Chain or Sciences and 3-5 years or MS with 1-3 years of industry experience.
Project management experience highly preferred
Comprehensive understanding of regulatory requirements and their applications in a cGMP environment
Excellent written and oral English language skills
Demonstrated ability to lead and support cross-functional teams and deliver results with minimal supervision
Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
Well organized a natural ability to be organized in how you think, communicate and conduct your work
You drive for results you set a high bar for yourself and others
Good critical thinker that can anticipate the needed next step and therefore can work independently
A curious mindset that allows you to constantly learn and challenge the status quo
Ability to navigate through ambiguity and rapid growth and adapt to change
Moderna is pleased to provide you and your family with a comprehensive and innovative suite of benefits, including:
- Highly competitive and inclusive medical, dental and vision coverage options
- Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
- Lifestyle Spending Account funds to help you engage in personal enrichment and self-care activities
- Family care benefits, including subsidized back-up care options and on-demand tutoring
- Free premium access to fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes
- Exclusive preferred pricing on Peloton fitness equipment
- Adoption and family-planning benefits
- Dedicated care coordination support for our LGBTQ+ community
- Generous paid time off, including:
Vacation, sick time and holidays
Volunteer time to participate within your community
Discretionary year-end shutdown
Paid sabbatical after 5 years; every 3 years thereafter
- Generous Paid Leave offerings, including 18 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents
- 401k match and Financial Planning tools
- Moderna-paid Life, LTD and STD insurance coverages, as well as voluntary benefit options
- Complimentary concierge service including home services research, travel booking, and entertainment requests
- Free parking or subsidized commuter passes
- Location-specific perks and extras!
Since our founding in 2010, we have aspired to build the leading mRNA technology platform, theinfrastructure to reimagine how medicines are created and delivered, and a world-class team. We believe in giving our people a platform to change medicine and an opportunity to change the world.
By living our mission, values, and mindsets every day, our peopleare the driving force behind our scientific progress and our culture.Together, we are creating a culture of belonging and building an organization that cares deeply for our patients, our employees, the environment, and our communities.
We are proud to have been recognized as a Science Magazine Top Biopharma Employer, a Fast Company Best Workplace for Innovators, and a Great Place to Work in the U.S.
If you want to make a difference and join a team that is changing the future of medicine, we invite you to visit modernatx.com/careers to learn more about our current opportunities.
Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.
Moderna is a place where everyone can grow. If you meet the Basic Qualifications for the role and you would be excited to contribute to our mission every day, please apply!
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