Operations Manager – Biotechnology

  • Operations Manager – Biotechnology

    Our team is currently looking for an Operations Manager to join a leading biotechnology company in Toronto, ON. This position is responsible for leading the development of the company's manufacturing services as well as personnel management and customer engagement.

    General Responsibilities:
    • Implement production strategy for contract manufacturing services
    • Train the production team to provide manufacturing and technology services to biotech clients
    • Provide leadership to Operations staff including assigning work and evaluating performance
    • Ensure all operations are in compliance with Ontario Health & Safety (OSHA) standards and good practice (GXP) standards
    • Manage production schedules and resolve any issues that could interfere with timelines
    • Work with business development teams to attract new clients
    • Maintain engagement with academic and industry partners
    • Provide updates of progress and challenges to senior management
    • Identify and develop plans to improve efficiencies and productivity
    • Other duties as required

    • Bachelor's degree in life science related discipline (MSc preferred)
    • 5+ years of Operations/GMP management experience within a contract manufacturing organization, CRO or biotechnology company
    • Experience in cell/viral manufacturing
    • 3+ years of management/supervisory experience
    • Knowledge of quality and regulatory requirements for the gene therapy products
    • Experience in production scheduling, tracking and reporting

    To apply, please submit your resume using the "Apply Now" button.

    Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.