Supervisor, Metrology

Norwood, MA
May 31 2019
Life Sciences, Biology
Organization Type
Supervisor, Metrology

The Role:

Moderna is seeking a Metrology Supervisor for a position supporting cGMP manufacturing. Ideal candidates will have a strong understanding of GMPs and experience providing metrology support/oversight in pharmaceutical/biotech facilities. This individual will be responsible for managing calibrations in our cGMP manufacturing facility. Individual is expected to perform job functions and responsibilities independently and with limited direction.

Here's What You'll Bring to the Table:
  • Management and oversight of calibration contract service providers
  • Scheduling of calibration and maintenance activities through coordination with end user groups
  • Execution of work orders using the computerized maintenance management system
  • Identify and remove single points of failure for calibration activities
  • Lead process and equipment troubleshooting to support deviations, corrective actions and related issues.
  • Develop and revise Metrology Procedures
  • Act as Metrology subject matter expert for change management assessments, deviation and CAPA management
  • Generate and provide quality metrics for site and department
  • Participate in internal and external audits
  • Implement reliability centered calibration program for assets under their responsibility, make calibration budget and spares recommendations
  • Ensure equipment remains in operational state and minimize downtime for calibration/repair
  • Coordinate specification, fabrication, procurement, installation, engineering start-up and validation activities of new equipment and systems
  • Provide training and guidance for calibration and operation of systems
  • Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a compliant and ethical manner and in accordance with all applicable healthcare laws, regulations and industry codes.

Here's What You'll Do:
  • Bachelor's degree in science or engineering or related field
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in a biotech or pharmaceutical company; 1+ years in a supervisory role
  • Experience in design and specification requirements of pilot and commercial scale equipment for pharmaceutical manufacturing
  • Knowledge and experience with the FDA requirements for clinical and commercial products
  • Understanding of process controls and equipment automation
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Ability to work in fast-paced manufacturing environment

Here's What We'll Bring to the Table:
  • On-site subsidized cafeteria
  • Company-provided iPhone
  • Free parking, monthly subway pass or a subsidized commuter rail pass
  • Highly competitive healthcare coverage including: medical offered through BCBS (HMO/PPO), dental, and vision offered through VSP
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
  • 16 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents
  • 16 weeks 100% paid family caregiver leave
  • 20 weeks 100% paid medical leave
  • Adoption assistance and discounts to local childcare centers, as well as access to
  • 401k (traditional and Roth offered) with 50% match on first 6% deferred. Match is vested immediately
  • A suite of Moderna paid insurance coverage, including: life insurance, short-term and long-term disability
  • Voluntary legal assistance plan
  • 15 days of vacation and 7 sick days per year, in addition to a discretionary winter shut down and 11 company paid holidays

Why join Moderna Therapeutics

At Moderna, we believe messenger RNA, or mRNA, is the "software of life." Every cell in the body uses mRNA to provide real-time instructions to make the proteins necessary to drive all aspects of biology, including in human health and disease. Given its essential role, we believe mRNA could be used to create a new category of medicines with significant potential to improve the lives of patients.

Headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., Moderna currently has strategic alliances for development programs with AstraZeneca, Plc. and Merck, Inc., as well as the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense; and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), a division of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Moderna has been ranked in the top ten of Science's list of top biopharma industry employers for the past four years. To learn more, visit .

Our Mission:
Deliver on the promise of mRNA science to create a new generation of transformative medicines for patients.


Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.

Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

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