Supervisor / Fill Finish Operations, 1st Shift

Norwood, MA
June 01 2019
Life Sciences, Biology
Organization Type
Supervisor / Fill Finish Operations, 1st Shift

The Role:

Moderna is seeking a Supervisor of Fill Finish Operations. The 1st shift Supervisor is a hands-on front line management position. The individual in this role will lead a cohesive team responsible for fill finish, visual inspection, labelling, and packaging. He/she will apply existing and new knowledge of sterile processing operations, drug product inspection, and cGMPs to enable technical success with stringent adherence to regulatory requirements and Moderna's Quality System.

Here's What You'll Do:
  • Develop weekly/monthly goals and manages shift activities.
  • Oversee progress of daily schedule to ensure safe and timely completion of manufacturing activities
  • Point person for technical and compliance issues and liaison with internal groups (QA, QC, Regulatory etc.) to facilitate issue resolution.
  • Ensure functional unit's compliance with GMP and all its related elements such as facilities, documentation (SOPs and validation protocols etc.), training, reports and records.
  • Oversee the hiring, development, retention and performance of front line manufacturing staff.
  • Leverage Lean and Six Sigma principles to foster and drive a culture of continuous improvement

Here's What You'll Bring to the Table:
  • Requires BS in a relevant science or engineering discipline and 5 years' experience in a biotechnology manufacturing/quality/development environment or an MS with 2-5 years' experience
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of cGMPs and FDA guidelines is required.
  • Preferred: Subject Matter Expert aseptic technique, drug product processing, and operation of filling isolators with 1+ years in a supervisory role
  • Proven ability to successfully improve processes
  • Outstanding communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to effectively collaborate effectively in a dynamic, cross-functional matrix 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
  • Free annual corporate membership to Bluebikes
  • 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' vacation and 7 sick days per year, in addition to a discretionary winter shut down and 11 company paid holidays (includes 2 floating holidays)

Why join Moderna

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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