Sr. Manager, Technical Services (Routine Analytical Services)

Location
Foster City
Salary
See job description.
Posted
August 17 2021
Ref
R0021606
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Pharma
Job Type
Manager


Sr. Manager, Technical Services (Routine Analytical Services)
United States - New Jersey - Morris Plains

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gileads therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the companys five core values. Thats because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

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Sr. Manager, Technical Services (Routine Analytical Services)

Specific Job Responsibilities

This role is responsible for leading a team of scientists and technicians dedicated to supporting the Process Sciences group through routine sample analyses, data management, and technical operations.

  • Oversee a team of individual contributors as they perform analytical methods according to established SOPs.
  • Performs routine analysis using various analytical instruments (e.g. HPLC, capillary electrophoresis, real-time PCR, UV/Vis).
  • Processes and reports data in standard format; interprets and presents results and conclusions of analyses.
  • Serve as second reviewer and approver of analytical results generated by team members.
  • Draft and revise standard operating procedures for analytical methods and lab operations.
  • Prepares technical reports and maintains sound documentation.
  • Develops and improves processes for the Technical Services team in areas such as equipment maintenance, organization, efficiency and client service.
  • Manages, reports, and communicates metrics on team efficiency. Contributes to continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Maintains lab supplies and instruments; prepares buffers/reagents on an on-going basis.
  • Interacts with Process Sciences, Manufacturing Sciences & Technology, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Project Management Office.
  • Represents Analytical at meetings such as project team, new initiatives, and alignment of assays between sites.
  • Acts a mentor and technical trainer for staff.
  • Ensures lab operations are in compliance with Safety Regulations and guidelines.


Knowledge & Skills
  • Significant knowledge of analytical and purification methods used in biopharmaceutical development including HPLC/UPLC, CE-SDS, IEF, qPCR, ELISA.
  • Strong understanding of pharmaceutical product development and/or experience working with monoclonal antibody or ADC products.
  • Must possess excellent communication (oral and written), organizational, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to lead a high-performing team. People managing experience highly preferred.
  • Ability to develop, track, and deliver on both individual and team goals.
  • Familiarity with GLP/GMP practices and regulations. Experience working in a regulated environment is preferred.
  • Work in a high-throughput environment and knowledge of robotics or liquid handlers (e.g. Tecan, Hamilton) is advantageous.
  • Must be proficient with MS Office applications. Working knowledge of LIMS systems preferred.


Education & Experience

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Life Sciences or Engineering with a minimum of six (6) years of experience in biotechnology or pharmaceutical development, OR a Master's Degree and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in biotechnology or pharmaceutical development.
  • Experience with analytical and purification methods used in biopharmaceutical development including HPLC/UPLC, CE-SDS, IEF, qPCR, ELISA.
  • Experience performing routine analysis using various analytical instruments (e.g. HPLC, capillary electrophoresis, real-time PCR, UV/Vis).


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About Gilead

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.


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