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Technical Operations Manager at ALDEVRON, LLC in Fargo, North Dakota

Posted in Science 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Technical Operations Manager is responsible for the oversight of all activities completed in the Technical Operations group, including scientific reviews, planning and scheduling, and project management.  This position will oversee all of the Associate Scientists within the Technical Operations team.


  • Manage the team Associate Scientists, Technical Operations

  • Generate and update detailed project tasks and timelines for all internal and client-facing activities

  • Assist with or conduct effective performance reviews on a scheduled basis

  • Review and approve new documents created by Technical Operations department, including manufacturing batch records, SOP’s, and tech transfer documents

  • Review scientific protocols and summary reports generated within the department

  • Continuously engage personnel on continuous improvements within a culture valuing efficiency

  • Support continuous improvement projects addressing process efficiency, product costs, and performance

  • Participate in technical calls and routine project updates with Aldevron clients

  • Ensure all laboratory spaces are kept in a clean, safe, and orderly status at all times

  • Generate, review, and approve Raw Material Authorization documentation for new incoming materials

  • Coordinate department personnel onboarding process by leading the interview process, preparing and updating written training plans, and engaging employees in working toward successful acheivements

  • Assist GMP and GMP-S manufacturing teams with laboratory investigations and closure of CAPA’s

  • Ensure all CAPA tasks are closed within the defined timelines

  • Lead project planning and support department personnel with any questions and issues that arise during daily activities

  • Assist with supporting strategic plans for process and facility improvements in order to increase efficiency

  • Work collaboratively with cross functional departments

Required Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills are required

  • Team leadership, mentorship, and coaching

  • Knowledge of GMP’s and regulatory requirements for biologics manufacturing

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team

  • Ability to follow written procedures, and written and verbal directions

  • Ability to keep records and maintain files

  • Ability to build a high performing team

  • Ability to troubleshoot issues

  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances


  • B.S. degree in a scientific field is required. Advanced degree preferred

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in GMP biologics manufacturing is required

  • Experience in process development and scale-up preferred

Join Us Today!

Join a team committed to making lives better. Aldevron provides high-quality plasmid DNA, proteins, enzymes, antibodies, and other biologics to help our partners achieve significant breakthroughs for a variety of life science applications.

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Aldevron is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. We are committed to creating a diverse workforce and consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identify, or protected veteran status among other factors.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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