• Supervise daily upstream/downstream manufacturing activities and ensure production timelines are met. • Collaborate with Process Development and Project Management groups technical transfer and process validation • Collaborate with QC & QA groups to ensure GMP compliance, manage deviation investigation and CAPA implementation, and support client auditing and agency inspections. • Provides working knowledge and technical leadership in cell culture/purification operations. • Schedules and/or delivers training to manufacturing personnel to ensure staff can perform manufacturing operations safely and compliantly. • Motivate, retain, develop existing group members and recruit new staffs to build a strong upstream/downstream manufacturing team • Contributes to continual improvement of all manufacturing documentation (SOP’s MBR’s, OJT’s) to ensure they are current, accurate, and clear. • Communicate operational status regularly to senior director, as required, at the appropriate level of detail. • Assist the director to coordinate the work between the upstream/downstream groups and other functional groups to meet the production objectives and timelines.
• BS/MS in a scientific discipline or equivalent is preferred. • Minimum 6-8 years working in a cGMP biological manufacturing environment with previous experience managing subordinates and/or leading project teams. • Experience in the large-scale chromatography, centrifuge and depth filtration harvest, ultrafiltration/diafiltration, and viral inactivation and removal • Must be a strong leader able to adapt to daily challenges of manufacturing work environment while maintaining positive and productive attitude and fostering this attitude among subordinates. • Must be quality focused with knowledge and understanding of cGMP quality systems and how they apply to manufacturing operations. • Experience in working with the cross-functional teams. • Experience in troubleshooting and investigation of the critical deviation, and making the risk analysis on the development, technical transfer and process validation. • Must possess good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate well, both verbally and written. Fluent in both Chinese and English. • Good multi-tasking and prioritization skills.