Avid Bioservices
  • 30-Aug-2018 to 31-Oct-2018 (PST)
  • Manufacturing
  • CA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Life, LTD, Vision Insurance and 15 days PTO per year, Plus 8 Designated Holidays, 4 Floating Holidays and 401k, ESPP and Pet Insurance

Avid Bioservices is a dedicated contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) focused on development and cGMP manufacturing of biopharmaceutical products derived from mammalian cell culture.  We provide a comprehensive range of process development, high quality cGMP clinical and commercial manufacturing services for the biotechnology and biopharmaceutical industries.  With 25 years of experience producing monoclonal antibodies and recombinant proteins in batch, fed-batch and perfusion modes, our services include cGMP clinical and commercial product manufacturing, purification, bulk packaging, stability testing and regulatory strategy, submission and support.  We also provide a variety of process development activities, including cell line development and optimization, cell culture and feed optimization, analytical methods development and product characterization.

We are dedicated to the improvement of global patient outcomes by delivering world-class services. Our expertise enables us to partner with our customers to advance their products from clinical development to commercial launch. Do you possess the skills and expertise below to improve patient lives and support patient innovative therapies? If so, apply today!


The Director of Manufacturing directs and controls the activities of the GMP Manufacturing Operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Ensures that quality of the product is maintained, safety procedures, and company guidelines are followed.
  • Manages utilization of equipment, facilities, and personnel to obtain maximum efficiency.
  • Formulates and supervises processes, quality and production improvement methodologies.
  • Maintains authority over budget and scheduling for the Manufacturing Operations Departments.
  • Provides mentorship to managers of Upstream, Downstream, and Support Operations.
  • Communicates progress of the department to Sr. Director, Manufacturing.
  • Identifies and evaluates fundamental issues or gaps that pose risk to the operations.
  • Communicates corporate goals and objectives to the Manufacturing staff.
  • Coordinates work with other departments to resolve issues across multiple departments.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directs activities of functional areas through manager and supervisory level employees.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) in a science or engineering discipline from a four-year college or university and 10 years of experience in a GMP facility manufacturing pharmaceuticals, preferably biologics.


  • Masters/Doctorate in a science or engineering discipline and 6-8 years of experience in a GMP facility manufacturing pharmaceuticals, preferably biologics.


Occasional overnight travel by land and/or air may be required to attend seminars or conferences or client meetings.


Avid Bioservices does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran.

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