Manufacturing Supervisor, Downstream

Sorrento Therapeutics   •  

San Diego, CA

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


11 - 15 years

Posted 67 days ago

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We are seeking a highly motivated Manufacturing Supervisorcandidate to join our growing company. The position offers a unique opportunity for a candidate with essential skills seeking expertise in the biotechnology/pharmaceutical field.


  • A PhD/MS in life sciences with more than 5 years relevant industry experience or BS in life sciences with 10 years or more relevant industry experience; with demonstrated experience in supervising junior scientists.
  • Demonstrated experience with GMP-compliant downstream processes, notably in antibody purification.
  • Experience with large volume buffer (50L to 200L) preparation.
  • Experience with the AKTA Process chromatography system.
  • Experience with maintaining and executing GMP-qualified protocols and SOP’s.
  • Understanding of QA/QC compliance.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities.


  • Direct downstream GMP processing: facility, buffer preparation, bioreactor harvest and antibody purification.
  • Responsible for leading a growing team of associates and technicians.
  • Developing staff capabilities, creating a culture of safety, maintain training objectives, compliance and collaboration while implementing process improvements where applicable.
  • Batch record preparation and implementation.
  • You’ll have oversight of essential supply inventory, and the responsibility to ensure compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), policies and safety practice for your team.


  • Innovative. You’ll be on the leading edge of immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer.
  • Synergetic. You’ll enjoy our ever changing, but collaborative company culture.
  • Rest and Relaxation. Three (3) weeks paid time off, 10 paid holidays, and on-site gym.
  • Benefits. Medical with HMO, PPO, HSA and FSA options, dental/vision, and stock options.
  • Prepared for the Future. 401(k) with company match