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Danaher Corporation Manager, Upstream Biomanufacturing (Protein Business Unit) in Madison, Wisconsin

Aldevron is an industry pioneer with a core competency in manufacturing for gene and cell therapy. We supply high-quality plasmid DNA, mRNA and proteins to our clients, who are breaking new ground on the world’s most important and challenging solutions to benefit us all. We're looking for innovative, forward-thinking individuals who share our goals of advancing science and making an impact on the world.

Aldevron is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

Job Summary:

The Manager, Upstream Biomanufacturing (Protein Business Unit) is a manufacturing leader effectively manages the day-to-day work of a skilled Upstream manufacturing team focused on performing expression, fermentation, and manufacturing operation for recombinant proteins.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage daily activities of Upstream team and provide technical support for coli growth in stainless steel Fermenter and Shake flask focused on complex Biomanufacturing and Pilot-scale production projects

  • Support on-time completion of client projects by actively participating in manufacturing work and providing technical training and SME guidance

  • Throughly understand manufacturing protocols and develop process improvement strategy for higher throughput

  • Translate project proposals into detailed manufacturing plans, assign work plans to team members, and ensure team members have information and resources necessary for successful execution of the plan

  • Assist Aldevron’s Client Relations (Technical Sales) Team with review of project opportunities and development of project proposals where needed

  • Support hiring and lead on-boarding of new scientists

  • Develop direct reports so they can assist in scientific support of client projects, including serving as technical SME on client calls

  • Serve as technical SME during calls with signed clients, or assign a direct report to do so

  • Support Process Engineering in the transfer of manufacturing methods from Aldevron’s research-grade manufacturing to Aldevron’s GMP manufacturing

  • Lead transfer of manufacturing methods from small-scale proof of concept Pilot run to manufacuring and perform subsequent transfer to large-scale research-grade or GMP manufacturing

  • Manage authoring and revision of Aldevron standard operating procedures (SOPs) relating to Biomanufacturing activities

  • Author and review technical documents, including project reports and data presentations

  • Scope new technologies in Fermentation and protein production process, review and

  • Possess flexibility and a willingness to work in a fast-paced environment that at times requires working 
hours more than a standard working day or outside of normal operating hours

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors and 12+ years, Masters and 9+ or PhD and 5+ years of combined work experience in the field of Upstream E. coli Fermentation and recombinant protein manufacturing

  • Prior management of a biotechnology laboratory team is essential

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies require all US and Puerto Rico employees to be vaccinated against COVID–19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies require all US and Puerto Rico employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID–19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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