Biotech company in RTP is seeking an Oligo Production & QC Manager to oversee the daily manufacturing and QC operations for a proprietary array-based oligonucleotide synthesis platform. The ideal candidate will have detailed knowledge of oligonucleotide synthesis chemistry, hybridization assays, and PCR techniques with greater than 5 years’ industry experience in oligo manufacturing and QC.

typical roles and responsibilities for QC Manager – Oligo Production

  • Manage production group for array-based oligonucleotide synthesis on oligo synthesis platform.
  • Manage QC operations for Oligo products including PCR and hybridization assays.
  • Develop, implement, and update key SOP documents as needed. Maintain production records.
  • Support R&D and applications teams as needed for company projects.
  • Support Sales team to achieve high customer satisfaction.
  • Train and supervise production and QC staff.
  • Manage safety procedures and standards for staff. Maintain facility and processes according to state and federal environmental regulations.

Requirements for QC Manager – Oligo Production – Scientific

  • Master’s degree in Chemistry, Molecular Biology or related field, with a minimum of 3-year experience, or Bachelor’s degree with 5 year experience, in pharmaceutical companies, biotech or related industries
  • Working knowledge of oligonucleotide synthesis
  • Experience with oligonucleotide analytical tools and methods
  • Knowledge of molecular biology techniques including PCR, rtPCR, array-based hybridization assays, and NGS
  • Ability to work as part of a small cross-disciplinary team to accomplish both short term and long-term goals
  • Excellent documentation practices
  • Excellent written and oral communication skill