Director – Microbiome CMC Operations
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Seed Health

51-200 employees

Develops microbial solutions for human and environmental health
Company Overview
Seed Health stands out as a pioneering company in the microbial sciences sector, leveraging the vast potential of microbes to shape human and planetary health. Their collaborative approach with leading academic researchers enables them to rapidly accelerate microbial technologies into the clinic, producing novel therapeutics, consumer health innovations, and environmental solutions. The company's multidisciplinary team, comprising of leading scientists, experienced operators, designers, engineers, and science communicators, work together to fully realize the potential of microbes, setting Seed Health apart in the industry.
Consumer Goods
Social Impact

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding





Los Angeles, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Experience Level
Desired Skills
Operations & Logistics
  • BS in a scientific discipline with ≥10 years relevant industry experience
  • 5-7+ years leading CMC programs
  • Strong risk management analysis and project management skills (CAPM, PMP, or similar certification preferred but not required)
  • Strong cGMP acumen and knowledge of manufacturing/quality requirements for early-stage CMC product development
  • Previous experience in filing IND/Regulatory submissions preferred
  • Prior experience in biologics/pharmaceutical manufacturing, supply chain, and/or CDMO management
  • Understanding of live-biotherapeutics/probiotic product development
  • Impeccable time-management and multi-project planning and coordination
  • Analytical background required
  • Experience using Microsoft projects, Google Suite, Excel, PowerPoint, Gantt charts, etc
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to establish strategic manufacturing plans and deploy scale-up and manufacturing projects
  • Provide management oversight to enable successful program execution and ensure alignment across R+D, Quality, and Product Development, and Go-To-Market team members
  • Oversee execution of manufacturing and testing activities and timelines at CDMO's and CTL's (e.g., new product introduction, tech transfer, process development/characterization, assay qualification/validation, production, testing, product disposition by QA, etc.)
  • Effectively manage vendor meetings, driving against prepared agendas and enforcing timelines for action items from external stakeholders
  • Responsible for daily CMC program decision making and facilitating escalation of larger strategic matters to CSO and leadership
  • Manage internal product document/data repository
  • Implement robust project management, communication, and KPI tracking tools
  • Generate demand forecasts and ensure on-time production to meet clinical and program needs
  • Create and adhere to program and project budgets
  • Partner with subject matter experts to support CMC requirements and timelines for regulatory filings
  • Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders, including Research, Clinical Supply, Regulatory, and Quality, to align on overall product development and regulatory strategy
  • Routinely review stability documentation, protocols, statements of work, batch records, as well as request of appropriate documentation from CDMO