Director – Manufacturing Operations
Posted on 9/15/2023

201-500 employees

Develops and commercializes cell and gene therapies
Company Overview
ElevateBio stands out as a leader in the cell and gene therapy industry, with its unique integration of diverse technology platforms such as gene editing and cellular engineering, and its state-of-the-art facilities. The company's BaseCamp manufacturing platform offers process innovation and cGMP manufacturing capabilities, enabling the production of viral vectors, RNA, and cell therapies. With a team of industry-leading experts and a commitment to accelerating the development of transformative therapies, ElevateBio is not only expanding its collaborations with industry partners but also actively developing its own portfolio of cellular and genetic medicines.
Industrial & Manufacturing

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding





Waltham, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Waltham, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
SAP Products
Operations & Logistics
  • Bachelor's Degree in bioprocessing, chemical engineering, or biological sciences
  • 10+ years of experience (B.S. or M.S.) or 8+ years of experience (Ph.D) in biotech or pharmaceuticals working on human biologics in relevant roles associated with development, manufacturing, process engineering, quality or supply chain
  • Deep Experience leading GMP manufacturing facilities, preferably at late clinical stage or commercial phase
  • Understand the technology and process behind mRNA manufacturing
  • In-depth knowledge of US and EU regulations, GMP, ICH and Guidance's for the Industry related to cell and gene therapy is required
  • Fluency in digital systems such as SAP, DeltaV, MES, etc
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse range of scientists, technicians, engineers, regulatory specialists, and business professionals
  • Experience providing clear leadership and orchestrating changes in a complex and fast-paced environment with competing priorities
  • Leverage Lean and Six Sigma principles to foster and drive a culture of continuous improvement across the Value Stream
  • Lead the optimization, trending, and reporting of manufacturing process operational parameters for manufacturing campaigns and daily metrics
  • Provide strategic leadership for manufacturing function by defining strategy and roadmap for investment in people, process, and infrastructure to scalable support rapid business growth
  • Partner with internal and external teams to scale and improve existing products and transfer new products into manufacturing
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement of business processes in manufacturing
  • Manage assigned departmental budget and allocate resources per company objectives
  • Drive improvements in manufacturing service levels to both internal and external customers
  • Critically review the performance of the products to ensure appropriate performance over time
  • Oversee the successful technical transfer of newly developed products from partner to manufacturing
  • Ensure that operations meet all quality objectives in line with company operating priorities
  • Ensure compliance with health, safety, and environments laws and regulations, engaging all associates to make quality and safety a priority
  • Provide technical support and leadership for development and GMP manufacturing
  • Review and approve GMP batch documentation, standard operating procedures and technical reports as needed
  • Support investigations and root cause analysis and other laboratory investigations as needed
  • Work closely with the Quality team to ensure compliance during GMP manufacturing including strategies to successfully implement manufacturing or quality control method changes