Engineer, Manufacturing Facilities Engineering & Operations

Department: Manufacturing
Location: Cambridge, MA

Engineer, Manufacturing Facilities Engineering & Operations

Seres Therapeutics is well-positioned to become the first company to bring a microbiome drug to patients through our proprietary discovery and design platform.  We identify key alterations in the microbiome that are associated with specific diseases, and are designing live bacterial ecologies as therapeutics.  We are conducting multiple clinical trials including a recently started  Phase III study.  Seres is a dynamic and well-financed biotechnology company located in Cambridge, MA.

What’s in it for you?

In this role, you will be part of a dynamic team focused on manufacturing of microbiome therapeutics.  You’ll be part of a team responsible for ensuring the fitness for purpose of new and existing GMP manufacturing facility and process assets, enabling corporate manufacturing objectives. This position reports directly to our Senior Engineer, Manufacturing Facilities Engineering & Operations.

How do you know if you’re the right fit?

If you are interested in playing a key role in dynamic operations and maintenance of two GMP manufacturing facilities, ensuring they remain operable and reliable with an eye towards continuous improvement and innovation– this job is for you! You’ll enjoy a diverse role as you work with asset owners to bring in new equipment and maintain existing equipment and facilities. You’ll work closely with various groups, including Bioprocess Development, Manufacturing Operations, Manufacturing Engineering & Technology, Supply Chain, Quality Control, and Quality Assurance, to ensure rapid, technically appropriate resolution of emergent conditions as well as seamless performance of preventive maintenance and smooth integration of new equipment. In addition, you’ll work closely with external equipment and service vendors to conduct the full range of facilities and equipment acquisition, maintenance, modifications, and decommissioning.  You’ll have an opportunity to use your well-developed communication skills in monitoring and enforcing requirements including safety with all service providers and as you work with internal stakeholders at all levels.  You will be motivated to have a career development plan that includes substantive and meaningful growth opportunities, supported by an array of coaches the extends beyond your direct supervisor – we invest in YOU!  You’ll have experience working with some or all the following, as they relate to manufacturing facilities and equipment:

The other stuff

This is typically a role best suited for engineering professionals with experience working in a highly-regulated environment, preferably biopharmaceutical cGMP experiences. Additional directly relevant experience may substitute for education; responsibilities and compensation will be tailored to training and experience level.  You must be able to demonstrate strong mechanical aptitude and the confidence to perform basic troubleshooting and diagnostics for equipment failures as well as perform selected maintenance tasks. You will be able to clearly describe equipment problems and solutions to relevant stakeholders.  To be successful, you’ll be independently motivated, able to work under aggressive and meaningful objectives, comfortable in a dynamic environment, detail oriented, and possess good problem solving abilities. You’ll possess confidence and poise managing internal partnerships with an emphasis on excellent customer service.

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