bluebird bio is developing potentially transformative, one-time gene therapies for severe genetic and orphan diseases. At the heart of bluebird bio’s product creation efforts is its broadly applicable gene therapy platform for the development of new treatments for diseases with few or no clinical options. bluebird bio has two clinical stage product candidates in development, one for childhood cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy (CCALD) and one for beta-thalassemia major/sickle cell disease, and an early stage oncology program in partnership with Celgene Corporation.
Join bluebird bio’s enthusiastic and collaborative team and contribute to the overall success of our novel gene therapy approaches. bluebird bio seeks an Associate Manager, Instrumentation & Controls for our new manufacturing facility in North Carolina’s Research Triangle. You will have responsibilities for managing the delivery of instrumentation and calibration services as required to ensure systems are designed and maintained according to the highest standards of safety and regulatory compliance. This role will support the overall facilities operations and services. This individual will work with closely with cross-functional bluebird team, including Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Facilities, Manufacturing Sciences & Technology and Process Development.
About the role:
The Associate Manager, Instrumentation and Controls will take full ownership for site instrumentation design and operations. This role will be integral in the design of all automation and instrumentation platforms by acting as the subject matter expert (SME) for instrumentation design and specification. They will direct, coordinate and control the scheduled and routine calibrations executed on site. The role works closely with the IT, Automation, Facilities, Quality and Manufacturing groups to ensure all technical aspects of the site instrumentation requirements are understood, designed and maintained.
This is an exciting time to join the field of gene therapy in general, and to specifically become a part of the bluebird bio team. bluebird bio is a publicly traded company on the NASDAQ Global Select Market and trades under the symbol BLUE. We were recently named to the 50 Smartest Companies 2017, MIT Technology Review, and won #6 in the Large Company category at the Boston Business Journal's Best Places to Work. We offer a fast-paced, dynamic, collaborative, colorful, and scientifically rigorous environment, with all the fun and passion that a start-up provides, plus an excellent benefits package that includes stock options, commuter/parking benefit, etc.
To be considered for this exciting career opportunity, please apply through our website. www.bluebirdbio.com
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