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Production Supervisor, CRISPRevolution (Swing Shift) at Synthego
Redwood City, CA, US
Synthego is enabling genome engineering at scale with a blend of scientific instrumentation, industrial automation, and data science. Our team of scientists and engineers are putting multidisciplinary fields together to solve problems that no one field can tackle alone. We are searching for an innovative supervisor to oversee our day-to-day production laboratory operations. With a focus on quality and scale, this role will be responsible for establishing world-class operating protocols. The ideal candidate is well-versed in lean manufacturing, visual management, and GLP/GMP. This position requires the tact to mentor and develop others, as well as the sense of urgency and ability to get hands-on when necessary.
Swing supervisor: 2:00pm - 11:00pm 

What You'll Do

    • Manage, mentor, and develop a growing team of research associates responsible for the production of CRISPR products and services
    • Design and implement standardized laboratory management and maintenance protocols leveraging lean manufacturing methodologies
    • Collaborate with science, engineering, and marketing teams to design and implement innovative solutions to meet and exceed customer expectations
    • Coordinate with systems engineering and quality to ensure the seamless transfer of new products and processes into production
    • Uphold strict production and quality control processes to ensure incoming, in-process, and finished goods materials meet all published specifications
    • Participate in the site audit program, ensuring compliance to all published procedures
    • Author and maintain production work instructions
    • Ensure lab standards are upheld, labware and equipment are properly maintained, and hazardous materials are disposed of in accordance with regulatory requirements 

About You

    • 2+ years experience managing a production laboratory operation
    • Strong understanding of laboratory best practices, continuous improvement methodologies, and lean manufacturing principles, including 5S, Gemba, and Kaizen
    • Experience with formal quality management systems required, ISO 13485 and cGMP preferred
    • Innovative, motivated, and independent leader possessing a player/coach mentality
    • Excellent interpersonal skills

Company Benefits & Perks

    • Excellent benefits
    • Competitive salary
    • 4x Daily shuttle to and from San Francisco (more locations to come)
    • Generous equity at an early stage company
    • Fully stocked kitchen and snacks
    • Catered lunch and dinner
Synthego’s vision is to turn biology into an information science, with the ultimate goal of dramatically extending the healthy human lifespan.
Synthego builds advanced bioinformatics and automated hardware platforms to create next-generation molecular biology tools, starting with full-stack genome engineering.
These world-class tools accelerate basic scientific discovery, critical disease cures and novel synthetic biology applications to improve and prolong life.