Job Opportunities with Nitto Denko Avecia in the USA
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Why work at Avecia?

As a leading drug development services company for oligonucleotide therapeutics, the first step in our DNA/RNA sequence is to work with a great team of people.

At Avecia, our team approach allows you to excel in your individual area of expertise as well as to be part of a group of professionals that has the support of management and peers from various backgrounds. And while we’re focused on results, we still maintain our flexibility and enjoy camaraderie and the benefits of work/life balance. Make the next move in your progression of success and join Avecia.

At Avecia, we encourage and value people from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds to contribute to our collective success. It is Avecia’s policy to conduct business without regard to an individual’s disability or any other protected status. We are fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment and encourage all to apply.

Project Manager

Department: Project Management
Location: Milford, MA

Purpose of the Position:

The Project Manager is responsible for developing and executing project plans in accordance with Avecia’s procedures. The Project Manager is the primary contact for Business Development Managers as well as for customers. The Project Manager will work closely with all relevant departments within Avecia to ensure projects are delivered within a manner that meets both Avecia’s and the customer’s needs

This position requires the Project Manager to work closely with customers to ensure that the project scope, quality and performance expectations are met while also meeting Avecia’s financial and resource constraint needs. The individual will need to resolve scope change, failure, scheduling and resource conflicts as issues arise in order to maintain overall timelines. The individual will also need to work with both internal and external customers to agree upon amicable solutions to complex situations as they arise.

The Project Manager is accountable for delivering projects on time and within the pre-defined financial limits as agreed in the proposal. It is expected that this position will continually monitor overall project performance and raise any issues through the appropriate forum. This position is also expected to embrace Continuous Improvement efforts in order to help the company to become more efficient and profitable.

Failure to bring projects to successful conclusion on time and violation of cGMP, EH&S and other Company policies and procedures can have a significant impact on the financial success and viability and reputation of Avecia.


Job Knowledge Required:

  • B.S. degree and 2 or more years of Project Management/Customer Management experience, in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of API development and production and / or a strong background in cGMP/contract manufacturing
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification and familiarity with project management software is desirable.

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