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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.

Production Group Leader

Department: Operations
Location: Milford, MA

Purpose of Position:

  • Provides line supervisory oversight of all unit operation activity in their assigned specialty while assisting Cincinnati Operations Management in resource planning and management. Ensures compliance to internal and external regulatory policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leads any critical unit operations occurring in oligo production.
  • Provides for training and development of production personnel including, but not limited to, conducting midyear and annual job performance reviews for all direct reports. Ensures that direct reports receive the training necessary to effectively perform their assigned tasks.
  • Assures batch records are appropriately followed and that all work performed is properly documented in batch records, equipment logbooks, etc.
  • Completes required deviations, change requests, or investigations for incidents that occur in the oligo production area.
  • Represents oligo production for technical matters as necessary in project teams, audits and client interactions.
  • Writes manufacturing batch records in compliance with cGMPs, OSHA and client specifications.
  • Reviews manufacturing batch records written by members of the manufacturing team.
  • Maintains production schedule with input from Cincinnati Operations Management.
  • Works closely with Engineering, providing operational input on new equipment purchases.
  • Communicates effectively and in a collaborative manner with direct reports, supervisor, and colleagues.
  • Ensures compliance to all GMP processes and procedures.
  • Ensures a safe work environment for all employees. This will be done by promoting a culture of safety awareness, implementing and supporting the site safety plan, addressing any safety audit findings, etc.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Job Knowledge Required:

  • This is specialist position requiring a comprehensive knowledge of the cGMP requirements for API manufacturing.
  • Minimum education requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years experience in their specified discipline
  • Must be technically proficient on all unit operations associated with oligo manufacturing.
  • Experience managing and mentoring people required.


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