The Center for Breakthrough Medicines is on track to be the largest single-site cell and gene therapy contract development and manufacturing organization in the world. Our comprehensive service offering accelerates speed to market through supply chain disruption mitigation strategies, end-to-end program management expertise and unique platform technology with the ability to follow a molecule from idea to commercialization. CBM’s integrated approach provides high quality and consistent end-to-end manufacturing capability including: Process and Analytical Development; Plasmid DNA production; Viral Vector Production of Lentivirus; AAV and Adenovirus; Testing and Analytics; Autologous, Allogeneic and Gene-edited Cell Therapy Bioprocessing; and Cell banking. CBM’s horizontal and vertical integration provides one source throughout a product’s life cycle.
CBM’s mission is to accelerate the delivery and affordability of lifesaving and life-changing therapies from discovery to market by offering a complete solution for the development and commercialization of cell and gene therapies.
CBM is located just outside of Philadelphia in the Heart of Cellicon Valley on The Discovery Labs campus set on 300 acres with 2.4 million square feet of life sciences lab and manufacturing space, allowing clients to scale their development and manufacturing needs without ever having to change sites, while providing employees a true community campus experience focused exclusively on life sciences.
The Discovery Labs is a Global Platform Company inclusive of CBM, The Discovery Labs Properties, UniteIQ incubator labs, and The Colony, a unique investment and resource model enabling groundbreaking therapies to be brought to life.
Center for Breakthrough Medicines is seeking a Director of Operations with proven technical skills to lead a client-oriented team and focus on delivering operational excellence within the organization and industry. The Director of Operations, Viral Vector Manufacturing will provide tactical and strategic oversight of the Viral Vector Manufacturing Operations at CBM, a top Advanced Therapies CDMO. The position’s initial scope will involve development, stand-up, and implementation of the GMP Manufacturing of a multi-product, multi-client manufacturing facility. The role will manage the viral vector manufacturing processes including oversight of the planning, on-time execution, and delivery of quality product as well as being responsible for the development of the manufacturing team and continuous improvement of the manufacturing processes. As part of routine operations, the Director of Operations, Viral Vector will work cross-functionally with other teams within the organization to support site operations. This role presents an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, results driven, problem solving, and innovative individual to make a significant impact in the rapidly growing field of Advanced Therapies.
Reports to: Vice President, Viral Vector Manufacturing