This position provides scientific and operational leadership for the Manufacturing, Process Development, and Facilities groups. As such, this position is responsible for overall operational strategy for all three departments to ensure continuious improvement for safe operations and attainment of financial and strategic goals. Translates strategy into tactics, priorities and resource requirements for execution of plan to assure successful implementatation and ultimate success. A focus on overall team development is imperative for success in this position.
This position maintains contact with counterparts at the parent company to ensure project teams are working towards common goals. This position is an integral part of the senior management team at PBI which provides overall direction and guidance for the company.
Understand and comply with all elements of the PBI quality system appropriate for this position including writing or reviewing and approving all documentation related to the areas under supervision.
All employees must complete assigned duties in a safe manner, thoroughly familiarizing themselves with safety concerns, such as reading safety data sheets, wearing necessary protective clothing, including safety glasses, chemical resistant gloves, respirators, etc. All employees are required to attend regularly scheduled safety meetings. Responsible for monitoring safety practices of assigned area.
Must be able to move about the facility working with staff at their workstations. Requires the ability to climb stairs and ladders. Requires corrected vision for near (within 20cm) and far (greater than 20 cm) sight. Must be able to wear PPE such as safety glasses and specialty footwear as required. Regular travel is required to the corporate headquarters, professional meetings and conferences as well as to customers.
The primary work areas are the offices, labs, and manufacturing areas located throughout the building. Because all processes are conducted according to safety and environmental procedures, exposures will be minimal and below OSHA permissible levels as published in the chemical safety data sheet. Proper protection (i.e. fume hoods and PPE) will be required and provided. Exposure to cold, freezing, sub-freezing temperatures, high temperatures or noise from equipment may occur.
Promega Biosciences, located in San Luis Obispo, blends innovative research in chemistry with excellence in manufacturing to meet the rapidly changing needs of the scientific community. We synthesize and manufacture essential reagents to help Promega succeed as a life science leader.
Our areas of expertise include synthesis, process design and scale-up, and commercial manufacturing of modified luciferins and coelenterazines. These pro-bioluminescent products aid in life science research. We bring pride, passion, and purpose to our work and the products we provide.
Promega Biosciences offers its employees a work environment that encourages creativity, work-life balance, and personal and professional growth. We support community involvement and are committed to being good stewards and reducing our impact on the environment. Promega fosters a positive, fun, and warm family culture. To learn more about our values, please visit our Corporate Responsibility website.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including comprehensive medical insurance, dental and vision insurance, 401k matching, company-paid life insurance, 14 paid holidays, up to 20 vacation days, two weeks of paid Caregiver Leave, and more.
Our San Luis Obispo facility is at the heart of California’s beautiful central coast. San Luis Obispo is a destination for wine aficionados, nature lovers, and pleasure-seekers alike. You might enjoy views of the Pacific Ocean from one of our scenic Nine Sisters, a chain of volcanic peaks that run along the coast. Or, spend a day gallivanting around the many wineries, local boutiques, and renowned restaurants in the area. Proclaimed as the “happiest town in the USA”, our community provides a rich and rewarding place to live and play. To learn more about San Luis Obispo, check out the VisitSLO website.
Diversity is important at Promega. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, and make employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.