Vertex Pharmaceuticals creates new possibilities in medicine to cure diseases and improve people’s lives. The Associate Director, Analytical Chemistry is an exciting opportunity to join Vertex’s growing Technical Operations team and contribute to the rapid commercialization of new life-changing products. If you are looking for an entrepreneurial, non-hierarchical, hands-on, team-work oriented environment where you can have a big impact, then this is the perfect place for you!
The Associate Director will partner with late-stage product development teams in order to ensure the robustness of analytical methodology in a commercial QC setting by applying Quality by Design principles, and will take a leadership role in its implementation at several contract manufacturing facilities. The Associate Director is expected to lead continuous improvement opportunities throughout method life-cycle and have a solid understanding of the regulatory and business impact of making changes to existing analytical technology in order to help define appropriate regulatory and validation strategies to support post-approval changes. The Associate Director will lead high-impact cross-functional initiatives, lead resolution of complex analytical / manufacturing issues, and provide strategic input to the commercialization of new products and the direction of the Technical Operations - Analytical group.
To be successful in this role, the candidate must be an excellent collaborator with proven experience in a cGMP pharmaceutical environment while bringing creativity and energy to all teams in order to promote positive, collaborative, and effective relationships with internal stakeholders and key external suppliers.
Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation.
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