Lead Manufacturing Technician

Lead Manufacturing Technician Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Lead Manufacturing Technician to join our team.


  • Oversees and executes floor operations to ensure safety, aseptic operations and compliance with cGMPs are maintained at all times;
  • Provide support to integrate best practices, where appropriate, into manufacturing;
  • Ensures efficient use of material and equipment and assigns personnel as appropriate in the execution of day to day operations.


  • Ability to lift, pull or push equipment requiring up to 25-50 lbs of force;
  • Ability to gown and gain entry to biotechnology/pharmaceutical manufacturing areas;
  • Self motivated individual with the ability to complete and manage multiple floor activities in an effective and compliant manner;
  • Ability to climb ladders and work platforms;
  • Demonstrates appropriate level of adaptability, maintains positive outlook, and demonstrates composure under pressure;
  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment such as safety glasses/goggles, gloves and safety shoes;
  • Biotech Certificate and prior leadership experience preferred;
  • Standardization and measurements utilizing bench top equipment;
  • Process automation;
  • Expected to act on behalf of the supervisor while on the floor;
  • Cell culture inoculation and scale up processes;
  • Use of bioreactors and centrifuges in the growth of cell cultures;
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment;
  • In the absence of the supervisor they are the person of authority;
  • Ability to work around chemicals (alcohols, acids & bases).