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Generation Bio Materials Coordinator in Cambridge, Massachusetts

DESCRIPTION

Generation Bio is innovating genetic medicines to provide durable, redosable treatments for people living with rare and prevalent diseases. The company’s non-viral platform incorporates a novel DNA construct called closed-ended DNA, or ceDNA; a unique cell-targeted lipid nanoparticle delivery system, or ctLNP; and a highly scalable capsid-free manufacturing process that uses its proprietary cell-free rapid enzymatic synthesis, or RES, to produce ceDNA. The platform is designed to enable multi-year durability from a single dose, to deliver large genetic payloads, including multiple genes, to specific tissues, and to allow titration and redosing to adjust or extend expression levels in each patient. RES has the potential to expand Generation Bio’s manufacturing scale to hundreds of millions of doses to support its mission to extend the reach of genetic medicine to more people, living with more diseases, around the world.

We are a thriving, collaborative, creative community of 145 people with diverse talents, beliefs, and experiences headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Delve further. Please visit www.generationbio.com or follow @generationbio (https://twitter.com/generationbio) .

SUMMARY

Generation Bio seeks an energetic, highly motivated, and dynamic individual to join our team and manage the material supplies for research production. A successful candidate will coordinate and provide the production team with starting materials per the established production schedule and aid in the delivery of these materials to support pre-clinical studies. The individual hired will also focus on improving processes to support growth for the group. This is a very crossfuntional role that will interact with several R&D teams within the company.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Primary responsibilities for this role include:

  • Manage the request, receipt, storage, and organization of production materials.

  • Evaluate and implement process improvements to increase scalability

  • Act as main point of contact for key production vendors for ongoing orders and communication

  • Maintain inventory records/systems for platform specific starting materials and process intermediates

  • Determine standard inventory levels to maintain supply continuity and initiate new orders as necessary

  • Coordinate material transfers to support production and pre-clinical activities, including kitting, material aliquoting, and packaging

  • Assist in the creation of production schedules

  • Ensure high levels of communication with the extended team and management regarding inventory of materials and material transfer activities

  • Comfortable working both independently and as part of a team

  • Highly proactive and interested in rapidly learning new skills and helping the team

  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite and the ability to quickly learn new software

QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.S. in Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology or related discipline and/or related experience

  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic and fast-paced environment

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, documentation, and organizational skills

  • Strong attention to detail

POSITION: Full-Time, Exempt

EEOC Statement: Generation Bio believes in a diverse environment and is committed to equal employment opportunity for all its employees and qualified applicants. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Generation Bio will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

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