Functional Area: Pharmaceutical Development, Operations and Quality
Location: Boston, MA
Vertex Pharmaceuticals creates new possibilities in medicine to cure diseases and improve people’s lives. The Associate Director, Technical Operations - Analytical 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 QC commercial 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 the appropriate regulatory and validation strategies to support post-approval changes.
The Associate Director will lead high-impact cross-functional initiatives, the 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.