Supervisor, Manufacturing PCV Operations Days
ModernaTX, Inc.

Norwood, Massachusetts

The Role:

Moderna is seeking a first shift Supervisor of Manufacturing, to lead a cohesive team responsible for manufacturing cGMP mRNA personal cancer vaccines for evaluation in human clinical trials. This position will be day shift from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM on a rotating schedule. This position is located at our GMP Manufacturing site in Norwood, MA.

The individual in this role will be hands-on front-line leader, accountable for leading a first shift team in support of an automated, fast paced and short turnaround operation to deliver mRNA personal cancer vaccines to the clinic. They will apply existing and new knowledge of bioprocess unit operations and cGMPs to enable technical success with stringent adherence to a Quality System that respects global regulatory expectations. They will play a key role in the PCV production ramp up in the Norwood, MA facility by supporting commissioning activities while leading day to day manufacturing operations. They will hire and develop a high-performing, flexible manufacturing team capable of meeting a fast manufacturing operation timeline.

Here's What You'll Do:

  • Safely produce mRNA personal cancer vaccines
  • Ensure plans and resources (people, facilities, supplies etc.) are efficiently utilized to manufacture mRNA medicines and deliver on time to the clinic
  • Oversee the hiring, training, development, retention and performance of staff for the leadership and execution of manufacturing operations.
  • Develop batch records, SOPs and training materials for ramp up for cGMP mRNA personal cancer vaccines at the Norwood Facility
  • Closely partner with QA peers for rapid disposition of Moderna medicines
  • Develop comprehensive operating plans and monitor achievement of business and financial goals.
  • Development of effective working relationships with both internal and external partners.

Here's What You'll Bring to the Table:
  • Requires BS in a relevant science or engineering discipline plus 5 years' experience in a biotechnology manufacturing/quality/development environment; or an MS with 2-5 years' experience; or 10+ years professional experience with 5 years' being in a biotechnology manufacturing/quality/development environment.
  • Previous management or project experience is required
  • Subject Matter Expert on the set up/process of Aseptic processing, Chromatography systems, TFF Systems, single use process materials/consumables is preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of cGMPs and FDA guidelines is required.

Moderna is pleased to provide you and your family with a comprehensive and innovative suite of benefits, including:
  • Highly competitive and inclusive medical, dental and vision coverage options
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
  • Lifestyle Spending Account funds to help you engage in personal enrichment and self-care activities
  • Family care benefits, including subsidized back-up care options and on-demand tutoring
  • Free premium access to fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes
  • Exclusive preferred pricing on Peloton fitness equipment
  • Adoption and family-planning benefits
  • Dedicated care coordination support for our LGBTQ+ community
  • Generous paid time off, including:
    • Vacation, sick time and holidays
    • Volunteer time to participate within your community
    • Discretionary year-end shutdown
    • Paid sabbatical after 5 years; every 3 years thereafter
  • Generous Paid Leave offerings, including 18 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents
  • 401k match and Financial Planning tools
  • Moderna-paid Life, LTD and STD insurance coverages, as well as voluntary benefit options
  • Complimentary concierge service including home services research, travel booking, and entertainment requests
  • Free parking or subsidized commuter passes
  • Location-specific perks and extras!

Candidates should be aware that Moderna currently maintains a policy requiring all US-based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive a booster shot once eligible. Newly hired employees must be vaccinated and boosted prior to their employment start date. Moderna is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated or receive a booster where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.

About Moderna

In over 10 years since its inception, Moderna has transformed from a research-stage company advancing programs in the field of messenger RNA (mRNA), to an enterprise with a diverse clinical portfolio of vaccines and therapeutics across seven modalities, a broad intellectual property portfolio in areas including mRNA and lipid nanoparticle formulation, and an integrated manufacturing plant that allows for rapid clinical and commercial production at scale. Moderna maintains alliances with a broad range of domestic and overseas government and commercial collaborators, which has allowed for the pursuit of both groundbreaking science and rapid scaling of manufacturing. Most recently, Moderna's capabilities have come together to allow the authorized use and approval of one of the earliest and most effective vaccines against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Moderna's mRNA platform builds on continuous advances in basic and applied mRNA science, delivery technology and manufacturing, and has allowed the development of therapeutics and vaccines for infectious diseases, immuno-oncology, rare diseases, cardiovascular diseases and autoimmune diseases. Moderna has been named a top biopharmaceutical employer by Science for the past seven years. To learn more, visit

Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.

Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.


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