Job: VP, Product Dev/Manufacturing (Instrumentation)

Title VP, Product Dev/Manufacturing (Instrumentation)
Location DC/MD
Job Information

Our client had developed a cutting edge technology in the biopharma production/cell transfection market.  This company offers a unique platform that is positively impacting discovery, development and manufacturing processes within cellular therapeutics, vaccine and biologics.


Due to continued growth, they are expanding their senior management team, seeking an experienced leader to manage their current platforms and develop strategies for portfolio expansion.  This position requires previous experience in operations, manufacturing, product development and regulatory.


If you are interested in joining a small, innovative and fast-growing company with exponential growth potential and a fantastic company culture, this is definitely an opportunity to consider.



  • Direct the design, development, manufacturing, operations and regulatory requirements associated with all aspects of the company’s instrument portfolio
  • Maintain and enhance current technologies, and make improvements where necessary
  • Develop scalability of manufacturing processes to meet future increases in market demand
  • Manage product life cycles for current platforms, and develop strategies for next generation systems
  • Define and implement quality and regulatory requirements


  • MS/PhD in Life Sciences or Engineering; MBA a plus
  • 10 years management experience in R&D, Manufacturing or Operations
  • Experience in developing and/or manufacturing medical devices, transfusion systems or related technologies
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements for manufacturing devices used in clinical applications… 21CFR Part 11, HIPPA, 510(k), regulatory Master File, etc.
  • Experience in a small-company environment; able to wear multiple hats with a roll up the sleeves/hands on approach
  • Strong project management, communication and management skills

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience, plus bonus and stock options, and generous benefits package.

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