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Sr. Director, Manufacturing Engineering & Operations

Tierra Biosciences, Inc.

Tierra Biosciences, Inc.

San Leandro, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, May 20, 2024

Tierra Biosciences, a venture capital backed life science company, has pioneered a novel high-throughput protein production platform that produces hundreds of custom proteins on-demand. Our platform can make proteins faster than other technologies and has the potential to onboard novel methods quickly. We use cell-free synthetic biology to bring the power and throughput of genomics technologies into protein production. Our diverse range of customers engage in the creation of pioneering products in therapeutics, chemistry, biotechnology, agriculture, and food. At Tierra Biosciences, we play a pivotal role in expediting our customers' scientific exploration, enabling them to swiftly transform ideas into market-ready, life-changing innovations.

As the leader of Manufacturing Engineering and Operations at Tierra, the Senior Director will play a pivotal leadership role in running our overall manufacturing operations including hands-on manufacturing engineering leadership. This role involves leading metric-driven end-to-end manufacturing engineering, taking ownership of full cycle troubleshooting-to-resolution processes for production optimization, and spearheading detailed planning and implementation for planned growth initiatives.

The expertise and skills of this individual will be instrumental in driving Tierra's production excellence, communicating real-time manufacturing health to relevant cross-functional stakeholders, facilitating continuous improvement of manufacturing protocols and process, and leading the strategic planning and implementation of future capacity and capability expansion efforts.

Overall, we are seeking a hands-on leader who can contribute significantly to Tierra's protein production success and support a high-growth trajectory.