Supervisor, Manufacturing Operations

Location US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 1 week ago(3/14/2018 6:22 PM)
Adello Biologics, LLC


Adello Biologics is a privately held, U.S.-based biotechnology company that leads with science to accelerate development and drive manufacturing efficiency. The company's aim is to provide high-quality, affordable biosimilars to patients worldwide. Headquartered in Piscataway, NJ and driven by a team of highly skilled industry veterans, Adello is advancing a strategic pipeline of proteins and complex monoclonal antibodies with lead candidates in oncology and immunology. For more information, visit


Our vision is to make biosimilar medications affordable. We are seeking candidates interested in contributing to a bourgeoning field that has the potential to help millions of patients. As a growing company, Adello Biologics offers real development opportunities for candidates excited to take on responsibility, make an immediate impact and help us achieve our vision. As part of a close knit team, you’ll have the opportunity to work in a unique, high science industry while expanding your career. We are seeking a Supervisor, Manufacturing Operations to be based out of our Chicago, IL location.



The Supervisor, Manufacturing Operations, is a regular employee in a full-time non-exempt position at Adello Biologics, LLC, in Chicago, IL. This employee is the shift leader for the packaging operation and is responsible for producing high quality products in accordance with regulatory requirements to achieve the operations production plan. This employee must maintain effective employee relationships, compliance to cGMP and other regulatory and SOX requirements, as well as environmental, health and safety obligations and company policies.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides daily supervision on the floor to personnel in the efficient use of equipment and materials to produce quality products under cGMP in accordance with the production plan.
  • Provides coaching, counseling, development, discipline and recognition of direct staff, including performing annual performance reviews.
  • Responsible for maintaining alignment with department direction, goals and objectives.
  • Promotes the use of safe work practices during all production and ensures all external and company policies and EHS standards are met on a daily basis.
  • Responsible for training personnel on equipment, processes and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Trains and develops personnel, develops and maintains packaging schedules, and manages within the department budget.
  • Ensures that projects are completed on schedule per established procedures.
  • Author and reviews SOPs and other documents to ensure integration of cGMPs and improve process efficiency.
  • Works collaboratively to ensure flow of product, sharing of best practices and lean behaviors.
  • Performs process monitoring, including use of databases, documents and/or spreadsheets to support business reporting requirements.
  • Performs ongoing operational tasks of organization unit, actively assists, or provides direction to subordinates as required.
  • Responsible for final review of completed documentation per compliance standards and establish timelines.
  • Investigates and resolve problems, identifying root cause, and proposing process improvements through clear communication to senior management.
  • Participation and/or leadership role in multi-functional project teams as necessary.
  • Other tasks as requested by management.




  • Minimum B.S. degree in Analytical Chemistry, Biophysical/biochemical sciences, pharmaceutical sciences with 12 years of industry experience
  • Or Master’s Degree in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biology with8 -10 years of industry experience
  • Or Ph.D. in Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biology with 2--8 years of experience


  • Strong experience in analytical method development and validation
  • Firm understanding of cellular pathways and mechanisms of drug action
  • Familiar with ICH guidelines and USP/EP pharmacopeia requirements
  • A strong theoretical understanding and experience in protein chemistry



  • Experience with MS office tool is required
  • Experience with DOE software and statistical data analysis is a plus
  • Strong communication and technical writing skills



General Work Environment:

  • 70% laboratory and 30% office setting
  • Extended hours or weekend hours may be occasionally necessary



  • No extraordinary noise levels



  • No extraordinary requirements



  • No extraordinary requirements



  • High paced demanding environment



  • Less than 30%


Adello Biologics, LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Adello Biologics, LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Notice To Agency And Search Firm Representatives  

Adello Biologics is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Adello employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Adello. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.


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