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Tech Ops PhD Rotation Program, Manager

Company: Horizon Therapeutics
Location: Reston
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Working at Horizon is more than a job - it's personal. For us, success is measured by the numbers that matter most - the number of lives we touch, the number we change and those we work tirelessly to help save. We're a team of agile, out-of-the-box thinkers who are inspired to do more because we know we're a part of something bigger. We strive to build meaningful careers at a company whose values we share because when we live up to our potential, we help others live up to theirs.

Program Objectives:
Horizon's Technical Operations (Tech Ops) PhD Rotation Program is an 18-month rotational program providing aspiring engineering & scientific professionals the opportunity to accelerate the development of their business and technical skills. Our Tech Ops team comprises of Technical Development, Corporate & Development Quality, Quality Operations, Manufacturing & Supply Chain, Regulatory CMC and Project Management. Participants will learn the "Horizon way" of operating principles and values to help them successfully contribute to Horizon and grow their career.

In this program you will:

  • Be part of a team responsible for the development of biopharmaceutical formulations and drug product manufacturing processes
  • Establish comprehensive working knowledge of different areas of tech ops through three 6-month rotations
  • Learn how to prioritize and manage multiple projects, objectives and deadlines
  • Enhance your knowledge and perspective of technical/business information through formal learning and on-the-job experience
  • Broaden your perspective and develop an enterprise mindset by working cross functionally in a matrix global environment

    Total Rewards Include:
    • Comprehensive Healthcare and Wellness Benefits
    • Paid Time Off, including Parental Leave
    • Learning and Development Programs
    • Senior Family Care Assistance
    • Flexible Fridays for most positions!

      Qualifications and Skills Required:
      • Completion of an PhD program or equivalent in science, preferably with an emphasis on Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, or related
      • Completion of an PhD program or equivalent in Engineering, preferably with an emphasis on Chemical engineering, Biochemical engineering, Biomedical engineering, or related
      • 0-3 years of prior industry/work experience
      • Valid credentials to work in the U.S. (Visa sponsorships are not available)
      • Strong planning, project management, and organization skills with the ability to seize feedback and provide clear direction
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office

        Rotations (specific requirements) -

        Two 6-month rotations in Rockville, Maryland labs. Available areas are in;

        Cell Line and Cell culture Development team. The incumbent will be involved in;
        • The cell line development activities, including DNA constructs generation and construction, generate the stable CHO clones, evaluate clone performance, product quality, and recommend top clones
        • The cell culture activities, including CHO fed-batch culture process development, technology transfer and scale-up to support the early phase development of recombinant therapeutic proteins.
        • Analytical and Formulation teams

          One 6-month rotation in our Deerfield, IL office or Rockville MD will be based on business need and program participants' interest. To include
          • Business Development (develop and implement growth opportunities within tech ops)
          • Corporate & Development Quality (supporting quality operational activities for Horizon's pipeline of clinical and developmental candidates)
          • Regulatory CMC (support the submission of medications to regulatory bodies for marketing authorization)
          • Project Management (manage projects for local and global cross functional teams supporting development and commercial products)
            Horizon Core Values & Competencies:

            • Manages Ambiguity
            • Strategic Mindset
            • Demonstrates Self-awareness
            • Cultivates Innovation
            • Develops Talent

              • Drives Results
              • Ensures Accountability
              • Decision Quality

                • Courage
                • Collaboration
                • Instills Trust

                  Horizon Therapeutics plc does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. It is our intention that all qualified applications are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. Any individual, who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing this application or at any time during the application process, should contact the Human Resources Department.

Keywords: Horizon Therapeutics, Reston , Tech Ops PhD Rotation Program, Manager, Executive , Reston, Virginia

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