Manufacturing Support Technician

Location: Lebanon, NH

Department: Manufacturing

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

About Avitide

Avitide is a biotechnology company that provides high-performance affinity-based purification technologies and processes for the biopharmaceutical industry with an industry-leading timeframe.  Avitide’s disruptive approach to on-demand discovery and supply of exclusive affinity separation technologies is fundamentally changing the way biopharmaceutical development is being approached and how biopharmaceutical drug products are being defined.  To fulfill this mission, Avitide seeks a highly motivated and qualified candidate to facilitate the production and delivery of novel affinity resins for the production of clinical and commercial biopharmaceutical drug products to Avitide’s growing roster of biopharmaceutical partners. The Avitide platform provides biopharmaceutical manufacturers with exclusive, high-yield, and high purity affinity separation technology that can controllably improve the drug product profile and accelerate the delivery of new biologics and vaccines to the clinic and market. 

Avitide's founding team brings substantial expertise and a track record of success in commercializing innovative biopharmaceutical discovery and manufacturing platform technologies.  Avitide is financed by top-tier venture capital firms such as Polaris Venture Partners, OrbiMed Advisors,  Mithril Capital Management, SV Life Sciences, NeoMed Management, Sands Capital Ventures and Borealis Ventures.

Avitide is located in New Hampshire’s beautiful Upper Connecticut River Valley, and is minutes from Dartmouth College, the Geisel School of Medicine, the Thayer School of Engineering, the Tuck School of Business, and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.  The surrounding New Hampshire and Vermont areas are renowned for its premier skiing, hiking, kayaking, and biking.  Avitide offers individually tailored compensation packages comprised of competitive salary, bonus, benefits, and equity components.

About This Position

The successful candidate will join Avitide and will support the general manufacturing operations on a day to day basis.  This entails the preparation of buffers and solutions used in Manufacturing and Quality Control at a variety of scales from 1L to 100L; the setup, cleaning and maintenance of all manufacturing equipment; and the maintenance and performance of verification tasks associated with the operation of our ISO 8 clean room.  The Manufacturing suite is located on the second floor and transport of heavy materials and equipment to and from the preparation areas via elevator is a daily requirement.

Qualifications and Experience:

Minimum of BS or 3+ years’ experience in a scientific environment

  • Experience with working in GMP environments and systems is preferred
  • Experience following SOPs and accurately documenting procedures undertaken
  • Ability to work with a minimum of supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude and hands on abilities

Duties and Responsibilities:

Observe and adhere to quality system requirements

  • Maintenance of manufacturing raw material stock levels
  • Maintenance of the purified water system
  • Maintenance of the ISO 8 Clean Room
  • Preparation of all solutions required to support manufacturing and quality control operations.
  • Assistance in setup of quality control equipment for analytical work.
  • Accurate completion of batch records for solution preparation and raw material provisioning
  • Closely working with the Manufacturing Team to ensure the smooth execution of the manufacturing processes

Avitide Cultural Qualities

  • Demonstrate creativity and innovation
  • Actively contribute to our collaborative team culture
  • Willingness to adhere to written procedures and instructions
  • Agile and quick to adapt
  • Eager to learn and develop professional skills
  • Excellent and timely communication skills


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