Manufacturing Associate / Sr. Manufacturing Associate (Contract)

Sutro Biopharma, Inc. is looking for energetic and talented team players to join our growing Manufacturing group.  Our manufacturing facility is located in San Carlos.  As a Manufacturing Associate, you will work in support of the daily operations in the Manufacturing area, including Upstream and Downstream processes.


  • Perform various manufacturing tasks such as operating, troubleshooting, sterilizing, maintaining, preparing, and cleaning of various process equipment such as stirred-tank bioreactors, media/buffer solutions, disc stack centrifuges, homogenizer, pelletizer, dryer, TFF skid, chromatography systems, parts washers, and CIP systems, under the guidelines of established SOPs and cGMP regulations.
  • Reliably and consistently execute well defined SOPs and batch records. Accurately document data and complete batch records.
  • Crosstrain in various manufacturing operations including media/buffer prep, fermentation, and purification.
  • Draft and revise SOPs and batch records.
  • Support cross functional groups such as QA, QC, Facilities, Engineering, and PD.
  • Conduct and execute validation studies and protocols as needed.



  • Bachelor’s degree in a biological sciences discipline or equivalent strongly preferred.
  • At least 1 year of relevant experience in a cGMP manufacturing or pilot plant environment highly desired.
  • Experience with bacterial fermentation and purification a plus.
  • Open to work Days, Swings or modified shift (three 12s).
  • Detail oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to lift 50 pounds and stand for extended periods of time.


Sutro provides a competitive benefits package that includes a choice of health, dental, and vision insurance. Please submit resume for Req. #1708 to Please visit our website at for more information. Local candidates SF Bay Area, no relocation.