Manager, Manufacturing

Feb 26, 2020

Sutro Biopharma, Inc. is looking for an energetic and talented individual to join our Manufacturing Team.  As a Manufacturing Manager you will support manufacturing operations by overseeing and performing a variety of activities with general guidance and in accordance with current GMPs while ensuring safety of the people, products, equipment, and facilities.


  • Provides strategic direction for the Manufacturing organization and is a standing member of the Manufacturing Leadership Team.
  • Mentors, coaches, trains, recognizes, and performance manages, as appropriate.
  • Participates in the technology transfer, planning, implementation, and maintenance of manufacturing processes and procedures.
  • Oversees and performs on-the-floor manufacturing operations, as needed.
  • Creates, reviews, and approves batch records, standard operating procedures, media/buffer tickets, and forms.
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) on manufacturing processes and equipment.
  • Leads and participates in cross-functional teams.
  • Authors and contributes to the closure of quality records.
  • Ensures training records for staff are accurate and current.
  • Interacts with senior management and outside vendors.


  • A minimum of a B.S. Degree in the biological sciences or engineering with seven (7) or more years of experience and one (1) or more years in a leadership or equivalent role in a current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) environment is required.
  • Must be knowledgeable of cGMPs and possess a cGMP, compliance, and technical mindset.
  • Working knowledge of chromatography, tangential flow filtration, filtration, and buffer/media preparation operations and equipment. Spray dryer experience a plus.
  • Understand process, systems, and equipment to troubleshoot issues and provide solutions.
  • Experience in resolving production non-conformances/deviations, implementing corrective and preventative actions, leading improvement projects and initiatives, and validating systems/processes.
  • Possess strong leadership, organizational, and technical skills.
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills.

Sutro provides a competitive benefits package that includes a choice of health, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401K plan, PTO, and stock options.

Please submit resume for Req. #2032 to Please visit our website at for more information. Local candidates, SF Bay Area.

Please be advised, inquiries or resumes from recruiters will not be accepted.