Director of Manufacturing

Job Description
About the role:

We are seeking an outstanding Director of Manufacturing to lead the 10x Manufacturing Team
in Pleasanton CA. 10x has multiple production lines that rely on a very diverse range of
technologies and capabilities. This person will be responsible for these lines and ensure that
they function in a world class environment through capacity planning, hiring, process
management, operational strategy to ensure that high quality products are manufactured on
time, at volume and quality. Other requirements are new technology introduction, continuous
improvements and capability, new product transfer, tech transfer to other sites and vendors,
managing operational metrics, and effective MRB processes.

The ideal candidate will have a deep technical foundation in process chemistries and life
sciences, and proven relevant industrial experience managing the stated requirements.

What you will be doing:

Leading the Manufacturing function for 10x Genomics in Pleasanton, CA.
Direct several company critical and uniquely differentiated production lines that supports 10x’s
diverse product portfolio
Establish production strategies to ensure on time completion of work orders, efficient
utilization of resources, and delivery of high yielding and high-quality products.
Capacity planning and utilization of people, equipment and facilities.
Drive tech transfer from R&D for new products to vendors and to other manufacturing sites.
Strategic planning and execution on vertical integration programs
Planning and execution on scale up and automation programs with the engineering and process
development teams
Implementation of statistical analysis on results, specs, correlations, capabilities.
Enable fast time to market by partnering with the product development teams and pulling in
capabilities and assisting product development
Hire the best-in-class team to cover a broad range of competencies
Business management and planning will include budgeting for people, capital, facilities, as well
as quarterly reporting, and strategic planning on future capabilities.
Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Material Science or a related field; M.S. or B.S. with equivalent
technical experience to Ph.D. is acceptable.
At least 15 years of relevant experience in the life sciences with experience in areas of
formulation, fill, kitting, organic synthesis, injection molding, assembly and test, wafer handling
and process automation.
Knowledge of product characterization and in-process testing methods.
Minimum of five years managing multiple production teams.
Experience working within a quality standard such as GMP, ISO9001 or ISO13485.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, teamwork and a passion to develop leading
edge products and capabilities



About 10x Genomics

At 10x Genomics, accelerating our understanding of biology is more than a mission for us. It is a commitment. This is the century of biology, and the breakthroughs we make now have the potential to change the world.

We enable scientists to advance their research, allowing them to address scientific questions they did not even know they could ask. Our tools have enabled fundamental discoveries across biology including cancer, immunology, and neuroscience.

Our teams are empowered and encouraged to follow their passions, pursue new ideas, and perform at their best in an inclusive and dynamic environment. We know that behind every scientific breakthrough, there is a deep infrastructure of talented people driving the life sciences industry and making it possible for scientists and clinicians to make new strides. We are dedicated to finding the very best person for every aspect of our work because the innovations and discoveries that we enable together will lead to better technologies, better treatments, and a better future. Find out how you can make a 10x difference.

Individuals seeking employment at 10x Genomics are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

10x does not accept unsolicited applicants submitted by third-party recruiters or agencies. Any resume or application submitted to 10x without a vendor agreement in place will be considered unsolicited and property of 10x, and 10x will not pay a placement fee.

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