Adaptive Phage Therapeutics (APT) is a clinical-stage biotech company developing innovative bacteriophage therapies addressing the global crisis of antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections. APT is looking for a Manufacturing Technician II to join our biopharmaceutical manufacturing team.  The manufacturing team is responsible for amplifying and purifying bacteriophages to be used in a clinical setting. 


  • Perform processing procedures of bulk drug material according to APT’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Operate standard processing equipment such as but not limited to: peristaltic pumps, pipettes, tube welders, filtration systems, and liquid handlers.
  • Prepare analytical lab reports or summaries as required within the necessary time frame. 
  • Perform in-house microbiological assays for manufactured material and/or clinical trial samples.
  • Document all manufacturing activities clearly and accurately per cGMP, QMS, and regulatory requirements.
  • Adhere to current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Good Documentation Practices (GDP), Biological Safety Level-2 (BSL-2), and aseptic technique in all Manufacturing/Laboratory processes.
  • Perform daily manufacturing tasks per SOPs and Manufacturing Production Records.
  • Follow recipes to prepare appropriate reagents for processing according to the approved for the manufacturing process.
  • Perform all production activities in an aseptic, safe, and compliant manner.
  • Routinely monitor manufacturing processes and recognizes potential process issues as they arise; proactively escalate identified issues to senior staff.
  • Ensure continued flow of production activities by assessing item availability and obtaining pertinent material if low on stock.
  • Must maintain a clean working environment including participation in regular laboratory cleaning schedule per established cleaning SOPs.
  • Be comfortable learning new methodologies and skills rapidly while maintaining critical thinking to improve processes and documentation.

Education/Previous Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a life science field or 2-4 year(s) experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Industry experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing is required.
  • Will require scheduling flexibility to accommodate varying manufacturing schedules. 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs. 
  • Outstanding organizational and technical communication skills. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Self-motivation, adaptability, positive attitude, and the ability to multitask while under pressure.
  • Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds. 
  • Must be able to stand and work for extended periods of time. 

Compensation:  Salary is industry-standard and is commensurate with experience.

To apply:  Please email cover letter and resume to

Job ID: 21.020