Careers

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There has never been a more exciting time at Rani Therapeutics. We have successfully tested the RaniPill in humans, and we are working towards the ultimate goal of making the oral delivery of biologics a reality for millions of patients. We are growing rapidly and we are actively hiring.

Current Openings.

We are actively hiring and building our team. Check out some of our current open positions. If you think you have the right experience, and would like to be part of a dynamic team, we want to hear from you.

SENIOR MECHANICAL ENGINEER

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time

Job Summary

We are seeking an exceptional Senior Mechanical Engineer to design, develop and validate semi or fully automated equipment that are used for the scale-up of high volume, disposable devices.  Your role is to find creative and sound engineering solutions to challenging problems with strong focus on quality, reliability and execution.  This is a hands-on position that requires interaction and collaboration with a cross-functional team including Engineering, Manufacturing, Biology, Quality, Facilities and Sustaining.

Responsibilities

  • Develop concepts and ideas for improving exiting tooling as well as creating new tooling including semi-automation where applicable
  • Evaluate the current manufacturing processes & workflows, identify opportunities for improved performance/throughput by applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials as well as soliciting feedback from operators
  • Take full ownership of the design, create User Requirements Specification (URS), conduct concept reviews, show proof of concept through prototyping/supporting test data, coordinate with appropriate stakeholders for successful verification/validation, launch and documentation
  • Create 3D models, engineering drawings and bills of materials
  • Create comprehensive work instructions and manufacturing SOP’s
  • Create verification/validation protocols (IQ,OQ,PQ), lead/support the execution activities, generate relevant data and provide corresponding documentation and reports
  • Participate in design FMEA and plan steps for mitigating risks
  • Establish working relationship with outside vendors, machine shops, contract manufacturers and manage the work accordingly
  • Comply with company’s policies and guidelines regarding design control, validation activities and documentation

Education and/or Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 5-7 years hands-on, relevant experience
  • In-depth experience with complex mechanical/electromechanical design
  • Extensive experience with precision mechanisms, pneumatics, servo systems, tooling/fixtures and mechanical components such as motors, belts/pulleys, gears, actuators, sensors, etc.
  • Experience with creating engineering drawings, BOMs and product specifications
  • Deep knowledge of material properties, heat treatment and surface finish
  • Proven track record with Medical Device Manufacturing Methods/Procedures, FDA regulations, ISO, cGMP and QMS standards
  • Good understanding of DFM and lean manufacturing
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge and/or hands-on experience with machine shop tools
  • Deep knowledge of GD&T as well as proficiency with SolidWorks
  • Creative, self-motivated and flexible to work in a small company environment and assume a wide variety of tasks

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Knowledge/experience with plastic injection molding
  • Knowledge/experience with DOE, SPC, JMP /Minitab
  • Experience with metal stamping, laser cutting and chemical etching
  • Familiarity with and sterilization process and aseptic environment
  • PLC programming
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
Any notes applied to candidates are subject to review for Equal Employment Opportunity hiring policies.
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ASSEMBLER

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time
Description

Primary job function is to assemble parts and components used in the manufacture of medical devices.

Requirements
  • Perform assembly operations requiring fine hand dexterity.
  • Understand and comply with Good Manufacturing Practices and Good Documentation Practices.
  • Comply with work schedules and properly report hours worked.
  • Have the ability to initial and date and write notes and other entries legibly.
  • Comply with all written procedures and safety practices.
  • Read and understand procedures written in English.
  • Assist in writing and updating assembly procedures, protocols and checklists.
  • Evaluate problems and make initial recommendations for possible corrective actions for issues encountered on the line.
  • Work with production management and Quality Assurance to provide feedback regarding assembly procedures.
  • Assure product and process quality by following Quality System procedures.
  • Maintain product and company reputation by complying with government regulations.

Education and/or Job Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience in Medical Device or Pharmaceutical company
  • Must have good English written and verbal communication skills
  • Good arithmetic skills are required
  • Mechanical aptitude desired
  • Medical device experience is preferred
  • General proficiency of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Flexible demeanor and comfortable dealing with uncertainties

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and sit for extended periods of time.
  • Physical on site presence is required
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
Any notes applied to candidates are subject to review for Equal Employment Opportunity hiring policies.
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SENIOR MANUFACTURING PROCESS ENGINEER

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time
Description

This role supports the manufacturing of Rani Capsules. Works with engineering and clinical to ensure device specifications conform to device requirements. Responsible for establishing baseline by evaluating the current manufacturing processes and making improvements to increase productivity, quality /reliability, and reduce cost and scrap.

Requirements
  • Evaluate the current manufacturing processes /workflows to identify opportunities for improving productivity and quality while reducing cost /labor
  • Perform process capability studies via DOE’s. Utilize statistical data analysis to arrive at sound conclusions and follow up with action plan for process improvements
  • Develop standards and monitoring techniques to reduce variability in manufacturing that may include operator, material, equipment and processes
  • Actively participate in discussions with appropriate functions and contribute to new initiatives that may include design, manufacturing, process /quality improvement as well as cost reduction
  • Investigate manufacturing process failures, identify root cause and work with other groups as needed to ensure timely resolution
  • Create comprehensive Manufacturing Documentation (MPI’s, LHR’s, WI’s)
  • Works with Development Engineers to effectively transfer new products to Manufacturing
  • Complete design and development projects by training and guiding technicians and assemblers
  • Create verification /validation protocols (IQ,OQ,PQ), lead the execution activities, generate relevant data and provide corresponding documentation and reports
  • Comply with company’s policies and guidelines regarding design control, validation activities and documentation

Education and/or Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Chemical, Manufacturing or related engineering fields
  • 7+ years hands-on experience in a manufacturing environment with proven track record of process development /optimization and validation
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Prior experience with FDA regulations and ISO, cGMP, QMS standards, etc.
  • Creative, self-motivated, flexible to work in a small company environment and assume a wide variety of tasks
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills including but not limited to DOE, and statistical data analysis
  • Extensive experience with process capability studies, FMEA, PPK, GR&R, SPC and process development/validation
  • Knowledge and experience with plastic injection molding as well as semi-automated and fully automated machines  /processes
  • Knowledge of material science and polymer chemistry
  • Diverse background in process characterization and optimization in a manufacturing environment.
  • Hands-on proactive approach to problem solving
  • Requires interaction and collaboration with a cross-functional team
  • Experience with Statistical Software tools such as Minitab or JMP
  • Knowledge and/or hands-on experience with metrology tools such as CMM, Micro-Vu, SEM, etc.
  • Familiarity with cleaning and sterilization processes
  • Working knowledge of SolidWorks
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
Any notes applied to candidates are subject to review for Equal Employment Opportunity hiring policies.
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PROCESS ENGINEERING MANAGER

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time
Description
The Manager of Process Engineering is responsible for providing technical leadership and direction to a team of talented engineers. The successful candidate will have extensive experience in the areas of process development/optimization, continuous improvement, and cost reduction as well as verification & validation activities in a fast-paced environment.
This is a hands-on position that requires interaction and collaboration with cross-functional teams including R&D Engineering, Automation Engineering, Manufacturing, Material, Quality, and safety.
Requirements
  • Develop standards and key performance metrics to reduce variability as well as improving quality, throughput, and efficiency
  • Actively participate in early design concept reviews with R&D and Automation Engineering and provide objective feedback to ensure manufacturing robustness
  • Perform equipment characterization and define process windows by creating appropriate DOE’s and utilizing statistical data analysis
  • Own the verification/validation activities including generation of IQ/OQ/PQ protocols, execution and final reports as well as creating SOP’s, MPI’s LHR’s and providing appropriate training
  • Recommend production layouts for automation equipment and material flow for maximum efficiency
  • Investigate manufacturing process failures, identify root cause and work with other groups as needed to ensure timely resolution
  • Provide support for existing equipment and ensure proper documentation and training
  • Lead new product transfer and manufacturing scale-up activities utilizing best manufacturing techniques
  • Champion and foster a mindset of quality and continuous improvement
  • Adhere to project timelines, identify risks/issues, and recommend mitigations
  • Attract/hire top talent and ensure retention by providing coaching/mentoring and encouraging career growth
  • Comply with company’s policies and guidelines regarding design control, validation activities and documentation

Education and/or Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical, Mechanical, Manufacturing, or related engineering fields
  • 5-7 years hands-on experience in the medical device field with proven track record of process development/optimization and validation
  • Minimum 3 years of proven leadership and people management
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Prior experience with FDA regulations and ISO, cGMP, QMS standards
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills including but not limited to DOE and statistical data analysis
  • Extensive experience with process capability studies, FMEA, GR&R, SPC and process development/validation
  • Knowledge and experience with plastic injection molding as well as semi-automated and fully automated machines/processes
  • Knowledge of material science and polymer chemistry
  • Experience with Statistical Software tools such as Minitab or JMP
  • Experience with Lean manufacturing

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced engineering degree
  • Familiarity with aseptic manufacturing
  • Project management experience
  • Knowledge and experience in plastics assembly techniques
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
Any notes applied to candidates are subject to review for Equal Employment Opportunity hiring policies.

 

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MANAGER/SR. MANAGER CMC ANALYTICAL DEVELOPMENT

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time
Description

Rani Therapeutics has developed a disruptive technology, RaniPillTM capsule that facilitates the oral delivery of biologics. Working at Rani Therapeutics involves taking a multi-disciplinary approach based on traditional device technologies such as mechanical engineering and material science in combination with pharma-centric disciplines such as physiology, pharmacology, chemistry and protein therapeutics. This unique environment allows Rani Therapeutics to address the most complex, unsolved problem of oral biologics delivery. The candidate in this position will play a pivotal role in our R&D Department working on novel projects involving drug-device combinations for treating chronic diseases with the potential to dramatically impact patient outcomes.

Requirements
  • Comprehensive knowledge of state-of-the-art analytical techniques such as various HPLC modes and detections, LC-MS, CE-SDS, peptide mapping, ELISA, cell-based assays, etc., for product characterization, comparability testing and PK/PD analyses.
  • Hands on experience in stage appropriate method validation and specification setting.
  • Assessing chemical and physical stability of formulations and identifying appropriate stability, manufacturability, and performance critical quality attributes.
  • Proven expertise in establishing and managing reference standard and stability programs.
  • Experience in protein purification and biologic formulation is a plus.
  • Participate in method and tech transfer from R&D to Manufacturing as appropriate.
  • Experience in writing, reviewing and approving CMC sections of regulatory filings.
  • Good working knowledge of GMP requirements, including ICH, FDA, and EMA guidelines, for development and manufacturing of drug products and/or drug-device combination products (a plus).
  • Assessing utilization of resources and identifying when, and where additional resources may be needed.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced, changing environment with demonstrated ability to manage multiple competing responsibilities with a high degree of self-motivation.
  • A track record in collaboration with cross functions, including (but not limited to) Process/Engineering Development, Formulation/Drug Product Development, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, and Regulatory Affairs, is required.
  • To communicate effectively to the project team and present data at team meetings.
  • To maintain high quality documentation of all activities in notebooks, reports as required.
  • Keep up to date with relevant scientific and technical developments.

Education and/or Job Experience

  • B.S./M.S. or advanced degree (preferred) in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering or related fields.
  • Must have 5+ years of relevant pharmaceutical or biotechnology development experience.
  • Position and compensation will be commensurate with experience.

Qualification

  • A track record in biologics analytical development, particularly, experience in biophysical techniques and analytical characterization of peptides and proteins is a must.
  • Working knowledge in product formulation (solid oral dosage, and/or parenteral sustained release) and process development from early to late phase development or at minimum hands on experience in providing analytical support to these activities.
  • Experience of working in GLP/GMP regulated environment.
  • Experience in working with drug-device combination products is a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • The ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
Any notes applied to candidates are subject to review for Equal Employment Opportunity hiring policies.
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SENIOR AUTOMATION ENGINEER

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time
Description

We are seeking an exceptional Senior Automation Engineer to design, develop and validate controller system hardware and software for semi or fully automated equipment that are used for the scale-up of high volume, disposable devices. You will be analyzing system requirements, creating electrical and pneumatic schematics as well as panel layouts, implementing custom programmable logic code, testing system functionality and efficiency, proving system safety, and providing operational support.

Requirements
  • Working closely with R&D, Manufacturing, and Process Engineering groups to develop concepts and ideas for automation where applicable
  • Take full ownership of the design, create User Requirements Specification (URS), conduct concept reviews, show proof of concept through prototyping/supporting test data, coordinate with appropriate stakeholders for successful verification/validation, launch and documentation
  • Develop engineering designs, including electrical schematics, panel layouts, and bill of materials for equipment. Knowledge of SolidWorks Electrical is a plus
  • Hands on PLC Controls system design, development, programming, and validation
  • HMI/GUI design and implementation. Apply human factors and usability engineering in the development and modification of software interfaces
  • Enable remote management of PLCs, controllers, and HMIs, as well as data logging
  • Work with sustaining and maintenance to understand the root cause of control-related failures.
  • Provide engineering support, technical guidance, and training to operators
  • Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, energetic environment and manage competing priorities. Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Comply with company’s policies and guidelines regarding design control, validation activities and documentation

Education and/or Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in software engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or a related field
  • 5-7 years of hands-on, relevant experience

Qualifications

  • Proficiency expected in one of the following: Allen-Bradley (RSLogix 5000), Siemens, Omron, and or other industry standard PLC platforms
  • Working knowledge of Relay Ladder Logic (RLL). Understanding of Structured Text (ST), Functional Block Diagram (FBD), and Sequential Function Charts (SFC)
  • Experience in writing HMI user interface using FactoryTalk View and other industry standard Graphic User Interfaces
  • Creative, self-motivated, flexible to work in a small company environment and assume a wide variety of tasks
  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment problems and perform complex system tests
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced engineering degree
  • VFD programming and motor control. Working knowledge with SMC motor driver preferred
  • Experience with robotics (Epson, Denso, Omron), and machine vision
  • PLC technical certification
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
Any notes applied to candidates are subject to review for Equal Employment Opportunity hiring policies.
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SENIOR MECHANICAL DESIGNER

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time
Description

We are seeking a Mechanical designer to support a wide variety of engineering activities in a fast-paced environment.  This is a hands-on position that requires interaction and collaboration with a cross-functional team including Engineering, Manufacturing, Process and Quality.

Requirements
  • Create 3D models and detail drawings by reverse engineering existing tooling and fixtures
  • Work closely with the Engineering and Manufacturing teams to understand design intent and incorporate Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Design new jigs and fixtures for Manufacturing
  • Perform tests and experiments when necessary to collect functional data as it relates to the current tools design
  • Create complete documentation package including Drawings, BOM’s, work instructions, MPI’s, etc. and release on ECO
  • Provide design and documentation support to R&D and Manufacturing Engineering teams
  • Comply with company’s policies and guidelines regarding design control, validation activities and documentation

Education and/or Job Experience

  • Minimum 3 years of hands-on experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Good understanding of mechanical/electromechanical design
  • Experience with mechanisms, pneumatics, fixtures/tooling and mechanical components such as motors, belts/pulleys, gears, actuators, sensors, etc.
  • Experience with creating engineering drawings and BOM’s
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Good understanding of GD&T as well as proficiency with SolidWorks
  • Familiarity with metrology tools
  • Associate degree in a technical field

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge and/or hands-on experience with machine shop tools
  • Knowledge/experience with electrical /electronics
  • Knowledge/experience with plastic injection molding
  • Experience with Micro-Vu
  • Prior experience with FDA regulations, ISO, cGMP and QMS standards
  • Understanding of DFM and lean manufacturing
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
Any notes applied to candidates are subject to review for Equal Employment Opportunity hiring policies.
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SENIOR ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time
Description

We are seeking an exceptional, highly motivated, and hands-on Senior Electrical Engineer to design, develop and validate novel circuits for medical devices and other non-conventional application circuits. Your role is to find creative and sound engineering solutions to challenging problems with strong focus on quality, reliability, and execution. This is a hands-on position that requires interaction and collaboration with a cross-functional team including Engineering, Manufacturing, and Biology.

Requirements
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to shape future technology integration into our products and define electrical specifications and requirements.
  • Hardware engineering duties include component analysis, circuit design, schematic capture, component placement, PCB routing, prototype bring-up and general debugging.
  • Analog and mixed-signal design and simulation (discrete transistors, op-amps, filters, advanced sensors integration)
  • Digital design (microcontroller, memory, digital interfaces such as I2C/SPI, UART, USB)
  • Wireless protocol integration (Bluetooth and Wi-Fi)
  • Electrical functional verification and signal characterization of all designs.
  • Develop test plans and systems to test designs in lab and manufacturing environments.
  • Model, analysis, and documentation of risks and mitigation strategies, optimizations for efficiency, manufacturability, testability, and overall user experience.
  • Firmware engineering duties may include overall architecture, power management optimization, code implementation, testing and maintenance.

Education and/or Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or a related field
  • 5-7 years of hands-on, relevant experience

Qualifications

  • Must demonstrate strong EE and firmware fundamentals.
  • Must have hands-on experience in prototype bring-up and debugging, functional verification, and manufacturing support. Ability to solder and rework is a plus.
  • Broad experience in low power embedded system design, including architecture development, component selection, schematic capture, PCB layout, and prototype development. Working experience with Altium Designer is a plus.
  • Deep understanding of wireless communication software and firmware architectures. Experience with Bluetooth LE is preferred.
  • Must demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Creative, self-motivated and flexible to work in a small company environment and assume a wide variety of tasks.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Knowledge/experience with ultralow power design
  • Knowledge/experience with RTOS with BLE stack
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
Any notes applied to candidates are subject to review for Equal Employment Opportunity hiring policies.
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QUALITY INSPECTOR

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time
Description

The Quality Inspector is responsible for supporting all receiving inspection activities, including all aspects of inspection (receiving, first article inspection and in-process). Perform visual and dimensional inspections as defined by our Standard Operating Procedures and Engineering Drawings. This position will be required to determine accept / reject disposition based on inspection results. As the Quality Inspector, you will support the Development and Production/Manufacturing departments with inspections of materials/parts/products, while maintaining compliance with Quality Management System (QMS) procedures.

Requirements
  • Perform inspection of parts/materials received, in-process, and finished products for conformance to specifications and in accordance to QMS procedures
  • Perform inspection using a variety of standard metrology equipment, including: Micro-Vu, height gauge, pin gauges, calipers, micrometers, surface table, gauge blocks, dial indicators, durometer, etc.
  • Read engineering drawings and interpret geometric dimensioning and tolerance, be able to perform inspection with minimal supervision
  • Determine inspection sample size based on procedures, specifications, and standards.
  • Perform analysis per the established procedures/specifications to make pass/fail decisions
  • Document inspection activities in accordance to quality procedures and Good Documentation Practices
  • Maintain accurate records as per Document Control procedures
  • Report discrepancies and issues to QA Lead and affected function(s)
  • Initiate NCMRs when failed results are obtained or discrepancies are observed during the inspection process
  • Assign and apply expiration dating labels to materials/parts, as per the specifications/quality procedures
  • Interact closely with different functions of the organization
  • Assist in the development of inspection methods to support products under development
  • Performs other duties as needed to support the Quality Assurance Department and the company

Education and/or Job Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience performing inspections
  • Micro Vu or similar CMM experience is required
  • Experience with AQL Sampling using C=0 Sampling PlanKnowledge and use of precision testing equipment and tools
  • Government Regulated Environment experience such as FDA and ISO
  • Must have adequate computer experience (knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel)Experience working in a cGMP environment

Skills and Specifications

  • Attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work as a part of a team
  • Micro vu, Microvu, Micro-vu experience. And did we mention that a great candidate would have Micro vu experience?
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
Any notes applied to candidates are subject to review for Equal Employment Opportunity hiring policies.
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RESEARCH SCIENTIST

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time
Description

Rani Therapeutics has developed a disruptive technology, RaniPillTM capsule that facilitates the oral delivery of biologics. Working at Rani Therapeutics involves taking a multi-disciplinary approach based on traditional device technologies such as mechanical engineering and material science in combination with pharma-centric disciplines such as physiology, pharmacology, chemistry and protein therapeutics. This unique environment allows Rani Therapeutics to address the most complex, unsolved problem of oral biologics delivery. The Research scientist plays a pivotal role in our R & D department on novel projects involving drug-device combinations for treating chronic diseases with the potential to dramatically impact patient outcomes.

Requirements
  • To design and undertake high quality scientific experimentation resulting in formulation and process development of parenteral dosage forms.
  • Demonstrated experience in immediate and sustained release parenteral formulations.
  • Extensive knowledge in advanced drug delivery systems and their pharmaceutical applications, such as emulsions, suspensions, polymer, nanoparticle, PLGA microspheres and colloidal systems
  • Design novel device components to advance device pill development.
  • To assess the chemical and physical stability of formulations in collaboration with analytical departments and to identify appropriate stability, manufacturability, and performance issues.
  • To interpret scientific data to derive clear conclusions and contribute to the direction for future work.
  • To communicate effectively to the project team and present data at team meetings.
  • To maintain high quality documentation of all activities in notebooks, reports as required.
  • Participate in tech transfer from R&D to Manufacturing as appropriate
  • Keep up to date with relevant scientific and technical developments.

Education and/or Job Experience

  • M.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering or related fields.
  • Must have 1+ years of pharmaceutical or biotechnology research experience.
  • Title will be commensurate with experience
  • Analytical benchwork experience is a MUST

Skills and Specifications

  • Experience in working with drug-device combination products is a plus
  • Experience of working in GLP/GMP regulated environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • The ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
Any notes applied to candidates are subject to review for Equal Employment Opportunity hiring policies.
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QUALITY ENGINEER - ASEPTIC MANUFACTURING

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time
Description

The Quality Assurance Engineer supports compliance with applicable regulatory requirements by maintaining an  effective quality management system and implementing continuous improvements. This is a hands-on role where the  Quality Engineer will apply diversified knowledge of engineering, quality principles and practices for pharmaceutical and  combination products. This position requires technical expertise in Aseptic Techniques. The Quality Engineer is  responsible for performing a quality role for the aseptic manufacturing, quality systems and compliance in accordance  with cGMP, related company SOP’s, federal laws, guidelines, and regulations during the receipt, storage, manufacture,  and distribution of products.

Requirements
  • Maintain and improve Rani Quality System in accordance with FDA Regulations and ISO 13485 requirements
  • Provide hands-on direction for aseptic process and cGMP manufacturing activities
  • Support quality assurance activities, including, but not limited to: Risk Management (NCMRs and CAPAs
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams Manufacturing, Engineering, Facilities to ensure adherence to cGMP guidelines
  • Conduct investigations for issues associated with audits, lot history records and complaints.
  • Evaluation and support for implementation of new processes, lead continuous improvement of aseptic / sterile processes
  • Lead and support qualification and validation of cGMP equipment, facilities, utility systems, analytical test methods, cleaning and manufacturing processes.
  • Manage the deviation system, perform QA assessment of deviations and ensure that all assessments are completed, review and approve deviation reports
  • Assist in the review and approval of lot history records and test records
  • Assist in development, review and approval of process and equipment validation/qualifications (IQ, OQ, PQ), summary reports, ensure qualifications are conducted in accordance with the Validation Master Plan
  • Investigate product quality problems and determine root cause, gather and analyze data, and implement corrective actions to reduce or eliminate cause
  • Lead the resolution of quality issues related to non-conformance reports and CAPAs
  • Develop and initiate sampling procedures and statistical process control methods
  • Other duties/ activities may be necessary to support departmental or company goals

Education and/or Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Chemistry, Biology, or equivalent scientific discipline
  • A minimum of 6 years quality assurance/engineering experience within the pharmaceutical or biopharmaceutical industry is required
  • cGMP experience is required 2 of 2
  • Experience with performing utility qualification activities for vaporized hydrogen peroxide (VHP) system is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Understands and applies comprehensive knowledge of quality and GMP principles. Maintains current understanding of global GMP regulations
  • Experience with FDA Regulations (21 CFR part 820, part 210 and part 211) and ISO Standards (ISO 13485 and ISO 14971) is required
  • Experience regarding root cause analysis and statistical techniques (such as Cause and Effect Analysis, Fishbone Diagram, 5 Whys, Six Sigma processes)

Skills and Expectations

  • Ability to motivate and influence people
  • Must possess the ability to handle multiple tasks with high attention to detail Organizing, planning, and problem solving skills
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
Any notes applied to candidates are subject to review for Equal Employment Opportunity hiring policies.
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CHIEF OF STAFF

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time

Description

We are looking for a motivated, adaptable, whip-smart individual to support our CEO and executive leadership team as Chief of Staff. The right candidate will be a driven self-starter with a quantitative background, first-rate analytical and communication skills, and a commitment to executing with urgency and improving operations. Working closely with the CEO, you’ll learn a ton and make a big impact on the organization.

This role reports directly to the CEO and will involve working as a consultant, coordinator, and implementer across all functional areas, including strategy, operations, business development, and human capital. The Chief of Staff must be skilled at compiling and synthesizing data into reports for the CEO, providing opinions on such findings, and proactively designing and implementing action plans. This is a behind-the-scenes role, so the right candidate has low ego and a “no task too small” mentality.

The Chief of Staff will be responsible for executive meetings, planning for Board meetings, earnings calls, CEO presentations internally and externally, and other projects as assigned. The incumbent will also have project work critical to the organization’s growth and development and the ability of the Company to effectively scale as it grows.

What you’ll get out of this role: the ability to move into a general management, strategy, operations, or business development leadership role down the road, or to pursue graduate school. Deep insight into the biotech market. A variety of responsibilities and projects to sharpen your skills as a generalist. An understanding of what it takes to run and grow a public biotech company.

About the CEO

Talat Imran is CEO at Rani Therapeutics, having previously joined in 2014 as VP of Strategy. Prior to Rani, he was a healthcare VC and held partner roles at InCube Ventures and VHM Ventures.

Requirements

  • Partner with the CEO – Be a thought-partner and trusted advisor to the CEO on business, organizational, and operational strategies and solutions
  • Oversee strategic initiatives and special projects – Understand the strategic, big picture priorities while managing the detailed execution of cross-functional initiatives
  • Project management – Ensure that initiatives are on track, intervening as appropriate to ensure meeting goals. Monitor and report progress to the CEO, triaging and escalating issues as appropriate
  • Be a generalist – Understand the nature of each functional area of the company, including Engineering, Manufacturing, Bio, HR, Finance, and Legal
  • Influence others and manage up – Establish strong working relationships across the organization, especially with senior management, in order to advise and influence outcomes
  • Define priorities – Organize and prioritize critical issues and required information for the CEO to facilitate efficient decision making
  • Analyze and summarize data – Undertake research on potential opportunities, including financial and marketing research, and provide opinions and insight based on this research
  • Communications and presentations – Prepare meeting agendas and decks for internal strategy meetings, Board meetings, off-sites, conferences, and partner conversations; be able to present the CEO’s voice in internal and external communications
  • Problem solve – Bring structure to unstructured problems and present solutions, not problems
  • Be discreet – This role provides privileged access to the inner workings of the company and to highly sensitive information, requiring utmost discretion

Qualifications

  • B.S. in a technical field such as engineering, finance, math, or biology. Strong quantitative skills required.
  • Passion for improving healthcare and patient outcomes; knowledge of healthcare/biotech market preferred
  • 2-5 years of experience in business strategy, management consulting, investment banking, or healthcare-adjacent fields
  • Mastery of clear, professional communication (reports, presentations, emails, verbal)
  • Proven track record of effectively partnering with executive leaders
  • Ability to retain focus on long term goals while addressing high switching frequency for short term actions
  • Willing to get involved in ad hoc projects with a can-do attitude
  • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy
  • Expert at Excel and PowerPoint

 

Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

 

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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR/DIRECTOR - VALIDATION

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time
Description
This position is a hands-on role and directs the validation organization responsible for the execution of validation activities. The ideal candidate will develop and implement harmonized validation processes and practices across the company. Develop team of Validation SMEs capable of supporting validation initiatives for clinical and commercial programs, in compliance with the company and regulatory requirements. This role covers validation/qualification of equipment, facilities, utilities, cleaning, sterilization, automated systems, and computer system validation in a cGMP environment. This individual interfaces with Process Engineering, Quality, Facilities, Automation Engineers, Project Managers, and other groups.
Requirements
  • Ensure the development and implementation of validation strategies to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory requirements
  • Develop and enhance validation programs and internal SOPs to reflect regulatory requirements and industry best practices
  • Write and review qualification and validation documents (Validation Master Plan, SOPs, URS, IQ, OQ, PQ, validation summary reports, etc.) in compliance with Rani procedures, good scientific and statistical concepts, and regulatory requirements
  • Lead and support qualification and validation of cGMP equipment, facilities, utility systems, cleaning and manufacturing processes, etc.
  • Develop and maintain risk based, quality driven procedures and practices with respect to qualification/validation testing strategies and requirements. Lead risk assessment activities
  • Identify, hire and develop the company’s validation expertise in all aspects of validation (equipment, cleaning, computer system validation, etc.)
  • Lead validation team including consultants and contractors if applicable, and supervise executions
  • Train and guide applicable personnel on industry validation practices, relevant standards and internal procedures
  • Support the change control program with respect to facility, utilities, equipment, cleaning and computerized systems validation changes. Evaluate validation impact of manufacturing process changes and equipment upgrades
  • Provide timely and effective completion of relevant activities in support of regulatory filings, production schedules and/or customer needs with respect to facilities, utilities, equipment, computer system validation, etc.
  • Ensure Quality meets or improves on budget, cost and efficiency targets (KPI’s) in line with business objectives
  • Support Quality Assurance activities related to the assigned projects, including, but not limited to: internal and external audits, deviations, change control and CAPAs
  • Other duties/activities may be necessary to support departmental or company goals
Education and/or Job Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in life science or Engineering
  • A minimum of 10 years of validation experience within the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry
  • At least 5 years of direct supervisory-level or managerial-level experience is required
  • Must understand, follow and comply with regulatory requirements as applicable to various processes
  • Knowledge of industry standards and best practices for Good Engineering Practices, FDA Quality System Regulations, ISO Standards (ISO 13485 and ISO 14971) and validation such as GAMP 5, 21 CFR Part 11, and ASTM E2500
  • Knowledge of international and domestic cGMP regulations for pharmaceutical manufacturing operations, metrology requirements
  • Strong technical writing skills and ability to create technical protocols and reports, as well as standard operating procedures
  • Demonstrated creativity, effectiveness, energy in addressing major strategic challenges
  • Proven track record of establishing clear expectations, setting objectives and delivering results within deadlines
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills with strong technical and/or engineering knowledge, and a bias toward action and results
  • Experience in project management
Qualification
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate people
  • Able to achieve organizational focus on key priorities, operate effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • High level of integrity and desire to follow regulations and standards
  • Organizing, planning, and problem-solving skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work as a part of a team
  • Ability to review, analyze, summarize, and interpret data; draw conclusions and make appropriate recommendations and decisions
  • Good statistical and numerical ability
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
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PRECLINICAL RESEARCH SCIENTIST I

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time
Description
The Preclinical Research Scientist I is responsible for assisting in all ongoing preclinical projects both in vitro and in vivo and will help gather data to evaluate and improve the current drug delivery system This person will be working with a multidisciplinary team of Scientists and Engineers to optimize the Rani platform.

Requirements

  • Assist in complex in vivo studies, working closely with the Preclinical team and outside CROs
  • Requires traveling (in-state & domestic, up to 30%) to offsite CROs for conducting studies.  Work may entail spending several days out of town to oversee studies at the CRO sites.
  • Maintain laboratory equipment and supplies, ensuring proper calibration (if necessary) is conducted accordingly
  • Must have excellent organizational skills and be able to record and manage experimental data from various experimental studies ongoing concurrently
  • Work cooperatively with a multidisciplinary team of Scientists, Engineers, and personnel in other varying departments

Education and/or Job Experience

  • B.S., or M.S. in Animal Science, Animal Biology, or related field with 0-3 years of in vivo research experience
  • Experience in one or more therapeutic areas: Gastrointestinal (GI), Central Nervous System (CNS), Cardiovascular (CV) and metabolic diseases

Qualification

  • Research experience with large (non-rodent) animal models
  • Industry / Contract Research Organization (CRO) experience
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
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JUNIOR ACCOUNTANT

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time

Description

We are looking for an ambitious Junior Accountant to provide support to the financial department by managing daily accounting tasks. You will be part of a team of professionals working to maintain order and transparency for the company’s finances. Providing financial information by maintaining and reconciling accounts and preparing reports are a large part of the junior accountant’s day to day work. This position will require you to have a good understanding of basic accounting principles and excellent communication skills. The goal is to contribute to the overall efficient operation of the department and help the company be fully aware of its financial condition. This way it can make the right decisions and accomplish long term success.

Responsibilities

  • Update and maintain fixed asset and depreciation schedules along with property tax filings
  • Reconciles bank accounts by gathering and balancing information
  • Update and maintain prepaid and amortization schedules
  • Execute monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables (journal entries, reconciliations, reports)
  • Assist with reviewing of expenses and posting journal entry adjustments
  • Assist with sales and use tax accrual along with filing returns
  • Assist with reconciling credit cards and expense reports
  • Ensure that transactions are accurately and timely reflected in the financial statements
  • Assist senior accountant in the preparation of monthly/quarterly/yearly closings
  • Assist with other accounting projects as needed

Requirements and skills

  • Willingness to meet deadlines on a consistent basis
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to identify a problem and resolve it
  • Good understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices
  • High degree of accuracy
  • Desire for continual growth and learning
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, including Vlookups and pivot tables
  • Familiarity with accounting software and other relevant computer software
  • BS/BA degree in accounting, finance or relevant field
  • 3+ years of experience
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
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STRATEGY ANALYST

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time
Description
The strategy analyst is responsible for working on various strategic projects across Rani Therapeutics. They will help shape, develop, and enable execution of strategies to advance and grow the business. The scope of the role will include contributions to strategic planning, therapeutic area strategies, operations, and assessment of market and competitive signals that could impact overall strategic direction.
The right candidate will be a driven self-starter with a quantitative background, first-rate analytical and communication skills, and a commitment to executing with urgency. Working closely with the CEO, this role will involve working as a coordinator and implementer across many functional areas. The strategy analyst must be skilled at conducting market research, project management, and proactively designing and implementing action plans.

Requirements

Project management – Ensure that initiatives are on track; monitor and report progress to the CEO, triaging and escalating issues as appropriate; collaborate cross-functionally to execute on strategic initiatives

  • Research and market assessments – Undertake research on potential opportunities and provide opinions and insight based on this research
  • Be a generalist – Understand the nature of each functional area of the company, including Engineering, Manufacturing, Bio, and HR; undertake rotations across several teams to cultivate a deep understanding of Rani’s work
  • Define priorities – Organize and prioritize critical issues and required information for the CEO to facilitate efficient decision making
  • Execute on the details – Schedule meetings, manage the CEO’s calendar and inbox, and ensure follow-through on important tasks

Qualification

  • BA/BS required, life sciences or other relevant degree helpful
  • 0-2 years of healthcare, pharma, or medical device experience
  • Strong strategic thinking skills, ability to work with complex information while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy, ability to prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated high learning agility, “team player” mentality, and positive attitude and poise under pressure
  • Strong command of English language, spoken and written
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
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SENIOR MACHINIST

San Antonio, Texas, United States - Full-Time

Description

To assist with the development of medical devices by performing key supporting technical tasks including designing, machining, prototyping, and testing.

Requirements

  • Produce mechanical parts utilizing CNC vertical machining center, manual lathes and mills, and other machine shop equipment.
  • Experience working with a wide variety of materials, including Aluminum, Tool Steels, Stainless, and plastics such as acetal, polycarbonate, and PEEK.
  • Ability to manufacture extremely small parts, ranging from 0.005” to 0.100” with tolerance down to 0.0002”.
  • Expert knowledge working with computer numerical control (CNC) machine.
  • Determine the fixtures, attachments, and tools necessary to complete jobs according to specifications, and mount them to machine prior to beginning cutting.
  • Discuss project specifications with engineers and supervisors to guarantee consistency between plans and products and collaborate to modify designs when existing ones are not feasible.
  • Modify machine speed, tooling and cutting style to ensure precision and accuracy of manufactured parts. Understand tooling and tooling geometry.
  • Oversee cutting process and make adjustments throughout each job, catch mistakes as they happen and take necessary measures to eliminate errors.
  • Supervise machine temperatures, ensure that machine has adequate warm-up and cool-down time between jobs. Monitor coolant mix rate and adjust accordingly.
  • Review and interpret cutting plans, enter them into control outlets before jobs and alter them to correct mistakes when necessary.
  • Inspect all finished products for accuracy and uniformity to ensure product quality.
  • Assembly, troubleshoot, and integrate components into systems as required.
  • Understanding and ability to set up basic test equipment, test tools, and measurement equipment such as micrometers, calipers, test indicators, optical comparators, and other precision equipment.
  • Perform periodic preventive maintenance of equipment and inventory of tooling.
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations, and ensuring a safe work environment for others as required by both machine manufacturer and company policies
  • Follows company SOP’s, work instructions, and any other Quality Assurance documentation as directed for operations.

Education and/or Job Experience

  • Technical degree or certificate in machine shop technology, machine tool technology/machinist
  • 5+ years of experience working in a machine shop in environment

Qualifications

  • Capable of reading and understanding mechanical drawings and GD&T
  • Ability to follow detailed written and/or verbal work instructions
  • Working knowledge of SolidWorks, Mastercam, or other related CAD/CAM software
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Must demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail and quality of work
  • Willingness to learn new technology and contribute to a positive team spirit
  • Creative, self-motivated, and flexible to work in a small company environment and assume a wide variety of tasks
Rani Management is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Management is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
Any notes applied to candidates are subject to review for Equal Employment Opportunity hiring policies.
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SENIOR MACHINIST

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time

Description

To assist with the development of medical devices by performing key supporting technical tasks including designing, machining, prototyping, and testing.

Requirements

  • Produce mechanical parts utilizing manual lathes and mills, and other machine shop equipment.
  • Experience working with a wide variety of materials, including Aluminum, Tool Steels, Stainless, and plastics such as acetal, polycarbonate, and PEEK.
  • Ability to manufacture extremely small parts, ranging from 0.005” to 0.100” with tolerance down to 0.0002”.
  • Knowledge working with computer numerical control (CNC) machine is optional.
  • Determine the fixtures, attachments, and tools necessary to complete jobs according to specifications, and mount them to machine prior to beginning cutting.
  • Discuss project specifications with engineers and supervisors to guarantee consistency between plans and products and collaborate to modify designs when existing ones are not feasible.
  • Modify machine speed, tooling and cutting style to ensure precision and accuracy of manufactured parts. Understand tooling and tooling geometry.
  • Oversee cutting process and make adjustments throughout each job, catch mistakes as they happen and take necessary measures to eliminate errors.
  • Supervise machine temperatures, ensure that machine has adequate warm-up and cool-down time between jobs. Monitor coolant mix rate and adjust accordingly.
  • Review and interpret cutting plans, enter them into control outlets before jobs and alter them to correct mistakes when necessary.
  • Inspect all finished products for accuracy and uniformity to ensure product quality.
  • Assembly, troubleshoot, and integrate components into systems as required.
  • Understanding and ability to set up basic test equipment, test tools, and measurement equipment such as micrometers, calipers, test indicators, optical comparators, and other precision equipment.
  • Perform periodic preventive maintenance of equipment and inventory of tooling.
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations, and ensuring a safe work environment for others as required by both machine manufacturer and company policies
  • Follows company SOP’s, work instructions, and any other Quality Assurance documentation as directed for operations.

Education and/or Job Experience

  • Technical degree or certificate in machine shop technology, machine tool technology/machinist
  • 5+ years of experience working in a machine shop in environment

Qualifications

  • Capable of reading and understanding mechanical drawings and GD&T
  • Ability to follow detailed written and/or verbal work instructions
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Must demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail and quality of work
  • Willingness to learn new technology and contribute to a positive team spirit
  • Creative, self-motivated, and flexible to work in a small company environment and assume a wide variety of tasks
Rani Management is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Management is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
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AUTOMATION ENGINEER

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time

Description

We are seeking a exceptional Automation Engineers to design, develop and validate controller system hardware and software for semi or fully automated equipment that are used for the scale-up of high volume, disposable devices. You will be analyzing system requirements, creating electrical and pneumatic schematics as well as panel layouts, implementing custom programmable logic code, testing system functionality and efficiency, proving system safety, and providing operational support.

Requirements

  • Working closely with R&D, Manufacturing, and Process Engineering groups to develop concepts and ideas for automation where applicable
  • Take full ownership of the design, create User Requirements Specification (URS), conduct concept reviews, show proof of concept through prototyping/supporting test data, coordinate with appropriate stakeholders for successful verification/validation, launch and documentation
  • Develop engineering designs, including electrical schematics, panel layouts, and bill of materials for equipment. Knowledge of SolidWorks Electrical is a plus
  • Hands on PLC Controls system design, development, programming, and validation
  • HMI/GUI design and implementation. Apply human factors and usability engineering in the development and modification of software interfaces
  • Enable remote management of PLCs, controllers, and HMIs, as well as data logging
  • Work with sustaining and maintenance to understand the root cause of control-related failures.
  • Provide engineering support, technical guidance, and training to operators
  • Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, energetic environment and manage competing priorities. Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Comply with company’s policies and guidelines regarding design control, validation activities and documentation

Education and/or Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in software engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or a related field
  • 1 – 5 years of hands-on, relevant experience

Qualifications

  • Proficiency expected in one of the following: Allen-Bradley (RSLogix 5000), Siemens, Omron, and or other industry standard PLC platforms
  • Working knowledge of Relay Ladder Logic (RLL). Understanding of Structured Text (ST), Functional Block Diagram (FBD), and Sequential Function Charts (SFC)
  • Experience in writing HMI user interface using FactoryTalk View and other industry standard Graphic User Interfaces
  • Creative, self-motivated, flexible to work in a small company environment and assume a wide variety of tasks
  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment problems and perform complex system tests
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced engineering degree
  • VFD programming and motor control. Working knowledge with SMC motor driver preferred
  • Experience with robotics (Epson, Denso, Omron), and machine vision
  • PLC technical certification
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
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CORPORATE COUNSEL

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time

Description

To provide counsel on and support regarding corporate, governance and securities matters.

Requirements

  • Assist in the preparation, review and filing of SEC filings and related documents, including current and periodic reports (e.g., 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks), proxy statements, registration statements and other securities law filings.
  • Provide legal advice and support on corporate governance matters, corporate law, transactions and day-to-day operations of the company, including drafting and negotiating contracts.
  • Assist with Board meetings, including preparation and review of board materials and drafting of minutes.
  • Monitor, maintain and implement various corporate governance practices and policies.
  • Assist in drafting and reviewing corporate disclosures and corporate communications, including press releases, earnings releases, and social media posts.
  • Help to develop, implement and improve processes and procedures to enable the law department and company to operate more efficiently and effectively.
  • Provide guidance on corporate law, Sarbanes-Oxley and Nasdaq requirements, as well company trading policy, shareholder matters and stock administration.

Education and/or Job Experience

  • J.D. from accredited law school, member of state bar, undergraduate degree from accredited university or college

Skills and Specifications

  • 4+ years of experience in securities and corporate governance; strong familiarity with securities and corporate laws, including Delaware and California, NASDAQ requirements, and good corporate governance practices.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication, and presentation skills.
  • Team player with the ability to work well with internal colleagues, management and board members, external advisors and business clients.
  • Humble, hard-working, high integrity, pragmatic, good judgment, well-organized and able to manage numerous project simultaneously under deadline pressure, and willing to work extended hours when needed.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems, adapt quickly, work independently, prioritize workflow, meet demanding deadlines, and manage projects well.
  • Proven track record of taking initiative, being resourceful and taking on additional responsibilities.
  • Familiarity with biotech industry and business preferred.
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
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ENGINEERING INTERN/RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

San Antonio, Texas, United States - Full-Time

Description

We are seeking a candidate responsible for building and testing drug delivery prototypes. The ideal candidate should be hands on and has a good understanding of empirical methods. You will be responsible for manufacturing processes such as bonding, forming, molding, lamination, and assembly of small parts under the microscope. In addition, general understanding of how to conduct mechanical tests and report data in an accurate and structured format is required.

Requirements

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering Preferred or equivalent scientific degree
  • Familiar with analyzing designs and developing solutions to challenging mechanical problems.
  • Willingness to perform hands on tasks: building complex prototypes and joining of small parts used in a mechanical assembly.
  • Perform simple tests using pressure measurement instruments, Instron tensile tester, or any other type of test equipment
  • Follow test protocols and report results using appropriate analysis tools
  • Actively participate in discussions with R&D engineers and give feedback on processes being developed for new prototypes
  • Comply with company’s policies and guidelines regarding documentation, quality, and safety
  • Must be hands on with a proven track record of completing tasks and small projects
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Must be creative, self-motivated, flexible to work in a fast paced small company environment

Education and/or Job Experience

  • 1 – 5 years of industry experience (Medical device/Biotech)
  • Familiar with SolidWorks or other CAD software
  • Process development work such as bonding plastic parts or dip coating, a plus
  • Familiarity with plastics and plastic injection molding

Qualification

  • Build and test components and subassemblies for the drug delivery device.
  • Build prototype assembly and test fixtures to support R&D in development of next generation devices
  • Assist engineering and bio team on evaluation of prototype failures, complete test reports, and review improvements with team
  • Work with multi-disciplinary teams to define verification protocols and complete verification reports
  • Collaborate with manufacturing to create product assembly tooling, fixtures and instructions
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
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JUNIOR ENGINEER/ENGINEER I

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time

Description

We are seeking a candidate responsible for building and testing drug delivery prototypes. The ideal candidate should be hands on and has a good understanding of empirical methods. You will be responsible for manufacturing processes such as bonding, forming, molding, lamination, and assembly of small parts under the microscope. In addition, general understanding of how to conduct mechanical tests and report data in an accurate and structured format is required.

Requirements

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering Preferred or equivalent scientific degree
  • Familiar with analyzing designs and developing solutions to challenging mechanical problems.
  • Willingness to perform hands on tasks: building complex prototypes and joining of small parts used in a mechanical assembly.
  • Perform simple tests using pressure measurement instruments, Instron tensile tester, or any other type of test equipment
  • Follow test protocols and report results using appropriate analysis tools
  • Actively participate in discussions with R&D engineers and give feedback on processes being developed for new prototypes
  • Comply with company’s policies and guidelines regarding documentation, quality, and safety
  • Must be hands on with a proven track record of completing tasks and small projects
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Must be creative, self-motivated, flexible to work in a fast paced small company environment

Education and/or Job Experience

  • 1 – 5 years of industry experience (Medical device/Biotech)
  • Familiar with SolidWorks or other CAD software
  • Process development work such as bonding plastic parts or dip coating, a plus
  • Familiarity with plastics and plastic injection molding

Qualification

  • Build and test components and subassemblies for the drug delivery device.
  • Build prototype assembly and test fixtures to support R&D in development of next generation devices
  • Assist engineering and bio team on evaluation of prototype failures, complete test reports, and review improvements with team
  • Work with multi-disciplinary teams to define verification protocols and complete verification reports
  • Collaborate with manufacturing to create product assembly tooling, fixtures and instructions
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
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MECHATRONICS ENGINEERING INTERN

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time

Looking for recent graduates or Spring 2022 projected graduates only. 

Description

We are seeking a recent highly driven, motivated, and fast-learning intern to join the Manufacturing Automation team. You will collaborate with multidisciplinary team to design, implement and optimize manufacturing automation equipment at the component, sub-assembly, and final assembly levels. At the start of the internship the successful candidate will be assigned a manufacturing-focused project(s) and will be given the tools, resources, and support in order to facilitate the success of their project. Please note that this role will be an in-person not a remote role. While our team takes all safety precautions in the work place possible (including face masks, social distancing, etc), it is recommended that you are fully COVID-19 vaccinated due to the hands-on and collaborative nature of the work being performed.

Requirements

  • Design and prototype manufacturing automation equipment, tooling and fixtures
  • Support manufacturing process development
  • Collaborate with team members in software development
  • Work with multi-disciplinary teams to define tests and perform verification and validation testing
Education and/or Job Experience
  • 3rd or 4th year student in Mechanical, Mechatronics, Biomedical Engineering or related engineering field
  • Fluent with SolidWorks
  • Experience with pneumatics, servo systems, tooling/fixtures, and mechanical components such as motors, belts/pulleys, gears, actuators, sensors, etc.
  • Comfortable with machine shop tools (mill, lathe, drill press, Dremel, etc.) and 3D printing
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Software
  • Prior internship, research or engineering student project experience is a plus
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
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SENIOR MECHANICAL ENGINEER - R&D

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time

Description

The Senior Mechanical Engineer is responsible for evaluating and improving the current drug delivery system while maintaining high quality and reliability standards.  This will be achieved by testing the system and optimizing components or subassemblies as needed.   In addition, he/she will be required to work with quality and regulatory to develop complete documentation for the device.  The successful candidate will work independently and use sound judgment to deliver optimal solutions. This is a hands-on position that requires interaction and collaboration with a cross-functional team.

Requirement

  • Evaluate the current design and identify opportunities to realize improvement in product consistency and increased throughput in a manufacturing environment
  • Show proof of concept through prototyping and supporting test data, and coordinate implementation with appropriate stakeholders
  • Take full ownership of documentation by following internal design control SOPs, leading verification/validation activities, and participating in phase reviews
  • Create 3D models, engineering drawings and bill of materials
  • Create comprehensive work instructions and manufacturing SOP’s
  • Work with quality to resolve any issues with components or processes
  • Establish working relationship with outside vendors, machine shops, contract manufacturers and manage the work accordingly
  • Comply with company’s policies and guidelines regarding quality and regulatory

Education and/or Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 5 plus years hands-on experience in a design environment
  • Experience with creating engineering drawings, BOMs, and product specifications
  • In-depth experience with complex mechanical   systems that interact with biology
  • Prior experience in a medical device company
  • Experience with design control process for medical devices and implementation of product in to manufacturing
  • Working knowledge of FDA regulations and ISO, cGMP, QMS standards
  • Good understanding of DFM and lean manufacturing
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge and/or hands-on experience with machine shop tools
  • Proficiency with SolidWorks required
  • Creative, self-motivated, flexible to work in a small company environment and assume a wide variety of tasks

Qualification

  • Knowledge /experience with plastic injection molding
  • Masters’ degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
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SENIOR MECHANICAL ENGINEER - R&D

San Antonio, Texas, United States - Full-Time

Description

The Senior Mechanical Engineer is responsible for evaluating and improving the current drug delivery system while maintaining high quality and reliability standards.  This will be achieved by testing the system and optimizing components or subassemblies as needed.   In addition, he/she will be required to work with quality and regulatory to develop complete documentation for the device.  The successful candidate will work independently and use sound judgment to deliver optimal solutions. This is a hands-on position that requires interaction and collaboration with a cross-functional team.

Requirements

  • Evaluate the current design and identify opportunities to realize improvement in product consistency and increased throughput in a manufacturing environment
  • Show proof of concept through prototyping and supporting test data, and coordinate implementation with appropriate stakeholders
  • Take full ownership of documentation by following internal design control SOPs, leading verification/validation activities, and participating in phase reviews
  • Create 3D models, engineering drawings and bill of materials
  • Create comprehensive work instructions and manufacturing SOP’s
  • Work with quality to resolve any issues with components or processes
  • Establish working relationship with outside vendors, machine shops, contract manufacturers and manage the work accordingly
  • Comply with company’s policies and guidelines regarding quality and regulatory

Education and/or Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 5 plus years hands-on experience in a design environment
  • Experience with creating engineering drawings, BOMs, and product specifications
  • In-depth experience with complex mechanical   systems that interact with biology
  • Prior experience in a medical device company
  • Experience with design control process for medical devices and implementation of product in to manufacturing
  • Working knowledge of FDA regulations and ISO, cGMP, QMS standards
  • Good understanding of DFM and lean manufacturing
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge and/or hands-on experience with machine shop tools
  • Proficiency with SolidWorks required
  • Creative, self-motivated, flexible to work in a small company environment and assume a wide variety of tasks

Qualification

  • Knowledge /experience with plastic injection molding
  • Masters’ degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
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SENIOR TECHNICIAN

San Antonio, Texas, United States - Full-Time

Description

The Sr. Technician is responsible for building and testing of prototypes and maintaining the R&D lab. The successful candidate will have diverse background in manufacturing processes such bonding, forming, molding, lamination, and assembly of small parts under the microscope. In addition, general understanding of how to conduct mechanical tests and report data in a structured format is required.

Requirements

  • Hands on experience building complex prototypes and joining of small parts used in a mechanical assembly.
  • Molding of small parts to support manufacturing of prototypes.
  • Perform simple tests using pressure measurement instruments, Instron tensile tester, or any other type of test equipment
  • Follow test protocols and report results using appropriate analysis tools
  • Apply safe laboratory practices required for working with hot molding and sealing machines
  • Keep lab areas clean and organized. Maintain parts/tools/raw materials required for prototyping.
  • Actively participate in discussions with R&D engineers and give feedback on processes being developed for new prototypes
  • Comply with company’s policies and guidelines regarding documentation, quality, and safety

Education and/or Job Experience

  • High school diploma, vocational school, or equivalent
  • 5 plus years experience as a technician in a regulated industry
  • Must be hands on with a proven track record of completing tasks and small projects
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Prior experience in a medical device company a plus
  • Knowledge and/or experience with measurement tools such as calipers, Micro-Vu, etc.
  • Must be creative, hands-on, self-motivated, flexible to work in a fast paced small company environment

 Qualifications

  • Familiarity with plastics and plastic injection molding
  • Working knowledge of SolidWorks, Excel, and statistical analysis software, a plus
  • Understands catheter balloon forming and bonding
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
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VALIDATION ENGINEER

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time
Description
The Validation Engineer position is responsible for defining validation strategy, coordinating and executing validation activities required to complete assigned validation projects.   An ideal candidate would have previous experience with the performance of such validation activities that include process equipment/utility/facility qualification, cleaning validation, and automation system qualification across the entire validation lifecycle from plan to retire.  The Validation Engineer will be responsible for a variety of validation engineering related activities and for resolving challenging issues following cGMP regulations and Rani standards. This position requires a problem-solving mindset with strong technical and/or engineering knowledge, as well as strong ability to work collaboratively with interfaces to Process Engineering, Quality, Project Managers, Facilities, Automation and other groups.

Requirements

  • Serve as the Validation Engineering representative and on cross-functional and multi-site teams related to equipment including equipment, utilities, facility, etc.
  • Generate, support, and/or execute qualification/validation deliverables, such as, but not limited to: validation plans, user’s requirements, functional specifications, requirements traceability matrices, protocols (FAT, SAT, IQ, OQ, PQ) and qualification summary reports, including data analysis and deviations across a wide variety of equipment, utilities and lab instrumentation systems
  • Prepare/Update Validation Master Plans, Project Plans and Master Reports
  • Ensure qualifications are conducted in accordance with the Validation Master Plan
  • Support Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) and Site Acceptance Testing (SAT) for new equipment
  • Assist in writing and revising other documentation including: Standard Operating Procedures, User Requirements Specifications (URS)
  • Lead and participate in risk assessments of new and existing equipment and facilities
  • Tracks and communicates project status, as well as project risks and recommendations to stakeholders
  • Ensuring proper execution and documentation according to cGMP and cGDP
  • Review validation documents executed by CMO’s (Protocols, executed documents, and Reports)
  • Other duties/ activities may be necessary to support departmental or company goals

Education and/or Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Life Sciences, or related discipline
  • A minimum of 3 years of validation experience within the pharmaceutical or medical device industry
  • Any additional certifications are a plus (e.g., ASQ-CQA, CQE, CSQE, among others)
  • Must understand, follow and comply with regulatory requirements as applicable to various processes. An understanding of FDA Quality System Regulations, ISO Standards (ISO 13485 and ISO 14971)
  • Basic understanding and working experience in the development of GMP documentation to support the qualification and validation of GMP equipment and systems
  • Knowledge and experience on statistical analysis of validation test results
  • Experience in technical writing: (e.g. protocol generation and report authoring)
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written

Qualification

    • Organizing, planning, and problem-solving skills
    • Must possess the ability to handle multiple tasks with high attention to detail
    • Ability to review, analyze, summarize, and interpret data; draw conclusions and make appropriate recommendations and decisions; write reports
    • Ability to identify and remediate issues found during testing
    • Good statistical and numerical ability
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
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PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR - ASEPTIC MANUFACTURING

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time
Description
We are seeking a supervisor to lead a team that is responsible for the aseptic manufacturing of the RaniPill®.  This is a hands-on position in a fast-paced, regulated environment.  The position is responsible for all aspects of aseptic manufacturing including scheduling, resource planning, daily management as well as equipment maintenance and upkeep.

Requirements

  • Manage a team of operators, assemblers, and equipment technicians to lead the daily operations of aseptic manufacturing
  • Execute to the production schedules and resource planning. Manage employee vacations, sick time and other interruptions that might impact the schedule
  • Manage employee attendance and performance through clear communication of goals and expectation
  • Monitor equipment performance, make recommendations to increase yield, throughput, and quality
  • Review/provide recommendations for Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), Manufacturing Process Instructions (MPIs), and other Change controlled processes
  • Ensure accurate documentation of all activities performed according to established SOPs
  • Maintain compliance with applicable regulatory (cGMP), Good Documentation Practices and safety requirements for medical device assembly and drug manufacturing
  • Maintain min/max levels for material/components inside cleanroom
  • Identify areas of improvement, make appropriate recommendations, and facilitate implementation
  • Ensure all SOPs are current, and facilitate training on SOPs, MPIs and other QMS documents
  • Maintain a positive attitude and encourage a supportive team culture using our guiding principles and core values
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and/or Job Experience

  • 5+ years of manufacturing experience in Medical Device or related industry
  • 3+ years of supervisory or lead experience
  • Education: Minimum a two-year college certificate
  • Experience with cleanroom operation/practices and production scheduling
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Must be hands-on and willing to step in to run the machines as needed
  • Ability to work on flexible schedule
  • Familiarity with assembling small parts under microscope
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with sterilization process and aseptic manufacturing
  • Knowledge and experience with Lean Manufacturing
  • Familiarity with cGMP and FDA regulations
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
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SENIOR GL ACCOUNTANT

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time
Description
This position is a full-time position, reporting to the Assistant Controller. Candidate in this role will be responsible for the general ledger accounting functions including but not limited to preparing and posting monthly journal entries, intercompany accounts, reconciling various balance sheet accounts in accordance with GAAP and company policies. The position works closely with the Accounting team members. The ideal Candidate must have 5 to 7 years of experience in a senior GL accountant role in a multiple entity environment.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare & post monthly journal entries
  • Perform account reconciliation and analysis of various GL accounts
  • Review assumptions and judgments underlying significant estimates
  • Review and reconcile intercompany accounts
  • Reconcile cash and produce weekly cash reporting
  • Support month-end, quarter-end, and year-end accounting close
  • Assist in year-end audits & quarterly reviews
  • Work with FP&A on accounting issues and perform analytical reviews
  • Implement and ensure compliance with internal accounting control requirements
  • Identify internal process improvements and opportunities for automation
  • Perform other related Ad Hoc projects as required

Education, Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance is required
  • 5 to 7 years general ledger accounting experience within publicly traded companies is a MUST
  • Working knowledge with GAAP
  • Experience with QAD or large ERP is preferred
  • Experience with SOX is preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent follow-through skills
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Experience in high-tech background a plus
  • Good team player
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
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SENIOR ACCOUNTING MANAGER

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time

Description

The Sr. Accounting Manager is responsible for day-to-day accounting operations, month-end close, consolidations, annual audit, and ad-hoc projects. This is a hands-on position requiring a broad knowledge of accounting and finance to create policies and procedures that keep pace with the growth of the company. This position reports to the Controller.

Requirements

  • Responsible for all aspects of accounting, reporting, and compliance, including accurate and timely transaction processing: G/L, financial reporting, disbursements, accounts payable, expense reporting, cash management, tax filings.
  • Responsible for monthly financial close activities, with consolidation, balance sheet reconciliations, and monthly financial analytics.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements, trend and account analysis for internal distribution.
  • Preparation of monthly/quarterly financial and management reports that include variance analysis of actual against prior month/quarter/year
  • Managing the quarterly reviews and year-end audit processes with external auditors and tax service providers
  • Create, document and maintain accounting policies
  • Evaluate diverse financial activities to determine appropriate GAAP accounting treatment and adherence to internal policies and controls
  • Work with the Controller to evaluate, recommend and implement new financial accounting policies, procedures and controls.
  • Assist in maintaining internal controls and maintaining compliance with SOX requirements for key processes
  • Developing and maintaining accounting procedures to ensure they meet Current Best Practices.
  • Maintain all the documentation as required
  • Actively partner with other business operations and departments to build scalable processes and drive best practices.
  • Manage property tax, sales tax, and business related taxes
  • Perform ad hoc analysis to give guidance and insights in support of business decisions and objectives
  • Establish yourself as a key advisor to business partners on financial matters. Become a sought out, value added resource
  • Establish and track key metrics related to the close in order to increase efficiency and drive the evolution of the accounting process
  • Flexibility to work on special projects as assigned by management and willingness to work on other duties as defined by company demands
  • Manage external audits and various accounting consultants.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or other relevant fields
  • CPA preferred
  • 7+ years corporate accounting experience, ideally in a manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent computer skills with MS Office software, including Excel (Advanced Level), Word, and PowerPoint; and Independently take ownership to manage assigned tasks
  • Ability to mine, manipulate and analyze large quantities of data (Excel, Access, SQL).
  • Ability to work independently, but also thrive in an environment that fosters open communication and collaboration.
  • Knowledge of internal controls, GAAP and SOX.
  • Strong financial systems background (QAD, Concur a plus).
  • Ability to interact effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Large company experience required; public company experience preferred.
  • This job description is an overview of the scope of responsibilities and is not intended to be an inclusive list of job tasks and expectations.  With the evolution of the Company and department, the responsibilities of this position may change.
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
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PAYROLL AND BENEFITS SPECIALIST

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time

Description

The Payroll and Benefits Specialist will oversee and supervise the organization’s payroll functions, ensuring pay is processed on time, accurately, and in compliance with government regulations. In addition, this role will oversee the administration of company health benefits programs.

Requirements

  • Implements, maintains, and reviews payroll processing systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions
  • Ensures accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates.
  • Prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of payroll transactions.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices.
  • Facilitates audits by providing records and documentation to auditors.
  • Identifies and recommends updates to payroll processing software, systems, and procedures.
  • Partnering with the Accounting to determine and process any necessary reportable earnings and tax withholdings.
  • Monthly reporting to Payrolls of equity compensation income
  • Process, track and report monthly ESPP dispositions
  • Respond to employee inquires and requests for information regarding payroll and benefits
  • Manage the 401k – work with brokers, educate employees and promote retirement program; provide necessary information for annual audit
  • Work with health & welfare brokers to develop benefit offerings each year
  • Administer employee benefits programs including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, life, leave programs, temporary disability programs, wellness programs, and other fringe benefit programs. Act as Plan Administrator for all plans.
  • Manage the annual open enrollment process
  • Coordinate with accounting to prepare benefit invoices for payment, reconciliation of benefit invoices against actual employee deductions.
  • Assure regulatory and policy compliance for all programs, to include supporting audits, discrimination testing, notifications, plan amendments, and tax applicable filings. Maintain awareness of benefit-related laws such as ERISA, ACA, HIPAA, COBRA, etc.
  • Processes and administer all leave-of-absence requests and disability documents: medical, personal, disability, maternity, and bonding leave, and FMLA.

Education and/or Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Human Resources, or related field required.
  •  Five + years of related experience required.
  • Certified Payroll Specialist- Preferred
  • Previous experience at a public company preferred

Qualification

  • Extensive knowledge of the payroll function including preparation, balancing, internal control, and payroll taxes.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Proficient with payroll software (Paylocity is preferred)
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
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DIRECTOR OF FP&A AND STRATEGIC INITIATIVES

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time

Requirements

  • Lead corporate annual budgeting process for short-term and long-term
  • Quarterly forecast updates
  • Transition FP&A workbooks from the consultant and develop plans for future FP&A
  • Financial diligence and market research for certain drug molecules – sales forecasting
  • Support board preps for financial updates – general board meetings and audit committee meetings
  • Support accounting team for the monthly and quarterly closes (focusing on pre-clinical and clinical trial accruals – the latter will be very critical and significant in scale as we do more trials, and this area is subject to heavy scrutiny by the auditors.  The CRO’s are often slow for invoicing)
  • Special projects (i.e. system implementation – QAD module upgrades, expense reimbursement system, QAD financial reports builder, PF&A system, etc.)
  • Model scenarios around potential acquisitions and licenses by Rani
  • Competitive analysis, drug candidate selection analysis
  • Due diligence lead
  • Annual company goals support
  • Manufacturing planning analysis
  • Pre-clinical – Phase I project plan templating / optimization
  • Clinical trial financial & mfg assessments
  • Support for board and company meeting presentations

Education and/or Job Experience

  • A bachelor’s degree in business, economics, finance, accounting, or a related major or equivalent professional experience is required.
  • Certified public accountants (CPA) or certified financial analysts (CFA) are preferred.
  • Must have at least 7 years of financial planning experience

Qualification

  • Demonstrates excellent financial and quantitative skills.
  • Communicates effectively and has strong presentation skills.
  • Collaborates well with colleagues using adept social skills.
  • Works independently using project management skills.
  • Builds strong working relationships and has exceptional leadership skills.
  • Learns quickly and has strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
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SENIOR MANUFACTURING ENGINEER

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time

Description

Supports the manufacturing of Rani Capsules. Provides technical assistance in installation, preventative maintenance, and calibration of equipment. Works with R&D engineering and quality to ensure device specifications conform to device requirements. Responsible for supporting the production lines with daily activities, process improvements, cost savings projects, supplier engineering support, and consistency of assembly processes.

Requirements

  • Lead continuous improvement programs to improve, manufacturing processes, equipment performance and reliability. Maximize Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF), Operational Uptime and minimize Mean Time To Repair (MTTR)
  • Support Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) during the design and development of new equipment.  analyze equipment malfunctions and failures and accordingly develop corrective actions
  • Develop improvements to enhance equipment reliability and scalability
  • Develop preventive maintenance procedures to reduce equipment and tooling failures
  • Maintain documentations for equipment installation, maintenance and troubleshooting procedures for reference purposes
  • Responsible for manufacturing methods and their transfer into production
  • Follow SOP on re-validation of existing equipment, tooling and processes
  • Provide technical assistance and engineering support to the manufacturing floor in ensuring production of quality products. Work with other support departments to maintain on-time delivery of goals
  • Work with Quality Control team to generate, update and implement all manufacturing engineering related requests, vendor contact and auditing specification
  • Perform Root Cause Analysis and Address CAPA on Manufacturing Non-Conformances
  • Create comprehensive Manufacturing Documentation (MPI’s, LHR’s, WI’s)
  • Complete projects, report status, and document lessons learned in an efficient manner

Education and/or Job Experience

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or similar related field
  • 5+ years of engineering experience in manufacturing, design, and assembly
  • 2+ years of experience in Design for Excellence (DFX), Electromechanical equipment, Electrothermal equipment, and various testing equipment
  • SolidWorks or CAD modeling software
  • Experience in new product development, introduction processes and procurement protocols
  • Must be detail oriented, focused and able to produce accurate and professional documents
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate needs and demands in an effective manner.
  • Creative, self-motivated, flexible to work in a small company environment and assume a wide variety of tasks
  • Prior experience with FDA regulations and ISO, cGMP, QMS standards, etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in engineering
  • Knowledge/experience with plastic injection molding
  • Knowledge/experience with DOE, SPC, JMP /Minitab
  • Experience with metal stamping, laser cutting and chemical etching
  • Familiarity with and sterilization process and aseptic environment
  • PLC programming
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
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LAB MANAGER/SENIOR LAB MANAGER

San Jose, California, United States - Full-time

Description

The Sr. Laboratory Manager will be responsible for the daily operations of the laboratories, adherence to good laboratory practice, enforcement of standards for laboratory safety, and maintenance of a safe work environment.

Requirements

  • Coordinate and enforce laboratory safety efforts for compliance like ensuring lab users are trained on the correct use of the lab equipment, in addition to mentoring and disciplining lab users for not following safety policies/procedures that have been established for the labs of the entire company.
  • Conduct all company annual safety training refresher meetings and safety training for all new hires.
  • Manage regulated lab waste streams of all labs.
  • Ensure all instrumentations/equipment is functioning properly including but not limited to eyewash/safety showers for the entire company.
  • Update and maintain the Lab Safety Plan/Manual and the SDS Manual of the entire company.
  • Manage all the documentation filing to appropriate local and federal government agencies for safety compliance of the labs.
  • Manage inventory and ordering of general laboratory supplies for the labs.
  • Perform regular Inspections of Labs for safety compliance.
  • Manage required trainings that include but not be limited to: equipment training, safety training and/or lab safety plan reviews and maintain training documents.
  • Coordinate servicing and repair of laboratory equipment.
  • Ensure that the laboratories are cleaned/sanitized and kept in an orderly manner.
  • Assist in the writing and editing of SOPs.
  • Produce general consumables for laboratory operation (buffers, solutions, etc.).
  • Handle inter-laboratory collaboration (transfer of materials and information).
  • Assisting in additional miscellaneous laboratory tasks as required.
  • Ability to respond to any emergencies in Laboratories even outside of regular work hours.

Qualifications

  • Expert knowledge of EH&S rules and regulations for laboratories
  • Experience with maintenance of wide range of research lab equipment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail, safety, and good laboratory practice.
  • Well Organized
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Excellent Project Management Skills
  • Strong understanding of control systems
  • Up to date with OSHA standards

Education and/or Job Experience

  • B.S. in life sciences or related fields.
  • 5+ years of research lab operations experience.
Rani Therapeutics LLC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Rani Therapeutics LLC is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
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