Pfenex is an innovative, leading-edge biologics company driven by the desire to provide patients access to safe, effective, affordable products. Our team is growing, and we are looking for talented individuals who wish to become a key contributor within our dynamic organization.

Our current openings are listed below – but we are always on the lookout for talented, passionate individuals to join our team. If you don’t see the perfect fit, please check back often as we will continue to update our website as new opportunities become available.

The Pfenex Difference

As a company driven by providing dynamic, life-changing therapeutics for patients, we recognize the importance of cultivating a work culture that inspires innovation. We offer competitive compensation and a benefits package that helps support a well-rounded, healthy life outside of work for all our employees.

Health and Wellness

  • Choice of Medical Insurance Plans
  • PPO Classic Health Plan
  • High Deductible Health Plan with a Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance

Work/Life Balance

  • Paid Vacation
  • Holidays, including a winter shut down
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Family Sick Time
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Additional Financial Benefits

  • 401(k) Plan
  • Annual Bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)

Supplemental Support

  • Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance

Pfenex Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Director, Brand Management and Communications — Job Requisition ID: 37-2015

    Responsible for building, promoting and maintaining the Pfenex brand internally and externally, driving corporate growth through development and execution of communications activities and campaigns.

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  • Scientist, Downstream Process Development — Job Requisition ID: 60-2015

    Serve as team lead responsible for process development, recovery, and purification process operations for recombinant proteins utilizing clarification, chromatography, and filtration technologies.

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  • Senior Scientist, Downstream Processing — Job Requisition ID: 25-2015

    The Senior Scientist will serve as a functional leader/team member for the downstream commercialization process team to include process development, recovery and purification process operations for re

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  • Senior Scientist, Analytical Biochemistry — Job Requisition ID: 31-2015

    Serve as a Pfenex commercialization process team functional lead responsible for analytical and biochemical characterization activities for biotherapeutic protein product development.

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  • Manager, FP&A / Contracts — Job Requisition ID: 32-2015

    Responsible for facilitating a robust contract management process and integrating the contract management function with financial planning and company accounting.

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  • Supply Chain Manager — Job Requisition ID: 42-2015

    Responsible for driving outstanding performance in the areas of purchasing, sourcing, financial performance and process improvement as it relates to the development of the product pipeline.

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  • Quality Assurance Manager, GMP — Job Requisition ID: 39-2015

    The Quality Assurance Manager, GMP is responsible for disposition, auditing, raw materials and training

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  • Senior Scientist, Fermentation Development — Job Requisition ID: 59-2015

    Responsible for resolving problems of diverse scope with regard to fermentation evaluation, process optimization, scale-up and process transfer within the timelines and resource allocation.

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  • Coordinator, Manufacturing & Protein Sciences — Job Requisition ID: 45-2015

    The Technical Coordinator provides administrative technical support to Manufacturing and Protein Science (M&PS) leadership and product development team members.

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  • Senior Manager, Manufacturing — Job Requisition ID: 57-2015

    The Senior Manager of Manufacturing supports Pfenex’s Product Development Teams (PDT) tasked with developing and commercializing biosimilar products through the management of contract manufacturers,

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