Cell Therapy Specialist

Our Cell Therapy client looking to add a Process Development Associate to their Cell Therapy Tech Ops team at their Houston, TX plant location!  This role will be responsible for carrying out hands-on internal laboratory experiments, process development, report writing as well as assisting in the associated technology transfer to the cGMP setting.  In addition, will support internal stakeholders to perform laboratory experiments and process development for company’s cell therapy pipelines. Other responsibilities include but not limited to: 

 

  • Work with personnel to assist in developing and translate gene-modified T cell processes and methods to the cGMP environment
  • Execute experiments to define process conditions, minimize process variability, optimize process parameters, and identify critical process parameters
  • Aid in the execution of technology transfer protocols as well as validation protocols (IQ/OQ/PQ) for cell processing equipment. The technology transfer responsibilities will also involve periodic work in the cGMP manufacturing environment. Examples of specific job duties
    • Carryout laboratory experiments and developmental procedures
    • Generate process analytical data and documentation for projects
    • Perform hands-on processing of blood products using a variety of cell processing equipment

 

Requirements: 

  • Associates or Bachelors in a cell biology or bioengineering field and a minimum of 1 years in the biotechnology industry.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work well with cross-functional teams or independently in a dynamic and highly collaborative environment
  • Well-organized with solid technical, written, and verbal communication skills, computer skills, and proven ability to multitask
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Preferred experience in primary cell culture
  • Preferred experience in process development