Manager, Production

HireMinds is excited to partner with this mission-driven company developing cutting-edge technologies and infrastructure to cure fatal organ diseases.

You will oversee a team developing and implementing robust process methods for production of iPS-derived cells for development of autologous tissue engineered products.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the internal production team 

  • Help manage relevant academic and industry collaborations and oversee tech transfer activities from outside collaborators to internal laboratory

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of analytic methods to characterize quality and suitability of iPS-derived cells 

  • Hire and build out production team

  • Participate in selection, purchase, and implementation of laboratory equipment

  • Develop, write, and review laboratory methods and protocols

  • Evaluate new technologies for future process development

  • Ensure process and methods for production of iPS-derived cells are GMP ready

  • Author and contribute to scientific publications 

  • Present data to internal and external members, as well as at scientific conferences

  • Author and contribute to IP and regulatory filings

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree (MA/MS/MBA) in biomedical science, cell biology, or a related field 

  • 8+ years of relevant industry experience 

  • 2 years’ experience managing and leading teams

  • Hands-on experience in stem cell therapy, regenerative medicine, tissue engineering 

  • Technical expertise in iPS-differentiation methods

  • Background in cell bioreactor culture and scale-up

  • Experience in transfer of R&D cell expansion methods to GMP