Cell Therapy Specialist in Santa Monica, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 5/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


A well-regarded company focusing on patient therapies is seeking a Cell Therapy Specialist to join their team. This is a great opportunity to work for an industry leader!

RESPONSIBILITIES (include, but are not limited to):

  • Perform all tasks associated with the manufacture of clinical product following batch records and SOPs
  • Work as part of a small team to execute GMP runs in close collaboration with Product Sciences and Quality
  • Assist in the development of standard operating procedures, batch records, deviations and change controls
  • Successfully troubleshoot processing and equipment issues
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Requires Bachelor’s degree and/or advanced degree with a 3 or more years of cGMP experience in a manufacturing pharmaceutical/biotechnology environment
  • Cell culture processing experience
  • Previous experience with cell therapy products is a plus
  • Demonstrated knowledge of pharmaceutical manufacturing of biotechnology products, aseptic processing, cell culture products
  • Strict adherence to SOPs and cGMP regulations, the ability to accurately complete documentation associated with clinical manufacturing
  • Excellent aseptic/sterile techniques and prior experience with cell culture, cell culture equipment including Wave bioreactors
  • Experience with handling and propagation of human primary cells, including T cells
  • Excellent skill in Microsoft word, Excel and data analysis
  • Ability to think critically, and demonstrated troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated and willing to accept temporary responsibilities outside of initial job description
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential in this collaborative work environment
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced small company environment with minimal direction and able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities
  • Ability to work off-shift and long hours as required
  • Ability to lift over 30 lbs

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.