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    Hoofddorp

  • Job title:

    Cell Therapy Specialist

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  • Job ref:

    46888

  • Start Date:

    2021-12-01

Cell Therapy Specialist
Company: Multinational Biopharmaceutical organization
Location: Amsterdam Area

We are seeking highly motivated individuals (looking for multiple hires) to work on innovative T cell therapy for cancer treatment. The Cell Therapy Specialist will be responsible for cell processing and cell expansion in a cGMP manufacturing facility.

Organization

Our client is at the forefront of immunotherapy and engineered T cell therapy. They are helping change the paradigm of cancer treatment and are revolutionizing individually tailored treatments. That means a fast-moving and constantly changing environment, where discoveries are made every day. We’re currently seeking to recruit highly motivated talents for different position to be part of the exciting journey in the development of innovative cancer immunotherapies and their translation into the treatment of patients with cancer.

Description

As a Cell Therapy Specialist you’ll be joining a team in which people of all backgrounds and experiences are respected, and where working together focused on saving lives, by finding the cure for cancer, is a daily activity.

In this role, you will work with other Cell Therapy Specialists utilizing GMP and Aseptic practices to manufacture and assemble blood-derived components in a cleanroom environment. This role requires a high level of proficiency and ownership of the process, with the highest skill level of aseptic and sterile techniques.

Responsibilities

  • To perform all tasks associated with the manufacturing of clinical and commercial products in A and B grade area following batch records and standard operating procedures (SOPs);
  • To work as part of a dedicated and committed team to execute GMP runs in close collaboration with Product Sciences, Material Management, and Quality Assurance & Quality Control;
  • Draft new and revise existing manufacturing Batch records / SOP’s / WI’s to support process improvements and maintain GMP compliance;
  • Assist in investigations required to manage deviations;
  • Assist in managing change controls;
  • To successfully troubleshoot processing and equipment issues;
  • To strictly comply with SOPs and cGMP regulations; accurately complete documentation associated with clinical and commercial manufacturing;
  • To ensure a consistent process execution to guarantee high-quality output;
  • To maintain cleanroom in an optimal state;
  • To continuously look for improvements to the processes to increase quality and efficiency;

 

Profile

The ideal candidate for this position, in combination with skills and knowledge, should also have a ‘hands-on, can-do’ mentality. You must also be comfortable with working in full gowning requirements in a completely aseptic environment.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree (HBO) in Biotechnology/Cell Manufacturing or a related field;
  • Vapro A and B, or LITOP A and B are considered a plus


Knowledge & Skills

  • Minimum 1 year of practical cGMP experience in preferably a pharmaceutical / biotechnology or similar manufacturing environment;
  • Must have demonstrated knowledge of pharmaceutical manufacturing of biotechnology products.
  • Aseptic processing and cell culture processing in combination with cell culture equipment experience is a prerequisite;
  • Skilled in Microsoft Word, Excel and data analysis.
  • Be aware of following SOPs, curious and interested in learning and growing;
  • Be comfortable in a fast-paced, growing company environment with minimal direction and able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities;
  • Be self-motivated and willing to accept temporary responsibilities outside of the initial job description;
  • Have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written English communication skills (essential in our collaborative work environment)


Interested?
If you are interested in this position, please apply to this role, or email me at s.vanderkleij@sire-search.com