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 Material Decontamination- Lab Technician

Company: Multinational Biotech company
Location: Amsterdam Area
Start: September 2021 (preferably ASAP)

Currently we are looking for multiple Material Decontamination Technicians who are willing to contribute to the exciting journey in the development of innovative cancer immunotherapies. 

As a Material Decontamination Technian you will be responsible for disinfection of raw materials in a cGMP manufacturing facility.
In this role, you will ensure that all components are adequately supplied to follow the production schedule, and due to the nature of the starting material (patient cells) this role requires high level of proficiency and ownership of the process.

Responsibilities: (include but are not limited to:)
-To ensure a consistent process execution to guarantee high quality output;
-To ensure accurate completion of area logbooks as required by SOPs.
-Clean and sanitize the core operations equipment
-To Maintain the highest standard of cleanliness in D and CNC grade areas by ensuring that the relevant work instructions and standard operating procedures (SOPs) are followed
-To work as part of a dedicated and committed team in close collaboration with Material Management, Quality Assurance & Quality Control;

-Assist in investigations required to manage deviations;
-To continuously look for improvements to the processes to increase quality and efficiency.
-Comply with Health, Safety, and Environmental responsibilities
-Ensure individual employee training is up-to-date

Challenges of the role
-Contribute to the growth of Kite Pharma
-Ability to work in a brand new state-of-the-art manufacturing plant
-Adjust to changing responsibilities as this is a newly defined role

Your profile
The ideal candidates for this position, in combination with skills and knowledge, should also have a ‘hands-on, can-do’ mentality.

-High school diploma (MAVO/HAVO) or equivalent with 1+ years experience working in a pharmaceutical or food manufacturing environment (regulated by GMP standards and requirements) OR professional education (MBO)
-GMP experience strongly preferred

Personal skills
-Be passionate about following SOPs, curious and interested in learning and growing;
-Be self-motivated and willing to accept temporary responsibilities outside of initial job description;
-Have good interpersonal, verbal and written English communication skills (essential in our collaborative work environment);
-Have good judgment, problem solving and analytical skills.

Additional Requirements
-Work in shifts and have the willingness to accommodate schedule adjustments.
-Have the ability to lift over 14 Kgs / 30 lbs when required.
-Good documentation skills
-Ability to work in a team environment is required
-High attention to detail is required
-Self-motivated individuals are preferred

If you have the ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment and feel that the moment has come for you to be part of such an exciting journey towards eliminating the burden of chronic cancer care, don’t miss out on this opportunity and apply to this position.

If you have additional questions or remarks concerning this vacancy please de not hesitate to contact me.

Stijn van der Kleij
+31 20 658 98 00


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