Cell Culture & Banking Specialist

  • Location
    Redwood City, California
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Engineering - Biologist

My client is looking to hire a Cell Culture & Banking Specialist who would be responsible for completing and assisting with daily tasks associated with cell-related functions, including producing cells, intermediate product, and manufacturing final product for commercial distribution. Requirements include following, creating and updating SOPs as needed, performing daily tasks in a clean room / cGMP environment, and troubleshooting of manufacturing challenges. Follows established company rules, regulations and safety precautions, and maintains quality standards.

1st shift, Mon.-Fri., 6:00am-2:30pm. Due to the nature of production, overtime and weekend work may be required depending on business needs.

What You'll Do

Responsibilities include various duties that are required to produce cell based product. Some of these duties include: cell expansion, cell feeding, harvesting, counting and freezing; product seeding, labeling, intermediate formulations, and operation of robotic cell culturing system.
Must be familiar with documentation for each task, cleaning procedures, aseptic processing techniques, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and clean room safety practices and procedures.
Performs production related tasks as assigned by the Area Supervisor or Group Lead. These tasks can include, but are not limited to, quality tasks, facilities maintenance requirements, ordering of supplies, materials, and equipment for production.
Assist with providing training for new and existing employees on the cell expansion manufacturing process.
Assist in providing positive and constructive individual feedback and building teamwork.

About You

Associate's degree (AS) in related area and/or a Biotech Program certificate from an accredited college. Bachelor's degree (BS) will also be considered.
Two (2) years' prior working experience with cell culture in a manufacturing (Biotech / Pharmaceutical Industry) environment.
Must have hands-on-experience with commonly used production concepts, practices, and procedures such as cell culture and aseptic technique.
General knowledge of clean room practices and familiarity with Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).
Must be detail-oriented with an ability to set priorities, and organize daily work requirements. Must be able to work as a team member and independently as required.
Ability to perform calculations using weight measurement, volume, and distance governed by quality documents and SOP’s.
Experience in writing and/or revising SOP’s, batch records, and other Quality/Compliance related documents.
Aseptic technique, clean room gowning and extensive knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), with an emphasis on Biologics.
Effectively communicate with internal and external group members by collaborating with sub-teams within manufacturing and across company.
Working in a clean room environment required. Must clothe in clean room gowns to perform duties.
Effective communication and listening skills are required.
Must work with living human cells and various chemicals.
Must be able to push lift 50lbs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Company Perks & Benefits

Competitive salary
Generous equity at an early stage company
Robust medical, dental and vision benefits
401k Plan
4x daily Shuttle bus to & from San Francisco (more locations to come)
Fully stocked kitchen and snacks
Free catered lunches and dinners
Onsite Machine Shop

If you are interested in this Cell Culture & Banking Specialist job in San Francisco, CA then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Adecco Medical and Science go to www.adeccousa.com. If you have questions about the position or would like more information please contact William Mudge at 858-812-2600 or by email at william.mudge@adeccona.com

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