Your new role
We are looking for multiple Cell Therapy Specialists to join the team at Kite Pharma. You main responsibilities will include, but are not limited to performing cell culture under GMP regulations. You will perform all tasks associated with the manufacture of clinical product following batch records and SOPs. You will work as part of a small team to execute GMP runs in close collaboration with Process Development and Quality. You will assist in the development of SOPs, batch records, deviations and change controls. You will also successfully troubleshoot processing and equipment issues and complete other duties that are assigned to you.
What you'll need to succeed
Do you have a MLO/HLO degree in Applied Sciences or related area? MSc can also apply but they will only be considered if they have GMP experience. Do you have 0-1 years working experience in a pharmaceutical/biotechnology manufacturing environment or relevant internship experience? Extensive experience with cell culture is a must and previous experience with cell therapy products is a plus. Do you have experience working in a GMP regulated environment under strict conditions following SOPs? You need to have excellent aseptic technique and prior experience with cell culture and cell culture equipment including wave bioreactors. Experience with handling and propagation of human primary cells, including T Cells. Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and data analysis. We are looking for a critical thinker with demonstrated troubleshooting and problem solving skills. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills are essential in this collaborative working environment. You also need to be comfortable with minimal direction and be able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities. This position operates in shifts including weekend work.
Your new company
Kite, a Gilead company, is dedicated to achieving one of the most ambitious goals of 21st century medicine: curing cancer. This mission is at the heart of everything they do, from early research to product development. Kite has been at the forefront of cancer immunotherapy and today are a leader in engineered T cell therapy, changing the paradigm of cancer treatment with what is potentially the biggest breakthrough since the introduction of combination chemotherapy more than 60 years ago. With an unrelenting drive and a singular focus on cell therapy, our team is executing on our strategy to bring life-saving therapies to patients.
With their brand-new production site in Hoofddorp and the R&D laboratories in Amsterdam, Kite is dreaming big. Now you can get the chance to be a part of this journey.
What you'll get in return
Hays Detachering | This is a project that will start with a contract for 12 months through Hays. Extension to stay within the department is anticipated. At this position, you will get a competitive salary and your travel expenses are covered. You will also receive additional compensation for working in shifts.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. #1045808
Scientific and R&D
Competitive Salary + Travel expenses covered
Talk to a consultant
Talk to Darren Noonan, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Amsterdam