Process Owner

Scientific Affairs

Posted on 4/27/2024



51-200 employees

Integrated platform for cell therapy manufacturing

Data & Analytics


San Bruno, CA, USA

  • B.S. degree in life sciences, biomedical engineering or related discipline required
  • 4+ years of experience working in cell & gene therapy drug development and/or commercialization
  • 4+ years of experience in client services directly interfacing with partners and/or clients
  • Experience working with and building strong relationships with cross-functional departments in Process and Analytical Development, MSAT, Product and Alliance Management, Regulatory and Quality
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail, with the ability to troubleshoot technical issues and propose effective solutions
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively convey complex concepts to diverse audiences
  • Experience with semi-automated instruments and/or bioprocess automation is a plus
  • Engage with partners to understand their unique requirements and challenges related to cell therapy manufacturing
  • Understand the drug product release specifications and monitor the process translation acceptance criteria throughout development and characterization, ensuring alignment with regulatory requirements and industry standards
  • Monitor and evaluate process performance against product specific success criteria, for in-process and final release
  • Inform and/or develop plans for process development and analytical development to meet and/or exceed success criteria
  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) of current and upcoming Cellares technology capabilities and performance specifications
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with partners throughout the life cycle of programs, ensuring smooth communication and successful program outcomes
  • Maintain an up-to-date awareness of the current state of cell & gene therapy through continuous monitoring of scientific literature and competitive intelligence
  • Contribute to the development of marketing materials and case studies
  • Develop strong working relationships with internal subject matter experts across the organization, fostering a collaborative and knowledge-sharing environment
  • Drive overall customer satisfaction and engagement to foster lasting partnerships and promote the adoption of Cellares’ Technology Solutions in the industry

Cellares offers the Cell Shuttle, an integrated platform for cell therapy manufacturing, utilizing Industry 4.0 technologies to enable true walk-away, end-to-end automation, modular hardware, purpose-built process design software, and scalable manufacturing from preclinical to commercial scale, resulting in reduced process failure rates and up to 70% cost reduction compared to manual processes. The company aims to accelerate access to life-saving cell therapies by deploying Cell Shuttles in Smart Factories globally, partnering with academia, biotechs, and pharma companies to lower manufacturing costs and meet global patient demand.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding



South San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth