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Associate Engineer/Engineer
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Locations
Research Triangle, Durham, NC, USA
Experience Level
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Desired Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, Molecular & Cellular Biology, or equivalent with minimum 0-2 years of relevant work experience, or a M.S. degree with a minimum of 0-4 years of relevant work experience, or a B.S. degree with a minimum 0-6 years of relevant work experience
  • Level will be commensurate with experience and academic background
  • Prior experience within upstream processing for production of large molecule biologics, gene and/or cell therapies (experience in cell therapy strongly preferred)
  • Experience in supporting the scale-up, technology transfer and implementation of complex biologics processes
  • Prior experience supporting late-stage development, process characterization or process validation for cell culture processes is preferred
  • Exposure to drug development and regulatory requirements, fluency in process validation lifecycle requirements is preferred
  • Experience successfully leading manufacturing investigations, Root Cause Analysis (RCA), and CAPA
  • Outstanding written and verbal written communication skills, with the ability to convey strategies and results to a diverse audience
  • Dynamic interpersonal skills and the ability to manage through influence
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and priorities and adapt quickly to changing circumstances
  • High degree of customer focus (internal/external) and demonstrated collaboration in a team environment
  • Results oriented with the ability to demonstrate resiliency, ownership and drive
Responsibilities
  • Supports MS&T activities related to autologous and allogeneic cell therapy programs (e.g. CAR-T, CAR-NK, ex vivo gene therapy)
  • Supports the technology transfer and implementation of cell therapy programs, collaborates with sending and receiving site cross-functional team members
  • Supports facility and equipment design and qualification for ability to meet process and regulatory expectations
  • Contributes to the development or revision of site control programs such as process monitoring plan, microbial control plan, aseptic process qualification and sterility assurance programs
  • Leads or contributes to the establishment of technical documentation including tech transfer plans, facility fit and gap analysis reports, manufacturing study protocols and reports, standard operating procedures, process validation master plans/protocols/report, risk assessments, etc
  • Represents the MS&T team within cross functional project teams related to the cellular therapeutic programs
  • Leads and/or assists with manufacturing deviation investigations and change controls
  • Establishes and maintains strong relationships at the site and cross-functionally
  • Travel for in-person interactions with cross-functional partners to ensure tech transfer is on track as needed (travel up to 10% of time)
  • Must be willing to have a flexible schedule during initial site start up, which may include supporting critical operations outside of normal work hours, as needed
Beam Therapeutics

501-1,000 employees