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Bioprocess Manufacturing Team Lead
Swing Shift
Updated on 1/28/2023
Locations
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Requirements
  • 4+ years of experience in cell culture bioprocess development and process transfer across size scales, in either academic and/or industry settings
  • Cell culture experience, preferably in mammalian cells
  • Comfortable with multi-tasking, a fast-paced environment, and working on different projects simultaneously
  • Detail-oriented and well-organized
  • Ability to relate and influence people at all levels within an organization, including diverse cultures, 1+ years of lead experience suggested
  • Ability to work on the swing shift (likely 3pm - 11:30pm)
  • Ability to work overtime and on weekends, as necessary
  • How to apply your experience in bioprocess & cell culture to the production of next-generation seafood utilizing cGMP practices
  • How to work with a fast-moving, interdisciplinary team working at the leading edge of several fields
  • Within 1 month we'll rely on you to efficiently support & maintain our cell culture bioreactors. You'll be well on your way to learning Wildtype's unique process for cell cultivation. You will have defined your professional development goals for the next twelve months
  • Within 3 months you will have mastered basic bioreactor maintenance & operations within Wildtype's unique environment. You will be independently carrying out routine activities such as harvest operations, thawing cell banks, and expanding cell cultures
  • Within 6 months your skills will have developed to the point where you can independently train a new hire on Wildtype's entire bioprocess. Your work will be organized effectively to achieve tasks on time at a high level of quality
  • Within 12 months you will be able to articulate how your work directly impacts the company's milestones. You will routinely take the initiative to research topics independently and volunteer new ideas or approaches. You will have executed your first independently designed experiment with controls and presented your findings at a company-wide research meeting
Responsibilities
  • Ensure personal safety, food safety and quality protocols are followed at all times
  • Scheduling and coordination of operations for small swing shift team as well as communication with dayshift to ensure seamless handoff of production
  • Assist leadership in development of production forecast
  • Emergent issue escalation, troubleshooting and resolution with support of Process Development and Quality organizations
  • Work with cross-functional support groups to maintain facility and production capability
  • Operate and maintain cell culture bioreactors; perform harvest and media preparation operations
  • Perform equipment cleaning and sterilization, manual cleaning, clean in place (CIP), steam in place (SIP) and pressure tests (PT)
  • Thaw cell banks, expand cell cultures under aseptic conditions, and maintain cultures according to good manufacturing practices (GMP)
  • Operate and perform routine maintenance and calibration of process equipment
  • Prepare batch production records and standard operating procedures
  • Acquire and analyze data independently; record all experimental designs, data, observations, and results in an electronic laboratory notebook
Wildtype

51-200 employees

Cellular agriculture & seafood development technology
Company Overview
Wildtype's mission is to be able to sustainably meet the new demand on our food supply. They create new tools and harness the potential of cellular agriculture to grow seafood without relying on wild or farmed fish. They strive for healthier food and healthier oceans.
Benefits
  • Mentorship, educational reimbursement, and professional growth
  • Health, vision, & dental coverage
  • Commuter & culinary benefits package
  • 401k matching
  • Stock options
Company Core Values
  • Crewmates
  • Transparency
  • Discovery
  • Urgency
  • Accountability