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The Cell Processing Facility Supervisor will provide direct technical and supervisory leadership to the group as well as indirectly to the entire cell therapy development and manufacturing organization
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES
This position, reporting to the Manufacturing Manager, is responsible for leading the cGMP manufacturing team in the production of cellular and gene therapies in support of clinical research studies. The successful candidate will oversee a team of professional associates responsible for the cGMP manufacture of cell and gene therapies within the Cell Processing Facility (CPF). The successful candidate will address operational and routine challenges as they arise for Phase I/II and potentially Phase III manufacturing. Knowledge of cell culture / aseptic operations / cell and gene therapy manufacturing and support systems is essential. Demonstrated leadership and communication skills along with a strong working knowledge of the regulatory compliance requirements for the production of cell and gene therapies used in clinical studies are essential.
May be required to travel on rare occasions for offsite training, customer meetings and technical transfer discussions.
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