QC Associate II - GMP Manufacturing

Updated: 3 days ago

Join the forefront of groundbreaking research at the Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope , where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. Our dedicated and compassionate faculty and staff are driven by a common mission: Contribute to innovative approaches in predicting, preventing, and curing diseases, shaping the future of medicine through cutting-edge research.  

The Quality Control team for Cellular and Gene Therapy Operations is looking for a talented Quality Control Associate II for supporting in-process and release testing of GMP Manufacturing and analytical development for cellular immunotherapy products. This is a fast-paced lab involved in cutting edge technology, research and clinical cellular immunotherapeutic programs. Testing may include but not limited to the following cell viability (automated and manual cell counts), Flow Cytometry Assays, ELISA, RT-PCR, and cytotoxicity assays.  You will also be trained on assay qualification, project specific techniques and procedures to support various QC activities.

As a successful candidate, you will:

·         Perform the procedures/methods and testing for manufacturing products following established SOPs in cGMP facility and GMP laboratory under limited supervision.

·         Assist in developing and adapting analytical methodology and new manufacturing procedures.

·         Assist in creating, reviewing and revising Standard Operating Procedures as necessary for in-process testing, cell product manufacturing, process development and analytical development.

·         Cooperate with Quality Control (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA) groups to ensure cGMP compliance.


·         Bachelors degree with 2-3 years of post-degree laboratory experience or a Masters degree with 1 year of post-degree laboratory experience

·         6+ months of hands-on mammalian cell culture and analytical experience.

·         6+ months of cGMP experience.

·         Biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry experience is preferred

·         Cell viability (automated and manual cell counts), Flow Cytometry Assays, ELISA, RT-PCR, and cytotoxicity assays experience.

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