Cell Therapy Technician

Join our team of pioneers!

Based in Cambridge, MA and Gaithersburg, MD. We are committed to improving the health of people worldwide with our fundamental research and our work in the area of development of immunotherapies utilizing the full potential of the immune system to fight cancer, infectious diseases and other serious diseases. We believe in scientific rigor, innovation and passion as driving forces. BioNTech was founded by scientists and physicians to translate science into survival by combining fundamental research and operational excellence.

With decades of deep immunology expertise and experience in developing and optimizing mRNA as part of its broad suite of novel technologies, the company is working with the global community to defeat life-threatening and serious diseases such as cancer, COVID-19, malaria and tuberculosis. The first ever approved mRNA vaccine was created in the labs of BioNTech in Mainz, Germany. A fully integrated immunotherapy powerhouse. We remain focused on bringing our broad pipeline of next-generation immunotherapies and vaccines to people around the world to address cancer, infectious diseases, as well as a growing list of other medical conditions. To accomplish this, we continue to be deeply rooted in science and academic research while also having built a fully integrated, global immunotherapy company with cGMP and GMP manufacturing facilities anchored around deep expertise in immunology and complemented by an expanding set of capabilities.



Cell Therapy Technician 


We are seeking a Cell Therapy Technician to join our team in support of our research and development team focused our manufacturing processes and efficiency. 

Here, you’ll achieve greatness.

Supporting BioNTech’s R&D team in the US by:

  • Learn our Cell Therapy processes in a cGMP environment, learn our process/waste/material flows, and learn all equipment associated with Cell Therapy.
  • Assist more experienced CTS’s with revising and writing SOP’s and Batch records.
  • Completes required training assignments to maintain necessary technical skills and knowledge and to ensure compliance with cGMP requirements.
  • Routinely monitors, cleans, prepares, and operates cell therapy manufacturing and support equipment in a clean room environment.
  • Finds opportunities for improvement on the manufacturing floor from a Safety and Quality perspective.
  • Perform other duties as might be required.

What you have to offer.

Minimum requirements: 

  • Associate degree which includes aseptic technique training or High School Degree with 1 plus year of aseptic experience. 
  • Willingness to learn aseptic processing and cell culture processing. 
  • Adhere to SOPs and cGMP regulations, with the ability to accurately complete documentation associated with GMP manufacturing.
  • Organization skills, and willingness to learn. 
  • Skills in Microsoft Office Suite. 
  • Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills that are essential in this collaborative work environment. 
  • Ability and willingness to work shifts.

Preferred requirements:

  • 1 plus years of experience with a pharmaceutical or biotechnology. 
  • Experience with automated processing equipment. 




Benefits for you:

BioNTech US is committed to employee wellbeing and offers best-in-class benefits & HR programs to support an inclusive & diverse workforce. Salaried/Position-Targeted Hourly Employees working 30+ hours per week are eligible for our comprehensive benefits package. Benefits include but are not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Life, AD&D, Critical Illness Insurance

  • Pre-tax HSA & FSA, DCRA Spending Accounts

  • Employee Assistance & Concierge Program (EAP) available 24/7

  • Parental and Childbirth Leave & Family Planning Assistance

  • Sitterstream: Virtual Tutoring & Childcare Membership

  • Paid Time Off: Vacation, Sick, Bereavement, Holidays (including Floating) & Year-End U.S. Shutdown.

  • 401(K) Plan with Company Match

  • Tuition Reimbursement & Student Loan Assistance Programs

  • Wellbeing Incentive Platforms & Incentives

  • Professional Development Programs

  • Commuting Allowance and subsidized parking

  • Discounted Home, Auto & Pet Insurance


…and more! More details to be shared.


BioNTech is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. BioNTech does not tolerate discrimination against employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access BioNTech’s online application tools due to a disability, you can request reasonable accommodations by calling 1-857-228-6231or by e-mailing jobs@biontech.de. Thank you for your interest in BioNTech.