Process Engineer, Process Development


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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.

 

 

Process Engineer, Process Development 

 

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Play critical roles in designing, developing, characterizing, and qualifying cell production processes (includes cell processing, genetic modification, culture and expansion, harvest, and cryopreservation)
  • Draft SOPs, reports, and presentations
  • Maintain and troubleshoot instrumentation commonly utilized by the process development team
  • Collaborate with both internal research teams and external groups to advance translational immunology capabilities
  • Support transfer of developed processes to Clinical Manufacturing Team (including training of manufacturing personnel and review of batch record documentation)
  • Support data analysis and present results within the team and to broader scientific groups
  • Maintain a high standard of experimentation and record keeping
  • Work productively in a team environment and independently to deliver against timelines


Requirements:  

  • BS or MS in Biology or related discipline and 3-7 years of laboratory experience
  • Experience with automated cell processing and/or cell expansion technologies preferred
  • Experience working within CMC and Tech Transfer (e.g. process development, analytical development, QC, and/or GMP manufacturing) for cell therapy products preferred
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and drive multiple projects support pipeline
  • Detail-oriented with excellent documentation practices and strong oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Experience functioning within a multi-disciplinary team and ability to integrate cross-functional information, as well as work independently

 

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Benefits for you:

 

BioNTech US is committed to the well being of our team members and offers a variety of benefits supporting our diverse employee base. 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, STD and LTD Insurance

  • HSA & FSA Spending Accounts

  • Health & Wellness, including free onsite gym access

  • Adoption & Surrogacy Assistance

  • Vacation and Unlimited Sick Time

  • Holidays and Floating Holidays, including discretionary winter shutdown

  • 401(K) Plan with Significant Company Match

  • Tuition Reimbursement and Professional Development

  • Commuting Assistance and subsidized parking

  • Discounted Home and Auto Insurance

  • Pet Insurance

Plus more benefits that will be shared upon hire!

 

 

Have we kindled your pioneering spirit?

 

Then apply now for our location Gaithersburg  and simply send us your application documents using our online form.

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