Senior Engineer in Cancer Immunotherapy 

Company: Kite
Location:
Santa Monica, CA, USA
Closing Date:
Open until filled

Kite, a Gilead company, is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of innovative cancer immunotherapies with a goal of providing rapid, long-term durable response and eliminating the burden of chronic care. The company is focused on chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) and T cell receptor (TCR) engineered cell therapies designed to empower the immune system's ability to recognize and kill tumors.

Kite is seeking a highly motivated individual with fill finish and cryopreservation process engineering experience to work on innovative T cell therapy for cancer treatment. The Senior Engineer will demonstrate deep knowledge of fill finish and cryopreservation, develop robust processes for final drug product formulation, fill finish and cryopreservation for T cell therapy. The Senior Engineer will work with the Early Stage Product Sciences team to design, establish and scale-out cell therapy processes to support early phase clinical trials, manage equipment qualification and support process verification, draft and review protocols, production procedures, process development reports, and provide technical assessment and approval for engineering and process changes pertaining to fill finish and cryopreservation. The Senior Process Engineer will also participate in laboratory activities to support process development and process characterization of Kite’s autologous T cell products.

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