ENGINEER BIOPROCESSING (Industrial Project Leader) (H/F)

CellProthera is a biotech company based in the BioValley, one of the leading life science clusters in Europe. It is developing innovative cell therapy products based on a proprietary cell processing technology platform. A multi-center Phase I/IIb clinical trial is currently on-going in Europe and Asia to treat patients having suffered from severe acute myocardial infarction.

Your Mission

Under the supervision of the Chief Development and Industrialization Officer you will manage a full-scale industrial project to market a new cell manufacturing platform

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Define and write the new equipment’s URS based on user needs, our past experience and future strategy
  • Follow industrial advances to implement state-of-the-art technical solutions
  • Participate in creating patent submissions to generate IP
  • Collaborate with biology, regulatory and quality teams to create protocols, coordinate and realize laboratory tests and qualifications
  • Analyze test results using statistical methods, draw conclusions and issue technical reports
  • Prepare and verify accuracy and completeness of the technical documentation
  • Manage the industrial part of the qualification, validation and documentation of the current equipment
  • Ensure projects’ timely execution by managing and coordinating transversal, pluri-disciplinary project teams as well as external partners
  • Provide technical training and support to the external cell manufacturing partners worldwide
  • Apply GLP standards in every day work and follow-up regulation and industry standard changes
  • Provide support and continuous improvement of the project management process

Who you are

  • Master’s degree in Engineering, in the field of Mechatronics or equivalent
  • 5-year experience in the laboratory equipment design or industrialization; ideally in bioreactors and cell culture
  • Self-driven, rigorous and result-oriented with excellent technical, communication and coordination skills
  • Hands-on and troubleshooter
  • English fluent (both in writing and spoken). French conversational

Position in Mulhouse (France)

Applicants should also be entitled to work within the European Economic Area (EEA) and willing to travel occasionally.

f you are interested in this job, please send your application documents to Paula Lee (plee@cellprothera.com)