Cell Manufacturing Associate

  • Location: Houston, TX
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #35241

Houston, TEXAS
Salary : 50K-55K

Cell Manufacturing Associate- Entry Level 

Job Purpose:

The purpose of this position is to work as an integral part of the laboratory manufacturing team.

Job Duties:

· Perform hands-on aseptic cell culture

· Perform specialized manufacturing steps for cell culture, such as cell isolation, thawing, cryopreservation, sub-culturing, and harvesting following approved standard operating procedures (SOPs)

· Follow only Manager approved instructions when an SOP is called into question per individual circumstance

· At all times maintain cGMP guidelines

· Demonstrate proficiency in good documentation practices

· Maintain accurate and timely manufacturing records, paper and electronic notebooks and records

· Document and write clearly and legibly

· Document and maintain LUMACs on assigned equipment

· At all times, effectively use and maintain proper aseptic technique

· Maintain the cleanliness of the laboratory clean room, equipment, and storage tank areas through routine cleaning and sanitization, as well as through proactive behavior

· Examine and evaluate data related to problems and propose corrective solutions

· Attend and participate in group and project meetings

· Recommend changes to any process or task to increase efficiency, increase cell yields, and decrease costs

· Exhibit responsibility and ownership for your actions

· Participate in validation and research projects, as assigned

· Train new associates and maintain training file for review

· Participate in writing and revising SOPs

· Maintain required material inventory levels for manufacturing and manufacturing process development

· Under managers guidance, defines and successfully executes new continuous improvement initiatives


Education, Experience and skill requirements:

· Master’s degree in biology, microbiology or other relevant life science field and one year of experience in cGMP; or bachelor’s degree in a related field and at least two years of experience in cGMP.

· Excellent quantative mathematical skills

· Experience in mammalian cell culture preferred




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