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Process Engineer, Gene Therapy Manufacturing Technical Services

Sanford, NC 27330

As a member of the gene and cell therapy technical support team located in Sanford, NC, the Process Engineer will play a pivotal role in the start-up and process transfer to the gene therapy manufacturing facilities in Sanford, NC. During the initial phase this role will focus on supporting the gene therapy facility start-up, process transfers and process validation. Following execution of process validation the scope of work will include process performance monitoring, support for change controls and deviations as well as identification of process improvements.


+ Designs technical and engineering studies, writes technical reports summarizing study results and generates necessary data to support change impact assessments during process transfers and investigations.

+ Authors process descriptions, process flow diagrams and risks assessments.

+ Supports change management and implementation for changes to the manufacturing processes and associated systems. Owns change controls related to process changes.

+ Identifies potential process improvements projects. Leads implementation of process improvements projects and supports compliance driven projects that require technical support.

+ Supports process transfers to the Sanford Gene Therapy facilities

+ Authors and contributes to process validation plans, protocols and reports

+ Supports continuous process verification program

+ Benchmark and monitor process performance using statistical tools

+ Independently learn new systems and software needed for process monitoring and lead implementation of such

+ Recommend new approaches for data monitoring based on subject matter expertise


+ Master or BS in Bio processing, Biomedical Engineering, Biology or related discipline is required.

+ BS with a min of 3-5 years or MS with min of 1-2 years, of relevant experience in GMP bio pharmaceutical industry

+ Downstream Process development and/or technical support for GMP downstream manufacturing

+ Basic knowledge of Delta V and PI systems Experience with authoring technical study protocols and reports including process validation studies

+ Statistical knowledge to analyze process data and experience with statistical software used for process monitoring

+ Strong leadership, organizational planning and project management skills, in addition to technical knowledge, is required to work with multi-disciplinary teams.

+ Must be self-motivated and work with minimum direction

+ Excellent interpersonal effectiveness and communication skills (written and oral) are required in order to interface across management levels and departments.

+ Ability to focus on specific production processes with great attention to details


+ Manufacturing experience with single-use bioprocessing technologies

+ Experience with database management

+ Previous process transfer experience


+ No unique physical requirements


-Remains organized &; positive in ambiguous and fast-paced, rapidly changing environment

-Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities, meeting deadlines, and working well under pressure and in ambiguous situations

-Ability to process complex information and make recommendations with incomplete data set


Ability to adjust work schedule to meet business needs - overtime, off shift, weekends.

Ability to travel- travel time may be up to 20% according to business needs.

+ Last Date to Apply for Job: 5/10/2020

+ Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

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**EEO & Employment Eligibility**

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Posted: 2020-04-30 Expires: 2020-05-30

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