Quality Control Associate
ImmPACT Bio USA
ImmPACT Bio is a clinical-stage company, headquartered in the Los Angeles area, and with a subsidiary in Israel, developing novel cell therapies for treating cancer. The company’s next-generation chimeric antigen receptor (CAR)-T cell technologies are based on Boolean logic-gate approaches and address key biological challenges for engineered T cell therapies including relapse due to antigen loss/escape; on-target, off-tumor toxicities; and the immunosuppressive tumor microenvironment.
ImmPACT-Bio is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual to join our Quality Control team to support QC activities. This full-time position will support Quality Control Analytical and Microbiology laboratory activities and will be responsible for contributing to the clinical and future commercial manufacturing of GMP autologous CAR-T cell therapy products in the West Hills, CA facility.
Executes QC sample management activities, which include receipt, inventory sample entry, sample distribution, sample label creation, sample coordination/shipment preparation, and disposal.
Performs routine maintenance of laboratory equipment’s (scheduling PM, calibration, repairs), and periodic cleaning of lab spaces.
Performs routine maintenance of laboratory reagents/materials orders and inventory management.
Participates in cell culture activities such as media preparation, cell counting, and cell maintenance.
Basic understanding of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) with strict adherence to cGMP requirements is essential.
Performs environmental monitoring of cleanrooms, facilities, and personnel as required.
Maintain good cross-functional interactions with QC peers, Warehouse, Facilities, Manufacturing, and other department management as well as support a positive employee relations climate.
Should be able to manage the workload, meet deadlines, be eager to learn new techniques, and demonstrate good organizational skills.
Perform other duties as assigned
B.S. degree in a scientific discipline with 1+ years of experience in a cGMP-compliant environment or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Previous working experience in the lab, sample management, aseptic techniques, and cell culture activities are highly recommended.
Able to perform QC laboratory maintenance-related duties as assigned.
Dependable, able to learn new skills rapidly, and able to work well within the team.
Detail-oriented with good written and verbal communication skills.
Good organizational and planning skills, and an ability to work efficiently.
Able to seek and accept input from more senior team members for the performance of assignments as needed.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Prior experience with Veeva QMS is a plus.
This position involves working on various projects and adapting to changing priorities.
Being flexible, adaptable, and able to work in a fast phased environment.
Compensation for the role will depend on several factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies, and experience.
ImmPACT Bio provides a generous Total Rewards package, to include a competitive base salary, bonus, and equity package as well as generous benefits and paid time off programs. ImmPACT Bio is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will review all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.