Process Development Associate

Engineering, Manufacturing and Operations – Sunnyvale, CA

Process Development Associate
Sunnyvale, CA

Your Tasks
As a member of Miltenyi Biotec’s Process Development team, you will have the exciting opportunity to support the development of new processes that will generate cellular therapeutic products. You will apply your GLP/GMP experience to perform and maintain cell cultures using aseptic techniques. Ideally, you will be able to order materials and maintain inventory with the goal in mind that every effort is aimed at developing and qualifying processes required for clinical cell and gene therapy products. In addition to your primary responsibilities, you will document activities for reproducibility, clean and maintain laboratory equipment and support team members as needed. Your superb organizational and documentation skills will be instrumental in the tracking and communication of data and will ensure efficient progress towards achieving team objectives. Overall, your attention to detail and keen ability to reliably produce cell cultures in a cross-functional team will champion the continued development of Miltenyi Biotec’s new products and growing success.

Responsibilities
• Bachelor’s degree in the life sciences with 0-2 years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Experience working in a scientific or GLP/GMP environment is preferred, specifically in the field of cell and gene therapy
• Superb documentation and organizational skills, capable of providing summaries and generating development reports to support technical transfer to Manufacturing as well as process qualification
• Highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products
• Weekend and holiday work may be required to maintain cell culture vessels or set up assays.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear. The employee is required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  Must have ability to handle more than one task at a time and must work at a rapid pace while maintaining attention to detail. 

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

This job is performed in a temperature controlled facility without exposure to extreme hot or cold temperatures. Generally, this job is performed in a sanitized laboratory setting and routinely uses standard medical and research equipment such as centrifuges, biosafety cabinets, microscopes, incubators, pipettes and computers. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to blood, viruses, bacteria, body fluids and other tissues. Employees entering and leaving the laboratory must wear appropriate clothing and protective equipment such as scrubs, coveralls, masks, glasses and gloves. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Miltenyi Biotec is a company that is transforming and progressing. Our culture is one of bold scientific innovation. Join a fresh and collaborative working environment that encourages contribution, innovation, and growth.


At Miltenyi Biotec Inc., we have developed state of the art manufacturing processes for innovative cellular therapies. We are scientists, engineers, physicians, support specialists, and more – all dedicated to improving scientific understanding and impacting human lives. At our Sunnyvale facility we strive to find solutions to both the technical and conceptual barriers to enable development of cell and gene therapy approaches for the treatment of human disease.


Miltenyi Biotec, Inc. is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity