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Apex Life Sciences

Cell Culture Manufacturing Lead

Post Date:Dec 27, 2017Type:Contractor
Start Date:12/27/2017Salary:
Location:US-DE-Newark Job Reference:809933

Job Description:

Cell Culture Manufacturing Scientist 


Directly supervises cell culture production of biological products according to SOPs, customer specs and quality standards in order to meet deadlines and production goals within the company.  Assists with facility and project planning while performing lab functions as needed.   Verifies and ensures that proper processes and procedures are followed in accordance with SOPs.   Maintains laboratory in proper working order through organization and procurement of supplies, routine maintenance of laboratory equipment, organization and maintenance of reagents, and general laboratory practices and hygiene. 

  • Generates reports and documents, provides technical assistance and associated information in support of internal and external clients for product manufacturing.
  • Informs leadership regarding variances in processes and results
  • Communicate all aspects of project with department head both orally and written (i.e. monthly report).
  • Supervision of manufacturing  personnel, to include scheduling of work activities, completion of performance reviews, conducting coaching sessions, control of overtime, approval and submission of time cards and related supervisory tasks.
  • Revise SOPs to maintain compliance to cGMP regulations, train staff, evaluate and implement systems, document progress, advise management, and perform related tasks.
  • Maintain product/material inventories, segregation of products, and other supplies.
  • Plan, direct and assist with creation and expansion of products and production capacities for increased revenue generation.
  • Maintain a clean, organized and safe work environment.
  • Assist with project planning, to include researching and evaluating equipment, materials and products, testing prototypes, collecting data, evaluating and advising on business opportunities, obtaining process improvements, and related tasks.
  • Must demonstrate skills in multitasking, organizational management, attention to detail, interpersonal, communications, judgment, Planning & prioritizing, Recognizing cause and effect. Interpret Instructions, Problem solving
  • Provide leadership to team including scheduling, training, coaching and conducting performance reviews.
  • Perform additional job duties necessary within manufacturing areas as assigned.

Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  Education, Experience, Job Skills, Equipment Skills, and Certifications)

  • Four year science related degree and 3-5 years related experience, including supervisory responsibilities
  • Understand laboratory safety standards
  • Knowledge of lab services related SOPs.
  • Knowledge of cGMP related regulations. 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervises a team of Biotechnicians / Technicians, providing on-going training, leadership, coaching and conducting quarterly and yearly performance reviews.


  • Leads team in meeting deadlines and production goals
  • Complete documentation and communication of project progress to manager and team
  • Informs leadership regarding variances in processes and results
  • Coaches subordinates in their performance of functions.

FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION email your updated resume to Jessica Corliss at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

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Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or 844-463-6178.

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