Biomedical Technician – Manufacturing

Requisition # HRC0937693

With your help, we can change the future of healthcare!

The Cedars-Sinai Biomanufacturing Center (CBC) is a state-of-the art facility that comprises of a cGMP cell manufacturing facility housing multiple cleanroom cell production suites and process development rooms for producing the next generation of cell and gene therapies. With world class expertise in stem cell (iPSC) biology, bioprocessing, translational, regulatory and manufacturing, Cedars-Sinai is committed to pushing the frontiers of medicine and discovering new technologies and innovations that will impact how we diagnose and treat disease. To learn more about the CBC, please visit GMP Biomanufacturing Services | Cedars-Sinai.

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The Biomedical Technician participates on projects to develop and achieve compliance with all Federal and State accrediting agency requirements, including Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requirements for good manufacturing practices (GMP) for cellular products in Cedars-Sinai Biomanufacturing Center (CBC). Performs tissue culture and aseptic techniques for developing and processing clinical grade and research grade cellular products in accordance to established standard operating procedures (SOP). Responsible for lab maintenance, handling fresh and frozen cellular specimens and products using aseptic techniques, writing and recording controlled documents, and autoclaving for production. Performs all current good manufacturing practice (cGMP) related activities strictly according to SOPs, with accurate documentation, and assists quality control team with required testing activates. Contributes to the success of projects by providing good documentation, communication skills, and attention to detail. Performs cellular, micro- and molecular biology procedures including Western blot, Northern blot, DNA/RNA, PCR, protein extraction, cell culture, Immunohistochemistry, and staining.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs a variety of cGMP manufacturing production and process development tasks for multiple clients following standard operating procedures for manufacturing processes that will be different for each project based on the types of cells, tissues or organs.
  • Writes and maintains good documentation in laboratory notebooks, data record/transfer, SOPs, and batch records.
  • Drafts standard operating procedures and maintains computer database.
  • Verifies samples received, logs samples into systems, and transports to appropriate environment within the facility for storage following SOPs.
  • Performs lab maintenance duties, including glassware cleaning and sterilization.
  • Maintains lab equipment and related records.
  • Prepares cGMP production room, maintains material inventories, and places orders for equipment and supplies
  • Assists in the operation of specialized equipment and machinery.
  • Ensures all activities comply with regulatory guidelines and safety standards.
  • Assists with process development, validation, and qualification for cellular production for multiple cell lines in GMP/good laboratory practice (GLP) environment.
  • Prepares cell culture rooms and research space, including cGMP production rooms, maintains material inventories, and places orders for equipment and supplies.

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in molecular biology, microbiology, biochemistry or related science/engineering field, is required.

Experience and Skills:

  • Working Title: Manufacturing Biomedical Technician – Biomanufacturing Center
  • Department: CS Biomanufacturing Facility
  • Business Entity: Academic / Research
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Biomanufacturing
  • Job Specialty: Biomanufacturing
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 8 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Day

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at Applicant_Accommodation@cshs.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu) and COVID-19. For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through April each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment, subject to medical exemption or religious accommodation. For the same reason, you may also be required to receive other vaccines such as COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Cedars-Sinai reserves the right to make modifications to its required list of vaccines as required by law and/or policy.

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: West Hollywood

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