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Scientist: Manufacturing Sciences and Technology

St. Louis, MO; San Diego, CA; or remote work eligible

Wugen, Inc. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing novel “off-the-shelf” Memory NK and CAR-T cell therapies for the treatment of cancer.  Our Immuno-oncology therapies address the unmet need of patients with solid tumors and hematologic malignancies. Our transformative platform provides a distinct set of advantages over other immune cells commonly used for cell therapy. We have premier research facilities in St. Louis, MO and San Diego, CA. Come join us in our pursuit to eradicate cancer. To learn more about us, please visit www.wugen.com and follow us on LinkedIn.

Job Description

Wugen Inc. is seeking exceptional and highly motivated candidates to join our growing MSAT team to be based in St. Louis, MO or San Diego, CA or remote. This candidate will be responsible supporting technology transfer and implementation of Wugen’s cell therapy programs at contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs). This role will also support in-house product development, investigations, and regulatory filings. The compensation package will be competitive and commensurate with experience and the specific level of the candidate.

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Oversee the preparation of Technical Transfer packages to facilitate manufacturing at CMOs
  • Review and approve CMO master batch records
  • Lead or support investigations related to manufacturing or analytical deviations
  • Perform CMC review and approval of specifications, labels, protocols, technical reports, etc. -as appropriate
  • Work closely with research and development to ensure smooth transfer from discovery through development and into manufacturing/QC
  • Write and/or review development protocols and reports
  • Support IND activities, including authoring, reviewing and data verification of appropriate sections

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS in a scientific discipline (Chemical Engineering, Life Sciences or related) with 5+ years of relevant experience or BS with 7+ years of relevant experience (industry experience preferred)
  • Prior process development experience or technology transfer experience to a CMO
  • GMP manufacturing or QC experience, batch record creation/review experience
  • Cell and gene therapy experience is strongly preferred
  • Hands-on experience with the CliniMACS Prodigy system (or other cell processing systems) and experience with formulation and cryopreservation

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