Bioprocess Associate/Senior Bioprocess Associate


Senior Bioprocess Associate / Bioprocess Associate

Great opportunity to be part of a dedicated team building capability to serve the rapidly expanding gene 

therapy market. Vector Biomed aims to become a leading supplier of high quality Lentiviral vectors for research 

and clinical use. Team members will support both pre-clinical production and GMP manufacturing in a dynamic 

new company setting. We are seeking people experienced in the manufacture of biologics in a GMP setting. 

Experience with mammalian cell culture, production and/or purification desired.

Ideal Candidate

Works as part of a Team responsible for the frontline manufacture of Vector Biomed’s lentiviral vectors (LVV)

and plasmids for research, pre-clinical and clinical products in GLP and GMP compliant setting. Approaches 

work with a detailed oriented mindset, performing GLP and GMP manufacturing of lentiviral vectors in the 

Upstream and Downstream process areas. Work collaboratively and contribute by providing input into activities 

such as training, procedure writing, troubleshooting, equipment and room cleaning, batch/lab record execution 

and finalization, deviation investigation and closure, change controls and CAPA effectiveness. In addition, has 

a drive for precision to ensure execution of processes on-time while continuously improving in quality and 

efficiency, as daily activities will be performed in compliance to cGxPs, SOPs and applicable guidelines.


• Support set-up of lab operations (equipment order and installation & qualification, new SOP’s, etc)

• Execute upstream technologies related to LVV manufacturing using shake flasks and single-use 


• Execute downstream purification technologies related to LVV purification using chromatography (ionexchange) and filtration processes including depth filtration, tangential flow filtration, and sterile filtration

• Support process transfer and creation of manufacturing batch records

• Participate in production of pre-clinical and GMP vector batches

• Follow written procedures – SOP’s, batch records and adhere to good documentation practices

• Work closely with Materials team to ensure ordering and inventory of raw materials

• Adhere to quality standards for job training and ensure GMP compliance

• Proactively implement improvements to business and manufacturing processes that improve flexibility, 

eliminate waste, and reduce variability

• Must be capable of performing data entry into calculators and computers and complete batch calculations

• Liaise with equipment vendors to evaluate new technologies for improvements to the production process

• May be assigned as a team member on cross functional teams and be given project assignments to 

develop problem solving, technical expertise, and leadership capability

Basic Qualifications

Senior Associate:

o Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering or relevant field with >3 years biotech/cell and gene 

therapy experience with emphasis on upstream and downstream viral vector manufacture in 

Biotech/Pharma cGMP.

o Proficient in system set up, control system operation and data collection.

o Highly skilled in data analysis

o Solid judgement and decision making in complex technical situations

• Associate:

o Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering or relevant field with 0-3 years biotech/cell and gene 

therapy experience with emphasis on upstream and downstream viral vector manufacture in 


• Experience with mammalian cell culture

• Experience with using upstream and/or downstream production equipment: centrifuges, single use 

bioreactors, depth filters, chromatography skids, incubators, tube welders and other common 

laboratory/cleanroom equipment.

• Excellent aseptic technique

• Comfortable working in both general laboratory and cleanroom / gowned setting.

• Experience with single-use systems and materials is beneficial.

• Employee must be interested in cross-training to perform Allstream functions (both upstream and 

downstream operations)

• Excellent written and verbal communications.

• Strong interpersonal skills, solid skills in mathematics, communications, and organization.

• Presentation skills required.

• Proficiency in Office365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint, OneDrive) required.

Physical Requirements

• Ability to move 50 lbs. required.

• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands; 

reach with hands and arms; climb or balance.

• Must be able to perform repetitive motion activities during working hours.

• Must be able to stand during working hours.

To apply for this position, please send your resume to


Job Type : Full-Time
Education Level : Bachelors Degree
Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level
Job Function : Development
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