Your new role
We are currently seeking motivated laboratory assistants for the manufacturing and technology lab at our client Kite Pharma. As the successful candidate, you will be responsible for lab management and characterisation of T-cell therapy processes and products. You will manage various lab activities including planning and preparing study materials, equipment qualification, validation and maintenance. You will write, review and edit technical documents and reports. In addition to this, you will support investigations, identify root cause for deviations and determine CAPA for manufacturing.
What you'll need to succeed
Your new company
The ideal candidate should hold a BSc in cell biology, immunology, biochemistry or a related field. To be successful in this role, it is necessary to have between 1 and 3 years of laboratory experience with a basic understanding of cell culture, ELISA and flow cytometry. The ability to follow lab procedures with attention to detail and carry out experiments is highly desirable. Excellent understanding of Microsoft Office suite and data analysis is also required. Finally the successful candidate has excellent interpersonal and communication skills and is comfortable working in a fast paced environment.
Kite, a Gilead company, is dedicated to achieving one of the most ambitious goals of 21st century medicine: curing cancer. This mission is at the heart of everything they do, from early research to product development. Kite has been at the forefront of cancer immunotherapy and today are a leader in engineered T cell therapy, changing the paradigm of cancer treatment with what is potentially the biggest breakthrough since the introduction of combination chemotherapy more than 60 years ago. With an unrelenting drive and a singular focus on cell therapy, our team is executing on our strategy to bring life-saving therapies to patients.With their brand new production site in Hoofddorp and the R&D laboratories in Amsterdam, Kite is dreaming big. Now you can get the chance to be a part of this journey.
What you'll get in return
Hays Detachering | This is a project that will start with a contract for 12 months through Hays. Extension to stay within the department is anticipated. You will receive a competitive salary and travel expenses. Visa sponsorship cannot be provided.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role as Laboratory Assistant for Manufacturing Science and Technology Lab, click 'apply now' to send an up-to-date CV, or call Isla Brennan on 0610548344.
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