Manager, Quality Control

  • BioNTech Careers
  • Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Work experience
  • Quality Management, Quality Assurance
  • Published: 15.11.2021
  • published till: 29.01.2022
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Manager, Quality Control

BioNTech was founded in 2008 on the understanding that every cancer patient’s tumor is unique and therefore each patient’s treatment should be individualized. Its cutting-edge pipeline includes individualized mRNA-based product candidates, innovative chimeric antigen receptor T cells, novel checkpoint immunomodulators, targeted cancer antibodies and small molecules.
Based in Cambridge, MA, BioNTech US serves as BioNTech’s North American headquarters and is an important part of our global effort to pioneer the development of next-generation immuno-oncology therapies, that expects to experience significant growth in the near future. BioNTech US is a subsidiary of BioNTech SE with a strong foundation in Europe and a focus on the development of novel neoantigen-targeted T cell therapies, complementing BioNTech’s highly innovative scientific approach and diversified pipeline of transformative cancer medicines. As a key research and clinical development hub, BioNTech US will enable BioNTech’s growing presence in the US.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual with cGMP experience to join the BioNTech US Technical Operations group. The candidate will be responsible for supporting QC activities for peptide manufacturing and cell therapy products and work directly with contract manufacturing and testing organizations. The candidate will report to the head of Quality Control and work in close collaboration with the Manufacturing, Supply Operations, R&D and Quality Assurance groups.

Here, you’ll achieve greatness.

Review and trending of QC testing data (release and stability)
Review and approve method qualification and validation
Work closely with the R&D organization to transfer novel methods to CMOs
Author test methods, specifications, and SOPs
Lead and author laboratory and OOS investigations
Coordinate assignments with contract testing organizations
Develop, manage, and report quality control metrics
Assists with preparation of regulatory filings (INDs and IMPDs); possesses a working knowledge of a variety of guidance documents from the ICH, FDA, and other global regulatory authorities
Manage stability activities including maintenance of stability protocols, set up of stability studies, and authoring stability reports
Participate and contribute to department strategy, goals, and budgets
Review and approve CoAs and vendor related documents
Lead/author change controls related to specifications, methods, and QC related processes
Support introduction of LIMS software

What you have to offer.

BS or MS in Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry, or other Life Science with 5+ years of cGMP industry experience (related experience may be considered)
Quality Control experience in cell therapy a plus
Working knowledge of standard analytical chemistry, microbiological and/or cell therapy methods
Experience with  method validation
Proficiency in problem solving
Excellent communication and collaboration skills
Ability to work within cross-functional teams
Attention to detail and highly organized
Experience working with cGMP contract testing labs

Benefits for you.

BioNTech US is committed to the well being of our team members and offers a variety of benefits supporting our diverse employee base. Salaried/Position-Targeted Hourly Employees working 30+ hours per week are eligible for our comprehensive benefits package. Benefits include but are not limited to:
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life, AD&D, STD and LTD Insurance
  • HSA & FSA Spending Accounts
  • Health & Wellness, including free onsite gym access
  • Adoption & Surrogacy Assistance
  • Vacation and Unlimited Sick Time
  • Holidays and Floating Holidays, including discretionary winter shutdown
  • 401(K) Plan with Significant Company Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Professional Development
  • Commuting Assistance and free onsite parking
  • Discounted Home and Auto Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
Plus more benefits that will be shared upon hire!

Have we kindled your pioneering spirit?

Then apply now for our location Cambridge (Boston) and simply send us your application documents using our online form.

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*BioNTech does not differentiate on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, religion, color, sexual orientation or identity, disability, age and other protected statuses as given by applicable law. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Most important – it’s a match!