Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center QA Coordinator - Cell Therapy and Cell Engineering Facility in New York, New York

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time.Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

TheQA Coordinatorassists the QA Manager and the Facility Manager to coordinate and facilitate clinical production and ensure operations throughout the Cell Therapy and Cell Engineering Facility are in compliance with GMP and FDA approved guidelines.

You will:

  • Prepare Batch Production Control Records (BPCRs) for clinical production and assist in the revision of Master Production Control Records (MPCRs)

  • Coordinate with clinical investigators and clinical supporting staff for clinical production, patient treatment, and sample collection and processing

  • Ensure test samples and bioassays are procured and conducted in a timely and compliant manner according to guidelines

  • Implement and monitor QA programs for quarantining and releasing clinical products and samples

  • Supervise the work of QA Document Specialists, QC Facility Technicians and Material Specialists.

  • Oversee the databases of clinical products, samples, and reagents such as MCB

  • Generate Incident Reports, Deviation Reports, Change Controls and CAPA reports

  • Review GMP procedures for applicability to clinical operations (e.g., requirements for cleaning/operating lab equipment; clinical specimens handling, packaging, transportation, storage), and participate in revision of the procedures

  • Participate in performing GMP audits of manufacturing, QC and development operations

  • Provide GMP training for QA and QC staff as well as other staff (i.e., lab operations, building services, outside contractors), as required, maintain the training module

  • Help develop plans and programs to ensure efficient, effective and compliant operations of the facility

  • Help implement and maintain SOPs, calibration documents, validation and process development protocols and reports as well as deviations according to GMP and FDA approved guidelines

  • Help prepare the facility for validation testing and FDA audit/inspections

  • Help schedule and maximize clinical productions in the facility

  • Maintain and enhances professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, professional affiliations to keep apprised of all FDA regulations related to GMP and biosafety procedures.

  • Perform proficiency testing and prepare required reports

You have:

  • BS in biological science with minimum of 10 years or MS with minimum of 7 years hands-on experience in QA/QC in a cGMP environment, interacting with regulatory agencies.

  • Computer software proficiency required (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Access, PhotoShop etc).

  • Able to perform under fast-paced environment, attention to details, good personal skills.

  • Previous supervisory experience highly desired.

  • Pharmaceutical industry experience in biologics, or experience in cell and gene therapy is plus.#LI-POST

Closing

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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Requisition ID2019-30090

CategoryResearch - Other