Xcyte Therapies, Inc.

Xcyte Therapies, Inc.

Quality Control Manager

Xcyte Therapies, Inc., a Seattle-based biotechnology company, is developing and commercializing novel cell-based or cellular therapeutic products that harness the power of the immune system to treat cancer and many infectious diseases.

We currently have an opening for a Sr. QC Microbiologist on our Quality Control Microbiology team. This person will supervise a staff of 4-5 QC associates and support the daily operations of the laboratory by providing senior level support to the laboratory. This support will include updating and qualifying pharmacopoeial methods, proposing improvements in and validating non-pharmacopoeial methods, perform cleaning validations, recommending new purchases of equipment and performing installations and qualifications of new instruments, performing re-qualification of current instruments, troubleshooting instrumentation/test methods, perform data tracking and trending for environmental monitoring program, and other support to daily QC operations.

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Microbiology with a minimum of 10 years experience in an industrial/clinical microbiological laboratory (pharmaceutical operations exp preferred). Knowledge in cell culture, advanced microbiology, molecular biology, understanding of cGMP requirements for method development, technology transfer, method validation, and familiarity with USP/EP and other pharmaceutical understanding relative to regulatory requirements. To be successful in this role candidates must possess excellent analytical skills, strong verbal and written communication skills along with, professionalism, flexibility, ability to manage multiple duties and tasks, enthusiasm, and initiative.

Please send resumes to:

Xcyte Therapies, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources
1124 Columbia Street, Suite 130
Seattle, WA 98104
Fax: 206-262-0900
Email: hr@xcytetherapies.com

Xcyte Therapies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer