The Sr. Engineer – Technical Services supports the technical activities associated with T-cell manufacturing across the Atara manufacturing network. This position provides on-the-floor manufacturing support to address deviations, support change control and CAPA, as well as support process monitoring, technology transfer, and manufacturing process troubleshooting as needed. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated technical proficiency in cell therapy manufacturing, a strong understanding of cGMP, initiative and effective collaboration with others.
Work Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Reports to: Director, Technical Services
Travel required (up to 30%) initially to support our work with our CMO collaborator on company paid domestic travel in 2 week (minimal) rotational intervals. Support local manufacturing in Thousand Oaks and support the rotational schedule of at least two weeks at the CMO for up to 12 months (duration subject to change).
We launched Atara Biotherapeutics in August 2012 to help patients with serious diseases and few therapeutic options. We are considered a leading off-the-shelf T-cell immunotherapy company (Nasdaq ATRA) developing novel treatments for patients with cancer, autoimmune and viral diseases.
We’re proud of our team of 400+ Atarians co-located by design in 4 different locations including South San Francisco (corporate headquarters), Thousand Oaks (R&D and manufacturing headquarters), Zug, Switzerland (european headquarters) and a R&D site in the Denver, Colorado area. Our Southern California hub is anchored by a new 90,000 sq. ft., state-of-the-art Atara T-Cell Operations and Manufacturing (ATOM) facility.
Our mission – “Transform the lives of patients with serious medical conditions through pioneering science, teamwork, and a commitment to excellence.”
Our vision - “T-Cell Immunotherapy for every patient, any time.”
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