Team Leader Cell Therapy Manufacturing

  • Aanbod Max. € 70,000
  • Functiegroep General Management, Medical & Health, Engineering
  • Dienstverband Fulltime, Parttime
  • Vacaturenummer 8115400
  • Locatie Maastricht
  • Contract Detachering via YER
  • Branche Medical & Health, Food, Feed & Pharma

Over deze vacature

The goal is to oversee and preform the manufacturing (cell- and tissue culturing) of cell therapy products in accordance with GMP regulations. You are the linking pin between the Production team and other departments within the company. You will lead a team of 2 to 10 (Senior) Biotech Associates who work on flexible hours on execution of planned GMP activities.


Tasks and responsibilities:

  • GMP manufacturing activities: managing, performing and witnessing all cell- and tissue culture activities in compliance with cGMP regulations'
  • Plan, organize and coordinate production/maintenance/cleaning activities in production areas
  • Organize and coordinate logistic activities: reception of materials, preparing and organizing shipping final product, if applicable
  • Assisting QE qualification activities and managing materials for cleanroom
  • To ensure generation, review and approval of manufacturing documents in coordination with other departments and in accordance with GMP regulations
  • Initiation and timely follow up of deviations, CAPA’s and Changes, in coordination with QA department
  • Suggesting and implementing process, planning and training improvements
  • Responsible for the qualification and development of the team
  • Safeguarding quality and overall GMP compliance related to manufacturing activities
  • Responsible for appropriate handover of information between teams
  • Notification of supervisor of all observed deviations in a timely manner


Pharmacell, located in Maastricht, is known as a contract manufacturing organisation in Europe for cell therapy and regenerative medicine.


You will be employed by YER and seconded to Pharmacell. Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • A competitive salary depending on experience
  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, training and coaching
  • Healthy work-life balance


Qualifications and skills:

  • BSc/MSc in Biochemistry/Biotechnology with focus on cell biology and/or human cell culturing techniques
  • Three years tissue or cell culture experience in a laboratory/GMP environment
  • Leadership qualities
  • Strong communication skills in English
  • Planning, organizing and coaching skills,
  • Flexible, problem solver, result driven, accurate, tidiness