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Associate Product Manager/Product Manager, MACI Marketing Cambridge 05/08/2019

Associate Product Manager/Product Manager, MACI

The Associate Product Manager/Product Manager, MACI will work in close alignment with Vericel senior leadership and the C-suite to provide tactical support for key brand strategies and initiatives for the MACI product line. The Associate Product Manager/Product Manager will gain broad cross functional experience and report to the Senior Director of Marketing and Market Access, Cell Therapies.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Lead key brand initiatives and projects to optimize brand performance
  • Develop deep understanding of MACI including competitive landscapes as well as sales process, and market forces which will contribute to long term strategic brand planning.
  • Responsible for strategic and tactical implementation of MACI marketing plans to ensure optimal business results within the United States.
  • Customer management; Customer Planning & Execution of strategy and tactical plans.
  • KOL (Key Opinion Leader) management and development.
  • Execute key therapeutic area tradeshows and booth developments and other company sponsored events.
  • Strategy and Program Implementation; Ensure execution of relevant and impactful Customer Plans across the team.
  • Product & Disease Knowledge; Coordination and Collaboration Execute key strategic tactics for the brand.
  • Allocate resources and manage budgets.
  • Track, monitor progress and adjust activities accordingly.
  • Ensure alignment between CTS (cell therapy specialists/sales), Pricing and Medical Strategy (Scientific Lead Engagement Plan).
  • Other duties as assigned.

Abilities and Attributes:

  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Strong technical/analytical skills to identify and solve problems.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to interface with all levels of management and multiple departments.
  • Track record for completing assignments on-time and on-budget.
  • Willingness to work collaboratively and experience incorporating diverse perspectives into project decision-making.
  • Proven ability to work with a high level of integrity, accuracy, and attention to detail.
  • Resourceful, tenacious, creative, enthusiastic, and results-oriented.
  • Self-motivated, assertive, and self-confident
  • Entrepreneurial, enjoys working in a fast-paced, small-company environment.
  • Bias for action and passion for excellence.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and teambuilding skills.

Leadership Qualifications:

An ongoing commitment to conducting our business according to the highest legal and ethical standards, and to continually pursue excellence in the development and delivery of all of our products and services. This includes:

  • Respecting the laws and operating within the applicable regulations of the places in which we conduct business, as well as our own Company policies and procedures.
  • Being honest and treating people with respect and courtesy.
  • Constantly striving to make Vericel a great place to work, and a company respected for the quality of its people and products.
  • Acting as role models for our fellow employees by acting responsibly, fairly, and honestly in our dealings and exercising sound judgment in performing our jobs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a Business or Science field
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience conducting or managing in pharmaceutical, biotech, consulting or similarly regulated industry
  • MBA a plus
  • Surgical product, burn or wound care experience a plus.
  • Ability to develop analysis and presentations with standard tools (i.e., Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Proven ability to manage time effectively and handle multiple conflicting priorities
  • Experience developing market/product forecasting based on market research output preferred
  • Experience working in orthopedics/rare diseases preferred
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical secondary data sources (e.g., IMS, patient/claims data, etc.) preferred

Working Conditions And Physical Demands:

Travel Up to 20%

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

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Buyer/Planner I Material Management Cambridge 05/02/2019

Buyer/Planner I

Postion Summary:

The Materials Department and Buyer/Planner I are responsible for ensuring an uninterrupted supply of materials essential for the functioning of assigned product lines and areas.

Core Responsibilities:

Responsibilities:

  • Requests quotes from suppliers, performs new supplier sourcing and evaluation.
  • Participates in QA Supplier Audits as assigned.
  • Negotiates contracts (to specified value) subject to management approval.
  • Plans, schedules and monitors the movement of materials through the production cycle.
  • Implements value added programs with suppliers in support of production needs.
  • Adheres to appropriate Standard Operating Procedures for business planning unit to ensure compliance with SOPs, ISO 9000, and cGMP procedures, MRB, and corrective action goals.
  • Works independently under general supervision and direction.
  • Work is reviewed solely for soundness of judgment and overall adequacy.
  • Performs work that requires decision making and the consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion.
  • Contributes to the completion of organizational projects and assignments.
  • Errors in judgment or failure to achieve results would normally require a moderate expenditure of resources to rectify.
  • Frequent internal company and external contacts.
  • Represents organization on specific projects.

Leadership Qualifications:

An ongoing commitment to conducting our global business according to the highest legal and ethical standards, and to continually pursue excellence in the development and delivery of all of our products and services. This includes:

  • Respecting the laws and operating within the applicable regulations of the places in which we conduct business, as well as our own Company policies and procedures.
  • Being honest and treating people with respect and courtesy.
  • Constantly striving to make Vericel a great place to work, and a company respected for the quality of its people and products.
  • Acting as role models for our fellow employees by acting responsibly, fairly, and honestly in our dealings and exercising sound judgment in performing our jobs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of experience; or Master’s degree with 1-3 years of experience.
  • Experience working on cross functional teams.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft applications
  • Familiar with ERP systems (Great Plains), Share Point, ReQlogic, and Trackwise.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiar with cGMP processes.
  • Experience within a regulated environment that is frequently audited by FDA, ISO and other internal and external Agencies.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

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Buyer/Planner II Material Management Cambridge 05/21/2019

Buyer/Planner II

Postion Summary:

The Materials Department and Buyer/Planner II are responsible for ensuring an uninterrupted supply of materials essential for the functioning of assigned product lines and areas.

Responsibilities:

  • Establishing inventory levels and ordering criteria to meet production requirements.
  • Demand planning for materials used in all production related activities.
  • Placing purchase orders in response to materials requirement planning.
  • Plans, schedules and monitors the movement of materials through the production cycle.
  • Implements value added programs with suppliers in support of production needs.
  • Frequent internal company and external interaction.
  • Represents Materials organization in SMT (Supplier Management Team) meetings.
  • Review of non-conforming product and follow up with suppliers.
  • Performs work that requires decision making and the consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion.
  • Participates in QA Supplier Audits as assigned.
  • Requests quotes from suppliers, performs new supplier sourcing and evaluation.
  • Adheres to appropriate Standard Operating Procedures for business planning unit to ensure compliance with cGMP procedures.
  • Act as liaison with suppliers and Vericel finance during annual standard cost updates.
  • Resolve pricing and/or invoicing discrepancies with suppliers.

Leadership Qualifications:

An ongoing commitment to conducting our global business according to the highest legal and ethical standards, and to continually pursue excellence in the development and delivery of all of our products and services. This includes:

  • Respecting the laws and operating within the applicable regulations of the places in which we conduct business, as well as our own Company policies and procedures.
  • Being honest and treating people with respect and courtesy.
  • Constantly striving to make Vericel a great place to work, and a company respected for the quality of its people and products.
  • Acting as role models for our fellow employees by acting responsibly, fairly, and honestly in our dealings and exercising sound judgment in performing our jobs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3-7 years of experience; or Master’s degree with 3-5 years of experience.
  • Demonstrated experience working on cross functional teams.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft applications •Familiar with ERP systems (Great Plains), Share Point, ReQlogic, and Trackwise.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiar with cGMP processes.
  • Experience within a regulated environment that is frequently audited by FDA, ISO and other internal and external Agencies.
  • CPIM or other industry recognized certification relating to supply chain.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

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Cell Therapy Specialist - Houston Sales-MACI Houston, TX - Homebased 04/17/2019

Cell Therapy Specialist - Houston

Position Summary:

The Cell Therapy Specialist will drive sales and support the surgical implantation of MACI, an autologous cultured chondrocytes on porcine collagen membrane product, for the repair of symptomatic, full-thickness cartilage defects of the knee in adult patients.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Call on orthopedic surgeons and specialists in cartilage repair to deliver a targeted sales message based on accurate clinical information, using approved sales and marketing materials.
  • Deliver surgical delivery / technique education for proper application of the product, which includes attending surgical implantation procedures and educating the clinical support staff in the hospitals.
  • Work with surgical administrative staff to ensure timely product and procedure reimbursement.
  • Other projects and assignments as needed.

Leadership Qualifications:

An ongoing commitment to conducting our global business according to the highest legal and ethical standards, and to continually pursue excellence in the development and delivery of all of our products and services. This includes:

  • Respecting the laws and operating within the applicable regulations of the places in which we conduct business, as well as our own Company policies and procedures.
  • Being honest and treating people with respect and courtesy.
  • Constantly striving to make Vericel a great place to work, and a company respected for the quality of its people and products.
  • Acting as role models for our fellow employees by acting responsibly, fairly, and honestly in our dealings and exercising sound judgment in performing our jobs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, degrees in science or business preferred.
  • Territory is the greater Houston area. Candidates must live within 30 miles of downtown Houston, Texas.
  • Knowledge of anatomy and physiology strongly desired in order to understand where and how products work clinically (orthopedic background is preferred).
  • Candidate will need to undergo and successfully pass hospital credentialing requirements in order to perform certain aspects of their job as a Cell Therapy Specialist. This typically involves a 10-panel drug screen.
  • Self-motivated, high commitment and dedication with proactive mindset.
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving skills along with the ability to review voluminous amounts of information (e.g., data tables) to distill relevant information.
  • Ability to develop and manage relationships in an effort to meet short and long term business objectives.
  • Team player with the ability to lead and build consensus and to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Able to demonstrate flexibility, independence, initiative, creativity, confidentiality, integrity, stability and efficiency.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, strong presentation and training skills, and interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Project management skills and proficiency with Microsoft applications.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

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Cell Therapy Specialist - Las Vegas Sales-MACI Las Vegas, NV - Homebased 04/29/2019

Cell Therapy Specialist - Las Vegas

Core Responsibilities:

  • Call on orthopedic surgeons and specialists in cartilage repair to deliver a targeted sales message based on accurate clinical information, using approved sales and marketing materials.
  • Deliver surgical delivery / technique education for proper application of the product, which includes attending surgical implantation procedures and educating the clinical support staff in the hospitals.
  • Work with surgical administrative staff to ensure timely product and procedure reimbursement.
  • Other projects and assignments as needed.

Leadership Qualifications:

An ongoing commitment to conducting our global business according to the highest legal and ethical standards, and to continually pursue excellence in the development and delivery of all of our products and services. This includes:

  • Respecting the laws and operating within the applicable regulations of the places in which we conduct business, as well as our own Company policies and procedures.
  • Being honest and treating people with respect and courtesy.
  • Constantly striving to make Vericel a great place to work, and a company respected for the quality of its people and products.
  • Acting as role models for our fellow employees by acting responsibly, fairly, and honestly in our dealings and exercising sound judgment in performing our jobs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, degrees in science or business preferred.
  • Territory includes Southern Nevada: North to Tonopah / Route 6; SW Utah: Northeast through St George / Richfield.
  • Knowledge of anatomy and physiology strongly desired in order to understand where and how products work clinically (orthopedic background is preferred).
  • Self-motivated, high commitment and dedication with proactive mindset.
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving skills along with the ability to review voluminous amounts of information (e.g., data tables) to distill relevant information.
  • Ability to develop and manage relationships in an effort to meet short and long term business objectives.
  • Team player with the ability to lead and build consensus and to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Able to demonstrate flexibility, independence, initiative, creativity, confidentiality, integrity, stability and efficiency.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, strong presentation and training skills, and interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Project management skills and proficiency with Microsoft applications.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

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Commercial Strategy Manager Marketing Cambridge 05/10/2019

Commercial Strategy Manager

For our company to be successful, we must deeply understand the unmet needs of the stakeholders we serve, evaluate the effectiveness of our strategies and deployment of resources as well as align our products to meet those needs. The Commercial Strategy Manager will work in close alignment with Vericel Commercial leadership and the C-suite to provide analytic and quantitative support for brand strategy and tactics, finance, and business development. This position will entail unique cross functional responsibilities that will drive impact and decision making.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Assess and report regularly on commercial sales performance across multiple brands, including territory-level sales activity, reach/frequency of promotional activity, and MD segmentation/targeting.
  • Refine, track, and report regularly on Key Performance Indicators, including longer term territory trends analysis.
  • Support for periodic salesforce sizing and sales territory mapping analyses.
  • Manage incentive compensation strategy and plan implementation, including ownership of model tracking, payouts, sales contests, and performance of IC plan.
  • Track and report regularly on marketing analytics, including the utilization of resources and other marketing-related activities.
  • Conduct assessments and report on vendor performance across digital and social media. platforms, including effectiveness of promotional activities (e.g., advertising, MD programs).
  • Assess and report regularly on Hub and specialty pharmacy performance.
  • Support for revenue models, including pricing strategy assessments.
  • Manage payer-related assessments, including tracking performance by payer and utilization of CRM to compliment clinical data.
  • Own select market research efforts across commercial strategy, life cycle management, and business development; support for forecasting and revenue modeling of deal structure.
  • Support for strategic reporting projects (e.g., disease landscape assessments, competitive intelligence).
  • Manage and make recommendations regarding data sources (both for current and potential new sources).
  • Work cross functionally with accounting and finance supporting analytical asks including revenue recognition and paid amounts.

Abilities and Attributes:

  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Strong technical/analytical skills to identify and solve problems
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to interface with all levels of management and multiple departments
  • Track record for completing assignments on-time and on-budget
  • Willingness to work collaboratively and experience incorporating diverse perspectives into project decision-making
  • Proven ability to work with a high level of integrity, accuracy, and attention to detail
  • Resourceful, tenacious, creative, enthusiastic, and results-oriented
  • Self-motivated, assertive, and self-confident
  • Entrepreneurial, enjoys working in a fast-paced, small-company environment
  • Bias for action and passion for excellence
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and teambuilding skills

Leadership Qualifications:

An ongoing commitment to conducting our global business according to the highest legal and ethical standards, and to continually pursue excellence in the development and delivery of all of our products and services. This includes:

  • Respecting the laws and operating within the applicable regulations of the places in which we conduct business, as well as our own Company policies and procedures.
  • Being honest and treating people with respect and courtesy.
  • Constantly striving to make Vericel a great place to work, and a company respected for the quality of its people and products.
  • Acting as role models for our fellow employees by acting responsibly, fairly, and honestly in our dealings and exercising sound judgment in performing our jobs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a finance, economics or accounting
  • Strong analytical background
  • Proficiency in a wide range of software applications (i.e. MS word, Excel, PowerPoint, CRM systems etc.)
  • Advanced Excel skills a must
  • Understanding of market research methods and data analysis
  • Proven ability to manage time effectively and handle multiple conflicting priorities
  • 2-4 years of relevant work experience in Biotech or consulting

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

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Compliance Analyst, Quality Control Quality Control Cambridge 04/30/2019

Compliance Analyst, Quality Control

This position in the Vericel Quality Control Department is responsible for coordinating, completion and managing of all process related documentation, which includes investigations, deviations, CAPAs, LIRs, change controls and improvement initiatives. The focus of the position is to lead investigations, respond to and drive audit commitments controls and implement procedural improvements within associated timelines. Decisions will be based on a collaborative culture with Manufacturing, Validation, Regulatory, Quality Assurance, Quality Systems, Quality Control, Engineering, Facilities, and Research and Development. In the course of their duties, this position will manage multiple projects concurrently.

Core Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Daily management of compliance commitments including driving the implementation of internal commitments, leading deviation investigations, and working cross functionally to support on time release of product.
  • Coordinate, compile and present all metric data for Quality Control
  • Coordinate, compile and write all Environmental Monitoring Reports
  • Lead and manage quality project assignments through the Change Control and Risk Assessment process from evaluation of an initial proposal through approval, implementation, closure and effectiveness review.
  • Monitor project progress for intervention and problem solving with quality project teams to determine technical leaders, when required, status of open changes and associated tasks by providing periodic reports and progress updates.
  • Responds timely to compliance concerns and oversees problem resolution to completion. Manages multiple compliance projects, realigning resources and priorities to meet challenging timeframes
  • Assist with the progress of Trackwise deviations and CAPA management for applicable process deviations with the quality team and cross functional colleagues in Manufacturing and RA on investigations, root cause analysis and resolution.
  • Perform RCA, analyst interviews, impact assessments, and data gathering for Trackwise events
  • Lead and manage all Laboratory Investigations; requesting assistance from internal teams when necessary
  • Performing Effectiveness Reviews for CAPAs implemented
  • Communicate and interface with internal and external customers, including audit agencies, when required.
  • Proactively seeks to affect change to provide an inspection readiness state and reduce the number of observations identified during audits/inspections conducted

Leadership Qualifications:

An ongoing commitment to conducting our business according to the highest legal and ethical standards, and to continually pursue excellence in the development and delivery of all of our products and services. This includes:

  • Respecting the laws and operating within the applicable regulations of the places in which we conduct business, as well as our own Company policies and procedures.
  • Being honest and treating people with respect and courtesy.
  • Constantly striving to make Vericel a great place to work, and a company respected for the quality of its people and products.
  • Acting as role models for our fellow employees by acting responsibly, fairly, and honestly in our dealings and exercising sound judgment in performing our jobs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific or related field and 5+ years of quality control experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Familiar with cGMP processes.
  • Ability to present technical data
  • Ability to work independently on projects
  • Experience writing Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Scientific technical writing ability including authoring and writing technical reports

Preferred Qualifications

  • Quality Control experience in GMP environment including previous experience with environmental monitoring, troubleshooting of assay and equipment issues
  • Experience working on cross functional teams.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience within a regulated environment that is frequently audited by FDA and other internal and external Agencies.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

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Director, Quality Control Quality Control Cambridge 05/10/2019

Director, Quality Control

Department Description:

The Quality Control department manages Raw Materials Inspection and Testing, Environmental Monitoring, Routine Product Testing and Continuous Improvement activities.

Core Responsibilities:

Staff Management:

  • Select, develop, and motivate qualified staff to effectively carry out department functions and provide for the continuity of managerial and specialized skills.
  • Coach and mentor staff in all aspects of their job performance and career development including training, feedback, rewards and disciplinary action.
  • Develop work plans, development plans, assign tasks, and supervise team(s).
  • Manage staffing requirements based on project expectations.
  • Provide organizational and managerial structure that supports the various levels in the organization.

Budget:

  • Provide input into the department/cost center budget when required.
  • May act as cost center manager, responsible for forecasting, headcount, project allocation and department spending.

Department Management:

  • Interact with project and product managers, as well as peers in other functional areas to ensure successful manufacturing, testing and release of product.
  • Align department objectives with site business objectives.
  • Collaborate with senior leadership team in meeting corporate and site goals.
  • Establish key performance indicators, maintain, and report applicable department or organizational metrics.
  • Sponsor and direct the development of projects and conducts follow-up and reporting.
  • Participate in cross-functional projects and project team meetings related to global initiatives.
  • Interact with project teams and research groups as they impact the quality operation.
  • Support site in the creation, training, implementation and maintenance of Corporate Quality Standards.
  • Interface with vendors and external regulatory agencies as required.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Develop, interpret and execute organizational policies.
  • Provide recommendations for process improvements.
  • Provide leadership, guidance and mentorship to managers and supervisors within Quality Control, ensuring their teams are functioning at a high capacity.
  • Work on moderately complex problems related to the manufacturing processes and schedules for new or existing products requiring an in-depth analysis of various factors.

Leadership Qualifications:

An ongoing commitment to conducting our global business according to the highest legal and ethical standards, and to continually pursue excellence in the development and delivery of all of our products and services. This includes:

  • Respecting the laws and operating within the applicable regulations of the places in which we conduct business, as well as our own Company policies and procedures.
  • Being honest and treating people with respect and courtesy.
  • Constantly striving to make Vericel a great place to work, and a company respected for the quality of its people and products.
  • Acting as role models for our fellow employees by acting responsibly, fairly, and honestly in our dealings and exercising sound judgment in performing our jobs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent and 12+ years of experience in biotech/pharma.
  • 8+ years of leadership experience directly related to the management of quality control functions and personnel.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous leadership experience in an organization involved with cellular therapies or regenerative medicine.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

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Director, Validation Quality Assurance Cambridge 05/02/2019

Director, Validation

Department Description:

The Validation Department provides documented evidence that Operational equipment, systems, and processes involved in commercial product manufacturing, perform in a qualified and reproducible manner and comply with regulatory compliance requirements and current industry/Vericel policy and guidance. The deliverables of the Validation Department include approved Validation protocols and Final Reports. The department also functions as the liaison with Metrology/Calibration Vendors and performs all equipment ownership and quality review responsibilities associated with site calibration activities.

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for the oversight and management of the deliverables of the Validation and Quality System Departments which includes: supporting validation for computer systems, equipment, utilities, cleaning, sterilization, and processes and equipment requalification. Additionally, this position will have oversight of Change Control, Product Quality Reviews, Management Reviews and Risk Management. This position directs the development, planning, implementation and maintenance of validation methods, processes and operations. Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors. Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Oversees department schedules, ensuring compliance with appropriate regulatory agency requirements, internal company policies and current industry practices.

Essential Functions:

Staff Management:

  • Select, develop, and motivate qualified staff to effectively carry out department functions and provide for the continuity of managerial and specialized skills.
  • Provide career development and guidance to direct reports. Identify training requirements/needs and job related qualifications.
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and direction to staff consistent with cGMP and company corporate quality governance.
  • Coach and mentor staff in all aspect of their job performance and career development including training, feedback, rewards and disciplinary action.
  • Develop work plans, assign tasks, and supervise team(s).
  • Ensure staff has appropriate knowledge of department processes and procedures.

Budget:

  • Provide input into budget forecasting when appropriate.

Department Management:

  • Establish, maintain and report applicable department or organizational metrics which drive accountability.
  • Accountable for project completions and achievement of compliance goals relative to deviations, change controls, CAPA and effectiveness reviews.
  • Represent department in Project Team meetings.
  • Interact with project teams and cross-functional groups.
  • Address and/or escalate site compliance problems and issues to senior department management.
  • Lead and facilitate meetings/workshops.
  • Participate in the integration of new computer systems and processes.
  • Responsible for keeping department in audit ready condition at all times.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with appropriate internal and regulatory policies and procedures. This includes product documentation, specifications, and all regulatory requirements.
  • Responsible for the creation of validation master plans, and integrated commissioning and qualification plans. Reviewing and approving commissioning and validation documents in accordance with current GMPs.
  • Determine and develop validation approaches and resolve complex validation issues, working closely with cross functional teams to address deviations as well as recommend and implement corrective and preventative actions.
  • Execute major validation projects and ensure adherence to schedule.
  • Communicate validation requirements, timelines, and resource needs to senior management.
  • Work closely with the project team members, including Manufacturing, Engineering, and Quality to incorporate the appropriate elements of quality, equipment and production into validation strategies.
  • Oversee training and development of staff to ensure compliance with site procedures and regulatory expectations.
  • Develop department goals.
  • Present validation documents and strategies to Senior Management and regulatory agencies when required.
  • Set ambitious and achievable targets to drive for results based on organizational objectives.
  • Build effective cross functional relationships.
  • Interface with peers and colleagues internal and external to identify and implement best practices.
  • Complete/support corrective action plans which address deficient areas identified and ensure adherence to compliance regulations.
  • Organize staff and workload distribution to meet or exceed productivity performance standards.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Engineering/science Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 12 years of experience in the industry (10 years Validation/Quality) or a Master’s degree with a minimum of 10 years of experience in the life sciences regulated industry (8 years Validation/Quality).
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in a supervisory or management role.
  • Experience of working in a GMP environment and knowledge of ICH Q8, Q9, Q10 and FDA, ISO and cGMP regulations.
  • Application of risk based approach to validation (FMEA, PHA, etc.).
  • Knowledge of Validation Lifecycle Approach, such as ASTM E-2500.
  • Experience contributing to regulatory documents development.
  • Excellent technical writing and presentation skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Visio.
  • Experience supporting internal and external audits and oversee closure of all gaps identified during the audits.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong facilitation and team building skills.
  • Energetic in the pursuit of improved processes and ultimately improved performance.
  • Natural leader/influencer, adaptable, flexible as well as a pragmatically minded problem solver.
  • Competent technical knowledge of bio-pharmaceutical plants and manufacturing processes.
  • Innovative and capable of developing alternative solutions to issues at hand.
  • Good communication skills at organization, team, and individual levels
Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.
All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

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Environmental Health and Safety Engineer Engineering Cambridge 03/18/2019

Environmental Health and Safety Engineer

Position Summary:

The EH&S Engineer has primary responsibility for developing and implementing site safety programs. This position also serves as the Biosafety Officer and Chemical Hygiene Officer, and is a member of the Emergency Response team.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate current facility and EH&S conditions; assess risks and implement appropriate corrective-action plans and policies to improve regulatory compliance, meet or exceed industry standards and maintain company policy.
  • Lead/provide EH&S guidance and compliance support to site management to ensure compliance with regulatory and company requirements.
  • Drive continuous improvements in EH&S performance and programs.
  • Conduct accident investigation and prepare report identifying possible accident causes and hazards.
  • Plan and implement training for employees in work site safety practices and regulatory compliance.
  • Prepare and maintain environmental summaries, training reports, regulatory summaries, filings and reporting requirements.
  • Establish and oversee a cross functional safety committee; schedule regular meetings, maintain minutes and manage action item follow up.
  • Manage reporting requirements for waste removal and effluent.
  • Perform safety surveys and inspections, prepare written reports of findings and recommendations for corrective or preventive measures where indicated and follow up to ensure measures have been implemented.
  • Plan, develop, implement and manage site procedures for adhering to local, state, and federal EH&S regulations.
  • Identify, implement and manage third party service providers for EH&S services.
Leadership Qualifications:

An ongoing commitment to conducting our global business according to the highest legal and ethical standards, and to continually pursue excellence in the development and delivery of all of our products and services. This includes:

  • Respecting the laws and operating within the applicable regulations of the places in which we conduct business, as well as our own Company policies and procedures.
  • Being honest and treating people with respect and courtesy.
  • Constantly striving to make Vericel a great place to work, and a company respected for the quality of its people and products.
  • Acting as role models for our fellow employees by acting responsibly, fairly, and honestly in our dealings and exercising sound judgment in performing our jobs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Health & Safety or a related scientific field; minimum 2 years of experience in Environmental, Health and Safety with 1 plus years of program management experience in an FDA regulated environment (i.e. pharma, biotech, or medical device research/development/and manufacturing).
  • Must have in depth knowledge of United States and Massachusetts EH&S regulations and standards, and demonstrate effective interaction with regulatory agencies.
  • Thorough knowledge of regulatory requirements relating to OSHA, DOT, IATA, EPA regulations and codes.
  • Leadership, project management and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees and regulatory representatives.
All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

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Epicel Burn Therapy Specialist - Midwest Sales-Epicel Chicago, IL - Homebased 05/07/2019

Epicel Burn Therapy Specialist - Midwest

Core Responsibilities:

Front line, direct sales position representing Epicel® (cultured epidermal autografts) a permanent replacement for full thickness burns. Epicel is sold directly to burn surgeons who practice at hospital based burn centers in the US. The position of a Burn Therapy Specialist (BTS) will require the ability to:

  • Call on surgeons and burn center support personnel including burn nurses to deliver a targeted sales messaging based on leadership direction and clinical information, using approved sales and marketing support resources.
  • Deliver detailed and in-depth clinical education and training to burn centers regarding the proper use of the product. Education includes patient preparation, surgical delivery / technique and post-operative care, for entire clinical support staff in burn centers.
  • Regularly attend surgeries in which product is used as well as post-operative patient care events.
  • Work with surgical administrative staff to ensure timely product and procedure reimbursement.
  • Develop surgeon and other healthcare professional advocates and involve them in peer to peer educational activities.
  • Other projects and assignments as needed.

Basic Qualifications:

  • This role will represent the Midwest territory.
  • The ideal candidate will be based in or around the Greater Chicago and Greater Minneapolis metropolitan region.
  • 3 to 5+ years of experience with of hospital based specialty healthcare products sales, with a track record of meeting or exceeding sales goals and quotas.
  • Experience with hospital operating room environments.
  • Strong clinical and scientific acumen particularly in burns or wound care.
  • Understanding of medical reimbursement (billing, coding, coverage, and payment) in the healthcare system and ability to work to resolve billing issues with provider a plus.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. Experience with burns or burn nursing a significant plus.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Continuous training on technical and product knowledge.
  • Continuous focus on development of personal and interpersonal skills, such as teamwork, time management, listening, trust and integrity, and work/life balance
  • Strategic agility: ability to align individual business strategy with corporate goals, keen business acumen, problem solving, being innovative and thinking big picture.
  • Drive for results: appropriate resource utilization, focus on fundamentals, utilize established best practices, leverage internal support, and take risks.
  • Professional courage: respectfully challenge physicians, embrace difficult conversations, bring solutions, seek feedback, take accountability and ownership of your actions and results.
  • Managing change: adapt to changing business needs, anticipate questions and challenges, deal with ambiguity, be open and transparent with your customers and your team, integrate into your customers’ practice.
All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

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Epicel Burn Therapy Specialist - West Sales-Epicel Los Angeles, CA - Homebased 05/07/2019

Epicel Burn Therapy Specialist - West

Core Responsibilities:

Front line, direct sales position representing Epicel® (cultured epidermal autografts) a permanent replacement for full thickness burns. Epicel is sold directly to burn surgeons who practice at hospital based burn centers in the US. The position of a Burn Therapy Specialist (BTS) will require the ability to:

  • Call on surgeons and burn center support personnel including burn nurses to deliver a targeted sales messaging based on leadership direction and clinical information, using approved sales and marketing support resources.
  • Deliver detailed and in-depth clinical education and training to burn centers regarding the proper use of the product. Education includes patient preparation, surgical delivery / technique and post-operative care, for entire clinical support staff in burn centers.
  • Regularly attend surgeries in which product is used as well as post-operative patient care events.
  • Work with surgical administrative staff to ensure timely product and procedure reimbursement.
  • Develop surgeon and other healthcare professional advocates and involve them in peer to peer educational activities.
  • Other projects and assignments as needed.

Basic Qualifications:

  • This role will represent the West Coast territory.
  • The ideal candidate will be be based in or around the Great Los Angeles and Greater San Franciso metropolitan area.
  • 3 to 5+ years of experience with of hospital based specialty healthcare products sales, with a track record of meeting or exceeding sales goals and quotas.
  • Experience with hospital operating room environments.
  • Strong clinical and scientific acumen particularly in burns or wound care.
  • Understanding of medical reimbursement (billing, coding, coverage, and payment) in the healthcare system and ability to work to resolve billing issues with provider a plus.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. Experience with burns or burn nursing a significant plus.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Continuous training on technical and product knowledge.
  • Continuous focus on development of personal and interpersonal skills, such as teamwork, time management, listening, trust and integrity, and work/life balance
  • Strategic agility: ability to align individual business strategy with corporate goals, keen business acumen, problem solving, being innovative and thinking big picture.
  • Drive for results: appropriate resource utilization, focus on fundamentals, utilize established best practices, leverage internal support, and take risks.
  • Professional courage: respectfully challenge physicians, embrace difficult conversations, bring solutions, seek feedback, take accountability and ownership of your actions and results.
  • Managing change: adapt to changing business needs, anticipate questions and challenges, deal with ambiguity, be open and transparent with your customers and your team, integrate into your customers’ practice.
All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

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Epicel Manufacturing Team Lead MFG - Epicel Cambridge 04/26/2019

Epicel Manufacturing Team Lead

Department Description:

Manufacturing of cell therapy products.

Position Summary:

The Manufacturing Team Lead is responsible for oversight of manufacturing activities in the cleanroom for cell therapy products meeting internal and regulatory requirements.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Provide consistent, ethical and responsible leadership to manufacturing teams to meet production demands.
  • Monitor cleanroom activities to ensure compliance to all SOP and cGMP requirements to ensure audit-ready conditions at all times.
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and direction to staff consistent with cGMP and company corporate quality governance.
  • Serve as a communications liaison between employees and management staff/support groups.
  • Work with management to develop work plans, assign tasks, and coach and mentor team(s).
  • Ensure staff has appropriate knowledge of department processes and procedures.
  • Observe for process consistency within the team.
  • Report any inconsistencies to management when problems occur. Receive guidance from management regarding remediation.
  • Maintain frequent coordination with supervisor to freely exchange ideas and to review daily cleanroom activities.
  • Work closely with management to develop and maintain a cross training program within all groups in Manufacturing.
  • Perform manufacturing procedures inside an ISO Class 7 cleanroom in accordance to established SOPs, cGMPs, and Safety regulations.
  • Perform aseptic manipulations of cell culture processes.
  • Document production operations in corresponding batch records and log sheets according to cGMPs and established SOPs.
  • Input data from production batch records to existing databases.
  • Assist in deviation investigations, CAPA’s, risk assessments and change controls.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development of manufacturing policies (including operational, safety and quality programs).
  • Monitor the staff and workload to meet or exceed productivity performance standards.
  • Work with management to complete corrective action plans to address deficient areas identified and to ensure adherence to compliance.
  • Recommend and develop ideas for improvement in operating methods and procedures.
  • Present in the Clean Room for the majority of daily operations, covering early morning and/or closing duties at the end of the day, including lab monitoring responsibilities.
  • Perform culture checks to ensure quality and compliance to procedures.
  • Serve as a technical resource for questions and / or investigate manufacturing issues.
  • Assist Management in conducting annual performance reviews and provide regular feedback based on goals.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Leadership Qualifications:

An ongoing commitment to conducting our global business according to the highest legal and ethical standards, and to continually pursue excellence in the development and delivery of all of our products and services. This includes:

  • Respecting the laws and operating within the applicable regulations of the places in which we conduct business, as well as our own Company policies and procedures.
  • Being honest and treating people with respect and courtesy.
  • Constantly striving to make Vericel a great place to work, and a company respected for the quality of its people and products.
  • Acting as role models for our fellow employees by acting responsibly, fairly, and honestly in our dealings and exercising sound judgment in performing our jobs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Life Sciences or related field) or equivalent with 2+ years of experience working in a cGMP environment in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Qualified in the manufacturing processes of at least one cell therapy product.
  • Qualified as an On the Job Trainer.
  • Proficient in quality system as an originator and investigator.
  • Must possess solid working knowledge of MS Office (Word/Excel/PowerPoint).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience within a regulated environment that is frequently audited by FDA, ISO and other internal and external Agencies.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • May be required to sit for long periods of time while performing cell culture operations.
  • Must be able to lift, carry, push and pull up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work 1 weekend day.
  • Rotating holiday coverage.
  • Ability to gown and gain entry to manufacturing areas.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

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Manufacturing Technician Manufacturing Tech Support Cambridge 10/31/2018

Manufacturing Technician

Department Description:

Manufacturing of cell therapy products.

Position Summary:

Responsible for the execution of process steps to manufacture commercial cell therapy products meeting internal and regulatory requirements.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Perform manufacturing procedures inside class 10,000 clean room in accordance to established SOPs, cGMPs, and safety regulations.
  • Perform aseptic manipulations of cull culture, final product assemblies.
  • Document production operations in corresponding batch records and log sheets according to cGMPs and established SOPs.
  • Input data from production records to existing databases.
  • General housekeeping of manufacturing controlled area.
  • Perform clean room equipment sanitization.
  • Record equipment metrology readings to ensure the equipment is operating within specifications.
  • Interact with other manufacturing groups such as QA, MTS, QC, etc.
  • Review completed production records for accuracy.
  • Organizational and planning skills and the ability to cooperate with others in a team environment will be critical to success.

Leadership Qualifications:

An ongoing commitment to conducting our global business according to the highest legal and ethical standards, and to continually pursue excellence in the development and delivery of all of our products and services. This includes:

  • Respecting the laws and operating within the applicable regulations of the places in which we conduct business, as well as our own Company policies and procedures.
  • Being honest and treating people with respect and courtesy.
  • Constantly striving to make Vericel a great place to work, and a company respected for the quality of its people and products.
  • Acting as role models for our fellow employees by acting responsibly, fairly, and honestly in our dealings and exercising sound judgment in performing our jobs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent with a minimum of 1 year experience working in a cGMP environment in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree (preferably in Life Sciences or related field), Biotechnology certificate or equivalent.
  • Will consider relevant experience in lieu of education.
  • Experience in small scale tissue culture processing and a minimum of 1 year in cGMP/cGLP environment.
Working Conditions and Physical Demands:
  • May be required to sit for long periods of time while performing physical duties.
  • Must be able to lift, carry, push and pull up to 50 lbs.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule including weekends and/or holidays as required to meet production demands.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

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National Account Manager Commercial Cambridge 04/12/2019

National Account Manager

Position Summary

The National Account Manager will be responsible for implementing the strategic execution of Vericel reimbursement strategy at the key account level. This role will include identifying and managing hospital, hospital system and the military business. Additionally, this person will be responsible developing new initiatives to ensure these programs provide best-in-class support to minimize reimbursement as a barrier and enhance overall patient access to therapy while keeping a close eye on the budget and continuously looking for ways to improve efficiencies. Finally, this individual will maintain a high-level of collaboration and integration with all field teams and our case management team. This will include field rides to assist customers with challenging reimbursement situations. Furthermore, this position will work directly with Vericel’s senior leadership to ensure key tactics are implemented and tracked.

Core Responsibilities

  • Manage and oversee the day to day operations of new MACI hospital purchasing customers and other accounts facing challenging reimbursement situations. Continuously look for ways to improve operational efficiencies in the MACI buying, reimbursement and approval process.
  • Develop and execute strategy for Vericel’s military business which will include acting as the point of contact for distributor, the field and DoD accounts.
  • Lead account execution at health systems which includes working collaboratively with the sales team to enhance and strengthen business.
  • Collaborate with commercial operations to ensure optimal execution of patient access and reimbursement strategy while mitigating product procurement challenges at facilities.
  • Understand and analyze program data to effectively communicate information on a consistent basis to different functional areas in the commercial organization (sr. management, field teams, marketing, market access).
  • Conduct field visits with our cell therapy specialists to educate customers who are working to resolve reimbursement challenges.
  • Management of specialty pharmacy and case management relationships
  • Contribute to payer marketing strategy and tactical execution which will include project management of key deliverables and field roll out.
  • Contribute nationally to CTS business planning around key accounts and act as resource to ASD’s to identify account opportunities.

Abilities and Attributes:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Prefer previous experience in managing a reimbursement or patient assistance program.
  • Ability to interface with all levels of management and multiple departments.
  • Product launch experience is a plus.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the U.S. healthcare systems, including expertise in health care financing and reimbursement policies related to the pharmaceutical industry, with application in a wide array of clinical settings and reimbursement strategies in all market segments.
  • Clear understanding of the implications of payer and reimbursement policy impact on prescriber and patient behaviors as well as sales force activity.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and excellent ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Willingness to work collaboratively and experience incorporating diverse perspectives into project decision-making.
  • Proven ability to work with a high level of integrity, accuracy, and attention to detail
  • Resourceful, tenacious, creative, enthusiastic and results-oriented.
  • Self-motivated, assertive and self-confident.
  • Entrepreneurial, enjoys working in a fast-paced, small-company environment.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and teambuilding skills.

Leadership Qualifications:

An ongoing commitment to conducting our global business according to the highest legal and ethical standards, and to continually pursue excellence in the development and delivery of all our products and services. This includes:

  • Respecting the laws and operating within the applicable regulations of the places in which we conduct business, as well as our own Company policies and procedures.
  • Being honest and treating people with respect and courtesy.
  • Constantly striving to make Vericel a great place to work, and a company respected for the quality of its people and products.
  • Acting as role models for our fellow employees by acting responsibly, fairly, and honestly in our dealings and exercising sound judgment in performing our jobs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a Business or Science field
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience conducting or managing in pharmaceutical, biotech, or specialty pharmacy industries.
  • MBA a plus.
  • Ability to manage and work with multiple vendors.
  • Proven ability to manage time effectively and handle multiple conflicting priorities.
  • Experience working with sales teams in field-based environment.
  • Experience working in orthopedics /rare diseases preferred.
  • If based in the field, expectations to be on site at Vericel’s Cambridge based headquarters once per month.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • Occasional travel to support business needs - 25-50%.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

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QC Analyst I Quality Control Cambridge 05/08/2019

QC Analyst I

Department Description:

Quality Control (QC) is responsible for incoming inspection of components and raw materials, plus quality testing (e.g. analytical, microbiological) of intermediate, stability and final product samples to demonstrate that all products manufactured meet standards required for cGMP operations. Various techniques (e.g. assay transfers, validation and qualification of new instrumentation) are utilized within the Quality Control Laboratory to ensure cGMP compliance.

Position Summary:

Perform routine testing of raw materials, in-process and final products in accordance with SOPs for product release and validation.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Perform microbiological assays for in-process and final product samples.
  • Perform analytical methods for final bulk material/finished goods.
  • Test and disposition of raw materials and perform environmental monitoring.
  • Review of QC data for compliance to procedures and specifications.
  • Calculate and evaluate results.
  • Participate in lab maintenance and administration duties.
  • Initiate lab investigations and deviations.
  • Lab support including but not limited to glass washing, autoclaving, etc.
  • Effectively demonstrate an understanding of CGMPs and how it applies to specific responsibilities.
  • Follow accurate oral and written procedures for testing of in-process and final product samples.
  • Provide input to the technical composition of operating documentation.
  • Work independently under general supervision and direction.
  • Work in compliance with cGMPs.
  • Practice safe work habits and adheres to Vericel’s safety procedures and guidelines.
  • Maintain lab documentation and notebooks, ensuring timely review, reconciliation and filing.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Leadership Qualifications:

An ongoing commitment to conducting our global business according to the highest legal and ethical standards, and to continually pursue excellence in the development and delivery of all of our products and services. This includes:

  • Respecting the laws and operating within the applicable regulations of the places in which we conduct business, as well as our own Company policies and procedures.
  • Being honest and treating people with respect and courtesy.
  • Constantly striving to make Vericel a great place to work, and a company respected for the quality of its people and products.
  • Acting as role models for our fellow employees by acting responsibly, fairly, and honestly in our dealings and exercising sound judgment in performing our jobs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 year of experience in a CGMP lab environment.
  • Proficient in Outlook, MS Word, Excel and lab based data management systems.
  • Experience with microbiological testing or environmental monitoring.
  • Experience in a biotech, pharmaceutical or other regulated industry.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift 40 lbs.
  • Requires working one day per weekend.
  • Rotating holiday coverage.
  • Rotating off-shift alarm coverage. Must carry a company issued cell phone.
  • May be required to work in classified and controlled areas such as clean room environment wearing special garments. Additionally, personal protective equipment must be worn due to safety requirements.
  • Schedule: Tuesday – Saturday

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

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Quality Control Inspector Quality Control Cambridge 04/23/2019

Quality Control Inspector

Department Description:

Quality Control (QC) is responsible for incoming inspection of components and raw materials, plus quality testing (e.g. analytical, microbiological) of intermediate, stability and final product samples to demonstrate that all products manufactured meet standards required for cGMP operations. Various techniques (e.g. assay transfers, validation and qualification of new instrumentation) are utilized within the Quality Control Laboratory to ensure cGMP compliance.

Position Summary:

This position will support all QC materials operations for approved and clinical trial cell therapy products in a fast paced GMP customer service based environment.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Inspection, sampling, and release/rejection of components and raw materials as per SOP's and specifications.
  • Individual will monitor various stages of processing along with the appropriate paperwork in compliance with specifications.
  • Frequent interaction with internal departments and outside vendors when required.
  • Performing inventory cycle counts.
  • Conducting monthly walk-through audits.

Leadership Qualifications:

An ongoing commitment to conducting our global business according to the highest legal and ethical standards, and to continually pursue excellence in the development and delivery of all of our products and services. This includes:

  • Respecting the laws and operating within the applicable regulations of the places in which we conduct business, as well as our own Company policies and procedures.
  • Being honest and treating people with respect and courtesy.
  • Constantly striving to make Vericel a great place to work, and a company respected for the quality of its people and products.
  • Acting as role models for our fellow employees by acting responsibly, fairly, and honestly in our dealings and exercising sound judgment in performing our jobs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and 1+ years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Direct work experience in a cGMP and pharmaceutical/medical device quality inspection system.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Effective time management, multitasking and organizational skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and cross functional team experience.
  • Computer skills in systems such as Microsoft Word and web based software programs.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • This position will be based at 64 Sidney St Cambridge MA but will be based in Pepperell, MA. Travel (1-2x/week) between Cambridge and Pepperell, MA required.
  • Must be able to lift/pull up to 40 pounds.
  • Personal transportation required.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

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Scientist, R&D Research and Development Cambridge 01/02/2019

Scientist, R&D

Department Description:

The Research and Development group within Vericel supports the continuing development, characterization and validation of manufacturing methods, novel assays, new technology and operational improvements. This group manages technology transfers, clinical manufacturing, training, database development, trending analysis and stability. The R&D team plays an important role in commercial manufacturing troubleshooting, root cause investigation, process optimization and product life cycle management.

Position Summary:

Applies scientific principles and expertise in the design and development of robust, cost-effective manufacturing procedures and associated analytical method that meet quality, GMP, regulatory and health, safety, and environmental standards.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a comprehensive solid understanding and use of scientific principles and professional practices, to solve a wide range of complex problems in creative and practical ways.
  • Leads cross-functional development teams and provides scientific support and guidance in the development, scale-up, optimization and operation of methods for the production and testing of new components, technologies and products.
  • Maintains and demonstrates significant knowledge of state-of-the art principles and theories in area of responsibility.
  • Independently reviews existing process and analytical development and production data; designs and conducts necessary experiments; interprets results; recommends changes or additional experiments.
  • Designs, executes, and interprets experiments to identify new methods to enhance the manufacture of or characterization of products in regards to safety, identity, strength, purity, stability and quality with minimal direction.
  • Stay abreast of new developments/technologies in areas of responsibility. Prepares proposals for introduction of technologies outlining the positive impact to the product for cost and/or quality.
  • Participate in establishing project strategy in consultation with management.
  • Represents the corporation in the greater biotech community by publishing in peer review journals and participation in scientific/technical conferences.
  • Represents the organization as the prime technical contact on contracts and projects. Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.
  • Guides the successful completion of major programs and may function in a project leadership role.
  • Directs the work of more junior staff. Provides technical guidance and trains less experienced staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Leadership Qualifications:

An ongoing commitment to conducting our global business according to the highest legal and ethical standards, and to continually pursue excellence in the development and delivery of all of our products and services. This includes:

  • Respecting the laws and operating within the applicable regulations of the places in which we conduct business, as well as our own Company policies and procedures.
  • Being honest and treating people with respect and courtesy.
  • Constantly striving to make Vericel a great place to work, and a company respected for the quality of its people and products.
  • Acting as role models for our fellow employees by acting responsibly, fairly, and honestly in our dealings and exercising sound judgment in performing our jobs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS and 8+ years of related work experience, or
  • MS and 6+ years of related work experience, or
  • Ph.D. or equivalent in Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedical engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences or related fields and 4+ years of related work experience.
  • Advanced expertise in mammalian cell culture and related techniques.
  • Familiarity with technical writing and statistical analysis to produce research protocols and reports.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience working on development or support of assays and/or manufacturing processes for a biological drug in a GMP facility.
  • 4+ years of experience in isolation and culturing human primary cells.
  • Experience with medium development, cell banking methods and development of cell-based assays.
  • 2+ years of experience in developing autologous cell therapies or tissue engineered products
  • Proficient with molecular biology techniques and Flow Cytometry.
  • Extensive hands-on experience in analytical methods for protein, RNA and DNA analysis.
  • Prior experience in cGMP environment and clean room requirements.
  • Prior success with cell-based assay development.
  • Good leadership and people skills, team work experience, and demonstrated conflict handling and resolution ability and negotiation skills.
  • Good achievement and record in scientific research and technical development as evidenced by research paper, conference presentation, and patent publications.
  • Self-motivated, organized, familiar with the relevant literature, attention to details.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

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Senior Director, Alliance Management Regulatory Cambridge 05/14/2019

Senior Director, Alliance Management

Position Summary:

The Senior Director, Alliance Management is responsible for working cross functionally to define the strategy and implement the execution plans for our existing and future business collaborations. In this role, he/she will work collaboratively with internal and external teams across a number of functions to manage timelines, resource plans, and critical path activities, directly impacting the successful implementation and on-going execution of our Biopharma partnerships.

The successful candidate should demonstrate an understanding and experience of all aspects of drug development, including but not limited to, pre-clinical, clinical, regulatory, manufacturing, and commercial knowledge in novel therapeutic areas such as cell and gene therapy and biologic products.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the company’s development and commercial stage collaborations to ensure that key goals are achieved
  • Develop a deep understanding of contractual elements pertinent to each alliance
  • Align near- and long-term alliance objectives with broader corporate strategy and goals
  • Ensure the ongoing alignment of project team goals and objectives by creating and maintaining high level timelines, entering updates to the plan and tracking activities to ensure alignment with target dates
  • Be the primary contact internally for our partners on all alliance-related matters
  • Build expertise and knowledge about alliance partners and become the in-house expert on partner organizations
  • Ensure collaborations and partnerships have appropriate governance processes and structures and operate in accordance with those processes and structures
  • Work closely with and support cross-functional teams to prepare for partnership interactions
  • Work with the leadership team and other necessary stakeholders to formulate a position/strategy and participate and/or drive the resolution process
  • Clearly and concisely communicate (both written and verbally) alliance issues and possible resolution to the various internal and partner stakeholders
  • Other duties as required

Leadership Qualifications:

An ongoing commitment to conducting our global business according to the highest legal and ethical standards, and to continually pursue excellence in the development and delivery of all of our products and services. This includes:

  • Respecting the laws and operating within the applicable regulations of the places in which we conduct business, as well as our own Company policies and procedures.
  • Being honest and treating people with respect and courtesy.
  • Constantly striving to make Vericel a great place to work, and a company respected for the quality of its people and products.
  • Acting as role models for our fellow employees by acting responsibly, fairly, and honestly in our dealings and exercising sound judgment in performing our jobs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required, advanced degree (MBA or Masters or PhD in a scientific discipline) preferred
  • 8+ years of experience in the biopharmaceutical, diagnostic industry, CRO or academic center.
  • 5+ years of experience in business development, project management or alliance management.
  • Ability to navigate and communicate across organizations with different cultures.
  • Exceptional listening and speaking skills and a high level of attention to detail and nuance.
  • Experience leading multi-disciplinary teams in the planning and execution of projects
  • Impeccable judgment and the ability to work independently.
  • Thorough understanding of the drug development and commercialization process and essential activities across all key functional areas
  • Proven success as a cross-functional leader able to influence others
  • Process-minded with the ability to be flexible and nimble when appropriate
  • Problem solver, effective at detecting and managing risk, while providing quick responses to emerging problems
  • Flexibility to accommodate teleconferences outside of regular working hours
  • Demonstrated project management expertise and experience;
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate information, prioritize and manage multiple tasks, and apply previous lessons learned.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

  • Ability to travel internationally and domestically on a regular basis (up to 25%)

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

Apply Now
Senior Director, Business Development & Strategy Finance and Accounting Cambridge 04/10/2019

Senior Director, Business Development & Strategy

Core Responsibilities:

  • Provide a strategic framework to assist the executive team in defining and executing a partnering strategy.
  • In-license or acquire approved or late stage device or drug products which could leverage one of Vericel’s existing two sales forces.
  • Partner with companies to market and distribute Vericel’s current portfolio outside of the US.
  • Access products and programs which leverage Vericel’s cell therapy development, manufacturing and commercialization capabilities

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Take the leading role in defining and executing a partnering strategy.
  • Identify partners and targets for collaborations, out-licensing, in-licensing and acquisitions.
  • Collaborate with both internal and external experts to develop a cross functional (scientific, clinical, commercial and financial) assessment on potential deals.
  • Develop and recommend proposed deal structures and terms.
  • Lead negotiations.
  • Review contracts and guide drafting in conjunction with legal counsel.

Leadership Qualifications:

An ongoing commitment to conducting our global business according to the highest legal and ethical standards, and to continually pursue excellence in the development and delivery of all of our products and services. This includes:

  • Respecting the laws and operating within the applicable regulations of the places in which we conduct business, as well as our own Company policies and procedures.
  • Being honest and treating people with respect and courtesy.
  • Constantly striving to make Vericel a great place to work, and a company respected for the quality of its people and products.
  • Acting as role models for our fellow employees by acting responsibly, fairly, and honestly in our dealings and exercising sound judgment in performing our jobs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • MBA and/or advanced degree in a scientific discipline.
  • Experience leading business development transactions as well as experience in management consulting or corporate strategy.
  • 7+ years of experience in or consulting to the Medical Technology and/or Pharma/Bio industry.
  • Expertise in orthopedics/sports medicine, burn therapies, and/or cell therapy preferred.
  • Knowledge of Medical Technology and/or Pharmaceutical commercialization, product development and at least a high level understanding relevant scientific technologies.
  • Strong financial modeling and valuation skills.
  • Creative thinker with a broad perspective on the pharmaceutical and Medical Technology industries.
  • Proactive and hands-on with a high level of self-motivation and drive.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

Apply Now
Supervisor, Validation Engineering Quality Assurance Cambridge 04/30/2019

Supervisor, Validation Engineering

Department Description:

The Validation department performs equipment, utility, cleaning, sterilization, software, and process validation activities to ensure compliance with company procedures and industry standards in support of Operations and Quality Systems for cell therapy products. The department also functions as the liaison with the metrology coordinator and performs all equipment ownership and quality assurance review responsibilities associated with site calibration activities.

Position Summary:

Responsible for supervising validation personnel and activities in a GMP-regulated biotechnology manufacturing facility.

Core Responsibilities:

All duties of a Validation Engineer II, as well as the following:

  • Manage validation department personnel including performance evaluation, career development, mentoring and coaching.
  • Coordinate validation events with third party vendors.
  • Coordinate and assist on-site contractors with validation activities.
  • Comply with the regulatory compliance environment within Vericel.
  • Create and maintain department standard operating procedures.
  • Assist in internal and external audits.
  • Complete department TrackWise records relative to deviations, CAPAs and change controls.
  • Respond to various internal and external inquiries for information.
  • Adhere to all relevant internal and external policies and guidelines related to the team’s activities and deliverables.
  • Communicate effectively with management, team members and personnel in other departments.
  • Interact with internal project teams and cross functional groups (such as QA, QC, Materials Management, Facilities & Engineering, Manufacturing Operations, Support, Training, and Customer Care) on requests and scheduling.
  • Assist with department daily activities as directed by management.

Leadership Qualifications:

An ongoing commitment to conducting our global business according to the highest legal and ethical standards, and to continually pursue excellence in the development and delivery of our products and services. This includes:

  • Respecting the laws and operating within the applicable regulations of the places in which we conduct business, as well as our own Company policies and procedures.
  • Being honest and treating people with respect and courtesy.
  • Constantly striving to make Vericel a great place to work, and a company respected for the quality of its people and products.
  • Acting as role models for our fellow employees by acting responsibly, fairly and honestly in our dealings and exercising sound judgment in performing our jobs.

Leadership Qualifications:

An ongoing commitment to conducting our global business according to the highest legal and ethical standards, and to continually pursue excellence in the development and delivery of our products and services. This includes:

  • Respecting the laws and operating within the applicable regulations of the places in which we conduct business, as well as our own Company policies and procedures.
  • Being honest and treating people with respect and courtesy.
  • Constantly striving to make Vericel a great place to work, and a company respected for the quality of its people and products.
  • Acting as role models for our fellow employees by acting responsibly, fairly and honestly in our dealings and exercising sound judgment in performing our jobs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent and 6+ years of validation experience, or
  • Master’s Degree or equivalent and 4+ years of validation experience.
  • 3-4 years of experience with process, equipment, utility and/or software validation in a GMP-regulated environment.
  • 1+ year supervising experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with GE Kaye Validator and/or ValProbe data acquisition systems.
  • Working knowledge of GMPs.
  • Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Basic math and statistical skills.
  • Must be people oriented and a team player.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Project and Visio.
  • Familiarity with temperature chamber, sterilization, cleaning, software and depyrogenation qualifications.
  • Experience with troubleshooting, investigating and effectively documenting deviations and discrepancies on project execution.
  • Experience writing / reviewing validation protocols, project plans and final reports and managing validation projects.
  • Ability to read/ interpret engineering drawings and design documents.
  • Experience with risk management tools and techniques.
  • Experience with TrackWise quality management software.
  • Experience working within cross-functional teams.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

  • May require working in a cleanroom manufacturing environment including gowning.
  • Personal protective equipment must be worn due to safety requirements.
  • Able to lift, push or pull up to 40 pounds.
  • Must be willing to work outside of standard working hours as required to meet department demands.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.

Apply Now

Benefits of being part of the Vericel team

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Comprehensive health plans
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Dental & vision
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Life & disability insurance
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Employee assistance & group legal plan
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Paid maternity & paternity leave
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Generous holiday & paid time off
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Retirement & stock plans
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Commuter benefits & subsidized parking
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Tuition assistance
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Strong team atmosphere

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