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Associate II, Cell Therapy Manufacturing

Associate II, Cell Therapy Manufacturing


Vericel Corporation, a leader in advanced therapies for the sports medicine and severe burn care markets, has an exciting opportunity for a top performing Manufacturing professional looking to join and contribute to a commercial stage company with an established portfolio of unique advanced cell therapies and specialty biologics. Reporting directly to a Manager, Cell Therapy Manufacturing at Vericel, this is a great opportunity to join a high growth company with a strong balance sheet supported by a talented team of professionals who are committed to improving the lives of the patients we serve.

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:

  • Master core responsibilities of a Manufacturing Associate I.
  • Able to generate an effective production schedule.
  • In addition to being fully qualified in MACI or Epicel, train and qualify in at least three core competencies, e.g. 3T3, Media Prep, GP, TrackWise, Preactor, TeamShare, QT.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Leadership Qualifications:

Leadership qualifications include, among other requirements:

  • Understanding, observing, and adhering to the goals and policies outlined in Vericel’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics.
  • 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.
  • Serving as a role model for our fellow employees and business partners by acting responsibly, fairly, and honestly in our dealings and exercising sound judgment in performing our jobs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Biotechnology certificate with 6+ years of experience working in a cGMP environment in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry or 8+ years of cGMP experience with GED or equivalent.
  • Bachelor’s or higher degree (Life Sciences or related field) or equivalent with 4+ years of experience working in a cGMP environment in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in small scale tissue culture processing.
  • Experience working within a regulated environment that is frequently audited by internal and external Agencies, such as the FDA and ISO.


  • 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/Affirmative Action 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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