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Accounts Payable Specialist General and Administrative Ann Arbor 09/10/2019

Essential Functions:

  • Process invoices daily and ensure they are recorded to the proper account and department.
  • Reconcile AP and other general ledger accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Review and approve concur expense reports and reconcile those expenses to the AMEX cards.
  • Assist with month-end accruals.

Leadership Requirements:

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:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field.
  • 4+ years of accounts payable experience.
  • Experience with 3-way match invoice processing preferred.
  • Previous experience with Microsoft Great Plains software a plus.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills.

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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Associate Director, Sales Operations and Effectiveness Commercial Cambridge 07/02/2019

Position Summary:

Individual will be primarily responsible for measuring and optimizing the effectiveness of Vericel’s sales teams which include three basic functions: 1) Resident sales technology expert, principally managing Vericel’s Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tools and assessment of analytics to improve sales team productivity and overall effectiveness. 2) General oversight of the sales training function including on-boarding, maintaining a continuing educational curriculum as well as coaching and leadership training. While Vericel brands will have field-based training managers as content development experts, the Sales Training and Operations Manager will be responsible for the conduct of all sales and training meetings working closely with field-based training managers, marketing and sales leadership. 3) Effective implementation and success metrics of all sales resources and promotional campaigns which will require close collaboration with brand marketing teams. Secondary responsibilities include management of the sales vehicle fleet, administration of incentive compensation plans, sales team deployment (territory alignments) and sales operational budgets.

Primary Function / Responsibilities:

  • Primary ownership and administrator to Vericel’s CRMs. Ensuring CRM is optimized for maximum sales effectiveness and data is accurate for leadership assessment.
  • Work closely with Commercial Strategy & Analytics group, Financial Planning and sales leadership to develop, maintain and assess key sales performance metrics.
  • Work closely with sales leadership team to optimize CRM including, account intelligence acquisition, lead development and generation, sales team compliance and reporting function.
  • Work closely with brand management, sales leadership and field training managers to develop and implement continuing educational curriculums and training programs for sales teams members from on-boarding to coaching and leadership.
  • Manages sales training function, personnel training files, and governing training procedures and processes
  • Develops and manages key performance indicators, sales / team competencies and trends
  • Leads team to plan and implement all sales training meetings including: Annual National Sales Meeting/s, Point of Action, new hire training and other sales team and leadership training meetings.
  • Identify and manage vendors to facilitate job function.
  • Effectively manages designated “field trainers” in the implementation of sales training program
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and direction to team including compliance with corporate and PhrmaCode policies.
  • Work with Commercial Operations and Sales Leadership to develop and manage annual operational budget.
  • Work closely with brand marketing to ensure effective implementation all sales resources and promotional campaigns at field level. Also develop and assess success metrics for resources and programs.

Secondary Function / Responsibilities:

  • Manage / primary administrator for Vericel’s sales team fleet vehicles.
  • Work with Commercial Operations and Sales Leadership to develop and manage annual operational budget.
  • Administration of annual incentive compensation plan.
  • Management of Vericel’s surgical instrument inventory and loaner programs

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 law 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.
  • Vericel’s leaders motivate, inspire, build, and retain highly effective manufacturing teams while managing for high performance and developing others. They are versatile learners and courageous decision makers.

Leading the Business

  • Vericel’s leaders are effective operating in an evolving, complex and dynamic environment, providing clear direction and instruction to direct reports, and continuously looking internally and externally for best practices and areas for improvement.

Delivering to Customers

  • Vericel’s leaders understand patient and customer needs and build relationships as required to meet manufacturing goals while continuously improving operations by setting high standards for the team so they may perform to a level of excellence.

Required Education and Experience:

  • BS in science or business preferred, advanced business degree (MBA) a plus.
  • 3 to 5 years direct sales and / or sales leadership in medical field, device, biologics or pharmaceuticals – sales training experience a plus.
  • Knowledge or considerable experience with CRMs tools and platforms
  • Strong analytical skills – a priority
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to travel nationally 10-20%

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.

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Burn Clinical Specialist Commercial Los Angeles, CA - Homebased 07/18/2019

Position Summary:

Front line, commercial position responsible for providing support in the procurement of Vericel products and the management of cases from biopsy through surgical procedures and ultimate discharge of burn patients. Also responsible for providing guidance, support, and input regarding optimal Epicel utilization for care of appropriate burn patients within existing accounts.

Core Responsibilities:

Provide clinical support for patients receiving Vericel products:

  • Full engagement in and intimate knowledge of the care of Vericel burn patients from admission through discharge.
  • Support during various Operating room procedures for each Epicel patient.
  • Awareness of and impact on burn centers’ evolving patient population.
  • Knowledge of various burn product utilization protocols.
  • Train and support all appropriate staff in active accounts and select prospect accounts.
  • Knowledge of all procedures associated with Epicel.
  • Supplies compatible and not compatible with Epicel.
  • Coordinate & lead surgical skills training programs associated with Epicel.
  • Foster development of Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs).
  • Educate key decision makers, including surgeons and support personnel, on Epicel in partnership with BTS team.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree.
  • 3 to 5+ years of experience with the care of severe burn patients.
  • Experience with hospital operating room environments.
  • A professional approach that sees patient welfare as the highest priority, with a strong drive to connect our products and services with every patient who will benefit.
  • Expertise and personality to quickly earn trusted advisor status with key accounts and stakeholders, including top burn experts.
  • Strong clinical and scientific acumen, particularly in burns or wound care, with ability to leverage in training top burn experts and support staff.
  • Ability to thrive in a cross-functional team.

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 and leverage internal support.
  • 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.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

  • Must manage significant regional travel 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.

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

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.

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Corporate Recruiter Human Resources Cambridge 07/01/2019

Core Responsibilities:

  • Manage the hiring lifecycle for specific positions: post jobs, screen candidates, arrange interviews, collect feedback, negotiate offers, conduct reference and background checks, and coordinate onboarding.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant employment laws and Vericel’s Affirmative Action Plan.
  • Plan recruiting strategy with hiring managers.
  • Track candidate lifecycle through applicant tracking system.
  • Document candidate evaluation and interview process
  • Manage relationships with recruiting agencies.
  • Provide regular updates to hiring teams and candidates throughout process.
  • Follow established hiring, onboarding and orientation processes and support the coordination of details related to the onboarding process.
  • Assist in the development and execution of HR training programs.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of job descriptions.
  • Oversee or support HR-sponsored company events and catering.
  • Oversee internal job applications.
  • 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.
  • 1+ year(s) business experience, preferably in the pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device industries.
  • Professionalism, discretion, sound judgment.
  • Excellent MS Office skills: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Excellent attention to detail, organization, teamwork, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Sense of urgency to move the recruitment process forward, overall having professional courage and a drive for results.
  • Ability to build lasting professional relationships with internal customers, recruiting agencies and candidate pool.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous biotech recruiting experience
  • Previous agency recruiting experience
  • Previous experience scheduling meetings in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience working with an electronic Applicant Tracking System

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, Business Development & Alliance Management Finance and Accounting Cambridge 08/12/2019

Position Summary

The Director, Business Development & Alliance Management is responsible for both evaluating and executing business development transactions to expand Vericel’s Cell Therapy portfolio as well as managing existing alliances. He/she will develop a framework to assist the executive team in defining and executing a partnering strategy which leverages Vericel’s cell therapy development, manufacturing and commercialization capabilities. He/she will also work cross functionally to 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.

Core Responsibilities:

Business Development

  • Provide a strategic framework to assist the executive team in defining and executing a partnering strategy which leverages Vericel’s cell therapy development, manufacturing and commercialization capabilities.
    • Develop a landscape map of cell therapy development programs.
    • Develop a framework to prioritize a target set of cell therapy programs for potential in-licensing or acquisition.
    • Collaborate with both internal and external experts to develop a cross functional (scientific, clinical, commercial and financial) assessment on potential deals.
    • Develop and recommend deal structures and terms.
    • In-license or acquire one or more cell therapy programs.
  • Opportunistically evaluate potential licensing or acquisition deals (device or therapeutic) which fit within Vericel’s Burn Care Franchise

Alliance Management

  • Manage the company’s development and commercial stage collaborations to ensure that key goals are achieved.
  • 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.
  • 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

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Assist in proposing deal structures and terms.
  • Support and when appropriate lead negotiations.
  • Review contracts and guide drafting in conjunction with legal counsel.
  • Assist Marketing in assessing competitive threats.

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 life sciences scientific discipline) preferred.
  • 10+ years of experience in or consulting to Pharma/Bio industry.
  • Thorough understanding of the drug development and commercialization process and essential activities across all key functional areas.
  • Significant experience working across functional groups especially clinical, regulatory and marketing.
  • Experience sourcing and evaluating licensing, acquisition and collaboration opportunities.
  • Experience managing or working within a collaboration and managing alliances.
  • Experience leading multi-disciplinary teams in the planning and execution of projects.
  • Creative thinker with a broad perspective on the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Proactive and hands-on with a high level of self-motivation and drive.
  • Ability to work independently.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • Both domestic and international travel will be required.
  • Flexibility to accommodate teleconferences outside of regular working hours.

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 08/21/2019

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.

Apply Now
Executive Assistant General and Administrative Cambridge 07/24/2019

Core Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support to the Executive Leadership Team and the Chief Executive Office using a high level of discretion and confidentiality.
  • Collect and prepare information for use in executive discussions and meetings.
  • Contact company employees at all organizational levels to gather information and/or prepare reports.
  • Interact internally and/or externally with senior individuals or officers regarding information that may be sensitive or confidential in nature.
  • Coordinate calendars, schedules, meetings, training and travel arrangements for Executive Leadership Team.
  • Prepare expense reports for executive(s) and Board of Director members; manage corporate credit card usage and reconcile charges and submit to Finance.
  • Coordinate and initiate conference calls, WebEx meetings, and manage all meeting details such as room reservations, preparing agendas, securing necessary IT equipment, catering, and attendee updates.
  • Prepare and distribute presentation materials for internal and external meetings, including the Board of Director meetings.
  • Exercise judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Organize and prioritize information, mail and calls for the Executive Leadership Team; draft written responses or reply by phone or e-mail when necessary.
  • Respond to regularly occurring requests for information.
  • Organize and maintain files and records.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Leaderships 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:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • 7+ years of experience as an administrative assistant with at least 3 years of experience supporting VP or C-level management required.
  • Extensive Microsoft Office skills are required, as well as Internet research abilities.
  • Experience with heavy calendar management and national travel scheduling and booking.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills required.
  • Project coordination experience and the ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, outside clients and vendors required.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and confidentiality required.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail essential.
  • Exercise a high degree of professionalism, diplomacy and discretion in handling confidential information.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with the Executive Leadership Team.

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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Legal Intern Legal Cambridge 09/19/2019

Position Summary:

The Legal Intern is responsible for providing general legal support to the corporate Legal Department. This position requires the ability to accomplish assigned tasks with minimal supervision, while demonstrating superior critical thinking as well as the ability to issue spot and exercise good judgment and discretion.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist the Legal Department on legal tasks related to: commercial agreements and licensing, corporate transactions, intellectual property, governmental contracting, real estate matters and SEC filings.
  • Perform legal research as needed to support ongoing legal projects.
  • Prepare correspondence relating to litigation (pleadings, court forms, reports, etc.); and preparing contracts involving leases, licenses, purchases, sales, real estate, employment, insurance, and other matters.
  • Identify areas for future improvement and to support the development of a scale up plan.
  • Assist in the development of risk management training
  • Provide departmental general administrative support
  • 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:

  • Ongoing coursework towards a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school is required
  • Prior experience in construction operations and business, paralegal services, contract review, litigation support, or investigating and managing claims is strongly preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office
  • Self-motivated and able to accomplish assigned tasks with minimal supervision
  • Must be available to start on December 2, 2019 and end on February 2, 2020.

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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Medical Science Liaison - Burn Medical/Clinical Pharma Nationwide 08/14/2019

Position Summary

The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) will be responsible for providing non-promotional scientific, educational, and research support for the Vericel Burn portfolio.

The MSL should be able to deliver cutting edge data and technical, practical, and clinical education to Health Care Professionals (HCPs).

Essential Functions

Activities will include:

  • Developing and maintaining relationships with key Burn experts and building a well-informed advocacy base for the Vericel Burn franchise.
  • Providing accurate and updated clinical, scientific and medical information to Burn Experts, health care professionals, and other members of the scientific, provider and payer community (private insurance, payers, medical groups, government agencies, and health systems with drug formularies), in compliance with all relevant company policies.
  • Maintaining business and clinical knowledge of the Severe Burn treatment landscape including current treatment strategies, current and pending competitors, and new therapeutic developments.
  • Increasing Vericel’s visibility among leaders in the therapeutic field of Severe Burn Management. Identify, establish and maintain collaborative relationships with key Burn Experts, investigators and institutions in alignment with overall product development strategy.
  • Enhancing clinical and scientific knowledge of Epicel through appropriate scientific exchange, publications, podium presentations and abstracts.
  • Participation in medical education for healthcare professionals through presentations at KOL visits, advisory boards, medical meetings, and other appropriate venues to enhance product knowledge.
  • Collaboration with clinical team and Burn Therapy Specialists to coordinate and optimize educational and research support for sites/investigators participating in Vericel sponsored research.
  • Responding to unsolicited requests regarding interest in investigator sponsored studies (ISS), investigator-initiated studies (IIS) and supporting ISS submissions through appropriate internal processes.
  • Providing responses to unsolicited requests for medical information associated with supported products and disease state areas.
  • Providing effective clinical presentations to internal and external audiences and tailors presentations to meet specific needs of the audience (appropriate response to unsolicited requests).
  • Identification and communication of key clinical and research issues and insights from industry leaders to appropriate departments to help shape company research, development, and strategies for investigational and commercialized products.
  • Identification of medical community educational needs around Burn treatment management, including awareness and understanding of appropriate/inappropriate use of company products.
  • Collaboration with internal and external stakeholders in support of needs of Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs).
  • Maintaining clinical expertise through comprehensive education including review of key journals and attendance at relevant conferences, symposia and scientific workshops
  • Participation in required internal training, presentations and journal clubs.
  • Communication with Clinical, Regulatory and Legal personnel within the company to ensure appropriate timelines and procedures are met.
  • Adherence to regulatory and compliance guidelines and company policies in all aspects of scientific dissemination of information to include responses to unsolicited requests for medical information.

Required Education and Experience

  • MS or higher with experience in burns or plastic surgery
  • One year MSL experience preferred. Must be able and willing to travel up to 70% nationally.

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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QA Compliance Specialist Quality Assurance Cambridge 09/18/2019

Department Description:

The Quality Assurance department ensures that the site operates at a high level of compliance and ensures quality decisions are being made in accordance with Regulatory, corporate and site standards.

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for the Quality Assurance Operational support, including batch record review, issuing batch records, Biopsy Accessioning Packages, label issuance and reconciliation, verification, and final product packaging and release to the courier.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Support day to day operations, including: batch record issuance and review, label issuance, verification, archiving, and courier.
  • Address and/or escalate compliance problems and issues.
  • Support in maintaining and adhering to compliance requirements for established quality systems programs.
  • Support completion of analysis, identify issues and provide recommendations for compliance improvements.
  • Participate in determining objectives of significant mid-scale projects or assignments.
  • May interact with project teams and applicable research groups as they impact the quality operation.
  • Complete assignments with minimal supervision in a timely manner.
  • Support compliance requirements and time frames.
  • May interact with internal personnel on matters often requiring coordination between departments.
  • Follow accurate oral and written procedures for review and release of intermediate and final product.
  • Participate in internal audits to ensure compliance to cGMPs and Vericel requirements.
  • Participate in internal walk-thru audits to ensure compliance to cGMP’s and Vericel requirements.
  • Provide input to the technical composition of operating documentation.
  • 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 and 1+ years of related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic knowledge of GMP regulations.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in utilizing Quality Management Systems e.g. Trackwise.
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office suite.
  • Experience in a biotech, pharmaceutical or other regulated industry.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift and transport up to 40 lbs.
  • Availability to work 1 weekend day.
  • Rotating holiday coverage.

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 09/16/2019

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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QC Analyst II Quality Control Cambridge 09/16/2019

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:

Responsible for performing routine and complex testing of in-process samples and final products in accordance with SOPs for product release and validation.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Perform maintenance on complex laboratory equipment.
  • Participate in training of less experienced staff.
  • Participate in transfer methods from support groups to the QC laboratory.
  • May perform finished product review and lot release.
  • Coordinate departmental systems (i.e. inventory, documentation, equipment maintenance)
  • Communicate inter-departmentally and with outside contacts to solve technical issues.
  • Exercise sound judgment and decision making when problem solving.
  • Revise standard operating procedures as needed.
  • Perform deviation and lab investigations as needed.
  • Master core responsibilities of an Analyst I.
  • 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 and 2 + years of experience in a lab setting.

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, biological assays, or environmental monitoring.
  • Experience in a biotech, pharmaceutical or other regulated industry.
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and non-verbal desired.
  • Excellent technical writing and investigational skills.
  • Experience with PCR based methodology or cell culture methods.
  • Advanced microbiological techniques, disinfectant efficacy, microbial identification, rapid methods, etc.

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.

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
Quality Control Analyst, Senior Quality Control Cambridge 08/28/2019

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:

Responsible for performing routine and complex testing of in-process samples and final products in accordance with SOPs for product release and validation.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Perform QC testing in a cGMP lab for raw material release, final product/in process testing and process qualifications
  • Conduct data analysis of testing results, and review data obtained for compliance to SOP and specification.
  • May transfer methodology from other groups and may maintain complex equipment.
  • Author reports, SOPs and other documentation for quality testing.
  • Provide training and technical leadership to less experienced staff.
  • Participate in and/or perform laboratory investigations and non-conformance deviations.
  • Perform finished product review and lot release.
  • Manage departmental projects.
  • Serve as the laboratory point of contact for less experienced staff when management is not present (weekends, holidays)
  • Participate in the execution of corrective and preventative action plans as well as the initiation and follow through for change controls.
  • Author protocols and technical reports related to the implementation of QC equipment.
  • Master core responsibilities of an Analyst II.
  • 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 the company 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 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 the company 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 4 +years of experience in a lab setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as a technical leader in a strong team environment and work independently to successfully balance short and long term project objectives.
  • Experience with Deviation Management and Change Control.
  • Experience with complex analytical methods such as PCR based methodology or cell culture methods.
  • Experience with assay/equipment validations/transfers.
  • Experience with microbiological testing or environmental monitoring.
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and non-verbal desired.
  • Excellent technical writing and investigational skills.
  • Advanced microbiological techniques, disinfectant efficacy, microbial identification, rapid methods, etc.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift 40 lbs.
  • Requires working one day per weekend.
  • Rotating holiday coverage

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, Quality Control Quality Control Cambridge 09/19/2019

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 laboratories to ensure cGMP compliance.

Position Summary: This position is responsible for overseeing operations within the QC laboratory. This position is also responsible for hiring, training, supervising, developing and performance planning of staff and will provide day to day direction for direct reports. This motivated and organized individual with strong people skills will provide supervision and technical expertise to the QC laboratory while maintaining open communication channels to meet the needs of the organization.

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 8+ years of experience in a lab setting, or Master’s degree or equivalent and 6+ years’ experience in a lab setting.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and lab based data management systems.
  • Ability to present technical data.
  • Ability to coordinate testing expectations across Lot Release, QC Microbiology and Raw Material Testing.
  • Experience in a lead or Supervisory role.
  • Experience troubleshooting and investigating assay and equipment issues.
  • Experience with identifying root cause.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience facilitating meetings.
  • Familiarity with Deviation Management Systems (i.e. Trackwise).

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • Full time position, schedule is Friday – Monday, 7 AM – 5 PM.
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs.
  • Holiday coverage (as needed).

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

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