Principal/Senior Scientist, Cell Therapy Tech Transfer Lead

King of Prussia


Center for Breakthrough Medicines is seeking a highly motivated Principal/Sr. Scientist, Tech Transfer Leads to provide leadership and guidance across the Cell Therapy Process Development team and to direct the tech transfer activities from Client to Process Development to Manufacturing and Client to Manufacturing. The ideal candidate should be experienced in advanced cell therapies technology transfer, cGMP operations, and comfortable working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment with broad responsibilities and opportunities.


  • Serve as lead, subject matter expert in advanced cell therapy Product and Processes, at all stages of development including process development, tech transfer, technical operations, and regulatory filings
  • Collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams including Process Development, Project Management, MSAT, Supply Chain and Manufacturing, as well as the Client to accomplish deliverables for technology transfer.
  • Lead on robust process tech transfer plans, detailed process flow diagrams (PFD), bill of materials (BOM), manufacturing batch records, and campaign summary reports
  • Identify and implement potential process improvements in conjunction with manufacturing and MSAT team.
  • Serve as a scientific and technical lead for tech transfer related issues and investigations.
  • Contribute to cell therapy process development laboratory activities


  • Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, Biotechnology, or equivalent life sciences field with 5+ years’ experience, MS with 7+ years, BS with 9+ years
  • Demonstrated experience with tech transfer, process development, scale-up, pilot, GMP technical operations, and regulatory approvals (IND and BLA)
  • Hands-on experience with most equipment and unit operations of cell therapy processes development
  • Strong communication skills and emotional intelligence to communicate and interact internally and with customers to drive program deliverables
  • Must thrive in a fast-paced innovative environment while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful, and efficient