CAR T Supply Chain Coordinator - Warren , New Jersey, United States, 07059

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Location: Warren, New Jersey, United States
Job Category: Technical Development
Work Location: 7 Powder Horn Drive 07059
Organization: Supply Chain
Employee Status: Full-time
Job Type: Regular
Purpose and Scope of Position Manages cold chain and patient material receipt, release, dispensing, inventory, and shipping for CAR-T production per Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in controlled and/or classified environments under the supervision of Warehousing Operations Management. The position must adhere to regulatory requirements while performing job functions. Job duties are performed in alignment with CAR-T production schedules, may require weekend work. Communication and initiation of production deviations and assistance with quality investigations are required, as applicable. This opportunity is for a standard weekday shift: M-F, 9:00am - 5:30pm. Overtime may be required at management discretion including on weekends.

Required Competencies: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Ability to work as team
  • Intermediate written and verbal communication and mathematical skills
  • Introductory Proficiency in MS Office applications
  • Inventory control and management including lot / batch segregation, expiration dating, and temperature storage requirements
  • Advanced warehouse management system experience
  • Background to include an understanding of biology, chemistry, medical or clinical practices preferred, not required
  • Oracle experience preferred, not required
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Records patient material handling / operations data and information in a clear, concise, format according to proper cGxP requirements
  • Performs inspection and receipt of incoming patient materials per cold chain shipping requirements in coordination with defined specifications and in collaboration with Incoming Quality Control
  • Performs inventory control: cycle counts, material stocking, scrapping, destruction
  • Completes inventory / material transfer and movement within facility
  • Manages material expiry, lot / batch control, allocation and maintains material condition requirements
  • Maintains timing according to the production schedule to ensure on-time material transfers and availability
  • Completes transactions within an electronic data management system, i.e. Oracle
  • Performs inspection and receipt of incoming Apheresis and PBMC and prepares final product shipments for couriers
  • Conducts periodic safety inspections of areas and equipment
  • Completes training requirements in accordance to defined schedule / curricula
  • Periodically reviews and provides input on revisions to SOPs related to functional responsibilities
  • Provides support for investigations and issue resolution
  • Assists with resolution of inbound issues (receiving, suspect damages, shipment errors)
  • Identifies process and performance improvement opportunities
  • Collaborates with outside departments for CAR-T operations including but not limited to Manufacturing, Quality, Materials Management, Process & Technology.
  • Performs system testing along with all appropriate documentation of test scripts
  • Provides back up supervisory support
  • Available to work OT when business requires
  • Other duties may be assigned, as necessary
Education and Experience (As Applicable)
  • Bachelor s degree and 3 years of applicable Pharma experience
  • An equivalent combination of education, experience and training may substitute
  • Must have a valid driver's license
Working Conditions (US Only)

Physical Requirements
  • Must be able to work in a cleanroom environment and perform aseptic processing
  • Must have the ability to work around laboratories and controlled, enclosed, restricted areas.
  • Ability to crouch, bend, twist, and reach
  • Physical dexterity sufficient to use computers and documentation
  • Must be able to work in Lab setting with biohazards/ various chemicals/ strong magnets
  • Ability to stand /sit/walk for long periods of time and work different hours of the day
  • Ability to lift/ push/ pull 50 lbs independently
  • Must be able to perform activities with repetitive motions
  • Must be able to wear clean room garments and personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Must be comfortable being exposed to human blood components.
  • Maintain manufacturing environmental conditions (Non-Viable Particulate(s) and Viable microbial levels per controlled area classification specifications) by performing area disinfection regiment as required to meet global Health Authority requirements. Must be comfortable in a clean room environment, which is an enclosed, restricted space, with assigned pressure and temperature conditions. Reagents, chemicals, and exposure to sanitization agents are expected.
  • Based on work assignment, may be recommended (or required) to have medical and visual screening testing in accordance with the company s Occupational Health Program

About Us


At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients. Our vision as a company is to build a major global biopharmaceutical corporation while focusing on the discovery, the development, and the commercialization of products for the treatment of cancer and other severe, immune, inflammatory conditions.

\"At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients.\"

There are more than 300 clinical trials at major medical centers using compounds from Celgene. Investigational compounds are being studied for patients with incurable hematological and solid tumor cancers, including multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), non-Hodgkin s lymphoma (NHL), triple-negative breast cancer and pancreatic cancer. As committed as we are to clinical accomplishment, we are equally committed to patient support, which is a guiding principle at Celgene. We believe all who can benefit from our discoveries should have the opportunity to do so. Celgene puts patients first with industry-leading programs that provide information, support and access to our innovative therapies.
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