Manufacturing Associate (Downstream) at Miltenyi Biotec Inc in Gaithersburg, Maryland

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Job Description:


Manufacturing Associate - Downstream
Gaithersburg, MD

At Miltenyi Biotec, more than 3,000 employees worldwide develop pioneering solutions for biomedical science and the clinical application of cell therapies. In the Lentigen Manufacturing group, we are focused on expanding our manufacturing capacity to meet increasing client demand for lentiviral vectors used to treat a number of different cancers and genetic diseases. We are excited to expand into our new facility and would love to have youjoin our efforts as we grow our team.

Your Tasks:

As a member of the Lentigen Technology Manufacturing team, you will participate in all aspects of downstream manufacturing operations for the purification of lentiviral vectors. We are looking for ambitious persons with a background in biologics manufacturing.

The qualified candidate will be responsible for a wide range of downstream process operations while adhering to GMP's and executing Batch Production records using good documentation practices. Your exceptional ability to perform aseptic processes in a GMP clean room environment will contribute to the manufacture of lentiviral vectors used in human clinical trials, and propel Lentigen Technology's continued growth and success.


  • B.S. in a life sciences degree from a four-year college or university and/or anequivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a GMP setting in downstream biologics manufacturing

  • Hands-on experience with standard downstream operations such as tangential-flow filtration and column chromatography. Proficiency with AKTA chromatography systems a benefit

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear. The employee is required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Must have the ability to handle more than one task at a time and must work at a rapid pace while maintaining attention to detail.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. This job is performed in a temperature-controlled facility without exposure to extreme hot or cold temperatures. Generally, this job is performed in a sanitized laboratory setting and routinely uses standard medical and research equipment such as centrifuges, biosafety cabinets, microscopes, incubators, pipettes, and computers. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to blood, viruses, bacteria, body fluids and other tissues. Employees entering and leaving the laboratory must wear appropriate clothing and protective equipment such as scrubs, coveralls, masks, glasses, and gloves. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Lentigen Technology Inc., a Miltenyi Biotec company, is transforming and progressing. Our culture is one of bold scientific innovation. Join a fresh and collaborative working environment that encourages contribution, innovation, and growth (there is no relocation associated with this position).

At Lentigen, we support the development and commercialization of novel treatments for human disease through the utilization of lentiviral vectors. We hold this widely recognized and clinically relevant method for delivering genetic materials into cells in order to modulate their function as a core strength of our company. We are scientists, engineers, physicians, support specialists, and more - all dedicated to improving scientific understanding and impacting human lives. At our Gaithersburg campus, we strive to find solutions to both the technical and conceptual barriers to the implementation of gene therapy approaches for the treatment of human disease.

Lentigen Technology, Inc. is an EO Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


EducationBachelors of Life Sciences (preferred)
Experience3 years: Experience in downstream methods, such as tangential-flow filtration and column chromatography using multiple technologies, various filtration techniques and final fill/vialing; or equivalent combination of education and experience. (preferred)