Cell Therapy Specialist II (24014-B-683-MFG)

Manufacturing /
Full-Time /
ArsenalBio, a privately held, clinical-stage programmable cell therapy company engineering advanced CAR T therapies for solid tumors, is seeking a talented Cell Therapy Specialist II to work onsite based in our Hayward and San Francisco office.

ArsenalBio’s mission and purpose is very clear: defeat cancer. With our programmable and computationally driven approach, our team is engineering medicines with the goal to attack cancer’s inherent multifaceted nature and overcome the challenges of addressing solid tumors with cell therapy.

Driven by a collective of diverse experts across multi-scientific disciplines as well as clinical and manufacturing expertise, we are united in our purpose to develop the optimal medicines for improving patients’ lives.

This means you’ll have the opportunity to work with the best talent in the field of cell therapy, and be part of ONE TEAM advancing therapies for patients who need it most.

ArsenalBio is seeking a talented and motivated Cell Therapy Specialist to join the ArsenalBio Technical Operations team supporting cell therapy manufacturing activities. This Specialist will work closely with Manufacturing, Process Development, Quality and other support roles. The position will report into the Director of Manufacturing in supporting day to day manufacturing processes. The individual will also interact cross-functionally across the organization to enable the success of ArsenalBio. This position requires a Tuesday to Saturday schedule  and may require on-call off hours beyond that to support business needs.


    • Perform all tasks associated with the GMP manufacturing of cellular products following batch records, tech transfer protocols, validation protocols and SOPs
    • Assist in set-up, testing, and qualification of manufacturing areas and equipment/fixtures.
    • Work with the Manufacturing team to execute GMP runs in close collaboration with Process Development, MSAT and Quality
    • Demonstrates excellent aseptic/sterile techniques 
    • Prepare and maintain accurate documentation following GMP principles, including following production batch records, SOPs and other documentation
    • Perform equipment and process qualification activities Perform in-process product testing in accordance with standard procedures


    • Bachelor's degree in relevant scientific field. 2+ years of experience in biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry in a manufacturing role
    • Experience in clinical scale cell processing (such as Miltenyi CliniMACS/Prodigy and equivalent platforms) desired
    • Experience in applying techniques learned from prior Cell Therapy experience
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to build productive internal/external working relationships
    • Ability to quickly learn new skills and knowledge on the job, demonstrate productivity,
    • and deliver high-quality results
    • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills
    • Ability to multitask as needed in a start-up environment

ArsenalBio has a generous and comprehensive benefits package that includes but is not limited to medical, dental, and vision as well as mental health resources, virtual and telehealth options, coaching, infertility treatment, parental leave and health savings accounts. We also offer flexible work schedules and flexible time off, which includes two extra “Arsenal Days of Rest” every quarter for employees to recharge. 

Our people-first culture fosters a deep appreciation for humanity, both in the people we endeavor to serve as well as each other. We are proud to work for a company that is driven by diversity in experiences, ideas and interests, and one that empowers us in an environment that embraces both unity and inclusivity.

We have robust tools to help employees take control of their career paths and grow into their best selves. ArsenalBio believes in investing in the well-being of our employees - both at work and at home, as our people are our greatest asset. They bring scientific talents in molecular biology, immunology, pharmacology, protein chemistry, computational biology, automation, genome engineering, software and other fields to make the future happen now.

We are committed to hiring the best talent from diverse backgrounds. A diverse workforce engenders richness of thought, creativity and discovery. We invite individuals who embrace intellectual achievement to bring their unique personal and professional journeys and together we will build transformative cell therapies for cancer patients.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

The estimated base salary offer for the preferred primary location of the San Francisco Bay area ranges from $80,200- $98,300. Salary ranges for other locations may vary from this range.   Base pay offered may vary depending on job related knowledge, experience, education, and location.  In addition to these factors, we believe in the importance of pay equity and consider internal equity of our current employees as part of any final offer.

To all recruitment agencies: ArsenalBio does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, or ArsenalBio employees. ArsenalBio is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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