Immetacyte Limited - Process Development Technician

Job Title:
Process Development Technician
Technical roles
Closing Date:

Process Development Technician

Location: Manchester, UK

Position reports to: Process Development Manager under the Director of Cell Production

Competitive Salary and Benefits Package

Application Deadline: 28th February 2020

About the Company:

Immetacyte Ltd is focused on developing patient specific immunotherapy, allowing the patient’s own immune system to be harnessed in order to fight cancers. Specifically, Immetacyte is developing adoptive cell therapy (ACT) and has expertise in manufacturing and engineering of cells in a GMP compliant manner ready for patient infusion. The company has a track record of developing cell therapies with clinical success. Immetacyte is beginning clinical trials in its autologous cell therapy product Tumour Infiltrating Lymphocytes (TIL).

The Opportunity:

We are therefore pleased to offer an excellent opportunity to join this early stage SME at a dynamic and exciting time in the evolution of the company. We are seeking to appoint a diligent, enthusiastic and motivated individual to the following post.


The Key Tasks detailed within this Job Description are not intended to represent an exhaustive list of the duties that the job holder may be required to undertake and where reasonable the employer may from time to time ask for activities in addition to this job role

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

The post holder will be responsible for assisting in Immetacyte’s GMP Process Development / PD programmes under the guidance of the PD Manager or PD scientists as the PD Manager sees fit.

The post holder will be required to:

  • Perform cell culture and the associated assays within a laboratory, clean room or Aseptic Isolator
  • Perform standard operating policies & procedures (SOP’s) including state of the art techniques developed in cell culture, flow cytometry and a range of biological assays
  • Prepare materials and reagents as required
  • Perform routine operation, testing and maintenance checks of laboratory equipment
  • Order equipment & consumables and perform routine stock checks to maintain levels of critical stock, as well as communicating with suppliers and sourcing new consumables/equipment as required
  • Arrange couriers and ensure samples are safely delivered to external testing facilities
  • Perform laboratory housekeeping including COSHH and Risk assessments
  • Carry out regular facility cleaning, monitoring and disposal of waste

Skills & Experience

Essential Requirements:

  • A science background and minimum education to A-levels or equivalent in relevant subjects
  • Experience of working within a group whilst also maintaining individual responsibility for tasks assigned
  • Good organisation, communication skills and attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn and apply new skills and techniques

Desirable Skills:

  • Laboratory experience in an industrial or research setting
  • Experience with mammalian cell culture/aseptic technique
  • Ability to work independently, with minimum supervision

Application Process: 
Please send a CV and a detailed covering letter to or to the address below.
Immetacyte Ltd
48 Grafton Street
M13 9XX

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