Vacancy Senior Supervisor, Cell Therapy Manufacturing – Leiden


01 SEP ’22: For a global biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and delivering innovative medicines for patients with serious diseases, we are looking for a Senior Supervisor, Cell Therapy Manufacturing. Currently, the organisation is building a new state-of-the-art facility focused on commercial cell therapy manufacturing. To make this happen they are recruiting senior staff for their Manufacturing department.


The Senior Supervisor will support and drive the execution of the manufacturing processes according to the guidelines. You will be responsible for the guidance of a team whose primary focus is on the execution of manufacturing processes, monitoring and assessing the operational performance of the manufacturing activities, maintaining a culture of compliance, innovation, and within their functional team.

In addition, you will also be responsible for:

  • Support the scale-up of the CAR-T facility, such as structuring the manufacturing organisation;
  • Provides direct oversight of the execution of one manufacturing unit operations within the Cell therapy facility;
  • Acts as a consultant to project teams and is involved in starting up projects and also as a project lead.


Ideally, the organisation is looking for someone with at least 7 years of relevant manufacturing experience in biologics, or related. In addition, you combine this with several years of experience in a lead or supervisor role. You have shown that you are capable to manage people on a daily basis.

In addition, you will bring the following experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related scientific field, or equivalent in work experience;
  • Extensive knowledge of EHS and cGMPs and the know–how to work and manage within a regulatory environment;
  • Demonstrates aptitude for engineering principles and manufacturing systems;
  • Adaptable to a multi-faceted and ever-changing business environment;
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles;
  • Excellent communication skills in at least English.


You will come across a company that is passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply their individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, their shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion, and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of their colleagues.

The organisation is also able to offer you:

  • Base salary between €62.000 and €72.000, including 8% holiday allowance;
  • Bonus potential of 10%;
  • 30 holidays with the possibility to buy/sell up to 10 days;
  • Health-, and life and accident insurance;
  • Pension plan;
  • Unique opportunity to contribute to the set-up of a new organisation in an exciting and innovative field.


If you are interested in this job, or in similar ones, please feel free to contact me directly.

Aron Berhane
Senior Associate | Biotech & Pharma

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