MSAT Scientist Advanced Therapies

Auris Health

Auris Health

Ghent, Belgium
Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2023


Johnson and Johnson is recruiting for a Manufacturing Science and Technology (MSAT) Scientist, located in Gent, Belgium .

The Scientist we are looking for is responsible for supporting tech transfer activities and technical services across the platform of the Advanced Therapies. In this role you are charged with supporting New Product Introductions for life saving drugs and/or drugs with high unmet medical need, such as cell and gene therapy products. You will also be responsible for Life-Cycle Management projects that will drive reliability, innovation and sustainability in our processes and plants, both internally and externally. In this role, you will partner with R&D, Quality, and Regulatory to ensure processes meet the needs of today and tomorrow. The Scientist can work in close collaboration with other roles and must have strong communication skills to influence other functions/levels outside of own group. In this role you will effectively lead global and cross organizational teams to generally attain desired results for all parties. Strong knowledge in cell and gene manufacturing processes is a must. Hands-on experience in both R&D and Manufacturing Operation is highly desirable.

Do you have strong leadership and project management skills, and do you have a passion for biological processes and innovation? If so, then you may be the person we are looking for!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Technical support for the Car-T manufacturing process
  • Providing subject matter expert support to manufacturing sites
  • Leading projects that will enhance manufacturing output. Your efforts will have a direct impact on patient supply!
  • Ensuring product supply from the manufacturing site for which manufacturing performance, cost, and robustness requirements are met.
  • Providing required manufacturing technical support, documented technical input, review, and approval and serving as the JSC technical expert on the team.





  • Bachelor’s degree in biotechnology, pharmacy, chemistry, or related area.

Experience and Skills:


Generally requires 6-8 years of work experience.

Proven experience in biopharmaceutical manufacturing and GMP manufacturing

  • Detailed technical knowledge of biopharmaceutical manufacturing site unit operations
  • Ability to influence and lead peers, superiors, and external partners.


  • Master degree
  • experience in cell & gene (Car-T) manufacturing is highly preferred
  • Demonstrated competency and experience with introduction of biological products to manufacturing sites
  • Experience with autologous cell therapy products


  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • 10-25% travel may be required, depending on project needs

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