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Lentivirus (LVV) Manufacturing Operator, CAR-T

  • Job Title Lentivirus (LVV) Manufacturing Operator, CAR-T
  • Function Operations
  • Sub Function Production
  • Location Raritan, New Jersey, United States
  • Date Posted
  • Requisition Number 2206013654W
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Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a  Lentivirus (LVV) Manufacturing Operator  located in  Raritan, NJ .

 At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, what matters most is helping people live full and healthy lives. We focus on treating, curing and preventing some of the most devastating and complex diseases of our time. And we pursue the most promising science, wherever it might be found.

 Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. provides medicines for an array of health concerns in several therapeutic areas, including Cardiovascular, Metabolic, Mental Health, and Pain Management. Please visit  for more information. We are Janssen. Our mission drives us. Our patients inspire us. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it.

 Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees, and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

  As the LVV Manufacturing Operator, CAR-T, you will:

  • Be part of the manufacturing operations team responsible for production of Lentivirus vector for the autologous CAR-T products in a controlled current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) cleanroom environment.
  • Perform process unit operations according to standard operating procedures and batch records, and record production data and information in a clear, concise, format according to Good Documentation Practices (GDP).
  • Perform tasks on time in a manner consistent with the safety policies, quality systems and cGMP requirements.
  • Execute production activities common to cell culture in shake flasks and wave bioreactor, cell counting methods (i.e. Vi-Cell), thawing, passaging, aseptic technique/processing, chromatography columns or filtration(TFF, DF), filter integrity test, GE AKTA systems and/or microfiltration/ultrafiltration systems, purification, automated filler (i.e.FP50) and sterile filling using appropriate techniques.
  • Perform tasks related to single use bioreactor operations including bioreactor setup, sampling and monitoring, and disassembly.
  • Work in a team based, cross-functional environment to complete production tasks required by shift schedule.
  • Aid in the development of manufacturing processes including appropriate documentation.
  • Drive continuous improvement of manufacturing operations leveraging own observation as well as input of team members.
  • Handle virus and human derived materials in containment areas.

The anticipated base pay range for this position is $49,088 to $ 66,413 annually.


  • A High School diploma with a 1-2 years of related work experience OR an Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in a related field (i.e., Chemical Engineering, Biological Sciences, Chemistry or Biochemistry) is required.
  • Experience in manufacturing, maintenance, quality, testing, or engineering areas is preferred.
  • Knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) is preferred.
  • Experience in the Pharmaceuticals or Biopharmaceuticals industry is preferred.
  • Experience in an aseptic and manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Proficiency in English (verbal and written), as well as good communication skills are required.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 25 lbs. and to stand for a long period of time are required.
  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) is required.
  • Availability to work on either Wed-Sat or Sun-Wed shifts
  • Availability to work in a day shift (1st or 2nd shift) is required.
  • Ability to accommodate changes in the schedule including working in other shifts as per operational needs is required.
  • This position will be based in Raritan, NJ and requires up to ten percent (10%) of domestic travel.

At Johnson & Johnson, we’re on a mission to change the trajectory of health for humanity. That starts by creating the world’s healthiest workforce. Through cutting-edge programs and policies, we empower the physical, mental, emotional and financial health of our employees and the ones they love. As such, candidates offered employment must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or secure an approved accommodation prior to the commencement of employment to support the well-being of our employees, their families and the communities in which we live and work.

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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