Manufacturing / Bioprocess Support Technician

Pittsburgh, PA
Full Time
Entry Level

About Krystal Bio:

At Krystal Biotech, Inc., we bring together the brightest and most eager minds to relentlessly pursue the discovery, development and commercialization of gene delivery medicines for patients with serious and life-threatening genetic diseases. Founded in 2016, Krystal is a leader in gene therapy. Krystal received U.S. FDA approval for the first-ever redosable gene therapy treatment, VYJUVEK™, for the treatment of Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa. 

Krystal Biotech is based in Pittsburgh, PA which is home to our two state-of-the-art GMP facilities.  Here, we manufacture VYJUVEK™ for patients around the world, and continue to develop new treatments across a robust clinical pipeline. 

Join us on our journey to implement our mission to identify, develop and deliver genetic medicines to patients!

Job Description Summary:

Krystal Biotech, Inc is seeking a highly motivated Bioprocess Support Technician to support the growing Manufacturing team in Pittsburgh, PA.  This role will perform a wide range of duties to support manufacturing processes in a GMP environment.  

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support bioprocessing activities (buffer preparation, upstream, downstream, aseptic fill) in a cGMP cleanroom setting
  • Maintain clean room areas and ensure that all equipment and materials are clean, sanitized and consistently meeting requirements for sterile drug product manufacturing
  • Overall upkeep of facility and materials, ensuring resources are in place to meet production demands
  • Assist with movement of materials; work with EHS/Materials Teams for collection and dispensing of biohazardous waste
  • Support the maintenance of process gas levels, calibration of equipment, and preventative maintenance schedules
  • Maintain accurate documentation and data, showing proficiency across computer-based systems used within manufacturing
  • Support a standard 40-hour work week with flexibility to support occasional off-shift hours and/or weekends
  • Collaborate with Manufacturing team as well as Quality assurance, Quality control, Facilities, Materials and others
  • Perform other tasks, as assigned

Requirements and Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of HS Diploma; BS Degree in Biology, Engineering or related field is preferred
  • Experience in a GMP or regulated manufacturing/laboratory environment is desired
  • Knowledge of upstream/downstream processing, cell culture, or bioreactor operations is a big plus
  • High level of interpersonal skills with a collaborative mindset
  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and written

Krystal Biotech, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this Web site or directly to managers. Krystal Biotech, Inc. does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Krystal Biotech, Inc.  will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Krystal Biotech, Inc. 


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