Careers with Invitrocue

Why Invitrocue? Join a game-changing company where you’ll gain exposure and work in a dynamic environment to over-deliver and outperform. A career with Invitrocue means your everyday work improves patients’ lives around the world.

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Invitrocue is a bioanalytics company that develops predictive human in vitro cell based and humanized models that enable the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry to reduce risk, reduce cost and shorten time to market. Invitrocue’s cell-based assay systems and humanized animal models are useful for preclinical drug discovery and efficacy screening.  Invitrocue’s Onco-PDO Phenotype-driven Precision Oncology technology platform, helps to predict treatment response using autologous Patient Derived Organoids/Cell lines.  Invitrocue’s technologies originated from Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR).

Why Invitrocue?  Join a game-changing company where you’ll gain exposure and work in a dynamic environment to over-deliver and outperform.  A career with Invitrocue means your everyday work improves patients’ lives around the world. 

Summary:

A Quality Management Manager is required to lead and drive compliance to all quality processes and procedures developed for in-vitro and in-vivo preclinical services and products, clinical services and consumables business units.  This position will report to General Manager, Singapore

Essential Functions:

1. Be responsible for the establishment and maintenance of a quality management system for in-vitro and in-vivo preclinical services and products, and Onco-PDO clinical services business unit.
2. Set requirements for all products and service assays based on prevailing industry standards and regulations, and monitor for compliance.
3. Initiate the development of specific quality procedures and SOP’s by engaging Process Owners and internal Approvers. Maintain full sets of quality procedures and SOP’s and implement regular updates to these documents.
4. Develop internal quality management tools to regularly assess all product and assay development procedures to identify deviations from quality standards and implement corrective action plans.
5. Assess the product’s and service’s quality by testing for a range of features.
6. Investigate causes of quality problems, propose solutions and engage all key stakeholders in implementation.
7. Take appropriate actions in championing and developing the culture of quality improvement and awareness.
8. Initiate and implement improvements to production processes that lead to overall increases in product and service quality, and process efficiency.
9. Work together with Department Heads and Project Leaders to discuss solutions to quality issues.
10. Create production plans for new products to guarantee quality from stage one.
11. Solicit feedback from customers to assess whether their requirements are met.
12. Plan, develop and support the training of employees in Quality Management and Quality Control processes and procedures.
13. Provide continuous education on newly developed Quality Control techniques.
14. Act as liaison person for any external audits or inspections by regulatory authorities or
Clients. Lead the audit process from preparation, attendance, follow up to close-out.
15. Provide report of Quality Management activities and performance.

Other Responsibilities:
May represent company at professional meetings, seminars or conferences. Performs other work-related duties as assigned.


Requirements:
1. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Life Science/Pharmacy, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
2. At least 3 year’s experience in a quality management, QA/QC role within pharma or life sciences related industry.
3. Experience in devising and establishing a company’s quality procedures, standards and specifications.
4. Good knowledge of quality management standards and production management (e.g. ISO 15189 / 13485, GCP, GMP, GLP).
5. Hands on experience liaising with the HSA/MOH/US FDA etc and various other regulators preferred.
3. Working knowledge in Singapore regulations (e.g. Human Biomedical Research Act, Medical Device registration etc) and/or other regional regulations for in-vitro
diagnostics or medical devices would be preferred.
4. Strong written, presentation, documentation, and interpersonal skills as well as a team-oriented approach.
5. Proficient computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet.
6. Basic computer skills using MS Project.
7. Ability and flexibility to work under pressure, handle multiple tasks to meet deadlines and deliver high quality work in a dynamic environment.
8. Methodological, resourceful and possess problem-solving skills.
9. Highly driven & self-motivated.
10. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team.
11. Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task projects, priorities, schedules, and deliverables.

Interested candidates, please submit a CV to contact@invitrocue.com. We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

AT INVITROCUE, we focus on developing in vitro and in vivo models that helps to reduce the time and cost of product development for biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and consumer healthcare companies. Our proprietary technologies originated from Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) focusing on 3D cell-based models provide valuable insights into liver toxicology, infectious diseases, and oncology. Invitrocue’s Onco-PDO, a phenotype-driven precision oncology drug screening platform, helps to predict treatment response using autologous patient derived organoids.

Why Invitrocue? Join a game-changing company where you’ll gain exposure and work in a dynamic environment to over-deliver and outperform. A career with Invitrocue means your everyday work improves patients’ lives around the world.

Summary:
A Laboratory Technologist is required to perform laboratory tests and data analysis to produce reliable and precise data to support scientific investigations. Derive organoid from human tissue, characterize and perform drug screening.

Essential Functions:
1. Perform laboratory tests and data analysis to produce reliable and precise data to support scientific investigations.
2. Carry out routine tasks accurately and follow strict methodologies to carry out analyses.
3. Be responsible for specific aspects of the company’s technology development support in its 2D and 3D cell-based platform and products,
4. Support the company in its go-to market strategy in pre-sales and post-sales support.
5. Process tumour tissue and extract cancer cells to derive organoids in accordance with company SOP’s.
6. Perform drug screening on patient derived organoids in adherence to SOP’s and generate reports for clinical studies and clinical services.
7. Expand and characterize tissue samples for biobank.
8. Develop and optimise cancer organoid models under the supervision of a senior team member.
9. Develop and optimise chemoresistance and chemosensitivity assays for patient derived organoids with a senior team member.
10. Ensure the laboratory is well-stocked and resourced by managing the inventory. Obtain quotations from vendors, raise Purchase Requisitions, and follow up for internal approval. Prepare and actively participate in Company Inventory Audit.
11. Update accounting records on Navision.
12. Conduct literature searches on identified topics relevant to the field.
13. Occasional travel to other laboratories overseas to share and learn new organoid culture and assay technologies.
14. Any other duties as may be assigned.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Life Science or Microbiology;
• At least 2 year of laboratory work experience.
• Prior cell culture and molecular biology lab experience
• Experience working with iPSC / MSC / primary cells / human tissue / 3D cell culture/ PDX would be preferred.
• Methodological
• Highly driven & self-motivated
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Ability to work flexible hours depending on the availability of tumour samples.
• Ability to travel when needed, which can range from 4 to 8 weeks.

Interested candidates, please submit a CV to contact@invitrocue.com. We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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