Sorrento Therapeutics logo

Sorrento Therapeutics

Manufacturing Associate I

Manufacturing – San Diego, California
Department Manufacturing
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation DOE+Benefits+Options


Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. is a fast growing, clinical stage, antibody-centric, biopharmaceutical company developing new therapies to turn malignant cancers into manageable and possibly curable diseases. Sorrento's multimodal, multipronged approach to fighting cancer is made possible by its extensive immuno-oncology platforms, including key assets such as fully human antibodies (G-MAB™ library), clinical stage immuno-cellular therapies (CAR-T), intracellular targeting antibodies (iTAbs), antibody-drug conjugates (ADC), and clinical stage oncolytic virus (Seprehvir®).

We attract smart people who play well with others. We're small enough for your ideas to make a big impact, and large enough to offer you opportunities to grow professionally at any stage of your career.

If you’re a quick learner, enjoy working in the biotech industry, and share our mission of providing ground-breaking impact to medicine, each other, and our patients, Sorrento Therapeutics is the place for you!

To learn more about us, please visit us at 


We are looking for enthusiastic and talented individuals who thrive on challenge and change, who can roll up their sleeves, put on multiple hats and have a can-do attitude without a lot of oversight or instruction. 

We are currently seeking a Manufacturing Associate who will be responsible for performing Upstream manufacturing tasks. Including but not limited to:

-Tracking & control of raw material inventory

-Maintenance and operation of equipment in cGMP facilities

-Preparation of buffer and media

-Assistance in operation of single use bioreactors for production of clinical and commercial products.


-Control and track raw material inventory

-Maintain and clean clean-room facility and equipment

Performs daily monitoring of equipment and assist Facilities and Engineering personnel as necessary on equipment maintenance calibration

-Prepare media and buffer solutions

-Maintain cell culture flasks using good aseptic technique

-Assist in the operation of Single-Use Bioreactors, including the Wave Cellbag bioreactors And HyPerforman 100L, 500L, and 2000L systems

-Review and revise current cGMP, Bath Production Records, SOPs, protocols and reports

-Provide support to cross-functional teams to meet production or timeline demands

-Demonstrate understanding in technical operations, safety and cGMP

-Ensure the completeness and accuracy of manufacturing documentation per approved procedures


-Bachelor’s degree in a Life Science, Chemistry or Chemical Engineering strongly preferred

-1 to 3 years in cGMP environment with experience in GMP production including aseptic processing is a plus

-Familiarity with cGMP, manufacturing and data entry

-Demonstrated ability to follow detailed directions in a manufacturing cGMP environment

-Must be familiar with Word and Excel


The chance to grow your career in a dynamic, growing, and collaborative environment 

Earn a competitive salary while allowing you to focus your attention on innovative science.

A comprehensive benefits package including: full medical (HMO, PPO, HSA, and FSA options), dental, vision, life and disability insurance, company-matching 401(k), 10 paid holidays, three weeks paid vacation, and stock options. 


If this sounds like the right career to fit your personality and interests, we’re looking forward to meeting you.

About Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc.

Sorrento is an antibody-centric, clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing new treatments for cancer, inflammation and autoimmune diseases. Sorrento's lead products are multiple late-stage biosimilar and biobetter antibodies, as well as clinical CAR-T therapies targeting solid tumors.  

Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster. 

Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Thank You
Your application was submitted successfully.
Apply for this Job
  • Location
    San Diego, California
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
  • Powered by