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Specialist, Supplier Quality (Contract)

Quality | South San Francisco, CA | Contract

Job Description

About Allogene Therapeutics, Inc:

Allogene Therapeutics, with headquarters in South San Francisco, is a clinical-stage biotechnology company pioneering the development of allogeneic chimeric antigen receptor T cell (AlloCAR T™) therapies for cancer. Led by a management team with significant experience in cell therapy, Allogene is developing a pipeline of “off-the-shelf” CAR T cell therapy candidates with the goal of delivering readily available cell therapy on-demand, more reliably, and at greater scale to more patients. For more information, please visit, and follow @AllogeneTx on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join us as a QA Specialist, Supplier Quality for a 4+ month contract opportunity. As a QA Specialist, you will interact with Process Development, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, as well as raw material suppliers and GxP service providers to coordinate activities in support of the Supplier Quality Management Program at Allogene. This position will report to the Sr. Manager, Supplier Quality.


Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Work extensively with cross-functional team and external suppliers to track and coordinate completion of supplier qualification activities.
  • Support the Audit Management Process by managing agenda setting, audit coordination, and CAPA follow up.
  • Ensure supplier files and database are current and accurate.
  • Track supplier investigations via the Supplier Correction Action Request process.
  • Support execution of the Supplier Change Notification process by ensuring that processing of change notification is timely.  


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Chemistry or biological sciences required.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of working in Supplier Quality Management
  • Working knowledge of quality system requirements such as US FDA GMP, EMA, and ICH guidelines
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential in this collaborative work environment
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced small company environment with minimal direction and able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities
  • Excellent organizational skills and an ability to prioritize effectively to deliver results within reasonably established timelines.
  • Advanced skills with MS Office applications Word, Excel, PowerPoint, as well as Adobe Acrobat.
  • Excellent organizational skills and an ability to prioritize effectively to deliver results within reasonably established timelines.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication are essential in this collaborative work environment.
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.


As an equal opportunity employer, Allogene Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact the careers email at for assistance.


For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the ‘EEO is the Law’ poster.