Technical Operations Rotation Program Associate

Kite Pharma
Santa Monica, CA, United States
Sep 18, 2020
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
Kite is continuing to hire for all open roles. Our interview process may be conducted virtually and some roles will be asked to temporarily work from home. Over the coming weeks and months, we will be implementing a phased approach to bringing employees back to site to ensure the health and safety of our teams.

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Job Description

Everyone at Kite is grounded by one common goal - curing cancer. Every single day, we seek to establish a direct line between that purpose and our day-to-day work. Would you like to join us in this mission?

We at Kite are seeking new graduates to participate as an Analyst in our Technical Operations Rotation Program. This two-year program provides a full-time opportunity to diversify their skill set and gain exposure and industry experience across business units. The Technical Operations Rotation Program Associate, internally known as a Technical Analyst I, will participate in our four six-month rotations over the course of two years in multiple Technical Operations functions to gain a broad perspective of the operations process. Rotations could include:
  • Strategy and Business Operations
  • Manufacturing
  • Quality
  • Process Development
  • Supply Chain

Candidates applying for the Technical Operations Rotation Program should be enthusiastic and passionate about science and motivated to tackle sophisticated problems. Candidates will take on a variety of roles in a fast-paced environment throughout the rotation program.

Qualifications to be considered for this opportunity include:
  • Recent B.S., B.A. M.B.A. or M.S. graduates who plan on graduating on or before June 2021 with track records of high scholastic achievement
  • Demonstrated interest in subject areas: chemical and biochemical engineering, biomedical engineering, bioengineering, analytical chemistry, biochemistry, chemistry, molecular biology, microbiology, biology, business management or related fields
  • Strong partnering skills with a proven track record of exceptionally strong and highly effective working relationships with internal customers, partners and teams
  • Propensity to stay focused and on-point, and able to raise problems or challenges in a productive and proficient manner
  • Ability to work independently and together with a cross-functional team and aptitude to apply excellent problem-solving skills to technical challenges
  • Experience working in operations or industrial internships is highly desirable
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a passion to contribute to Kite

Does this sound like you? If so, please apply today!

Kite is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of innovative cancer immunotherapies with a goal of providing rapid, long-term durable response and eliminating the burden of chronic care. The company is focused on chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) and T cell receptor (TCR) engineered cell therapies designed to empower the immune system's ability to recognize and kill tumors. Kite is based in Santa Monica, CA. For more information on Kite, please visit Sign up to follow @KitePharma on Twitter at

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