Billerica, Massachusetts

Company Overview and Values

Why work at Entegris?Lead. Inspire. Innovate. Define Your Future.Not everyone who works for a global company shares the same background, experiences and perspectives. We leverage the differences of our employees to bring new ideas to the table. Every employee throughout the company is encouraged to share input on projects and initiatives. Our decision making process is truly a collaborative effort as we realize there are leaders at every level of the organization. We put our values at the core of how we operate as an organization - not just when it's convenient, but in a lasting and meaningful way. We want the time and energy you spend here to have a positive impact on your life inside and outside of the office.

Entegris is a values-driven culture and our employees rally around our core PACE values: People Accountability

Creativity Excellence
The Role

As the Application Leader for Cell and Gene Therapy you will join a growing team of application scientists and engineers where you will be empowered to drive the product development pipeline projects and product platform innovations for single-use consumables utilized in cell and gene therapy market.

Accountable for the technical and field leadership to partner with product and program development teams to identify, develop, and launch process tools that are critical to the development and manufacture cell and gene therapies. Recognized as a technical expert this role drives technical/scientific strategy for the overall cell and gene therapy platform development. Leads the strategy and assists in the implementation of customer design in process and approach for new product development projects. Establishes and manages operational processes with both internal and external technology partners. Contributes to wider cross-functional/cross platform strategy and drives initiatives to completion. Leads or provides strategic guidance across projects that involve extraordinary, well-considered risks and market insights as inputs to making investment decisions.
In this role you will
  • Defines platform development strategy and vision in partnership with business partner and is responsible for driving the key technical initiatives to completion
  • Provides technical leadership focusing on cell and gene therapy process development to project teams and commits resources to execute specific project tasks
  • Drives project timelines and deliverables in partnership with product management and plans/coordinates project work accordingly with line function and cross-function stakeholders
  • Drives project strategy in partnership with product management and communicates complex data/decisions with program stakeholders and cross-functionally as necessary
  • Conducts analysis of technical and conceptual risk, identifies trends and defines and champions quality, regulatory or scientific strategies
  • Builds new capability, brings new technology, and introduces innovative approaches to enhance cell and gene therapy product performance.
  • Engage in though leadership activities including, foster relationships with key opinion leaders of top tier customers, and identify new to world or innovative solutions to industry problems. Supports the commercial team in technical interactions with high value customer targets.
  • Shares knowledge and learning across the Entegris LS organization to enable and empower others to achieve desired cell and gene therapy business outcomes.
  • Actively participate and build Entegris LS presence within Cell and Gene Therapy industry groups and global consortia.
  • Take the lead in resolving product/application issues for new customers.
  • Ability to travel up to 25%.
Traits we believe make a strong candidate
  • Master's degree in an Engineering and/or Science discipline and 3 - 5years' experience or equivalent. MBA or other business Master's degree is preferred.
  • Excellence and successful track record in leadership, people management and managing interfaces with other functions
  • Expert knowledge of cell and gene therapy manufacturing required; in particular experience with processes utilizing single-use products.
  • Knowledge of life sciences regulatory requirements such as USP Class VI, cGMP, and ISO is preferred;
Your success will be measured by
  • People And Teamwork - Develop and grow the internal core and life science (LS) specific and external technical groups to deliver differentiated products on time;
  • Accountability, Integrity - Deliver solutions to project deliverables, participate in strategy and become a LS fluid management technologies and market subject matter expert;
  • Creativity and Innovation- Collaborate cross functionally in a matrixed organization and help develop internal competencies within Entegris Life Science and define resources to grow the Life Science (LS) business.
  • Dedication to Excellence -Become a trusted resource and advisor that helps develop a culture of excellence for Entegris as a standalone nimble agile startup LS business that is a valuable partner to the Cell and Gene Therapy market.
What we offer:

Our total rewards package goes above and beyond just a paycheck. Whether you're looking to build your career, improve your health, or protect your wealth, we offer generous benefits to help you achieve your goals.
  • Very Competitive total compensation plans.
  • A 401(K) plan to help you plan for your future with an impressive employer match that's all yours- no vesting!
  • Great health, dental and vision insurance packages to fit your needs to ensure you're happy and healthy.
  • A progressive PTO policy that empowers our employees to take the time they need to recharge!
At Entegris we are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. Our policy is to recruit, hire, train, and reward employees for their individual abilities, achievements and experience without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, marital or military status.



Billerica, Massachusetts

Our organization proudly supports our Nation’s active and reserve military service members, veterans, and their families. Entegris honors the extraordinary sacrifices you have made for our country and realize that through this service, you bring a unique set of values, perspectives, and experiences with you. At Entegris, we put our values - People, Accountability, Creativity and Dedication to Excellence - at the core of how we operate as an organization. We believe what we do is as important as how we do it. We want you to be part of our dynamic culture, which champions leaders at every level of the company.

More about Entegris

Through the power of our solutions and technology expertise, Entegris provides customers with innovative, science-based solutions to their toughest technology challenges.  Headquartered in Billerica, Massachusetts, Entegris employs approximately 5,100 people worldwide, with roughly half employed in Asia-Pacific or Europe. With research and development, customer service, analytical labs, and manufacturing in Asia-Pacific, North America and Europe, Entegris supports customers around the globe as they take technology to the next level.

We Are Hiring! 

Are you a transitioning member of the military or a military veteran who is looking for a civilian career that provides opportunities for growth and career advancement?  Entegris is currently looking for Technicians, Engineers, Supervisors, Operators and Managers.  If you are interested in a career in one of these fields, check out our current open positions to the right for more information and to apply today!

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