Assistant Program Manager

Job Locations US-CA-Santa Ana
Posted Date 2 months ago(7/21/2021 5:54 PM)
Requisition ID
R & D
Company (Portal Searching)
FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific


FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific, Inc., is a worldwide leader in the innovation and manufacture of cell culture media, reagents, and medical devices for researchers and clinicians. The company provides unrivaled service and quality to scientists working in biopharmaceuticals, cell therapy, and regenerative medicine, assisted reproductive technology and cytogenetics, and industrial cell culture for the large-scale production of biotherapeutics and vaccines. FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific adheres to both ISO and FDA regulations and operates dual cGMP manufacturing facilities in California, USA, and Tokyo, Japan. The company’s consultative philosophy combined with expertise in cell culture and compliance provides customers with unique capabilities and support. For over 50 years, FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific has remained uniquely flexible and focused on media while becoming a strategic global leader in media products and services.  FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific, Inc. is a subsidiary of FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation reporting to FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation.


We are hiring for an Assistant Program Manager. The Assistant Program Manager will provide support to and manage and oversee the status of all R&D project level activities in a new product development program to ensure the overall program goals are met. This position will engage in various activities relating to new product development and product launch support.



External US


  • Coordinate and report on all project activities according to the specifications, deadlines and budget
  • Coordinate and manage routine NPDP team meetings and the monthly NPC meetings
  • Maintain knowledge of technologies appropriate for managing the development process of new products
  • Follow up with departments and individuals to ensure that the team stays on track for delivering on objectives and staying within budget
  • Provide needed administration support to all R&D new product development & product support projects

Experience/ Education:

  • B.S. in Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry or equivalent
  • 0-2 years of relevant experience in industrial or academic environment, specifically in project/program management
  • PMP Certification strongly preferred
  • Understanding of cell culture techniques, technologies, concepts, practices and procedures
  • Ability to build collaborative relationships and facilitate a collaborative environment
  • Ability to help team work through issues toward resolution and delivery on action items
  • Understanding of cell culture media business environment is preferred
  • Experience in technology licensing and contract negotiation is preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and productivity software
  • Understanding of GMP and GLP 

FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of FUJIFILM about this requisition. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at FUJIFILM via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of FUJIFILM, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by FUJIFILM for this requisition and a valid agreement with FUJIFILM is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the FUJIFILM agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.


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