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Bioprocess Associate, Downstream
Ref No.: 18-13125
Location: west Chester, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 10/04/2018

Responsibilities
· Responsible for stage appropriate downstream process development of biologics pipeline
· Develop and execute robust, efficient, scalable strategies for improving downstream process performance. Activities include small-scale and pilot scale purification studies.
· Evaluate new technologies to improve the efficiency of downstream processing
· Design fit-for-purpose purification experiments according to the stage of development
· Apply DOE methods to purification activities
· Critically analyzes complex data, interprets and integrates experimental results with project objectives
· Write and review technical reports and ensure the timely delivery
· Prepare and present project updates internally and externally

Qualifications:
· BS/MS in Chemical/Biochemical/Biomedical Engineering, Biology, Biotechnology or related field with 0­5 years of relevant experience in biopharmaceutical environment
· In depth understanding and hands on experience in downstream unit operations like chromatography, filtration, etc
· Good understanding of process development and operation
· Knowledge of protein characterization methods and analytical techniques
· Experience in downstream process development for early and/or late phase process preferred
· Knowledge of cGMP production preferred
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
· Highly motivated individual with ability to work collaboratively in a team environment