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Scientist (Upstream Process Development)

Institution CMC Biologics
City Bothell
Country United States
Job Title Scientist (Upstream Process Development)
Description Development Scientist, Cell Line Development (Upstream Process Development)

This is a Development Scientist position in the Upstream Process Development group. Primary responsibilities include upstream process development for GMP manufacturing, client management and technology development.
Coordinate upstream development activities leading to clinical and commercial manufacturing for multiple client projects
Work with clients and internal project teams in the successful completion of contract manufacturing projects
Present data at client project teams and written reports
Take a leadership role within the department for developing upstream processes:
Develop, coordinate, and communicate experimental plans within the department
Execute and manage DoE shake flask and bench scale bioreactor experiments
Manage large data sets and provide technical guidance to others in the analysis and interpretation of data
Write development protocols and characterization reports
Coordinate activities and experiments with project management, manufacturing, purification development, and analytical development
Provide technical support to manufacturing during large scale manufacturing campaigns
Contribute to the overall operation of the lab and infrastructure improvements
Provide technical support in the laboratory as necessary
Implementation of new equipment and technology
Provide technical and strategic planning support to business development activities with respect to new client projects and new business initiatives

PhD. in a life science or engineering with 5-10 years of relevant experience or equivalent BS/MS experience
Demonstrated experience in a mammalian cell culture and bioreactor lab environment
Excellent technical writing and presentation skills
Previous supervisory, technical guidance and leadership experience
Entrepreneurial/business aptitude with interest in growing a contract manufacturing business
Good interpersonal relationship skills required for working with clients
Previous experience with process validation activities and knowledge of large scale manufacturing activities in a GMP environment
Experience with JMP or other statistical analysis tools would be beneficial
CMC Biologics offers a highly competitive compensation package and a friendly, collaborative culture that values personal initiative and professional achievement. EOE
Category R&D
Keywords commercial, GMP Manufacturing, upstream, customer/client management
Education PhD. in a life science or engineering
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Primary Language English
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Job created Apr 17, 2017 21:39:18
Job last modified May 17, 2017 11:37:53