Summary: The Upstream Process Development Scientist is responsible for driving the development of new cell culture and fermentation processes at laboratory scale, scale up to manufacturing scale, and transfer of client processes into Process Development as well as transfer of processes to Manufacturing. Projects include, but are not limited to, cell and virus culture, cell banking, batch and fed batch processing and in-process testing. The successful candidate will also participate in process verification/validation of transferred processes.
The individual should display strong technical knowledge and scientific understanding of cell and virus culture, expansion, harvest, medium development, clone selection and development, and DOE studies, as well as having experience in process development with both small and large process scales for vaccine development. The individual will lead multiple projects and is expected to provide significant scientific and technical contributions within the Process Development Group and will work closely with other Departments to develop strong working relationships.
Required Skills & Abilities:
Preferred Skills & Abilities:
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with company policies and applicable laws including interviewing, hiring, planning, assigning, directing work, training and development, disciplinary actions, performance reviews, addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to: