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Downstream Pharmaceutical Manufacturing- Bulk Biologics
Ref No.: 18-02309
Location: West Point, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Contract
Job Category:Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Benefits:401K, Dental Insurance, Medical Insurance
*1 year contract position with additional opportunity based upon performance and continued business need*

The company: Our client is a global healthcare company. The Company offers health solutions through its prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products. It operates through four segments: Pharmaceutical, Animal Health, Healthcare Services and Alliances. The Company's Pharmaceutical segment includes human health pharmaceutical and vaccine products marketed either directly by the Company or through joint ventures. Human health pharmaceutical products consist of therapeutic and preventive agents, generally sold by prescription, for the treatment of human disorders. The Company sells its human health pharmaceutical products primarily to drug wholesalers and retailers, hospitals, government agencies and managed healthcare providers, such as health maintenance organizations, pharmacy benefit managers and other institutions. Vaccine products consist of preventive pediatric, adolescent and adult vaccines, primarily administered at physician offices.

BS in Engineering or Biological Sciences is required. Previous experience in downstream processing of bulk biologic products (vaccine and therapeutic proteins) is preferred. Ability to work independently, and in a team environment is expected. 

Individual will support pilot-scale campaigns for the GMP manufacture of bulk biologic (vaccines and therapeutic proteins) clinical supplies. Responsibilities encompass all aspects of preparation, execution and close out of a GMP campaign. Candidate will participate in a range of activities including, but are not limited to:
• Campaign document preparation.
• Determination/design of components, consumables and parts.
• Hands-on participation in the execution of GMP batches, including supporting cleaning & steam-in-place activities.
• Recovery/downstream purification unit operations such as cross-flow filtration, centrifugation, process chromatography, precipitation, ultrafiltration and sterile filtration.
• Actively working in a multi-discipline project team environment.
• Support Equipment Scale-up activities and equipment commissioning including creation of standard operating procedures.
• Support facility GMP compliance activities. • Involvement with Capital equipment design.
• Supporting training and safety initiatives including any applicable GMP requirements for working in area. 

Pay Rate: $30.00 per hour
Drug and background screenings required

On-Board Services provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.