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Assistant Process Engineer
Ref No.: 18-11151
Location: East Syracuse, New York
Job Description: BACHELORS is a MUST. ENGINEERING (CHEMICAL, BIO, BIOMEDICAL, ETC) OR LIFE SCIENCES (BIOLOGY, MICROBIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY, PHYSICS, ETC).

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Manufacturing Support Assistant Process Engineer will support Manufacturing Operations (Upstream processing (inoculum expansion, cell culture processing, and harvest operations)) on a daily basis, as well contribute to strategic projects

Duties/Responsibilities:
1. Compile process data, perform statistical analysis and identify opportunities for improvement of process performance.
2. Support Quality Investigations to determine root cause, assess product impact and recommend CAPA.
3. Support OpEx projects and identify opportunities for productivity, compliance and safety excellence. Originate, review and evaluate change controls.
4. Support technical transfer of new molecules, facility fit and implementation of product/process into the manufacturing facility.
5. Support protocols and final technical reports for requested initiatives/ studies.
6. Follow cGMP requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS
Specific Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, etc:
• The candidate must have demonstrated verbal, written, and communication skills and a successful proven history of working with technical teams.
• Technical writing ability a must.

Education/Experience/ Licenses/Certifications:
• BS or MS with 0-2 years experience required. Degree in Engineering field (e.g. Chemical, Biological), Life Sciences filed (e.g. Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry), or relevant biotechnology coursework preferred.
Physical Demands:
This position is primarily an office-based role and requires repetitive use of hands and wrist (computer work), and infrequent lifting of items not to exceed 50 lbs. Periodic bending, twisting and stooping to allow for gowning into classified environment required.

Work Environment:
This position is primarily office based with periodic work in a classified GMP manufacturing environment. Work will take part both individually and as part of a group.
Physical Demands/Work Environment
• Unassisted lifting of items, not to exceed 50 lbs
• Bending/Stooping
• Twisting
• Crouching/Squatting
• Kneeling
• Sitting
• Crawling
• Walking-Level Surfaces
• Climbing (Ladder)
• Reaching (Shoulder)
• Repetitive (Use of Arm, Hands, Wrists)
• Grasping
• Fine Manipulation
• Use of Foot Control
• Use of Vibratory Tools
• Operates Vehicle
• Vision (Acuity, color – correction allowed)
Work Environment:
• Office space
• Lab space
• Inside Work
• Outside Work
• Working Alone
• Working with/around others
• Extremes (Heat/Cold)
• Noise =or>85 dBA
• Confined Spaces
• Cramped Quarters
• Heights
• Dust/Mist/Fumes/Wet
• Damp/Walking or Work Surfaces
• Chemicals
• Allergens