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Associate Engineer
Ref No.: 18-14824
Location: Thousand Oaks, California
Our client, a leading Biopharmaceutical company is looking for an Associate Engineer. This is for an initial duration of 36 months and is located in Thousand Oaks, CA
Top Skill Sets:
  • Engineering, Chemistry or Pharmaceutical sciences, biotechnology degrees
  • Previous experience in protein/ biologics drug product/ drug substance manufacturing or process development labs
  • Ability to operate complex fillers, learn quickly and work independently.
Responsibilities include:
  • Independently design and execute experiments in order to characterize and enable implementation of new capabilities such as filling, lyophilization and analytical technologies
  • Serve as single point of contact and subject matter expert (SME) on complex capabilities.
  • Own business process and responsible for maintaining line time request forms and metrics
  • Apply fundamental scientific (biochemistry, biophysics, statistics, etc.) and engineering principles to resolve issues and evaluate effects of process improvements, equipment, scale, and raw materials
  • Conduct analysis of data generated from any of the above listed activities, including statistical analysis using SAS, JMP etc., and effectively communicate results
  • Troubleshoot malfunctioning equipment, work with system owners, Asset Management, Facilities and vendors to repair
  • Author/review technical documents, such as technical protocols, technical assessments, technical reports and draft standard operating procedures
  • Perform tasks related to safety and compliance initiatives in the lab.
  • Manage procurement and inventory levels of commonly used lab supplies and chemicals
  • Maintain SharePoints
Preferred Qualifications:
  • B.S. with 4‒6 years of industry experience, M.S. with 3‒4 years’ experience, with degree in Engineering
  • Previous experience in drug product/ drug substance manufacturing or process development labs
  • Knowledge of and hands-on experience with various drug product technologies, particularly filling technology
  • Displayed critical thinking, problem solving and independent research skills
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies
  • Good computer and organizational skills with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication (oral and written)
  • Excellent project management skills including the ability to manage project resource requirements material, manpower, time, etc.), and ability to elevate relevant issues to project lead and line-management
  • Self-motivation, adaptability and a positive attitude
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with internal and external partners
  • Experience working in GMP environments or process development
Qualified candidates please send your word format updated resume at the earliest to  Thank You.