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Scientist - II (Associate)
Ref No.: 18-06286
Location: West Point, Pennsylvania
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.

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