Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories PSS is searching for a Pilot Scale Bioreactor Scientist in West Point, PA.
Bioreactor Upstream Scientist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following :
Perform lab scale and pilot-scale process development, in-process assay support, process scale-up, and engineering
Supporting the Biologics process development team in the set-up, operation, and associated analysis of mammalian cell culture bioreactor processes
General operations such as bioreactor building/sterilization, cleanup and turnover of bioreactors to maintain a set run schedule
Sampling including cell count and metabolite analysis
Collaborate with multiple areas to execute data mining efforts in support of long term project management.
Maintain records and test results following good manufacturing practices (GMP)
Work independently and efficiently
Document work clearly and perform procedures accurately
Communicate effectively with client staff members
The ideal candidate would possess :
Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies
At least one to two years related laboratory experience including aseptic and cell culture techniques and/or microbial fermentation
Exposure to 3L to 20L bioreactor operations and/or cultivation in associated platforms such as spinner/shake flasks, or T-flasks.
General laboratory skills, aseptic technique, experience with pipettes, and experience with automation
Experience using formulas and linking spreadsheets in Excel
Prior statistical analysis experience.
Basic Minimum Qualifications :
Bachelor's degree in biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, chemical engineering, or biochemical engineering discipline
Work will include periodic evening and/or early morning weekday hours as well as weekend hours
Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship
Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of West Point, Pennsylvania are encouraged to apply.
As a Eurofins Lancaster Labs employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work. We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.
To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website www.eurofinsus.com.
Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.