Scientist, Cell Culture Media

General Electric - Logan, UT4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $70,000 - $100,000 a year
Role Summary:
The Scientist, Cell Culture Media Manufacturing Sciences position located in Logan, UT, will work cross functionally with manufacturing, product engineering, R&D, QC and the customer to successfully produce new custom media products, to handle complaints and failures of those products, and support the technical transfer process.

Essential Responsibilities:
Utilize manufacturing, quality, R&D knowledge to lead cross functional teams to determine root cause of production failures and customer complaints.
Conduct root cause analysis, and ensure implementation of corrective actions.
Write customer facing reports which detail the root cause analysis and corrective actions.
Develop study plans for trouble shooting manufacturing issues and customer complaints. Implement those study plans both on the bench and requesting assistance from technicians.
Develop study plan for identification of unknown precipitates in cell culture media, buffers and serum and implement those plans.
Technical review of new custom media requests
Involved in risk management and product reliability and quality
Ensure regulatory compliance through validation and verification
Responsible for evaluating new product formulations and determining possible analysis criteria, development of new processes and determining acceptance criteria.
Use broad expertise in biotechnology and manufacturing to help resolve urgent issues with current and new custom products
Prepare written and oral presentations for new product , processes and applications

BS in biology, biochemistry or a related field or a minimum of 5 years’ experience in cell culture media or biologics manufacturing or quality control/assurance.
Understanding of cGMP manufacturing and quality requirements
Knowledge of root cause analysis
Experience with buffer chemistry, cell culture techniques, filtration processes and biochemical analytical techniques; strong laboratory skills
Effective communicator, strong interpersonal and interdepartmental coordination skills with excellent oral and written communication skills

Desired Characteristics:
Demonstrated record of innovation in process development or manufacturing
Experience with raw material characterization
Self-starter who is results oriented, has good problem solving skills, and able to multi-task
Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative, matrixed, and customer focused environment
Influencing skills and ability to gain buy-in for initiatives
Self-motivated, organized and good problem solver

About Us:
GE Healthcare Life Sciences There is no other life sciences company quite like GE Healthcare Life Sciences. A $5 billion business with more than 11,000 individuals in over 100 countries, we are at work enabling a new era in medicine. For more than 60 years, GE Healthcare Life Sciences has globally supported the development and use of new therapies, helping accelerate the journey from biological understanding to clinical therapy. GE Healthcare Life Sciences works with cutting edge technology enabling and advancing the discovery, diagnosis and medical treatments of the present and the future. We are accelerating biology to cell therapy in ways no other company can. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter and watch our discoveries in action on our YouTube channel.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Locations: United States; Utah; Logan
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.