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Direct Hire Process Development Scientist

Company: Kelly
Location: Pine Island
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Process Development Scientist Kelly Science and Clinical has partnered with a growing biotech company based in Rochester, Minnesota whose mission is to provide innovative solutions to support virus, gene and cell therapies in order to improve the quality of life for patients worldwide. Summary:

  • Location: Rochester, MN - Relocation is available on a case by case basis
  • Direct Hire, Full Time
  • Mon-Fri Standard Business Hours
  • Salary: $64,000+ dependent on experience Responsibilities:
    • Assist in the development and execution of experiments in all upstream and downstream activities through SOPs and documented protocols.
    • Cell culture maintenance, virus expansion and preparation of seed virus stocks, cell scale-up for bioreactor experiments and virus production.
    • Process scale up and evaluation of different oncolytic viruses in the pipeline for the infection kinetics and yield perspective.
    • Downstream virus purification exploring TFF and chromatography and determine the yield and purity of the viruses produced.
    • Process scale up from 2L to 10L to 200L using various types of bioreactor such as glass, and single use bioreactors and fixed-bed bioreactors. It will be important to generate the process scale up data
    • Write experimental plans, protocols and reports.
    • Records process development activities and results in PD notebooks and spreadsheets.
    • Responsible for completing paperwork for each task, cleaning procedures, aseptic processing techniques.
    • Conduct routine preventive maintenance of bioreactors and other upstream and downstream equipment as needed.
    • Maintains laboratory notebook documentation in accordance with PD department rules.
    • Maintains laboratory inventory and equipment.
    • Assist in the execution of all tasks requested by internal and external collaborations/Customers.
    • Participates in the cleaning and maintenance of the bioreactor room
    • Assist in analyzing data. Qualifications:
      • MS or Ph.D. in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Virology, Chemical Engineering, or similar field of study
      • Experience in cell culture procedures and associated aseptic techniques.
      • Experience in process development and process scale-up.
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
      • Able to work effectively in a collaborative team and to prioritize assignments.
      • Knowledge and experience in process modelling is strongly preferred.
      • Experience in molecular biology techniques and protein chemistry
      • Hands-on experience with bioreactors and virus or recombinant protein production is strongly desired.
      • General laboratory skills, and experience in process controls will be highly desirable.
      • Experiences in the Biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry. #TJP2021_SPEC Why Kelly -- ? Kelly-- Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interests-it's the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed. About Kelly -- At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world. Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. ]]

Keywords: Kelly, Minneapolis , Direct Hire Process Development Scientist, Other , Pine Island, Minnesota

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