Bioprocess Associate - West Chester


: $81,640.00 - $118,940.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

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Assignment Information

Customer Name: Client - FSP

KSN Requisition #28554256

Number of Positions: 1

Job Title: Bioprocess Associate

Service Line: Engineering,Scientific

Work Location: 145 Brandywine Pkwy, West Chester, PA

Pay Rate: 31.25

Est. Start Date: 11/4/2019

Est. End Date: 11/5/2021

Shift/Hours: 40

Job Description: TITLE: Bioprocess Associate, Downstream Process Development and Operations
REPORTS TO: Senior Scientist, Biologics CMC

" Good understanding of protein chemistry and protein purification principles

Experience and knowledge of cGMP production and operations

Excellent verbal and written communication skills required"

Client Pharmaceutical Biologic R&D division is seeking a bioprocess associate working in our downstream process development and operation group.

Design fit-for-purpose purification experiments according to the stage of development
Execute routine protein purification with affinity, ion exchange, and hydrophobic interaction chromatography using AKTA systems (Unicorn software)
Critically analyzes complex data, interprets and integrates experimental results with project objectives
Write process development reports and ensure the timely delivery
Prepare and present project updates internally and externally
Researches and develops existing and new technologies/process improvements
Provide expertise and insight to guide development of appropriate purification methods
Develop Client purification processes as well as using standard methods to purify proteins from the mg to gram scale.
Perform, develop and optimize robust, efficient, scalable strategies for improving process performance. Activities will include small-scale studies and pilot scale purification studies.
Apply DOE methods to purification activities
Support scale up and technology transfer to internal or external manufacturing facilities
Write notebook and technical report for the study he/she performed.
Potentially work in cGMP manufacture facility to support large scale manufacture

Good understanding of protein chemistry and protein purification principles
Experience with AKTA chromatography systems is preferred
Experience and knowledge of cGMP production and operations is preferred
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
Highly motivated individual with ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

Bachelor/Master in Chemical/Biochemical Engineering or related field with 0 -5 years of relevant experience in biopharmaceutical environment.

Kelly Services Contact: Shari Hulitt,, 609-###-####


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Associated topics: antibody, biomedical, food, health, immunohematology, immunology, kinesiology, pharmacy, physiologist, virus * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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