• Upstream, Scientist I, Bioprocess Development

    Location US-NJ-Piscataway
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/30/2018 1:34 PM)
    ID
    2018-2219
    Company
    Adello Biologics, LLC
  • Overview

    Adello Biologics is a privately held, U.S.-based biotechnology company that leads with science to accelerate development and drive manufacturing efficiency. The company's aim is to provide high-quality, affordable biosimilars to patients worldwide. Headquartered in Piscataway, NJ and driven by a team of highly skilled industry veterans, Adello is advancing a strategic pipeline of proteins and complex monoclonal antibodies with lead candidates in oncology and immunology. For more information, visit www.Adellobio.com

     

    Our vision is to make biosimilar medications affordable. We are seeking candidates interested in contributing to a bourgeoning field that has the potential to help millions of patients. As a growing company, Adello Biologics offers real development opportunities for candidates excited to take on responsibility, make an immediate impact and help us achieve our vision. As part of a close knit team, you’ll have the opportunity to work in a unique, high science industry while expanding your career. We are seeking an Upstream Scientist I, Bioprocess Development to be based out of our HQ in Piscataway, NJ.

    Responsibilities

    SUMMARY:

    This position involves development of small scale and scale-up procedures for production of clinical and/or commercial biosimilar products in bacterial and mammalian cell cultures. The position will apply a scientific background and expertise in cell culture to perform, analyze and document experiments. Candidate will be responsible for supporting other scientists for the optimization of procedures for growth and productivity in cell culture, and modification of existing procedures to meet project requirements. The successful candidate executes and analyzes routine experiments with minimal oversight, and occasionally executes complex experiments in team setting with daily interaction with team. Candidate is responsible for the analysis of experimental data in conjunction with the team or supervisor. Presents work at lab group meetings, and functional area meetings. Will also assist in making improvements in equipment, software, and workflow to develop and improve various processes within cell culture.

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Assist in the development of scalable processes such as bacterial and mammalian cell culture and harvest processes for upstream process development.
    • Assist efforts to evaluate different cell culture media, feeds, and optimal feeding strategies to improve product yield and quality.
    • Generate, manage, and maintain critical data in a highly organized manner in the form of notebooks and reports.
    • Perform data analysis of process statistics, identify process deviations, and prepare technical reports.
    • Maintain laboratory supplies and inventory.
    • Support development of technical solutions to problems and exchange technical information with team members for troubleshooting and providing ongoing support.
    • Participate in technology transfer of processes from Upstream Process Development group to Manufacturing
    • Gain an understanding of standards of practice, process science and departmental policies and adhere to the company and department policies.
    • Assists in new technology innovation projects, development of new processes and development of project scope and deliverables for execution and implementation.

    Qualifications

    PREREQUISITES:

    Education:

    • PhD 0-2 years of experience, MS 4-6 years of experience, and BS 6-8 years of experience. Degree in Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or in a life science discipline such as Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Microbiology.

     Experience:

    • Knowledge in cell culture development and bioreactor operation
    • cGMP manufacturing experience Is preferred
    • Experience in bench and pilot scale bioreactor operation preferred

     

     

    SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

    • Flexible and ability to work in a fast paced environment with tight timeline is
    • Excellent interpersonal skill and ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees.
    • Intermediate computer skills using MS Office (Word, Excel) preferred.
    • Task and Team-oriented, self-motivated and ability to multi-task.

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    General Work Environment:

    • Standard office environment for deskwork.
    • Significant amount of time doing computer work (reading, writing, reviewing, and editing documents).
    • Extensive time in cleanroom laboratories also required.

    Noise:

    • No extraordinary noise levels.

    Standing/Lifting:

    • Must be able to lift 25 lbs.

    Visual:

    • No extraordinary requirements.

    Stress:

    • High-paced demanding environment to meet ambitious project goals.

    Travel:

    • This position will be based in Piscataway, NJ and will require occasional travel to support the global product pipeline.

     

    Adello Biologics, LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Adello Biologics, LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

    Notice To Agency And Search Firm Representatives  

    Adello Biologics is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Adello employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Adello. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.

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