senior scientist upstream in Geneva / Lausanne area

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Coralyne Saint-Cirel, Geneva Professionals Health Care & Life Sciences
job type
permanent
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job details

posted
location
geneva / lausanne area
sector
life sciences
job type
permanent
reference number
14091
contact
coralyne saint-cirel, geneva professionals health care & life sciences
phone
058 201 54 40

job description

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Set up and run an upstream process (USP) development laboratory including vendor selection, equipment purchase and installation
  • Assume a leading role in the planning and execution of USP process development and characterization studies
  • Author, review, edit, and approve internal protocols / reports, documents, external presentations and manuscripts
  • Use the most appropriate experimental design (including DoE) and problem solving methods
  • Represent Upstream Process Development at cross functional meetings
  • Lead USP tech transfer activities for handover and scale up of projects to external GMP manufacturing sites
  • Coach, mentor and provide technical guidance to scientists and technicians

 

Must have for the role:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Pharma/Biotech Industry with demonstrated track record in Upstream processing for biologics
  • Experience in USP process development for monoclonal antibodies production
  • Strong technical and scientific expertise across the Upstream development spectrum including process development, scale up, tech transfer and process characterization
  • Experience with high throughput USP laboratory equipment, use of DoE and Six Sigma techniques would be desirable
  • Experience in evaluation and implementation of new technologies are desirable but not essential
  • Fluency in English is a must have

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Set up and run an upstream process (USP) development laboratory including vendor selection, equipment purchase and installation
  • Assume a leading role in the planning and execution of USP process development and characterization studies
  • Author, review, edit, and approve internal protocols / reports, documents, external presentations and manuscripts
  • Use the most appropriate experimental design (including DoE) and problem solving methods
  • Represent Upstream Process Development at cross functional meetings
  • Lead USP tech transfer activities for handover and scale up of projects to external GMP manufacturing sites
  • Coach, mentor and provide technical guidance to scientists and technicians

 

Must have for the role:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Pharma/Biotech Industry with demonstrated track record in Upstream processing for biologics
  • Experience in USP process development for monoclonal antibodies production
  • Strong technical and scientific expertise across the Upstream development spectrum including process development, scale up, tech transfer and process characterization
  • Experience with high throughput USP laboratory equipment, use of DoE and Six Sigma techniques would be desirable
  • Experience in evaluation and implementation of new technologies are desirable but not essential
  • Fluency in English is a must have