Specialist Associate Scientist Downstream Process Development (DSP) a geneva

Angèle Atlan, Ginevra Professionals Health Care & Life Sciences
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Life Sciences
Angèle Atlan, Ginevra Professionals Health Care & Life Sciences
058 201 54 40


Our client, an international biotechnology company is looking for a:

Specialist Associate Scientist Downstream Process Development (DSP)Permanent role


  • Responsible for the execution and delivery of multiple activities linked to DSP development in line with expected such as:

– Buffer Preparation for own project or to support others;– Column Packing for own project or to support others;– Running FPLC equipment;– Running TFF equipment.

  • Participate in the planning of DSP process development operations according to project timelines;
  • Contribute to experimental design and protocol drafting;
  • Perform results analysis and report drafting;
  • Undertake activities that contribute to the running of the department e.g. equipment ownership and maintenance, documentation;
  • Develop an area of technical expertise e.g. equipment, system superuser;
  • Participate in equipment’s maintenance and troubleshooting;
  • Contribute to method improvements, writing and update of operating procedures;
  • Attend cross functional meetings;
  • Actively participate in scientific discussions;
  • Demonstrate flexibility to support other activities within the team/department.
  • Build strong relationships and a collaborative network with cross functional teams;
  • Support and contribute to day to day running of work environment (deliveries, consumables,waste).
MAIN INTERFACES:Internally:Primary interaction will be with members of dedicated Biosimilars organization including Cell Line Development, Analytics and Upstream Process Development teams.Externally:Suppliers and vendors.QUALIFICATION PROFILE:EDUCATION & LANGUAGES
  • Technical degree in biotech process sciences or similar field;
  • Fluency in English essential both oral and written, French would be an asset;
  • At least 2 years’ experience in Pharma/Biotech/Biosimilars Industry with demonstrated track record in Downstream processing for biologics;
  • Technical and scientific experience across the Downstream development technics including buffer preparation, column packing, running FLPC and TFF systems;
  • Experience in Liquid Handling System or other High Throughput DSP equipment would be desirable;
  • Ability to work accurately, with attention to detail, in a highly organized manner;
  • Able to work with minimal supervision and organise own time;
  • Able to notice and report anomalies in data and execution;
  • Escalate issues in a timely fashion (technical);
  • Demonstrable ability to troubleshoot;
  • Flexibility to switch between projects if necessary and respond appropriately to unplanned events;
  • Shows initiative / proactive mind-set;
  • Team worker and maintaining a highly motivating working atmosphere;
  • Willing and able to take responsibility for own actions and decisions within own discipline;
  • Proven ability to communicate professionally and effectively.
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