Bench Scientist Investigator - Level 1 US

Bench Scientist Investigator - Level 1 US
  • $0.76 - $44.36 per Hour
  • Temporary
  • King of Prussia PA, US King of Prussia MONTGOMERY US 19406
Job Ref: JO000108507
Sector: Science
Date Added: 10 November 2020

Bench Scientist Investigator - Level 1 US

Role = Bench Scientist, Upstream Operations
Duration = One year from start date
Work Hours = Standard Day Shift and some OT weekend work required
100% onsite barring pandemic restrictions
Key Responsibilities:
• Executes activities for the manufacture of clinical supply of investigational biopharmaceutical molecules
• Performs hands-on processing of large scale cell culture or microbial fermentation steps under cGMP regulatory conditions. Processing steps include: Small scale/scale-up from vial thaw, end of production, media preparation, operation of stainless steel and single use bioreactors, harvest operations, CIP, SIP, washer and autoclave operation
• In addition to manufacturing responsibilities, may be work on projects and assignments where independent action and a high degree of initiative are required
• Completes activities requiring independent thought that have the potential to comprise 50-100% of the employee’s time depending on production campaigns
Specific Accountabilities:
• Recognizes potential safety and compliance problems and takes action to rectify or escalate
• Identifies problems during the execution of processing and/or support activities; proactively communicates to the appropriate decision makers
• Executes production of clinical supplies based on established procedures and protocols and adheres to cGMPs documentation practices for load documentation (washer and autoclave), Media Form execution, and/or Batch Record execution
• Identifies process improvement opportunities with impact on safety and compliance
• Documents work performed via the use of laboratory notebooks, logs, media forms, batch records, and electronic systems in accordance with company policy and legal requirements
• Strives for Right First Time in the manufacture of investigational material through attention, focus, planning, and adherence to procedural and regulatory expectations
• Attends to regular safety and cGMP training: maintains accurate and complete safety and role-specific training records, consistent with company policy and legal requirements
• Drives processing preparedness and facility upkeep
• Provides training and guidance to less experienced manufacturing associates
• Must be available to work off-shift hours: early mornings, late evenings/nights, and weekends if necessary
• Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, or other engineering or scientific fields
• Familiarity with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) regulations
• Ability to learn and apply new experimental/ processing techniques
• Competent in proper handling, recording and analyzing scientific experimental data
• Demonstrates good interpersonal skills, and communicates well both verbally and through written communications. Maintains a professional and productive relationship with area management and co-workers
• Ability to work as self-starter and handle multiple priorities in a dynamic cross-functional team based environment
• Operational knowledge of routine upstream manufacturing equipment

SRG is an Equal Opportunity Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful under applicable law.

10/12/2020 12:00:00
USD 0.76 0.76
Contact Consultant:
Jennifer Law

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