Bench Scientist I - Upstream

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Biochemistry, Laboratory Technician
  3. United States
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Posting date: 26 Jun 2019

ProClinical is currently recruiting for a Bench Scientist 1 - Upstream position on behalf of a top 10 global pharmaceutical company. This organization develops innovative products across multiple therapy areas including cardiovascular, oncology, and respiratory, and employs 100,000 staff globally. Based in the company's office in Pennsylvania, this position offers an exciting opportunity to work with an internationally renowned company and bolster a career in the Scientific field.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Upstream Operations 3.
  • 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
    • Operating stainless steel and single use bioreactors
    • Harvest operations
    • CIP
    • SIP
    • Washer and autoclave operation
  • In addition to manufacturing responsibilities, may work on projects and assignments where independent action and a high degree of initiative are required.

Skills and Requirements:

  • A university degree preferred.
  • Demonstrable experience in a similar or relevant capacity.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

To Apply:

Please click on the Apply button. Please include a short note outlining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are suitable.

In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Sarah Beshara at +1 267-477-3355 or upload your CV on our website -

A full job description is available on request.

ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.