Bioprocess Associate

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Bioprocessing
  3. United States
West Chester, USA
Posting date: 24 Oct 2019
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Bioprocess Associate for our client located in West Chester, PA. Successful candidate will design fit-for-purpose purification experiments according to the stage of development.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Execute routine protein purification with affinity, ion exchange, and hydrophobic interaction chromatography using AKTA systems (Unicorn software)
  • Critically analyses complex data, interprets and integrates experimental results with project objectives
  • Write process development reports and ensure the timely delivery
  • Prepare and present project updates internally and externally
  • Researches and develops existing and new technologies/process improvements
  • Provide expertise and insight to guide development of appropriate purification methods
  • Develop novel purification processes as well as using standard methods to purify proteins from the mg to gram scale.
  • Perform, develop and optimize robust, efficient, scalable strategies for improving process performance. Activities will include small-scale studies and pilot scale purification studies.
  • Apply DOE methods to purification activities
  • Support scale up and technology transfer to internal or external manufacturing facilities
  • Write notebook and technical report for the study he/she performed.
  • Potentially work in cGMP manufacture facility to support large scale manufacture

Skills and Requirements:

  • BS or MS in Chemical/Biochemical Engineering or related field with 0 - 5 years of relevant experience in biopharmaceutical environment.
  • Good understanding of protein chemistry and protein purification principles
  • Experience with AKTA chromatography systems is preferred
  • Experience and knowledge of cGMP production and operations is preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Highly motivated individual with ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

To Apply:

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Maya Smith at (+1) 267-405-6995 or upload your resume 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.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.