Development Engineer I

Location: Lexington Salary: US$40 - US$44 per hour + competitive
Sector: Pharma & Biotech Type: Contract

Development Engineer I

A global biotechnology company based in Massachusetts is seeking to hire a Development Engineer for a 10-month contract. This company is looking for an individual to perform upstream process development, including timely completion of small-scale experiments, scale-up, technology transfer and GMP floor support for programs that bring new biopharmaceutical products to pre-clinical, clinical and process validation manufacturing phases.

The Development Engineer will be responsible for: 1) cell banking, cell expansion, bioreactor process, and harvest clarification process development. 2) Optimization, characterization, scale-up, and technology transfer to Contract Manufacturing Organization's (CMO) and/or internal manufacturing facilities. 3) Provides quality and productive output that is consistently timely, reliable and reproducible. 4) Manage, operate, monitor, and troubleshoot a range of bioreactors and related control systems. 5) Interact with manufacturing operations staff, participates during troubleshooting of issues. Executes IND-and BLA-enabling studies. 6) Drafts technical reports, memos, procedures, technology transfer packages and presentations. 7) Participate in and contribute to team meetings, including sub-teams, project teams, tech. transfer teams, and departmental meetings.

Duration: 10-Months

Location: Lexington, Massachusetts

Compensation: Up to $44 per hour

Required Skillset:

  • Education: A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a related scientific discipline.
  • Must be customer focused, results oriented, science driven and embrace company values.
  • Must be able to document data accurately and be able to follow company guidelines & SOPs
  • Industry knowledge and experience of GMP & GLP setting.

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