About Us :
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Role Summary :
We are looking for a Downstream Senior Scientist for Fast Trak, a global group that oversees the biopharma industry. The position is in a highly dynamic group that supports customers from industry / academia with process development services for various biomolecules as well as training courses.
Given its diverse functions, Fast Trak nurtures a highly collaborative and exciting environment and provides many opportunities for individual career development.
Essential Responsibilities :
Duties include (but are not limited to) :
Working directly with customers in a strong collaborative environment
Acting as project leader to develop downstream processes for various biomolecules (Monoclonal Antibodies (MAb's), vaccines, recombinant proteins, plasma fractionation) and / or conducting independent scientific application work in such projects
Scale-up and tech transfer of downstream processes
Identifying improvement opportunities in GE customer's bio-manufacturing processes
Designing, developing and delivering training courses for customers, theoretical as well as practical, in the field of biomanufacturing
Developing and maintaining relationships with the regional commercial and marketing teams, as well as the global Fast Trak and R&D organizations
Occasional international travel may occur
Qualifications / Requirements :
PhD or Masters degree in Chemistry, Physics, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical engineering (or related Life Sciences field) or equivalent knowledge / experience
Significant experience in downstream process development, scale-up, tech transfer, and / or manufacturing
Project management experience and ability to drive projects independently as well as with a team
Able to simultaneously manage projects and other responsibilities and adjust quickly to changing priorities
Demonstrated strong presentation and communication skills
Structured and organized team player with good interpersonal skills
Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative, matrixed, and customer focused environment
Demonstrated advanced English skills both written and spoken
For more information regarding this position please contact hiring manager Kristina Nilsson-Välimaa (kristina.nilsson-Valimaa ge.
com). Last day to apply is August 31st.
Desired Characteristics :
Strong industrial experience in Downstream processing of biomolecules (filtration, downstream, technology transfer, validation, process development, biomanufacturing, continuous processing)
Knowledge about biological assays and experience in developing analysis methods e.g. HPLC, IEF, electrophoresis
Proven skills in engaging, motivating and involving people
Working knowledge of FDA / EMEA regulations for biologics (Phase I-III and manufacturing)
Prior teaching and / or presenting scientific material experience would be highly desirable
Locations : Sweden; Uppsala