Technical Director, Biologics

  • location: Exton, PA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $140,000 - $150,000 per year
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Technical Director, Biologics

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This role supports Biologics market research and support strategy for Bio market unit and build appropriate strategies around Integrated Solutions in Biologic market. This role will lead the studies and the research supporting the functions in protein area of Biologics as well as cell and gene therapies in an effort to establish a competitive differentiation in the market and deliver key insights to customers. The research would lend to developed business strategies translating into business opportunities for Integrated Solutions. This role requires a broader skillset to better establish thought leadership in packaging/biologic compatibility that can be associated with industrial and customers' interest. Develop collaborative approaches with customers in using our recommended strategies to help understand the impact on their biologic drugs. Identify and develop capability to meet the needs internally that support these efforts and lead the team conducting them accordingly.

location: Exton, Pennsylvania
job type: Permanent
salary: $140,000 - 150,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Doctorate
  • Responsible to develop comprehensive Integrated Solution competency in biologic (protein, gene and etc) to support business units.
  • Lead biologic research to a next level to demonstrate scientific destination.
  • Lead investigations and studies to build knowledge and understanding on technical subjects relating to:

    • Biologic drug-packaging compatibility
    • Biologic drugs stabilities
  • Lead, design and execute experiments to create and use technical judgement to identify new technologies and subject in biologic that can create value for business.
  • Initiate and build business cases for new lab capabilities expansion internally and externally in SIL.
  • Proactively develop external collaborations in strategic areas.
  • Is capable of working with internal and external resources to prove technical feasibility to execute SIL strategies.
  • Be responsible for the successful execution of Sil strategy in biologics and participate in internal teams as needed.
  • Promote, present and actively participate in growing our business and showing thought leadership:
  • Identify and define technical subjects fr presentation and publication to position the company as thought leader.
  • Develp and author posters & podium presentations for professional societies,
  • Prepare technical manuscripts for publications
  • Educate the industry and customers with scientific insights & knowledge on product applications
  • Provide technical information to support the preparation of educational materials on product applications
  • Be the subject matter expert in biologics with technical expertise and product knowledge in some areas of our technologies and products.
  • Develop training and train the junior level scientists on scientific knowledge and product applications in areas of expertise and take on role of technical advisor to the team as needed.
  • Lead and consult on technical aspects for product launches, new products, formula development and other development projects based on area of expertise, customer needs and market segment.
  • Provide technical advice and industry insights to the Scientific Communications team in defining, writing and completing internal studies of technologies for generating and supporting Technical Reports, Technical Bulletins and commercial literature.
  • Work closely with Global Technical Customer Support team to identify subjects to develop scientific understanding of our products and their interaction with customers' drug applications.
  • Develop areas of expertise based on education background and the business needs over and above the internal trainings.
  • Network and influence through active participation on industry working group or conference planning committee.
  • Performs other duties as assigned based on business needs.
  • Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures, instruction, and all safety rules.
  • Education or Equivalent Experience: Doctorate in a required technical field with 8+ or Master's with 12+ years of experience in biologic drug research and development fields.
  • Demonstrated record of success in biologic drug research and development fields.
  • Proactive, competitive, presentation, problem solving, communication, analytical, prioritization, detail oriented, technical, personal accountability
  • Ability to utilize sound judgment and manage multiple priorities with a sense of urgency
  • Possess the fluidity to balance multiple priorities, and plays a technical leadership role as well as a hands-on scientist role.
  • Demonstrated scientific creativity and record of success
  • Ability to comprehend technical information
  • Strong interpersonal skills; able to connect with others and effectively influence and manage key relationships across diverse organizational levels, business units and customers
  • Ability to utilize sound judgment and manage multiple priorities with a sense of urgency
  • Ability to lead a team and work as part of a team but also autonomously in a fast-paced & complex environment with a self-motivated work ethic
skills: Biology
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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