Chemist II

  • location: Worcester, MA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $25 - $28.35 per hour
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Chemist II

job summary:
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location: Worcester, Massachusetts
job type: Contract
salary: $25.00 - 28.35 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • The position of Chemist II is to support commercial and late-stage manufacturing of therapeutic proteins and antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) utilizing both laboratory and manufacturing scale competencies.
  • Execute lab experiments for process development of protein purification and/or ADC unit operations (e.g. column chromatography, depth and membrane filtrations, including sample handling, solution preparation, etc.)
  • Execute, analyze and optimize conjugation chemistry reactions
  • Execute sample analysis (e.g. pH, conductivity measurement, UV spectrum, HPLC, ELISA, etc.)
  • Assist in process optimization / continuous improvement activities
  • Interpret data accurately and independently, with supervisor input
  • Document work appropriately in electronic notebook
  • Write clear, concise and accurate reports, technical memos and presentations
  • Execute data review for technical reports
  • Maintain and troubleshoot lab equipment and identify and implement lab optimization projects
  • Assist in process qualification activities: request/obtain/aliquot samples from manufacturing suites; request/submit samples to/from analytical groups and obtain analytical results
  • Execute CPV-compliant trending program for commercial project(s): gather data from the manufacturing suites, enter/verify data in data trending systems
 
qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in scientific or engineering discipline (preferably Chemistry/Chemical Engineering, Biosciences/Bioengineering) with 0-2 years of relevant experience.
  • Chromatography workstation experience (programming and running), esp. w/ AKTA / Avant
  • Theoretical understanding of protein separation methods
  • Practical knowledge of protein purification unit operations (chromatography, filtration and UF/DF)
 
skills: HPLC
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