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location: Swiftwater, Pennsylvania
job type: Contract
salary: $36.60 - 43.06 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
Our Bacterial Technology group has an opening for a Bioprocess Scientist position at our Swiftwater site.
- Execute small-scale upstream and downstream bioprocess unit operation (fermentation, clarification, TFF, purification)
- Assemble, sterilize, monitor, and clean production fermenters and other equipment. This includes (but not limited to) media preparation, probe calibration, batch sterilization/autoclaving, inoculum preparation, down-stream processing
- Operate fermentor automated system
- Perform media/buffer solution preparation operations
- Work with coworkers and supervisor to effectively troubleshoot minor equipment and process issues
- Follows established safety and environmental guidelines and procedures for all work performed
- Document, record, and summarize information related to the process.
- Assist in writing Standard Work Instructions and Batch Production Records
- Draft and review development protocols and reports
- Inventory and Sample Management
Candidates need to be able to work a flexible schedule with weekend work may be required.
- Bachelor of Science
- MS Office 365
- Technical working knowledge and hands-on experience with fermentation processes
- Basic technical writing and documentation skills
- Equipment and process troubleshooting skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to work in a team environment
- Self-motivated and willing to be proactive in resolving issues.
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