Scientist I

  • location: North Chicago, IL
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $23.51 - $27.66 per hour
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Scientist I

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location: North Chicago, Illinois
job type: Contract
salary: $23.51 - 27.66 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
  • The candidate will work in a dynamic and diverse team environment to support technology transfer, process scale up and continuous improvement of fermentation processes used in active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturing.
  • Provide technical support (product and process expertise) of manufacturing operations for fermentation processes. This includes a range of activities, from day-to-day manufacturing problem solving, managing productivity targets and maintain quality/regulatory compliance.
  • Responsibilities include the design, execution of experiments to develop new fermentation process, develop robust lab/pilot scale processes, support scale-up fermentation and transfer of unit operations into manufacturing sites
  • Author or participate in risk assessments and process validation.
  • Provide technical expertise to support regulatory submissions.
  • Interaction with Manufacturing, Quality, and CMC/Regulatory Affairs groups.
  • Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Biochemistry or related fields
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education and typically 3-5 years of experience, Master or PhD with 0-3 years
  • Experience in designing lab scale microbial fermentation formats and scale-up to pilot/manufacturing scale.
  • The candidate should have proven leadership experience and may be required to lead technical projects.
  • The candidate should demonstrate a high level of scientific initiative in generating and implementing new ideas that are applicable for process improvement and/or troubleshooting.
  • A good understanding of microbiology and biochemical principles, fermentation process scale-up and statistical methods is essential.
  • Must have the ability to work in teams, communicate technical concepts clearly and be independently motivated. Additionally, scientific independent thinking and the ability to design/interpret experiments are critical.
  • The candidate should be capable both in the lab and in a GMP manufacturing environment.
skills: CMC, Regulatory Affairs Operations, GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice)
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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