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Development Specialist II

Post Date:Apr 16, 2018Type:Full-Time
Start Date:4/16/2018Salary:
Location:US-MA-Lexington Job Reference:18-02959

Job Description:

• Complete assigned activities relating to design/interpretation of scientific experiments in downstream process development
• Works directly with other scientists, analytical staff, and quality groups internally to assure completion of delegated tasks that provided results are on-time, documented, technically sound and robust.
• Performs in-process analytical instrument measurements of e.g. pH, conductivity, protein concentration by spectroscopic methods, SDS-PAGE.
• Develop effective relationships with scientific and operations staff to understand lab needs
• Maintain the downstream lab using the 5S organization methodology by using appropriate equipment safety signage, labeling of parts/supplies use/location.Collaborates within team and department in order to follow best practices for lab operations.

Education & Experience Requirements

•MS (1+ years) or BS (3+ years) in Chemical Engineering/Biological Engineering/Biochemistry/ Chemistry or related disciplines.
•Fundamental understanding of protein separation theories and practices is required.
•Purification process development experience in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry is highly desired.
• Knowledge of protein purification, protein stability and hands experience with chromatography systems and small-scale UF/DF and filtration are preferred.
• Candidates must possess good organizational skills and strong attention to details, excellent experimental/troubleshooting aptitude, and be self motivated.
•Critical qualities include a high degree of initiative, good verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work in a team environment while being able to prioritize.
•Excellent interpersonal skills
•Strong problem solving abilities with a strong work ethic and dedication to completion of assignments
•Demonstrated written and oral communication skills

Contact Information
Name: Breanna Smolen

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