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Senior Scientist Upstream Process Development

Status: Archived
CompanyWuXi Biologics
LocationUS-PA-King of Prussia
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  • Work independently on defined biopharmaceutical projects for development and/or characterization of vaccine upstream manufacturing processes.
  • Manage project workflow to ensure on time delivery: from initial planning, experiment execution, to data evaluation.
  • Design and execute lab-scale experiment in supporting upstream process development, verification, characterization, and tech transfer. Perform independent data analysis and interpretation and develop strategies for optimization and troubleshooting.
  • Represent Vaccine Upstream Process Development Group in internal cross-functional teams and external communication with client.
  • Manage technical transfer of processes into the non-GMP pilot plant or GMP production facility.
  • Document development work in concise reports and provide project updates in written and oral presentations.
  • Support maintenance tasks and new technology evaluations for laboratory instrumentation; interact with outside clients/vendors/suppliers


  • The candidate should have background in one of the following fields: chemical engineering, biochemical or biological engineering, cell/molecular biology, biochemistry, or microbiology.
  • Hands-on experience in mammalian cell culture or vaccine manufacturing using bioreactors is preferred.
  • PhD degree and 0-2 years industry experience, or with MS degree and at least 3 years industry experience.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required, as well as ability to take on multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and good interpersonal skills, work well with diverse team members
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