Sr. Engineer, MS&T

Location
Baltimore, MD, US
Posted
Oct 17, 2019
Ref
1934
Hotbed
BioCapital
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Paragon Gene Therapy, now a part of Catalent, hires people with a passion to make a difference. Your expertise, coupled with our advanced technologies and collaboration with innovative pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare companies, will help bring life-enhancing products to the people you know and love. Your talents, ideas and passion are essential to our mission; to develop, manufacture and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives.

Paragon Gene Therapy, in Baltimore & Harmans, Maryland, provides industry-leading GMP development and manufacturing services for cutting-edge biopharmaceuticals such as recombinant viral vectors, next generation vaccines & hard-to-express recombinant proteins and oncolytic viruses.

This position will support GMP manufacturing operations as a project leader in the successful transfer and startup of clinical drug substance and drug product. The MS&T Sr. Engineer is actively engaged in the translation of client and Paragon Process Development information for implementation of cGMP processes. The individual will serve as a subject matter expert (SME) for biologic Upstream/Downstream Processes. Success in this position requires the ability to work hands on in a cleanroom, and the ability to collaborate in a cross-functional, fast paced environment.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Partner with GMP manufacturing and Process Development project teams as the MS&T project lead & SME in one or more of the following areas: cell culture, purification and/or fill & finish processes
  • Serve as team leader for process and product investigations and author investigation reports
  • Act as MS&T tech transfer project leader from both Paragon Process Development and external clients into GMP manufacturing.
  • Author tech transfer documents, Master Production Records and SOPs to support GMP manufacturing projects
  • Working closely with Program Management to ensure MS&T project milestones are achieved attending reoccurring and adhoc meetings as required
  • Collect and trend process data for external (client) and internal review
  • Assist with training GMP Manufacturing staff on Client processes
  • Evaluate and recommend equipment for client projects

Education & Experience:

  • B.S. Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Life Sciences or related field with 8+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry -OR-
  • M.S. Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Life Sciences or related field with 4+ years of experience
  • Knowledge/expertise relevant to protein and virus manufacturing in a cGMP environment.
  • Experience in one or more of the following manufacturing areas: cell and/or microbial culture, protein purification and fill/finish
  • Experience in a CMO environment or in a similar client-customer based work environment a plus


Paragon Bioservices is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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