Process Engineer III - Purification

Seattle, WA, United States
Sep 21, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Just is seeking a highly motivated purification manufacturing Process Engineer that desires a significant opportunity to improve worldwide access to biotherapeutics. This team member will be responsible for the manufacture of mammalian cell-based biotherapeutics for clinical and commercial use under cGMP conditions. Under limited/minimal supervision, the primary job responsibilities include setup, operation and troubleshooting of disposable-based manufacturing equipment; execution of manufacturing process operations; and execution of commissioning and validation activities. The staff member may also assist supervisor with day-to-day activities; train new and existing Process Engineers; write and revise process documentation; participate or lead the evaluation of new manufacturing technologies; generate technical reports or process documentation; and participate/provide key input to multidisciplinary project/technical teams. The staff member is expected to comply and following written procedures for safety requirements, cGMP Practices, Standard Operating Procedures and manufacturing documentation.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:
  • Bachelors degree in biological or engineering science with 4-8+ years relevant experience
  • Candidate must possess strong focus on quality and attention to detail
  • Possess effective task/time management organizational skills
  • Capacity to develop solutions to technical issues of moderate scope
  • Ability to organize, analyze/interpret, and effectively communicate individual results
  • Motivated, self-starter with strong mechanical aptitude
  • Good interpersonal, team, and communication skills are a must
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
  • In-depth knowledge of equipment, operations, and engineering principles
  • Recognized technical mastery of disposable manufacturing technologies from bench-scale through
  • commercial scale
  • Subject matter expert in large scale downstream unit operations including column packing,
  • chromatography operations, dead end filtration, viral filtration, and TFF
  • Proven knowledge of cGMP requirements to ensure compliance
  • Experienced in technology and/or process transfer for late stage clinical manufacturing or commercial
  • qualification campaigns; commercial campaign support is a plus
  • Applies knowledge and expertise to solve complex technical problems; may apply novel approach that
  • provides significant technology advancement
  • Can work independently and/or manage the activities of individuals, work group, or project teams;
  • significant contributor to multi-disciplinary teams at the functional level; mentors and provides technical
  • advice to individuals within the team
  • Active participation/lead technical projects with collaborators and vendors

About Just - Evotec Biologics

Just - Evotec Biologics, wholly-owned by Evotec SE, is a unique platform company that integrates the design, engineering, development, and manufacture of biologics. With deep experience in the fields of protein, process and manufacturing sciences, the Just team came together to solve the scientific and technical hurdles that block access to life-changing protein therapeutics; from the design of therapeutic molecules to the design of the manufacturing plants used to produce them. Just's focus is to create access and value for a global market through scientific and technological innovation. Our state-of-the-art labs and cGMP clinical manufacturing plant are co-located in Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood - the center of Seattle's medical, global health, and technology industries and a noted top emerging life science hub in the U.S. Our fast-growing team of 100 employees is expanding Just's innovative platform and footprint - building our first North American J.POD® commercial manufacturing facility in the Seattle area. For job opportunities, learn more at