Process Development Chemist III

Employer
Grifols
Location
San Diego, CA, United States
Posted
Oct 27, 2020
Ref
147229
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Responsible for the development of new oligo or Reagent/Sub Assembly processes, transfer into Production and continuous improvement of existing processes. Provides oligo or Reagent/Sub Assembly process support to other Operations Groups.

Primary responsibilities for role:
  • Troubleshoots moderately complex manufacturing process problems.
  • Provides technical support to Operations groups
  • Develops manufacturing processes for transfer to the Manufacturing department
  • Oversees Development builds and guides build schedules for Validation lots as appropriate
  • Independently generates notebook studies and tech reports. This includes product shelf life and hold times
  • Aides in the design of new qualification protocols and participates in the development of validation documents
  • Independently originates simple to moderately difficult change controls
  • Represents department as extended core team member
  • Reports periodically to management on project progress and status
  • Particpates in cost savings and process improvement activities
  • Research, evaluate and purchase new instruments and equipment.
  • Independently produces notebook, development and pilot materials per written directions
  • Analyzes in-process and final product material using the appropriate analystical equipment
  • Creates documents/change control packagess in support of the transfer process. Coordinates these with the Technical Writer if applicable.
  • Completes ERP and cycle count transactions


Additional Responsibilities:
  • Stocks and maintains lab supplies
  • Keep accurate records and documents
  • Maintains lab under cGMP conditions


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of cGMP/GLP
  • Proficiency with MS Word and Excel
  • Intermediate Change Control skiills
  • Working knowledge of the appropriate analytical techniques (either for oligos or reagents)
  • Demonstrated ability to accomplish goals while working across departments
  • Strong math skills


Education:

Typically requires a BS or MS degree or equivalent in chemistry, biology, biochemistry or equivalent.

Experience:

BS degree: 4-6 years

MS degree: 1-2 years

Equivalency:

Associate degree with ≥8 years of related experience.

Occupational Demands:

May occasionally lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise manipulate objects up to 25 pounds in weight, and/or lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise manipulate objects up to 10 pounds in weight frequently or continuously.

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