Vista, CA, US
Nov 08, 2020
Biotech Beach
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
The Scientist in Production Department will work independently to achieve goal-oriented solutions in development for optimizing and troubleshooting of production processes in Liquid Phase and/or Solid Phase-synthesis. This position will work in conjunction with the management of the production groups, and will coordinate with other departments

Your Tasks:

  • Work Independently to develop, optimize and troubleshoot projects
  • Execute assigned peptide and/or oligonucleotide API projects, including research, investigation, validation, and continuous production process improvement in Process R&D of Production Department
  • Timely update and report status/results of in-progress projects to the particular stakeholders
  • Maintain lab equipment in a readiness status for project execution
  • Prepare technical reports of project outcomes; present outcome/results of projects with stakeholders
  • Professional application and assurance of different directives, regulations and instructions
  • Realize improvement opportunities for safety compliance and manufacturing process streamline
  • Follow good housekeeping in the work environment
  • Responsibility for production equipment/assets; support for the (preventive) maintenance and responsibility for department owned equipment and infrastructure

Your Profile:

  • MS degree in Chemistry or a Science related field, 5-7 years' industry experience in a GMP workplace.
  • Good knowledge of organic and analytical chemistry
  • Minimum of 3 years in chemical synthesis (upstream) and its relevant purification (downstream) such as modern chromatographic and analytical techniques and membrane separation.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Basic computer knowledge, including ChemDraw, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to effectively organize, multitask, and work in a fast-paced, deadline driven work environment
  • Ability to communicate in a proactive and solution-focused manner, including keeping management aware of potential issues
  • Detail oriented with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve technical and analytical problems
  • Ability to work independently and manage one's time
  • Communicate effectively and ability to function well in a team environment


  • Experience of chemical process research and development
  • Good knowledge of peptide/oligonucleotide chemistry
  • Experience with Master Control and SAP
  • Understanding of in-progress control methods in API (active pharmaceutical ingredients) manufacturing
  • Understanding of GMP according to ICH Q7

Nearest Major Market: San Diego