Process Development Scientist II - E&L

Boca Raton, FL
Mar 01, 2021
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

ADMA Biologics is a biopharmaceutical company relentlessly committed to creating superior products for immunodeficient patients at risk for infection. It is our devotion to this underserved population that fuels us and our hands-on approach to production and development that sets us apart. If you are looking for a dynamic, innovative, growing company in the biopharmaceutical industry that is committed to excellence and integrity, then consider ADMA Biologics. We currently have an exciting opportunity available for an Process Development Scientist II - Extractable and Leachable in Boca Raton, FL!

Demonstrates success in technical proficiency, scientific creativity, collaboration with others and independent thought.  As a key member of the Process Development group provide support for Manufacturing, Quality Control/Quality Assurance and Regulatory departments. Works on complex problem in which analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.  The Process Development Scientist II - E&L is responsible for the development of new processes, optimization of the existing processes, and implementation of new or optimized processes.

  • Provide support for technical issues related to the manufacturing process and product quality.
  • Independent Extractable and Leachable studies including calculations of AETs and designing E&L studies.
  • Be familiar with regulatory guidelines pertaining to process development/validation as well as implementing manufacturing process changes.
  • Review and/or approve cGMP documentation generated by other scientists/technicians in the laboratory if necessary.
  • Lead a given project which may involve a team of technicians and scientists with minimum supervision.
  • Train new process development personnel on ADMA manufacturing processes such as fractionation and purification processes
  • Write and review SOPs, process development protocols, robustness study protocols, and process validation protocols.
  • Write technical reports and present findings to internal or external clients.
  • Accountable for following Statdard Operatng Procedures (SOPs) and adhering to cGMP guidelines.
  • Identify areas of improvement in the manufacturing processes and develop appropriate analytical methods together with Analytical Development scientists.
  • Support Analytical Development group in developing, improving and/or validating analytical methods pertinent to ADMA test products.
  • Perform testing as needed to generate data for Investigations pertinent to existing ADMA products.
  • Analyze data generated from development/qualification and validation work using Excel or other software as required.
  • Use judgment, creativity, and sound technical knowledge to obtain and recommend solutions to problems as directed by PD management.
  • Maintain current knowledge in field of expertise.

Education Requirements:  Master’s Degree or PhD in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, or equivalent is required.

Experience Requirements:  This position requires five to ten years of experience in Chemical/Biochemical process development, including experience in a regulated environment (FDA, EPA, etc).  Knowledge of FDA cGMP requirements is an essential pre-requisite for this position. Experience with designing studies compliant with current USP requirements for extractables <1663> and leachables <1663>. Direct  experience with developing and validating trace organic or inorganic methods to ICH Q2 requirements using chromatography and/or mass spectrometry.

Compliance Requirements:  As a part of our Quality Systems and cGMP initiatives, employees are responsible for ensuring compliance with all ADMA Quality policies, standards and SOPs in their area of work and responsibility.  This includes ensuring all Quality Assurance (QA) records and reports, Human Resources (HR) policies, and Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) procedures and practices are completed in a timely manner..  Any delay or failure to comply with policies, standards and procedures is required to be communicated/escalated to the appropriate responsible parties, such as QA, HR, or EH&S depending on the issue.

Other Essential Knowledge:  Thorough knowledge of cGMPs, FLPs, and regulatory principles.  PC literate with intermediate proficiency in office application software.  Detailed and current knowledge of US and international standards of viral saftety and validation, and biotechnology techniques.  Ability to development systems from literater base. Knowledge of polyolefin thermoplastic and butyl rubber additives and analysis methods.  Good verbal and written communication skills and team skills.  Flexible and able to handle multiple priorities.

In addition to competitive compensation, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • 401K plan with employer match and immediate vesting
  • Medical, Vision, Life and Dental Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Company paid STD and LTD
  • Company Paid Holidays
  • 3 Weeks’ Paid Time Off (within the first year)
  • Tuition Assistance (after the first year)
  • Easily accessible to Tri-Rail
  • Company paid shuttle to the Boca Tri-Rail station

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ADMA Biologics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.