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Scientist II, Downstream Process Development

Employer
FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies
Location
Research Triangle Park, NC
Start date
Nov 18, 2022

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Discipline
Engineering, Manufacturing & Production, Science/R&D, Biotechnology
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Hotbed
Bio NC
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Job Details

We are ‘Advancing tomorrow's medicines' and making a real difference to the world in which we live. At Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies, we partner with our clients to deliver recombinant proteins, viral vaccines and gene therapies to patients. As a Contract Development & Manufacturing Organization (CDMO), our focus is to combine technical leadership in cell culture, microbial fermentation and viral vectors with world class GMP manufacturing facilities to advance tomorrow's medicines. We seek candidates with proven ability to work independently and collaboratively to achieve optimized strategies, and execution programs with the ultimate goal of delivering products that transform the lives of patients.

 

The Scientist II independently designs, executes and interprets complex laboratory experiments and development activities with priorities set by supervisor to achieve project goals. The individual demonstrates a practical understanding of own scientific discipline and applies knowledge in support of product development and new technologies

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We are ‘Advancing tomorrow's medicines' and making a real difference to the world in which we live. At Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies, we partner with our clients to deliver recombinant proteins, viral vaccines and gene therapies to patients. As a Contract Development & Manufacturing Organization (CDMO), our focus is to combine technical leadership in cell culture, microbial fermentation and viral vectors with world class GMP manufacturing facilities to advance tomorrow's medicines. We seek candidates with proven ability to work independently and collaboratively to achieve optimized strategies, and execution programs with the ultimate goal of delivering products that transform the lives of patients.

The Scientist II independently designs, executes and interprets complex laboratory experiments and development activities with priorities set by supervisor to achieve project goals. The individual demonstrates a practical understanding of own scientific discipline and applies knowledge in support of product development and new technologies

 

MAJOR ACTIVITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities

  • Plans, conducts, evaluates, interprets and reports complex laboratory experiments
  • Develops and reviews new analytical methods or PD plans
  • Reviews as appropriate procedures, plans, protocols or reports
  • Expected to evaluate completeness and accuracy of data collected by other scientists to ensure integrity of research.
  • Accountable for the logical progression of results and interpretation of data.
  • Familiar with new practices and procedures in relevant literatures and is skilled in finding such procedures/practices.

Proficiencies

  • The Scientist II has the following proficiencies
    • Has a broad scientific knowledge that can be applied across client projects
    • Demonstrated knowledge of instruments, computer technology, and data analysis required to successfully complete project work and ability to apply knowledge in unusual situations
    • Independent planning, execution, and interpretation of complex laboratory experiments.
    • Understanding of experimental design for analytical or process development
    • Able to review on going experiments to independently solve problems or originate creative solutions to unusual circumstances
    • Understanding of statistical concepts
    • Capable of multi-tasking across different project activities
  • The Scientist II is continuing to develop the following proficiencies
    • Application of advanced scientific knowledge associated with larger and more complex experiments and projects
    • Ability to apply computer systems, instrumentation and data analysis knowledge to complex situations.
    • A comprehensive knowledge of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
    • The design, execution and interpretation of complex laboratory experiments with broader priorities set by supervisor
    • Performs higher level analyses involving analytical or process experimental design
    • Develop an understanding of cross-functional areas and impact of self's work on these areas
    • Develop an ability to collaborate and communicate across cross-functional areas
    • Interpretation and judgment regarding the quality of experimental outcomes and data to effectively draw conclusions and make recommendations regarding project execution

Supervision

  • Works independently as part of project teams
  • Trains or provides guidance to lower level scientists
  • Typically directs technical work encompassing one aspect of a project
  • Provide project oversight to internal groups with support from manager or technical lead
  • May act as technical lead for smaller to moderate sized programs
  • The individual may functionally supervise the work of junior colleagues with oversight from supervisor ensuring that the goals of the group are met

BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS:.

The position typically requires a MS and 3+ years' experience, BS and 7+ years' experience and is an entry level position for a PhD degree with no prior experience

 The individual should have demonstrated proficiency in the follow areas

  • Advanced knowledge of chemistry and/or biochemistry and associated techniques
  • Independent planning, execution and interpretation of routine and non-routine laboratory experiments. `
  • General knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Have acquired broad scientific knowledge within their own scientific discipline and applies best practices to client projects.
  • An understanding of instruments, computer technology, and data analysis required to successfully complete project work.
  • Ability to monitor on going experiments and suggest alternates or solutions to unusual occurrences.  

FDBU works with technical data, technology and materials that are subject to U.S. export laws and regulations. This position will require access to technical data, technology and source code that is controlled under U.S. export laws and regulations, including but not limited to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations at 22 C.F.R. Parts 120 – 130 and Export Administration Regulations in 15 C.F.R. Part 730 – 774, as may be amended. To conform to these laws and regulations, applicants must be U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., protected individuals as defined by 8 USC 1324(b)(a)(3) (i.e., asylees and refugees) or otherwise eligible for an export authorization from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce. Offers of employment will be contingent on the Company's ability to secure an export authorization.

FDBU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify or any other protected class. If an accommodation to the application process is needed, please e-mail FDBUHR@fujifilm.com 

 

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of FUJIFILM about this requisition. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at FUJIFILM via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of FUJIFILM, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by FUJIFILM for this requisition and a valid agreement with FUJIFILM is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the FUJIFILM agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Company

FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies is an industry leading cGMP Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) supporting our partners in the biopharmaceutical industry with the development and production of their biologic, vaccines and gene therapies.

With over 30 years of experience in process development and cGMP manufacturing, a dedicated staff of over 2,000 and a reputation for excellent customer service, flexibility and responsiveness, we’ve become a trusted partner to some of the most prominent biotech developers and pharmaceutical companies in the industry.

Our Process Development experience includes the development of processes for molecules expressed via fermentation (e.g., E. coli, P. pastoris), cell culture systems including CHO, HEK, Vero, MDCK, EB66 and insect cells, and from transgenic sources.

Our network expands within five development and manufacturing facilities located in Teesside, United Kingdom; Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA; College Station, Texas, Thousand Oaks CA USA and Hillerød, Denmark.

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