Process Engineer 1
- Just - Evotec Biologics
- Seattle, WA
- Start date
- Mar 7, 2023
- Engineering, Manufacturing & Production, Process
- Required Education
- Bachelors Degree
- Position Type
- Full time
Process Engineer I – Purification | Just. – Seattle, WA |
Just is seeking an entry-level manufacturing Process Engineer with a passion for improving worldwide access to biotherapeutics. This team member will be engaged in designing, building, and implementing leading-edge technologies from the ground up. This role requires close collaboration with multi-disciplinary project/technical teams as we work together to define the future of biotherapeutics and embrace the challenge of innovation.
Under direct/moderate supervision, job responsibilities encompass the transfer of novel purification processes from model to manufacturing scale. Process engineers will work closely with scientists and engineers to develop manufacturing processes for novel biotherapeutics. The PE1 will then execute downstream manufacturing operations they had a hand in building, including set-up, operation, and maintenance of disposable-based manufacturing equipment; perform continuous protein capture, chromatography polishing steps, and drug formulation and fill, producing material that will be used in clinical trials for novel biotherapies.
This is a unique opportunity to gain firsthand experience in drug manufacturing development and provides career growth opportunities through exposure to constantly evolving, novel processes. The ideal candidate should possess solid problem-solving skills, be comfortable with a ‘hands-on’ approach to implementing continuous improvements and enjoy the challenge of advancing technology.
The staff member is expected to comply and follow written procedures for safety requirements, cGMP Practices, Standard Operating Procedures, and manufacturing documentation.
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree in biological or engineering science with 0-3 years of 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
- Knowledge of cGMP requirements to ensure compliance
- Understanding of equipment and operations used to manufacture biotherapeutics
- Experience with disposable-based processing equipment is a plus
The base pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be $65,000 to $80,000; Base salary offered may vary depending on individual’s skills, experience and competitive market value. Additional total rewards include discretionary annual bonus, comprehensive benefits to include Medical, Dental and Vision and 401k company match, flexible paid time off and paid holiday, wellness and transportation benefits.
Evotec (US) Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, age, disability, genetic information, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Just - Evotec Biologics, 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. Our focus is to create access and value for a global market through scientific and technological innovation. Learn more at www.just.bio.
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