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Supervising Scientist (Cell Banking)

Requisition ID: 65957BR

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Location/Division Specific Information

St. Louis, MO

How will you make an impact?

This individual will directly supervise a team of scientists in GMP Cell Banking and Laboratory Services. Act as lead on multiple programs. Investigate, create, and validate new scientific methodologies on a complex scope of projects. Work on technical/scientific project activities to execute strategies and technical solutions that meet client needs and expectations. Lead technical discussions with clients with a high level of technical proficiency. Evaluate and oversee the design of processes and support problem solving. Make decisions that require developing new options to solve complex problems. Determine methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of other employees.

What will you do?

  • Provide leadership to assigned staff by performing the following: leading organizational change; developing and empowering staff; cultivating relationships; putting staff in a position to succeed, meeting their personal career goals while also achieving organizational goals; building effective teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals; driving engagement and creating a climate where staff are motivated to do their best. Leads design of experimental plans based on the defined deliverables.
  • Conduct complex analyses to support process development. Work with Process Development and Manufacturing groups to trouble-shoot process challenges.
  • Record results in notebook accurately, clearly, and regularly, and review documentation by others.
  • Prepare protocols, reports, and test methods and write SOPs and batch records.
  • Maintain and ensure safe laboratory environment and work practices.
  • Appropriately execute, record, and evaluate experimental data, including the writing and revising of process development reports and technology transfer protocols as needed.
  • Remain current in the field by review of relevant scientific literature and attendance at appropriate scientific seminars and conferences.
  • Plan project scope, timing and resource requirements.
  • Act as functional group technical lead on multiple programs, with responsibility for running those programs within own functional group.
  • Collaborate with Program Management and technical leads from other cross functional areas to ensure clear expectations and successful deliverables.
  • Serve as primary contact with clients and provides regular communication of data and status.
  • Lead relevant program team meetings.
  • Train and mentor less experienced scientists and provide technical leadership.

How will you get here?

Education

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, or a related field.

Experience

  • 8+ years of relevant experience in mammalian cell culture and GMP manufacturing.
  • At least 2 years of prior supervisory experience.
  • GMP experience required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Advanced and deep knowledge of varied aspects or a specialized aspect of discipline and working knowledge of principles and concepts in other relevant disciplines.
  • Strong knowledge of general cGLP procedures and those specific to discipline.
  • Strong knowledge of GMP/ GLP regulations in cGMP/ cGLP manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent writing, communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills.
  • Microsoft Project skills preferred.
  • Excellent organization and planning skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to adhere to standards procedures.
  • Ability to drive functional, technical and operational excellence.
  • Ability to inspire and foster innovation, collaboration, transparency and team effectiveness.
  • Ability to design complex studies based on the deliverables.
  • Ability to analyze and summarize complex scientific data.
  • Ability to author reports, procedures, and other documents.
  • Ability to function in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to adhere to standards procedures.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to make and communicate complex decisions.
  • Ability to apply complex mathematical concepts to physical problems in areas.
  • Ability to apply rigorous attention to detail when executing experimental protocols.
  • Ability to perform all process steps and to guide manufacturing on the operation of all process steps.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers and employees.
  • Ability to apply complex mathematical concepts to physical problems in areas such as heat and mass transport.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.




Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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