Process Development Scientist 1 (Cell Banking)
Requisition ID: 65958BR
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 will be an entry level scientist in Cell Culture Development with responsibilities for cell banking. In this role, you will:
Provide routine analyses as assigned in a biology environment by following standard practices. Assist with internal development of scalable processes with improved product yield and reduced costs in a biologics environment. Make detailed observations and reviews, document, and communicate test results. Maintain lab equipment.
What will you do?
- Conduct routine tasks and sample analyses to support process development.
- Record results in notebook accurately, clearly, and regularly.
- Assist with preparing protocols, reports, and test methods.
- Maintain and ensure safe laboratory environment and work practices.
- Help to maintain laboratory and order common supplies.
- Execute, record, and evaluate experimental data appropriately, including the writing and revising of process development reports and technology transfer protocols as needed.
- Learn and assist with the design and development of mammalian cell culture processes to support the production and manufacturing of recombinant proteins (including mAbs). Assist with performing media optimization, bioreactor process development, and cell culture clarification.
How will you get here?
- Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, or a related field required.
- Prefer science experience related to pharmaceutical industry.
- Experience with mammalian cell culture preferred.
- Prior GMP experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
- Good foundation in general scientific practice, principles, and concepts of discipline.
- Basic knowledge of GMP/GLP regulations in cGMP/cGLP manufacturing environment preferred.
- Good lab skills.
- Good problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
- Effective communication skills.
- Good MS Excel and Word skills.
- Ability to execute tasks and studies based on the deliverables.
- Ability to analyze and summarize routine scientific data.
- Excellent organization skills.
- Ability to properly document work and write reports.
- Ability to function in a rapidly changing environment.
- Strong attention to detail and ability to adhere to standards procedures.
Position requires ordinary ambulatory skills and physical coordination sufficient to move about office locations; ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch periodically for prolonged periods of time; manipulation (lift, carry, move) of light to medium weights of 10-35 pound pounds; arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp and type for prolonged periods of time; visual acuity to use a keyboard, computer monitor, operate equipment, and read materials for prolonged periods of time; ability to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear for prolonged periods of time. Lift objects up to 50 lbs. to a cart and push cart short distances on a regular basis. Stand up to 60% daily. Walk within lab and between buildings daily. Repetitive hand motions.
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