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Associate Scientist

Kelly Services
Worcester, MA 01613
**Kelly Services is looking for an Associate Scientist in Biologics Manufacturing Science in Worcester, MA**

**This is a 6 month contract with possible extension**

**Pay Rate Range 23-24/hr**


We are seeking a highly motivated Associate Scientist/Engineer to join our group in the Operations Science and Technology Biologics Manufacturing Sciences department based in Worcester, MA. Our group leads process optimization, technology transfer, scale-up, and validation activities for late-stage and commercial manufacturing of therapeutic proteins and ADCs and third parties, with a focus on conjugation and downstream purification. The group also has primary technical responsibility for process monitoring, trouble-shooting, and continuous improvement of the at-scale processes, both within our facility and throughout our global network.

The candidate will work in a dynamic team environment to support our late-stage and commercial manufacturing programs, through both laboratory studies as well as data trending and analysis.

Comprehensive understanding of protein chemistry and manufacturing processes, as well as hands-on experience working in the lab is required. Good writing and data analysis skills are required. The position necessitates extensive interaction with manufacturing, quality, purification and analytical development. The candidate should be independently motivated and possess strong written, oral, and collaborative skills in order to effectively communicate scientific information to team members.

**Key Responsibilities Include** :

Supporting the evaluation and development of innovative technologies within the field of biologics, ADC conjugation, and downstream processing to improve process efficiency, robustness and product quality

Supporting the scaling up of successful lab studies to pilot scale and subsequently to manufacturing scale qualification, validation and implementation.

Providing technical support to late clinical stage and commercial biologics manufacturing processes

Applying GMP and GLP principles to all aspects of work and documentation

Data gathering and trending

Authoring technical reports and validation documents

Presenting scientific and technical work internally

**Requirements and notes**

1) What hours and days will this person be working? 40hours/week during M-F, typically 8-5 with breaks

2) What are the top 5 skills/requirements this person is required have?

a. Laboratory buffer preparation, aliquoting, dilution

b. Laboratory downstream purification, e.g. using AKTA for chromatography, TFF systems

c. Laboratory good documentation practices, including following instructions and documenting in electronic notebook

d. Data analysis - use Excel to record data and perform analysis

e. Familiarity with biological production: unit operations, GMP awareness

3) What years of experience, education, and/or certification is required? Bachelors Degree

4) What is a nice to have (but not required) regarding skills, requirements, experience, education, or certification? Nice to have: experience with ADC (antibody drug conjugates)

5) What is the environment that this person will be working in (i.e. group setting vs individual role)? Individual contributor within the group setting. Would have one supervisor, but is expected to interact with numerous others

6) Is any testing required for this role? Testing of the contractor? no

7) Does this position offer the ability to work remotely on a regular basis or is it an on-site role? If remote opportunity exists, what are the options (i.e. 1 day remote, 4 days on-site)? It is an on-site role with little-to-no ability to work remotely

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest-regarded scientific organizations
providing you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant
projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help
advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100 companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000
scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world
a better place. Let Kelly fuel your careerconnect with us today.

**AboutKelly Services** ****

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect
with us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,
Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is
committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity
is The Law.


Posted: 2019-08-12 Expires: 2019-09-12

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