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DIRECT HIRE! Research Scientist - Analytical Process Development

Kelly Services
Greenfield, IN 46140
**Kelly Scientific** is actively recruiting for a **Research Scientist - Analytical Process Development** , for a **direct hire** (perm) opportunity. The position is based in the **Indianapolis area** , with a vibrant community, a thriving life sciences industry and top-rated academic institutions.


As a leading global animal health company, you will be a part of a dynamic team that delivers innovative products and services to improve the health of pets and farm animals around the world because they believe making animals' lives better, makes life better. Share your passion for innovation and complex problem solving with like-minded scientists at a cause-driven, customer focused company dedicated to positively impacting the health of animals, people and the planet.


The Technical Services & Manufacturing Sciences (TS/MS) team plays a key role in continuous process and productivity improvements initiatives and support of their network of manufacturing sites with a diverse portfolio of pharmaceutical and biotech products. This Research Scientist role is ideal for the individual looking to make a meaningful impact while pursuing both their short- and long-term career goals. As a global leader in the animal health industry, the company offers a variety of career opportunities inside and outside of the Manufacturing & Quality function at exciting locations around the world.


Reporting to the Senior Director, the incumbent will be responsible for providing technical and strategic direction for vaccine process optimization with a particular emphasis on the analytical methods within the Life Cycle Management (LCM) program. The incumbent will also support other platforms within the Biotech Network, including microbial fermentation and monoclonal antibodies. The incumbent will collaborate with Scientists/Engineers in multiple geographies to deliver on a technical agenda focusing on product innovation, portfolio expansion, and productivity.


**ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS**


+ Technical and strategic leadership of analytical assays relevant to the characterization and release of commercial biologicals as part of the life cycle management (LCM) activities

+ Manage scope, deliverables, and timelines to facilitate delivery of analytical assays for the LCM portfolio

+ Design, conduct, and oversee the execution of laboratory experiments

+ Establish appropriate and relevant characterization assays to enhance process development and optimization activities for biologicals

+ Utilize statistical modeling (DoE) approaches to deliver effective analytical solutions

+ Explore and champion emerging technologies that may be applied to the biologicals portfolio

+ Propose, gain support for, and implement technologies from the incumbents experience and knowledge to enhance characterization and quantitation methods

+ Prepare verification and validation studies in accordance with current regulatory compliance

+ Provide technical leadership to the network organization regarding method development, improvements, and troubleshooting

+ Participate in manufacturing site investigations as needed, enhancing analytical knowledge, understanding and problem solving

+ Coach and grow technical talent at ETC and across the network

+ Write technical papers and reports in a timely fashion

+ Utilize safe laboratory practices, lead in safety compliance and improvement


**QUALIFICATIONS**


+ Master's in biochemistry or other biotechnology related degree with 10+ years of experience or a PhD in biochemistry or other biotechnology related degree with 2+ years of experience

+ Experience with a variety of technologies and platforms is preferred including ELISA, western blotting, SDS-PAGE, bioassays, HPLC, viral titrations, serological assays, and immunofluorescence


**Additional Skills and Preferences**


+ Experience with additional analytical techniques

+ Proven record of successfully troubleshooting bioanalytical methods

+ Experience with biologicals manufacturing

+ Knowledgeable in cell and egg-based assays for viral titrations

+ Experience with monitoring and leading contract service provider relationships that support analytical development

+ Experience with protein purification and characterization methods to assist in accomplishing milestones

+ Proven organization and time management skills to meet time sensitive deadlines, attention to detail, and collaboration in a team-based environment are essential

+ Personal attributes: self-starter, attentive to details, results oriented, accountable, respectful of others, committed while maintaining balance and perspective, good written and oral communication skills

+ Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment with changing priorities, and flexibility to support multiple projects simultaneously

+ Ability to problem solve using innovative thinking and good decision making

+ Ability to influence people

+ Ability to build collaborative relationships internally and externally

+ Familiarity with Global Regulatory Standards (FDA, EU GMP, USDA)


Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any applicant for employment based on race, age, religion, sex, veterans, and individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, or gender identity.


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**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.


**Why Kelly** **** **Science & Clinical?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise noticed.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-09-23 Expires: 2022-10-24

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