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Fermentation Scientist

Kelly Services
Chicago, IL 60684
Job Title: Associate Scientist III, Fermentation Recovery

Location: Chicago, IL 60064

Hourly pay rate: $30 to $33 (depending upon experience)


Support technology transfer, process development and continuous improvement of fermentation processes used in active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturing.

Responsibilities include the design and execution of experiments to develop robust lab scale processes, support scale-up fermentation and transfer of unit operations into manufacturing sites.

Perform analysis of process streams by HPLC and GC and provide process recommendations based on results.

Author or participate in risk assessments and process validation.

Provide technical expertise to support regulatory submissions and partner inquiries.

Interaction with Manufacturing, Quality, and CMC/Regulatory Affairs groups.


Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Biochemistry or related fields

Bachelors Degree or equivalent education and typically 3-5 years of experience, Masters or PhD with 0 years of experience.

Essential Skills & Abilities

Experience in designing lab scale fermentation recovery processes and scale-up to pilot/manufacturing scale.

Familiarity with diverse types of microorganisms and their application in industrial processes. Expert ability to access the scientific literature.

The candidate should have proven leadership experience and may be required to lead technical projects.

The candidate should demonstrate a high level of scientific initiative in generating and implementing new ideas that are applicable for process improvement and/or troubleshooting.

A good understanding of HPLC analytical software, analytical chemistry best laboratory practices, and statistical methods is essential.

Must have the ability to work in teams, communicate technical concepts clearly and be independently motivated. Additionally, scientific independent thinking and the ability to design/interpret experiments are critical.

Capable both in the lab and in a GMP manufacturing environment.

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

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you 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. 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 is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (


Posted: 2021-02-15 Expires: 2021-03-18

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