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Process Development Associate (Downstream)

Kelly Services

Gaithersburg, MD
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Job Title Process Development Associate (Downstream)

Jobid US51FPDS_BH1425753

Location: Gaithersburg, MD, 20898, USA

Description As a member of the Process Development team, you will have the exciting opportunity to support the development and tech transfer of processes to manufacture purified viral vectors used for pre-clinical and clinical products. You will apply your purification experience by utilizing various filtration and chromatography methods to carry out experiments and develop processes to support the pre-clinical and clinical manufacturing of vector products. Expertise in downstream technologies and analytical methods will enable you to support scalable production model development, and your experience with Unicorn/AKTA, or comparable, chromatography systems will be essential to assist in the development and technical transfer of methods and processes required to be used in a GMP manufacturing facility. Overall, your attention to detail and keen ability to reliably perform downstream processes in a cross-functional team will champion the continued development of new products and growing success.

**Your profile**

+ Bachelors degree in the life sciences with 3-5 years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Title will be commensurate with experience
+ Experienced in protein and/or viral particle purification methods that include cell culture supernatant harvest and clarification, column/membrane chromatography, filtration technologies (UF/DF, Dead-end, etc.)
+ Perform assays and develop methods in support of viral vector characterization (ELISA, Flow Cytometry, qPCR, Western-blot, HPLC, Particle analysis, etc.)
+ Familiar with techniques for adherent and suspension cell culture in flasks and cell factories as well as bioreactors
+ Superb documentation and organizational skills, often providing summaries and generating development reports
+ Highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products
+ Experience with late stage product development as well as statistical design of experiments is a plus
+ Experience with QbD and JMP software is a plus
**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to help advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 11,000 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 career—connect 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 2016 was $5.3 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. at

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