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Process Development Associate Upstream/ Downstream

Kelly Services
Rockville, MD 20851
**Kelly Science has several immediate openings for our growing client for Process Development Associate Upstream/ Downstream near Rockville, MD**

**Pay: $27-$41/hr**

As a member of the Technology Process Development team, you will have the exciting opportunity to support the development and tech transfer of processes to manufacture purified Lentiviral 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 Lentiviral 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 processes compliant with GMP manufacturing requirements. Overall, your attention to detail and keen ability to reliably perform downstream processes in a cross-functional team will champion the continued development of our client's Technologys new products and growing success.


Degree in the life sciences with at least 2 years of relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Scientific understanding of protein purification technologies and ability to learn and explore new approaches to improve existent processes. Understand and apply scale-up principles and strategies.

Experienced in protein and/or viral particle purification methods that include cell culture supernatant harvest and clarification, column/membrane chromatography (AEX, CEX, affinity, HIC, mixed-mode, and SEC), filtration technologies (UF/DF, Dead-end, etc.)

Experience with operating AKTA Systems or similar chromatography systems.

Prepare solutions required for production

Perform lab-scale and/or pilot-scale experiments to support process development and optimization of different unit operations (filtration, chromatography)

Interact with upstream and analytical functional teams to determine appropriate method for protein purification

Actively engage in scientific and technical discussions

Draft and execute SOPs, BPRs

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 the statistical design of experiments is a plus

Experience with upstream techniques and performing analytical assays is a plus

Experience with QbD and JMP software is a plus

**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 (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 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: 2021-10-04 Expires: 2021-11-04

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