1+ months

Senior Associate, Upstream Process Development (PD), San Diego, CA

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
**Senior Associate, Upstream Process Development (PD), San Diego, CA**

**Job Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ Performs hands-on execution of all aspects of cell culture activities to develop scalable and robust processes on accelerated timelines

+ Provides training to new personnel in specific technical processes.

+ Maintain multiple seed trains in shake flasks.

+ Independently gathers experimental data to support the development of cell culture processes.

+ Communicates with scientific leads to follow the development of their program from start to finish.

+ Collaborates with Process Development and MSAT teams to support the technical transfer of PD upstream processes from clients and Cell Line Development and between Process Development and MSAT/MFG groups.

+ Initiates and provides guidance on activities on the process floor for protein production using various equipment and bioreactor systems

+ Ensures necessary supplies are available and stocked according to proper inventory management procedures.

+ Provides guidance to junior personnel and work inter-departmentally to ensure PD lab requirements are met.

+ Prepares components, media, buffers and other solutions, as needed.

+ Conducts activities in support of production schedules and objectives as directed by manager.

+ Maintains records to comply with regulatory requirements and lead activities.

+ Leads and/or supports protein production under cGMP standards for generation of clinical trial material.

**General Responsibilities:**

+ Operates to the highest ethical and moral standards.

+ Complies with company's policies and procedures.

+ Adheres to quality standards set by regulations and company policies, procedures and mission.

+ Communicates effectively with supervisors, colleagues, and staff.

+ Ability to participate effectively as a team player in all aspects of company's business.

+ Travels as needed between sites, and to attend professional conferences and train on new technologies.

**Job Requirements:**

+ Bachelor's degree (BS) in Chemical/Biochemical Engineering, Biotechnology or related discipline.

+ 5+ years of experience in a Process Development environment with a knowledge of cell culture scale-up and engineering principles (e.g. growth kinetics, specific consumption/production rates, gas transfer, power calculations, shear stress and bioreactor aspect ratios).

+ Mammalian experience is required.

+ Demonstrated experience with bioreactor control systems is required..

+ Apply out-of-the box thinking to creatively develop solutions to day-to-day experimental challenges.

+ Knowledge of cell culture process steps including cell banking, thaw and expansion, production (batch-fed and perfusion), and harvest.

+ Skilled in operating stir tank reactors. Direct experience with ambr250 or other Sartorius platform STRs (2 L, 50 L, and 200 L) is a plus.

+ Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative analytical methods and interpretation of analytical data.

+ Skill in data management.

+ Ability to organize workload, oversee workload of associates and lab technicians, and relevant resource requirements.

+ Skill in leadership duties, to include time management and planning.

+ Knowledge of inventory management.

+ Knowledge and skill in using equipment in relation to cell counts and cell metabolism.

+ Knowledge in single-use technologies.

+ Ability to follow instructions with minimal supervision, and to maintain accurate records and notes to write detailed development reports.

+ Ability to write development reports.

+ Ability to successfully perform multiple tasks and changing priorities, when required.

+ Skills in problem-solving and troubleshooting.

+ Ability to safely operate production equipment in accordance with established practices.

+ Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite applications.

**For Immediate Consideration, Apply Today! Questions? Call Alex at 858.207.6311 for More Info.**

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

Kelly Science 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. at


Posted: 2020-02-17 Expires: 2020-04-23

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