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Senior Scientist (Group Lead), Cell Culture Development

Kelly Services
Princeton, NJ 08544
Kelly Services is seeking a **Senior Scientist (Group Lead), Cell Culture Development for a PERMANENT role in Princeton, NJ.**


Directly manages a team of upstream process development scientists. This position will be responsible for leading projects such as media/feed optimization, bioreactor process development and process characterization.

+ Works on technical/scientific project activities to execute strategies and technical solutions that meet client needs and expectations.

+ Leads technical discussions with clients with a high level of technical proficiency.

+ Evaluates and oversees the design of processes and supports problem solving.

+ Makes decisions that require developing new options to solve complex problems.

+ Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of other employees.


+ Act as a lead upstream scientist on multiple programs having project oversight and direct and indirect report management responsibilities.

+ Plan project scope, timing and resource requirements.

+ Design and develop mammalian cell culture processes to support the production and manufacturing of recombinant proteins (including mAbs) with activities including:

+ Clone and media/feed screening using AMBR technology

+ Bioreactor culture development including fed-batch, perfusion and XD technologies (2 to 250L scale) with both glass and single use cell culture technologies.

+ Design experimental plans based on the defined deliverables, planning the activities to meet the project timelines by working closely with project managers.

+ Investigate, create, and validate new scientific methodologies on a complex scope of projects.

+ Lead the transfer of developed upstream processes to the global manufacturing network including documentation and technical know-how.

+ Author, review and approve process development reports and technology transfer protocols.

+ Participate in project-team meetings. Present and discuss the data and project progress at those meetings.

+ Stay current with relevant technologies and scientific literature.


**Education** :

+ Bachelor's degree, Master's degree, or PhD in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, or a related field.

**Experience** :

+ 4+ years of industry experience related to Biologics manufacturing, upstream process development, and process engineering

+ Upstream bioprocessing experience utilizing mammalian cell cultures; experienced in designing and optimizing cell culture processes with manufacturing in mind.

+ Demonstrated experience working with bioreactors.

**Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities**

+ Strong knowledge of GMP regulations in cGMP manufacturing environment.

+ Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills.

+ Excellent writing, communication and presentation skills.

+ Strong MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills. Microsoft Project skills preferred.


**For immediate consideration, please send your resume in a WORD document to**


**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: 2022-08-05 Expires: 2022-09-15

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