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Sr. Research Associate, Upstream Process Development (Tustin, CA)

Kelly Services
Tustin, CA 92781
Sr. Research Associate, Upstream Process Development

Tustin, CA

Direct-Hire, Full-Benefits

Pay: Up to 79-89 DOE


The Research Associate will assist process development in developing and optimizing scalable processes with improved product yield and reduced costs for manufacturing systems. In addition, the Research Associate may assist with the maintenance of production equipment and may research and implement new methods and technologies to enhance process operations. This is a full-time, direct-hire role located in Tustin, CA with a schedule of Mon-Fri 9 AM - 5 PM with occasional overtime/weekend work.

**Essential Functions:** _(_ _Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)_

+ Responsible for mammalian cell culture process development to produce recombinant proteins, media screening, adaptation to suspension, adaption to serum free, comparing growth and productivity in various media, growing and maintain cells in T-flasks, spinner flasks and shake flasks.

+ Work with many different kinds of mammalian cell lines, and apply a good understanding of the effect of general metabolic pathways (nutrient usage, expression system, etc.) physical (morphology, pH, osmolality, etc.) as well as mechanical (column, agitation speeds, oxygen and pH control, etc.) parameters on cell growth and production.

+ Operate and troubleshoot cell culture equipment such as bioreactors and analyzers; and optimize lab/pilot/manufacturing scales and process/tech transfer to the Manufacturing department.

+ Research and implement new methods and technologies to enhance operations, clarification filter sizing, culture media and supplement/feed preparation, utilize aseptic techniques, analyze growth, production and nutrient usage data, create data spreadsheets in Excel, document data and findings for traceability and regulatory requirements, write technical and summary reports, and lastly, communicate findings and participate in scientific discussions within the group.

**Required Qualifications:**

+ The Research Associate position requires a BS degree in Biological Science. Minimum of 1 to 2 years of relevant industry experience with demonstrated working knowledge of scientific principles highly preferred.

+ Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook and PowerPoint

+ Chemical or biological lab experience is highly preferred.

**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** **** **?**

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: 2022-07-25 Expires: 2022-08-25

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