1+ months

Sr. Scientist Upstream

Kelly Services
Alachua, FL 32616
**Kelly is actively recruiting for Direct Hire Sr. Scientist Upstream Biologics for a company in the Greater Gainesville area, FL.**


**Job Responsibilities** (core responsibilities; include people management if applicable)

+ Lead process definition and implementation activities for Biologics

+ Focus on Upstream Process Development

+ Develop and optimize production and process methodologies

+ Represent the process development group in cross-functional program teams and translate project goals into actionable plans

+ Manage and execute technology transfer of production processes from development labs to GMP facilities

+ Identify and evaluate opportunities for process innovation and improvement for scaling up and scaling out processes

+ Identify and/or optimize unit operations to improve robustness, cycle time, throughput, and cost while maintaining product quality

+ Support implementation of novel process solutions

+ Lead successful execution and analysis of process development and characterization experiments

+ Prioritize work and leadership across multiple process development and manufacturing programs

+ Interface directly with customers to evaluate requirements and identify opportunities within development programs.

+ Collaborate with peer groups in other Franchises to develop best practices.

+ Communicating technical information to internal and external partners.

+ Writing and reviewing technical documents and regulatory submissions

+ Tissue culture and maintenance of engineered cell lines

+ Perform work using fixed-bed bioreactors and stirred tank reactors up to 200L in scale

+ Perform work using fermenters ranging from 3L to 300L in scale

+ Assist in data analysis related to upstream processes, assays, and experimental outcomes

+ Developing upstream/downstream processes

+ Assists in drafting and reviewing standard operating procedures, work instructions, test methods, material specifications, and process development production records.

+ Maintenance of activity records, log books, and general inventories in designated laboratory areas following GDP standards.

+ Perform general cleaning and sanitization of equipment and general production areas according to procedures.

+ Contribute to validation protocols and reports.

+ Assist in training of manufacturing personnel at time of design transfer

+ Provide support to Manufacturing, Quality Assurance and other departments as needed.

+ All other tasks as needed or assigned by supervisor

**Preferred Experience, Education & Qualifications** (Education/Degrees/Certifications)

+ MS degree in microbiology, biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, chemistry, or related field and 4+ years of experience in laboratory sciences/biotech/biopharma. Ph.D. in same areas with relevant industry experience

+ Experience in process development, testing or manufacturing of biologics

+ Experience with data analytics/data mining, statistics, high throughput data analysis is a plus

+ Extensive experience with experimental design, data analysis, organization and presentation of complex scientific data.

+ The candidate should be a self-starter and team player who can balance the needs of an entrepreneurial environment with the requirements of a GMP environment.

+ Ability to lead, manage, and motivate a diverse team across various functions.

**Other Ideal Personal Characteristics:**

+ Strong leadership, technical, communication, and organization skills in a teamwork environment

+ Highly motivated individual

+ Strong work ethic

**If you feel you have the knowledge and expertise, apply today to connect with a Kelly professional who will work to enrich your life.**


**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: 2022-04-11 Expires: 2022-06-11

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