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Viral Vector Upstream Process Development Engineer

Kelly Services
Santa Monica, CA 90407
Kelly Services has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a long-term temporary opportunity to work as a **Viral Vector Upstream Process Development Engineer** at a prestigious Fortune 500 company working in **Santa Monica** **.**





**Important information:** This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must use the Submit Resume button to submit your resumes. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter for this position ( Brooke.Schoen@kellyservices.com ) however your resume must be received via the Submit Resume button included within.





**Job Title: Viral Vector Upstream Process Development Engineer**



****This position is not remote; work is 100% onsite in Santa Monica**



**Pay: $73 per hour**


**Responsibilities**

This individual will be a member of the upstream development of the viral vector programs. The individual will contribute to the development and scale up of the viral vector production with focus on viral vector cell line and cell culture development. These activities can include lead clone selection, process optimization, scale-down model development and qualification, robustness studies, and process characterization.

The candidate will also support development of upstream technology platforms to integrate process, media and cell line development.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Execute laboratory studies in order to support process development or improvements

Perform hands on work in a cell culture lab, specifically cell culture expansion, viral vector production as well as process scale up and implementation into GMP clinical production suites.

Write and review technical documentation

Perform process analysis and trend process performance

Design and execute process development studies to develop a thorough understanding of operating and performance parameters


Required Skills:

Knowledge of cell culture scale-up and engineering principles (e.g. growth rates, specific consumption/production rates, bioreactor aspect ratios, power calculations, gas transfer, shear stress)

Knowledge of statistical DOE (design of experiments)

Build, operate, and troubleshoot bench top and pilot scale bioreactors; compile and analyze results

Excellent communication and presentation skills and aptitude for problem solving

Candidate should be self-motivated, ambitious, organized, and collaborative


Requirements:

BS/ MS degree in Chemical/Biochemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Biology or a related scientific discipline

Previous experience with both adherent and suspension cell culture systems, transient transfection and/or stable cell lines is desired.

A previous track record of culture process development experience such as cell passaging, formulation of media, aseptic technique processing, and managing reagents.

Practical demonstration of hands on process development including use of statistical design of experiments is required. Experience with automation technologies is desired.

Ability to think critically, and demonstrate troubleshooting and problem solving skills

Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential.

Self-motivated with a strong sense of ownership in areas of responsibility and willingness to accept temporary responsibilities outside of initial job description

Comfortable in a fast-paced environment and able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities.

Ability to work and collaborate in cross functional teams, research, development, manufacturing in a fast pace and dynamic team setting.

High energy level and a positive outlook coupled with the requisite can do attitude and a willingness to do what it takes to achieve personal and organizational goals and overcome obstacles.





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**_Kelly Services is a U.S.-based Fortune 500 company. With our global network of branch locations, we are uniquely positioned to provide our customers with international staffing support and our employees with diverse assignments around the world._**



**Kelly Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer**










**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 https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm
Posted: 2020-06-05 Expires: 2020-08-06

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