Scientist, Process Development

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1) Lead research into new technologies and procedures for the purposes of process development, technical transfer and process improvement
2) Develop project plans including work scope, timeline and cost estimates for process improvements, process development and capital projects
3) Lead study owner for development studies, technical studies, validation protocols and final reports (development studies, technical studies and validation protocols)
4) Lead technical transfer activities for process transfers to company or CMO sites
5) Perform statistical analysis of process/study data using JMP
6) Lead development of facility/equipment design documents
7) Lead development of facility/equipment/raw material qualification documents
8) Present data/project update to company management and inter-departmental teams
9) Participate in cross-functional, departmental and site project teams
10) Work with process development customers to design studies
11) Interface with Engineering, Facilities, Manufacturing and Quality departments
12) Participate as department representative in various site/company initiatives
13) Provide technical guidance/mentoring to Pilot Plant Operations Team where needed
14) Initiate, review and approve various documents, procedures and protocols in support of departmental activities/deliverables
15) Participate in site FDA inspections as required


  • 1) University degree is required (preference will be given to those with degree in relevant field, though all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply)
    2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)
    3) Recent experience in the pharmaceuticals industry is strongly preferred
    4) Preference will be given to people who have recent experience in process development


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Seniority Level:
Experienced - Not Management
  Manufacturing,  R&D / Science,  Engineering
Preferred Industry Background:
Managing a team of:
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Other Compensation:
A superb base salary and bonus structure are available; compensation is commensurate with experience and will be discussed with qualified candidates only.