Assistant Scientist - downstream, CIP, SIP in Lansdale, PA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 2/9/2018

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Job Description

Apex Life Sciences is seeking an entry level Assistant Scientist to support the bulk vaccine manufacturing processes of a top Pharmaceutical company.


  • Support pilot-scale campaigns for the GMP manufacture of bulk biologics such as vaccines and therapeutic proteins clinical supplies.
  • Responsibilities encompass all aspects of preparation, execution and close out of a GMP campaign.
  • Campaign document preparation.
  • Determination and design of components, consumables and parts.
  • Hands-on participation in the execution of GMP batches, including supporting cleaning & steam-in-place activities.
  • Recovery and downstream purification unit operations such as cross-flow filtration, centrifugation, process chromatography, precipitation, ultrafiltration and sterile filtration.
  • Actively working in a multi-discipline project team environment.
  • Support Equipment Scale-up activities and equipment commissioning including creation of standard operating procedures.
  • Support facility GMP compliance activities.
  • Involvement with Capital equipment design.
  • Supporting training and safety initiatives including any applicable GMP requirements for working in area.


  • BS in Engineering or Biological Sciences is required.
  • Previous experience in upstream and/or downstream processing of bulk biologic products (vaccine and therapeutic proteins) is preferred.
  • Ability to work independently, and in a team environment is expected

***For immediate consideration, please email your updated resume to with ' Assistant Scientist - downstream' in the subject line.

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