Associate Downstream Scientist in Rahway, NJ at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 5/29/2018

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    Rahway, NJ
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Job Description


  • Perform lab-scale downstream processing of biological products and process intermediates
  • Perform assays on biological products, process intermediates, and related experimental samples using biochemical/analytical tests
  • Prepare solutions/reagents
  • Set-up process equipment for lab-scale experiments
  • Maintain records and experimental results following good documentation and laboratory practices.


  • Bachelors degree in chemical engineering, chemistry, biochemistry, biology, or related field required,; Master's degree preferred
  • 1-5 years industry experience
  • Previous experience with downstream bioprocessing unit operations such as chromatography, tangential flow filtration, membrane operations preferred but not required
  • Experience with analytical techniques such as HPLC desired
  • Strong computer, scientific, organizational, and documentation skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies
  • Proven ability to work independently in hands-on laboratory setting