Development Specialist II in Lexington, MA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 10/2/2018

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Job Description


• Complete assigned activities relating to design/interpretation of scientific experiments in downstream process development 
• Works directly with other scientists, analytical staff, and quality groups internally to assure completion of delegated tasks that provided results are on-time, documented, technically sound and robust. 
• Performs in-process analytical instrument measurements of e.g. pH, conductivity, protein concentration by spectroscopic methods, SDS-PAGE. 
• Develop effective relationships with scientific and operations staff to understand lab needs 
• Maintain the downstream lab using the 5S organization methodology by using appropriate equipment safety signage, labeling of parts/supplies use/location. Collaborates within team and department in order to follow best practices for lab operations. 

Education & Experience Requirements 

•MS (1+ years) or BS (3+ years) in Chemical Engineering/Biological Engineering/Biochemistry/ Chemistry or related disciplines. 
•Fundamental understanding of protein separation theories and practices is required. 
•Purification process development experience in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry is highly desired.
• Knowledge of protein purification, protein stability and hands experience with chromatography systems and small-scale UF/DF and filtration are preferred. 
• Candidates must possess good organizational skills and strong attention to details, excellent experimental/troubleshooting aptitude, and be self-motivated. 
•Critical qualities include a high degree of initiative, good verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work in a team environment while being able to prioritize. 
•Excellent interpersonal skills 
•Strong problem solving abilities with a strong work ethic and dedication to completion of assignments 
•Demonstrated written and oral communication skills

EEO Employer

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