Bioprocess Development Engineer
Edison-New Brunswick Metro Area, New Jersey
- B.S.or MS in Biochemical Engineering, Chemical, Biomedical Engineering, Bioengineering or Biology related discipline with 0-2 years of relevant experience -- Recent grads are preferred.
Must have strong engineering or scientific knowledge appropriate for cell therapy bioprocess development.
Experience in laboratory environment is required.
Experience with culturing cells and aseptic technique is required- -- Experience must be recent.
Design, perform, and interpret experiments, with moderate supervision, to support bioprocess development and GMP production.
Ensure smooth day-to-day operation of the cell culture laboratory.
Generate cellular supply for Pre-Clinical studies from Process Development laboratories and/or participate in Pre-Clinical or Clinical supply campaigns with manufacturing staff.
Execute/implement cellular process development and optimization studies on one or more of the following areas: cell culture, cell harvesting, immuno-selection, tissue processing, cryopreservation, phenotyping, etc.
Design and execute well-controlled experiments, perform data analysis, and summarize empirical results, with moderate technical/scientific supervision and feedback. Present results within project team and departmental technical reviews.
Maintain and deliver sufficient supply of appropriate grade material for pre-clinical studies in accordance with timelines, and participate in clinical supply campaigns with manufacturing staff as necessary.
As appropriate, interact with other groups to ensure process/knowledge transfer.
Anticipate and fill needs for reagents and laboratory supplies in support of Bioprocess Development activities.