Associate Scientist, Upstream Operations at GlaxoSmithKline
Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.
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Location: King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Position Title: Associate Scientist, Upstream Operations
Working Location: Pennsylvania
Employment Status: Full time
Required Experience: 1 year
Required Education: Bachelors
Travel Required: 0%
Assist with the manufacture of clinical supply of investigational biopharmaceutical molecules. Specifically: hands-on cGMP large scale cell culture or microbial fermentation for use in early phase clinical trials
Performs hands-on processing of large scale cell culture or microbial steps under cGMP regulatory conditions. Processing steps include: Small scale/scale-up from vial thaw, end of production, media preparation, operation of stainless steel and single use bioreactors, harvest operations, CIP, SIP, washer and autoclave operation
Completes activities requiring independent thought that have the potential to comprise 50-100% of the employee’s time depending on production campaigns
In addition to manufacturing responsibilities, works on projects and assignments where independent action and a high degree of initiative are required in order to resolve problems and make recommendations
Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, or other engineering or scientific field.
May have at least 1+ year(s) of direct GMP manufacturing experience or upstream experience
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against
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age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity,
status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal,
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