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Associate Scientist, Upstream Operations at GlaxoSmithKline

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

Position Title: Associate Scientist, Upstream Operations

Working Location: Pennsylvania

Employment Status: Full time

Required Experience: 1 year

Required Education: Bachelors

Travel Required: 0%

Job Description:

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


Essential Skills:

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

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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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