Downstream Process Development Associate at WuXi AppTec

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Location: King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

WuXi AppTec

US-PA-King of Prussia

Job ID 2020-6301


WuXi Biologics (stock code: 2269.HK), a Hong Kong-listed company, is a leading global open-access biologics technology platform offering end-to-end solutions to empower organizations to discover, develop and manufacture biologics from concept to commercial manufacturing. Our company history and achievements demonstrate our commitment to providing a truly ONE-stop service offering and strong value proposition to our global clients. As of December 31, 2018, there were a total of 205 integrated projects, including 97 projects in pre-clinical development stage, 94 projects in early-phase (phase I and II) clinical development, 13 projects in late-phase (phase III) development and 1 project in commercial manufacturing. With total estimated capacity of biopharmaceutical production planned in China, Ireland, Singapore and US reaching 280,000 liters by 2022, we will provide our biomanufacturing partners with a robust and premier-quality global supply chain network.


  • Work on defined biopharmaceutical projects for development and/or characterization of vaccine downstream manufacturing processes in a team.
  • Execute lab-scale experiments in supporting downstream process development according to predefined protocols
  • Perform purification experiments in BSL-2 labs and document experiments in lab notebooks.
  • Support maintenance tasks and new technology evaluations for laboratory instrumentation;


  • The candidate should have background in one of the following fields: chemical engineering, biochemical or biological engineering, cell/molecular biology, biochemistry, or microbiology.
  • Hands-on experience in downstream purification process unit operations and lab scale experimental execution are optimal, preferably UFDF operations.
  • BS/MS degree with 0-2 years industry experience.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required, as well as ability to take on multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and good interpersonal skills, work well with diverse team members

Physical Requirements
  • Must be able to work in Lab setting with Biohazards /various Chemicals
  • Must be able to wear appropriate PPEs
  • Ability to Lift 20 lbs

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by Management.