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Purification Biochemist at Eurofins in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.





Job Description:



Company Description



Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins laboratories work with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.


The Eurofins network of companies is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience Contract Research Organisation services. It is one of the market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies, as well as having an emerging global presence in Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisations. It also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.


In over 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 58,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 54 countries. Eurofins companies offer a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products.


In 2021, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR 6.72 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.



Job Description



  • Perform and support biologics antigen purification processes to support mono- and multivalent vaccine and recombinant microbial protein/peptide biopharma development.

  • Isolate/purify/concentrate recombinant and wildtype bacterial and viral products for use as vaccine and biopharma candidates.

  • Run basic in-process analytical methods, which may include microbial and/or viral titration, turbidity, HPLC, gel electrophoresis, and total protein analysis.

  • Work closely with Upstream Scientists to align upstream and downstream activities

  • Assist senior members of the DSP team with large-scale preps and routine processing.




Qualifications



  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in disciplines ofchemistry, biochemistry, or other related fields.

    • BS + 3-5 years of experience, or: MS + 1-3 years of experience



  • Laboratory experience with:

    • Protein and Antigen purification methodologies including

      • isolation (homogenization, cell lysis, centrifugation)

      • separation/concentration (cross-flow filtration, depth filtration, precipitation)

      • purification (chromatography)



    • Demonstrated Aseptic Technique

    • In-process analytical technologies

    • Knowledge or experience with corresponding upstream bioreactor workstreams and outputs a plus






Additional Information



  • Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, first shift 8AM-5PM. Candidates currently living in a commutable distance to Kalamazoo, MI are encouraged to apply.


  • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options


  • Life and disability insurance


  • 401(k) with company match


  • Paid vacation and holidays

  • #LI-EB1




Eurofins is aM/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.


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