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Process Scientist/Engineer I

Andover, MA 01810
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The engineer/scientist in Gene Therapy Plasmid manufacturing operations is responsible for execution of the manufacturing process in a multi-product cGMP facility capable of manufacturing commercial, clinical and development drug substance. Additional roles include using operational and technical knowledge to assist in troubleshooting activities, tech transfer and start-up activities, provide investigations support, analyze process data, and identify and implement minor process improvements.


+ Execution of relevant process activities including protein purification or cell culture operations (depending on the background of the candidate), solution formulation, and equipment preparation (set-up, CIP, SIP) by following established SOP's.

+ Setup and evaluation of unit operations, execution, and changeover (daily and long-term).

+ Troubleshooting of mildly complex process disturbances, identifying resolution and implementing corrective and preventive measures, as required.

+ Real time assessment of process performance.

+ Individual will be required to perform process monitoring, data analysis, and data preparation for presentation in several forums including project team meetings.

+ Serve as the operations point of contact for technology transfer and start-up of products by reviewing process parameter tables and applicable documentation.

+ Provide input for process overview presentations, sampling plans, and other tech transfer deliverables.

+ Individual will provide subject matter expertise in supporting process and product related investigations, execute CAPAs and provide input to process and equipment change controls to ensure robust and capable solution.

+ Individual will help to ensure the equipment and facilities are maintained in a GMP compliant state at all times.

+ The individual will be responsible for collaborating within the department as well as other departments to communicate and coordinate activities.

+ Individual will assist in inventorying, tracking, maintenance scheduling, and troubleshooting of mechanical equipment.

+ Individual will be responsible for modifying and/or creating job related documentation

+ Individual will assist in the evaluation and implementation of new technology for process execution and/or analysis.

+ Individual will be expected to participate in continuous improvement and innovation initiatives.

+ Individuals are responsible to ensure a safe work environment and to identify job hazard analysis opportunities.

+ Individuals will be required to develop multi-tasking skills.

+ Identifies the need for escalation through various levels of management when there is a risk to operations, personal safety, equipment functionality, product supply and/or to quality/compliance.


+ Bachelor's degree in a Scientific or Engineering discipline is required.


+ Experience in a biopharmaceutical environment is preferred.


+ Daily routine may require moving heavy equipment, standing for long periods of time, and/or walking throughout the suite including up and down stairs.

+ Must have the ability to lift ~50 pounds.

+ The incumbent needs to take the necessary safety precautions when working with pressurized systems, steam and/or corrosive chemicals.

+ The incumbent is required to attain detail knowledge of the operational equipment.

+ The incumbent will be required to solve problems regarding site assessment, specific units used in Biopharmaceutical manufacturing.

+ The incumbent must be able to express ideas into SOPs, MFRs and be able to use a multitude of programs including Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.


+ Note: Shift start and end time may be staggered across a shift team to provide wider coverage across the operational day, and also may vary from those listed below.

+ Various shifts are available including: 6am - 6pm or 2pm - 2am shifts on a 3/2/2 schedule or 8am - 4:30pm or 3:30pm - 12am shifts, Monday - Friday

+ Rotating shifts may also be required during startup and training or as needed.

+ Off-shift coverage may be required.


+ Last date to apply: 5/8/2020

+ Eligible for employee referral bonus

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**EEO & Employment Eligibility**

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