Senior Biomanufacturing Engineer m/f

Posted 16 Jul 2018

Dachstein, Alsace - France

Req Id 179150


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Your role:

We have an exciting opportunity with our Life sciences team and we are looking for an experienced Senior BioManufacturing Engineer to join the Bioprocess Division. This role will report to the MSAT (Manufacturing Sciences and Technology organisation) with regional responsibilities across the Middle East and Africa and additional limited duties in Mainland Europe, Russia, and Turkey.

You will become part of our global MSAT network, connecting and communicating with colleagues around the world to gather and share technical knowledge and application experience which can be of benefit worldwide and to your customers locally.

Your responsibilities include providing both pre- and post-sales expert technical scientific and engineering support for the development and implementation of customer applications across a vast range of separation and purification product lines within the Biopharmaceutical / Bioscience Industry. And focus on projects reliant upon downstream purification technologies and applications in the biopharmaceutical industry for monoclonal Antibodies, recombinant proteins, plasma proteins, and for this particular role, a more in-depth focus on vaccines.

You will focus on process development, scale-up, and developing methodologies for transferring procedures or biological processes from laboratories to commercial-scale manufacturing production. You will also assess options for plant expansion or reconfiguration by developing and testing process simulation models, optimise production by analysing processes and compiling de-bottleneck studies. Review existing bio-manufacturing processes to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements. Prepare technical reports, data summary documents, or research articles for scientific publication, regulatory submissions, or patent applications. And review existing manufacturing processes to identify opportunities for yield improvement or reduced process variation, applying new technologies where appropriate

You will be THE industry application expert and transfer your technical expertise and knowledge to provide and effective solution to the customers pains, you will support all downstream technologies in separation and purification, across all the different application in the Biopharmaceutical / Biotechnology Industry. In addition to that you will produce quality and timely written reports, operating protocols, applications brief and any other appropriate documentation that captures the results of customer trial work. With the consideration of getting customer approval to publish any novel or interesting application work, Troubleshoot customer applications through ongoing support and regular process reviews. Position a solution to the relevant decision makers within the customer to gain commitment for implementation of solution and provide full data analysis to cost effective solutions and apply a confident scale up solution which fits for our customer processes.

This is a great role with a potential to grow into different directions as technical expert and global opportunities.

Who you are:

• Graduate degree in Chemical / Biochemical engineering, Biochemical engineering or Biotechnology with practical, hands-on experience with all downstream process technologies within the Bioscience / Biopharmaceutical environment, including (Normal flow filtration techniques, Tangential flow filtration techniques, Chromatographic separation techniques and Multi use and single use processes or systems

• A minimum of 5 years proven practical hands on laboratory and / or pilot plant experience is essential as well as excellent written and verbal communications with high level presentation skills.

• High level of initiative with the ability to complete short and longer-term projects, and a willingness to travel up to 50 % for their time.

What we offer: We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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