Upstream Scientist

Posted 19 Nov 2019

Shanghai - all, Shanghai - China

Req Id 199752


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our around 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your Role:


Within our End to End Biodevelopment Shanghai Upstream team, you will be primarily responsible for cell line development/cell culture process development/pilot production, including cell culture, frozen, expansion thawing, screening, clone selection and identification, medium and feed screening, process development at bench scale bioreactors and pilot scale up production and study.


  • Perform all mammalian cell culture experiments related to cell line development/cell culture process development/pilot production (at least one of three)
  • Perform related activities such as medium and buffer preparation, documents preparation and data record
  • Accountable for completing the assigned task in a timely manner
  • Maintenance of equipment, consumables, reagents and facility related to the activities above.
  • Make sure all activities are compliant to the policy of the lab, company and regulatory requirements
  • Effective communication of data/results through written documentation and oral presentation
  • Support all activities needed for the implementation of the experiments and projects


Who You Are:

  • Degree in Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, Bioengineering, Pharmacy or related area
  • At least 1 year hands on experience of mammalian cell culture techniques (at least one from cell line development/upstream process development/pilot scale) for MS and at least 2 years for BS
  • Master the use of Microsoft office software is desirable
  • Basic English reading and writing is desirable
  • Experience of analytical software like SPSS is a plus
  • Publishing of related academic articles is a plus
  • Fluent spoken and written English is a plus
  • Quality concept is a plus
  • Team spirit, proactive, logical and scientific thinking is desirable

What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. 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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