Technical Leader, End-to-End Delivery

Posted 19 Jun 2020

Burlington, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 207466


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 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. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your role:

Based in US Biodevelopment Center in Burlington, MA, the Technical Leader will work closely with the Delivery and Project Management Teams to ensure successful delivery of client E2E projects as a part of a global team of Technical Leaders. Within the E2E organization, you will be the key technical client contact. You will be involved in processes development, problem solving and technical transfer from development lab to GMP production area.


Working with a project-based  approach, you will collaborate with the Project Manager to coordinate both internal and/or external discussions, with all the stakeholders (development, production, analytics and quality teams) and drive actions and decisions to ensure the highest quality service is delivered to clients.


Your extensive knowledge of Biotechnology processes and GMP environments will reinforce the credibility of the E2E approach to project delivery. Such projects will require a demonstrated understanding of the different unit operations involved in USP and DSP as well as the support functions required for mammalian cell processing.


Within this dynamic and matrix environment, your main responsibility will be to ensure customer satisfaction though frequent and detailed communication regarding project execution. Likewise, you will communicate customer needs to the internal team to guarantee alignment of delivery approach to customer need. With the Project Manager you will ensure on-time and on-budget delivery.


Your development and process expertise will also be leveraged to develop new leads and opportunities.


Who you are:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree Chemical or Biochemical Engineering with minimum 10+ years of experience (or Master’s or Ph.D. with 5+ years of experience) in an GMP manufacturing environment, ideally a Bioprocessing facility (MAbs or Vaccines)
  • Extensive knowledge of biopharmaceutical manufacturing unit operations: Bioreactors, Harvest, Chromatography, Viral Filtration, TFF and Mixers (ideally in Single-Use)
  • An ability to motivate others and work collaboratively with multiple internal and external stakeholders
  • Intellectually curious with a bias for action
  • Influences without authority and drives actionable results
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong communication skills - oral and written
  • Experienced in a global organization working with highly technical team members
  • Comfortable in a fluid, matrixed environment and navigating through ambiguity

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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