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Process Scientist/Engineer I (Downstream)

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

The work we do at FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies has never been more important—and we are looking for talented candidates to join us. We’re growing our locations, our capabilities, and our teams, and looking for passionate, mission-driven people like you who want to make a real difference in people’s lives. Join FDB and help create the next vaccine, cure, or gene therapy in partnership with some of the most innovative biopharma companies across the globe. Here, you’ll work alongside and learn from some of the most dedicated scientists, engineers, and manufacturers in the industry. We’re proud to cultivate a culture that will fuel your passion, energy, and drive—what FDB calls Genki. Join us and discover a community that thrives on diversity and never scares away from a complex challenge. At FDB, you determine what’s possible.

As we grow our community, our capacity, and capabilities significantly in the next year, we’re looking for passionate people to join our global team.

Our North Carolina site sits in the renowned Research Triangle Park, the United States’ largest hub of research and innovation. In such a dynamic location adjacent to many of the country’s best places to live, it’s no surprise that our passion is meteoric.

The Process Scientist/Engineer I represents the technical operations department before FDBU customers, regulatory agencies and management. This individual will manage the new client process and ensure project objectives are completed. The Process Scientist/Engineer will also contribute to the technology transfer of multiple projects at various project life-cycle stages (clinical material to commercial supply). Additionally, this individual must possess strong process understanding to implement and execute process risk review and process/cleaning qualification and validation activities. The ideal candidate will have experience in downstream processes (TFF, protein purification, chromatography).

 

MAJOR ACTIVITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities

  • May support technical transfer of client project in and to manufacturing as applicable
  • Summarizes and report data
  • Interacts with supervisor and reports results and interpretation of experiments, project deliverables, and process readiness.
  • Supports capital projects by providing technical expertise
  • Supports new project site-fit assessments as needed
  • Assists in developing SOPs and engineering documents
  • Familiar with relevant literature

Proficiencies

  • Independent use and application of, computer systems and software for data acquisition and analysis
  • Capable of using basic computer systems and software to perform basic data analysis
  • Basic math and software skills (excel data plotting, proficient with MS Word for memos and updates)
  • Acquire understanding of GMPs, safety, SOP, discipline practices and terminology
  • Acquire understanding of basic production and production troubleshooting

Supervision

  • Work under close to moderate supervision with limited latitude for independent judgment

Problem Solving

  • Demonstrates a practical understanding of own engineering discipline and applies knowledge in support of product development and technical transfer.
  • Provides solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity.
  • Consult with senior peers on non-complex process engineering projects to learn through experience

Oral & Written Communication Skills

  • Maintains accurate records of ongoing projects in adherence with documentation standards.
  • May prepare summaries of data for technical reports (memos, development reports)
  • Writes SOPs and other cGMP documents
  • Collaborates and communicates within and across the work group as needed.
  • May present at departmental meetings to keep managers and team members apprised of the activities on project.
  • Communication across work teams

Leader Behaviors

  • Takes responsibility for the consequences of his/her actions
  • Demonstrates willingness to share roles with others on the team to advance team’s progress as needed
  • Practices attentive and active listening
  • Receptive to direction from colleagues

SCOPE MEASURES:

  • Typically has an indirect impact on work group performance; impact is achieved primarily by contributing to team efforts

BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS:

  • S. degree or equivalent; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Independent use and application of, computer systems and software for data acquisition and analysis
  • Capable of using basic computer systems and software to perform basic data analysis
  • Basic math and software skills (excel data plotting, proficient with MS Word for memos and updates)
  • Acquire understanding of GMPs, safety, SOP, discipline practices and terminology
  • Able to acquire an understanding of basic production and production troubleshooting

 

FDBU works with technical data, technology and materials that are subject to U.S. export laws and regulations. This position will require access to technical data, technology and source code that is controlled under U.S. export laws and regulations, including but not limited to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations at 22 C.F.R. Parts 120 – 130 and Export Administration Regulations in 15 C.F.R. Part 730 – 774, as may be amended. To conform to these laws and regulations, applicants must be U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., protected individuals as defined by 8 USC 1324(b)(a)(3) (i.e., asylees and refugees) or otherwise eligible for an export authorization from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce. Offers of employment will be contingent on the Company’s ability to secure an export authorization.

FDBU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

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