Scientist III Process Sciences

Thermo Fisher Scientific
Cambridge, MA
Jul 25, 2021
Jul 27, 2021
Organization Type
*Scientist III Process Sciences*
*Requisition ID: 164153BR*
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them..
*Location/Division Specific Information*
US - Massachusetts - Cambridge
*How will you make an impact?*
As a Process Sciences (PS) Scientist III, you will help our clients to deliver lifesaving and life changing therapies to patients in need. In the PS group we are responsible for process characterization and late stage process development. You will be responsible for planning, executing, and documenting laboratory and tech transfer activities in support of process establishment, pilot, and transfer into cGMP manufacturing and in late-phase Process Characterization of viral vector manufacturing processes. You will also act as a subject matter expert (SME) and support a perfect transfer and operation of internally developed and client transferred processes into the PS laboratory and pilot space and out to the cGMP manufacturing space. The Scientist II position will be responsible for the design of experimental studies and lead all aspects of the execution with members of the larger team.
*What will you do? *

* Design experimental plans and studies based on defined deliverables.
* Act as a SME for technology transfer and late-phase development for upstream and downstream viral vector therapeutic processes
* Collaborate with Process Development and Manufacturing, Quality, Project Management teams etc. to facilitate technology transfer and project success.
* Consult in the implementation of new laboratory equipment.
* Draft, review, and approve technical plans, reports, and protocols.
* Find opportunities to technically and operationally improve systems, practices, and technologies
* Lead client and technical projects as assigned by management
* Collaborate with other Thermo Fisher Scientific sites and clients to ensure success of scale-up and process transfer.
*How will you get here?*

* B.S. in Chem Eng, Biochemistry,Biology or related field with 5 yrs, Masters with 2 yrs, or Ph.D.

* Technical experience in upstream and/or downstream biopharmaceutical process development and/or manufacturing
* Experience with technology transfer and facility fit assessment is desired
* Strong interpersonal and communications skills; written and oral
* Ability to function in a fast-paced diverse team environment and balance prioritize multiple projects
* Knowledge of statistical analysis methodology and software (JMP or equivalent) is helpful
*Knowledge, Skills, Abilities*

* Strong troubleshooting skills and ability to solve complex technical issues
* Ability to compile, analyze and interpret complex scientific data

* Solid understanding of cGMP and regulatory requirements of biopharmaceutical manufacturing.
* Project management skills desirable.
* Ability to function in a constantly evolving environment & prioritize multiple priorities.
* A flexible work schedule is required including Weekend and night as needed to support lab activities.
Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit [](
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