Scientist, Process Development, Upstream Biologics

STEMCELL Technologies

STEMCELL Technologies

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Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Job Description Summary

Do you enjoy solving complex problems, building relationships with collaborators, and continuously learning in a fast-paced and innovative environment? As a member of the Process Development, Biologics team you will work alongside experienced Engineers and Scientists who collaborate closely on delivering robust, cost efficient, and innovative manufacturing processes for biologics products meeting appropriate regulatory and current good manufacturing practices (cGMP) requirements. This is an exciting opportunity to leverage existing upstream process development and technology transfer experience and grow as we establish new workflows for higher regulated projects at STEMCELL!

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead planning, designing, executing, and reporting experiments enabling the development, optimization, and implementation of cost-efficient, scalable upstream protein production processes to meet project timelines and goals

  • Analyze data, provide conclusions and future plans, and present to cross-functional teams

  • Develop SOPs and lead technology transfer activities into manufacturing

  • Participate in root cause investigations and assist in the execution of corrective and preventative actions for non-conformances

  • Assist in identifying, testing, and implementing new processes and process controls for manufacturing new and existing products

Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Bachelors with 6+ years, Masters with 4-8 years or PhD with 2-5 years of relevant experience in developing upstream protein production processes with mammalian cell lines

  • Hands-on experience running lab and pilot scale bioreactors is essential

  • Experience with high throughput experimentation and micro bioreactors is preferred

  • Experience with microcarriers is an asset

  • Experience with scale-up/down process models and concepts, DoE/statistical approaches, and Quality by Design (QbD) concepts to experimental design and data analysis is an asset

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STEMCELL Technologies is a privately owned, Vancouver-based biotechnology company that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Driven by our love of science and passion for quality, we are a company of Scientists Helping Scientists—standing by our customers to provide the outstanding products, technical support, and training they need to advance their research. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine, and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, accessory products, and services. Through our many regional offices, as well as our distribution centers in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble, and Singapore, we deliver our innovative, specialized products to more than 100 countries. With over 2300 employees globally, most with scientific or engineering degrees, STEMCELL is proud to be the largest biotechnology employer in Canada.

This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative, and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and meaningful career development opportunities.

STEMCELL is well recognized for exceptional leadership and business practices. We are one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and operate an ISO 14001-certified environmental management system to measure and reduce our environmental impact.

As an equal opportunity employer, STEMCELL is dedicated to ensuring that every employee feels safe, valued, and respected for who they are. We know that scientific progress and innovation occur when diverse, creative minds come together and we are committed to nurturing a culture of inclusivity and belonging. STEMCELL enforces a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination. Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.

The annual base salary for this job ranges from:

$78,640.00 - $118,000.00

STEMCELL determines an individual’s pay within the range based on multiple factors including experience, education, job-related skills, and equity within the team or organization. For jobs that are eligible for sales incentives, the range noted above is inclusive of target incentives; actual incentives are based on individual performance results in accordance with company policy. In addition to base salary, STEMCELL offers a comprehensive total rewards package including health benefits, retirement savings, and more.

NOTE: STEMCELL’s vaccination policy requires that all candidates for this role be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including boosters), as currently recommended or required by local health authorities and public health orders, unless an exemption from this policy is approved through our accommodation request process.

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