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Process Development Scientist (all genders) - Home Based (Rhein-Main Area)
A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. 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.
The Manufacturing Science & Technology (MSAT) is part of our Life Science Business and provides high quality scientific and technical support to our customers developing or manufacturing biopharmaceuticals. This Process Development Scientist (PDS) role will be part of a MSAT team mainly covering Germany (projects throughout EMEA may happen occasionally). You as an experienced and confident scientist will provide support at customer sites or virtually with screening and optimizing bioprocess technologies, typically in pre-clinical to clinical phase II development projects. Having a focus on projects reliant upon downstream purification technologies and applications in the biopharmaceutical industry for monoclonal antibodies, recombinant proteins, plasma proteins, and vaccines, the scientist with an interest in commercial pharma process development and manufacturing partnering with local sales team will develop long-term relationships with clients through good science and influence the industry through authoring technical publications as well as contributing to industry conferences.
You are a highly motivated individual with collaborative and entrepreneur mindset and the ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-lingual and dynamic environment. A flexible approach is essential along with strong organizational skills, high level of proactivity with the ability to complete short and longer-term projects.
The position is home-based in Germany. You will need to have the willingness to travel up to 50% of your year time within the EMEA regions as required.
Who you are:
MSc. or PhD in BioSciences related field
Strong technical communication skills (verbal and written) in English and German
Biopharma industrial experience and expertise in separation and purification technologies such as normal flow filtration (clarification, sterile and virus removal), tangential flow filtration and chromatography (> 4 years of experience advantageous) across all the different applications. Experience in CMC, Mechanistic modeling and/or advanced therapy medicinal products are appreciated.
Excellent management skills with respect to planning, executing and documenting experimental projects
Confidant on delivering oral presentations in front of customers and on relevant congresses/conferences
Comfortable in using new and emerging digital technologies, programming language knowledge advantagoeous (e.g. Python)
What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!
Curious? Chat with one of our curious minds on our interactive Q&A platform and catch a glimpse of our people, values, and culture. You can also apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com
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