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Scientist- Materials Science (JP7573)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:  Scientist -Materials Science(JP7573)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA. (Onsite pending lifting of COVID restrictions)
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: Materials Sciences
Duration: 6+ months (with likely extensions)
Posting Date: 9/2/20
 
 
3 Key Consulting is hiring a Scientist for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.
 
Job Description:
This position is for a Scientist in the Materials Science group working under the guidance of the hiring manager. The Scientist will support a range of cross-functional activities to support media, chemical and excipient raw materials used for synthetic and biologic processing. Core job responsibilities include:
  • Representing the Materials Science function within process development in cross-functional group projects as technical SME working with supplier quality management and supply chain.
  • Supplier Change Notifications - assessing impact of change to product and process.
  • Raw material non-conformances – Root cause investigations, evaluation of SICAR Responses (CAPAs) and effectiveness verification of supplier CAPAs.
  • Raw material early engagement - Technical SME for raw material sourcing required to establish new GMP raw materials and suppliers.
 
 
Why is the Position Open?
Additional workload.
 
 
Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
  • Experience in process development with GMP manufacturing, quality systems and writing regulated documents.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) and ability to work in cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent analytical/problem-solving skills and ability to work with technical documents and perform data analysis.
 
 
Day to Day Responsibilities:
Support a range of cross-functional activities to support media, chemical and excipient raw materials used for synthetic and biologic processing.
 
 
Basic Qualifications:
  • Must have 5+ years of industry experience - open to industry, pharma or biotech preferred.
  • If candidate is PhD, 2+ years of industry experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree Minimum.
  • Must have experience in process development with GMP manufacturing, quality systems and writing regulated documents.
 
 
Employee Value Proposition:
Chance to interact with all product teams
 
 
Red Flags:
  • Poor communication skills.
  • Lack of top must have skills.
 
 
Interview process:
Initial phone screen followed by Phone/skype interview - Thursday 10th or Friday 11th
 
 
We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com.  If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this particular position, please feel free to take a look at the other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com/careers. You are also welcome to share this opportunity with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.
 
 
Regards,
 
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
 
 
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