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Scientist (JP7899)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title: Scientist (JP7899)
Location: Thousand Oaks,CA
Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 6 months with likely extensions
Job posting date: 5 November 2020
Note: Remote until COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.
3 Key Consulting is hiring a Scientist for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global bio-pharmaceutical company.
Job Summary:
  • 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.
  • 2+ years within Pharm or Biotech (non-academia)
  • Bachelor’s degree Minimum
  • Remote during Covid then required to be on site
Job responsibilities include:
  • Representing the Materials Science function as a technical SME within process development in cross-functional teams with supplier quality management and supply chain.
  • Supplier Change Notifications - assessing impact of supplier changes to the raw material attributes and subsequent impact to the client  processes and product
  • Raw material non-conformances – Root cause investigations, evaluation of supplier SICAR responses and CAPAs
  • Raw material early engagement - Establish target attribute profiles of GMP raw materials to facilitate supplier selection and specification development.

    Required Qualifications
  • BS/BA or master’s in engineering or chemistry and at least 2 years of experience working in the biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry.

Required Skills and Experience
  • Experience with quality systems and writing regulated documents
  • Experience in process development preferred
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams
  • Good organizational skills
  • Excellent analytical/problem-solving skills
  • Be able to multi-task and function in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to work with technical documents and perform data analysis

Top Must have Skill Sets:
  • Experience in process development working in cross-functional teams
  • Excellent analytical/problem-solving skills and perform data analysis
  • Experience with quality systems and writing technical documents
Employee Value Proposition:
Opportunity to interact with all products team
Red Flags:
Poor communication skills, lack of top 3 must have skills
Interview Process:
Phone & Video 
We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com. If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this position, please feel free to look at other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com. You are welcome to also share this posting with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
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