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Process Development Associate (JP9222)

Thousand Oaks, ca
Job Title: Process Development Associate (JP9222)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 18 months with likely extensions
Job posting date: 9/28/2021
Note: Onsite Essential

3 Key Consulting is hiring a Process Development Associate for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global bio-pharmaceutical company.

Job Summary:
  • Supports the execution of cell culture and/or downstream purification process studies using bench scale equipment including bioreactors, chromatography, and filtration systems.
  • Utilizes scientific principles in execution of experiments and analysis of experimental data.
  • Carries out laboratory tasks per plan and procedure in a team environment.
  • Documents data and process information in accordance with good documentation practices.
  • Executes process/equipment troubleshooting.

    Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Science
  • 1+ years of experience working on Cell Culture or Protein Purification/Analytics - academia/ industry experience

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior hands-on experience in lab-scale cell culture or downstream purification process development operation.
  • Experience with automated and computer-controlled bio pharmaceutical process equipment.
  • Knowledge of process data compilation and analysis.
  • Demonstrated equipment troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities and attention to detail.
  • Experience of collaboration within and across functional areas and outstanding customer focus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Top Must have Skill Sets:
  • lab skills in biological or chemical lab setting
  • basic computer skills using Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc)
  • be able to lift and carry weight up to 35 pounds independently

Day-To-Day Responsibilities:
  • Conduct mammalian cell culture experiments using shake flasks or bioreactors.
  • Execute protein purification experiments using chromatography or filtration systems.
  • Record experimental data and perform data analysis.

Employee Value Proposition:
Dynamic work environment - opportunity to learn wide variety of lab from cell culture to purification. Opportunity to be trained using different software.

Red Flags:
The lab experience needs to be current. Hiring Manager not interested in people who have worked in the lab years ago and switched away from lab work later.

Interview Process:
Hiring manager likes to limit interviews to 3 people, but he is open to more if no satisfactory candidate is identified. The interview will be conducted through video conference. Manager will be available to start interviewing soon.

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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