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Associate Pilot Plant (JP9378)

West Greenwich, RI · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:  Associate Pilot Plant (JP9378)
Location: West Greenwich, RI. 
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: DSS Pilot Plants
Duration: 2 years with possible extensions or conversion to permanent
Posting Date: 10/28/2021

3 Key Consulting is hiring an Associate Pilot Plant for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.


Required skills:
  • Inventory management, which includes end user SAP use, with a minor in general biopharma operations (science)
  • Electronic inventory management experience
  • Laboratory and/or pharmaceutical manufacturing experience
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs and push/pull heavy loads using material handling equipment
     
Job Description:
Perform inventory management processes for pilot scale process development biopharmaceutical laboratory. General duties include, but not limited to material handling and coordination of raw materials, review of experiment bill of materials, and collaborating with supply chain partners to facilitate material requisitions. Other responsibilities include performing goods receipt, transport & stocking of materials, pulling and kitting of materials, and routine inventory cycle counts. Must be able to lift up to 50lbs and push/pull heavy loads using material handling equipment. Performs routine preventative maintenance and standardization of benchtop analytical devices to such as automated cell counter, metabolic analyzers, and solution meters. Carries out laboratory tasks per plan and procedure in a team environment. Documents data and process information in accordance to good documentation practices. Performs laboratory safety evaluations. Performs daily cleaning and sanitization of the laboratory.

May support various experiment preparation and execution as directed to include, but not limited to; execution of cell culture, harvest and downstream purification process studies using 500 L scale pilot equipment including bioreactors, chromatography skids and filtration systems. Additional routine tasks may include equipment preparation such Clean-In-Place and Steam-In-Place, compounding media and buffer solutions, and sampling. Utilizes scientific principles in execution of experiments and analysis of experimental data. Documents data and process information in accordance to good documentation practice

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Science. Electronic inventory management experience. Ability to work occasional evening and weekend work.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior hands-on experience with SAP and/or similar electronic inventory software.
  • Pilot-scale or large-scale cell culture or downstream purification process development or manufacturing operation.
  • Experience with automated and computer-controlled biopharmaceutical process equipment. Knowledge of process data compilation and analysis
  • Demonstrated equipment troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities and attention to detail.
  • Experience collaborating within and across functional areas and outstanding customer focus Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
     
Top Must Have Skills:
  • Electronic inventory management experience
  • Laboratory and/or pharmaceutical manufacturing experience
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs and push/pull heavy loads using material handling equipment

Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Material handling and coordination of raw materials
  • Review of experiment bill of materials
  • Collaborating with supply chain partners to facilitate material requisitions
  • Performing goods receipt, transport & stocking of materials
  • Pulling and kitting of materials
  • Assembly and autoclave of general laboratory assemblies and equipment
  • Performs routine preventative maintenance and standardization of benchtop analytical devices to such as automated cell counter, metabolic analyzers, and solution meters
  • Supports preparation and execution of various laboratory experiments as needed

Basic Qualifications:
Some quality control lab experience is preferred.

Employee Value Proposition:

Long term 2 year contract with the chance to get extended.

Red Flags:
Jumpy job history

Interview process:
Phone and Video Skype Panel Interview

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 take a look at the other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com/careers. You are welcome to also share this opportunity with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.

 
 
Regards,
 
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
 
 
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