Cell Culture Bioprocess Engineer
This position will focus on the optimization of high-yield cell culture systems and improvement of bioprocessing applications. It will involve design, planning, and significant hands-on laboratory work, and candidates should be familiar with cell culture methods. Successful candidates will join an outstanding team with expertise in cell biology, cell culture systems, material science and engineering.
Qualifications & experience
MS in Bioprocessing, Biomanufacturing, Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology or equivalent with 5+ years of experience.
Applicants with Bachelors degree and 8+ years of experience (industry preferred) will be considered.
Demonstrated expertise with scale-up of cell cultures using bioreactor systems
Experience with optimization of growth media and conditions using a Design-of-Experiment (DOE) approach
Extensive knowledge of bioprocessing technologies and equipment
Demonstrated ability to conceive, plan and execute engineering projects
Ability to summarize, interpret and review experimental data with adequate computer skills for data acquisition, data management and visualization of experimental results
Attention to detail
Ability to work independently and as part of a team to achieve departmental goals
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Sense of humor
Knowledge of data analysis software SAS JMP
Experience with automated cell screening systems
Experience with medium/high throughput cell analysis systems
Experience with culture of primary cells from fish or crustaceans
Experience with skeletal muscle cells, fibroblasts, and adipocytes
Execute cell culture experiments with benchtop and pilot-scale bioreactor systems towards large-scale process and media optimization for specific cell lines
Plan and implement technology development projects, including Identification and evaluation of new bioprocessing methods and equipment
Set up, operate, take down and reassemble bioreactors.
Process and analyze samples using lab instruments
Following operating procedures with attention to detail.
Some weekend work may be required.
All applicants must be authorized to work in the US, and willing and able to work a flexible work schedule to meet production demands that may include early mornings, late evenings, and some weekends.
BlueNalu will offer compensation packages and stock options that are commensurate with the candidate’s experience and potential. Please apply to firstname.lastname@example.org.