Associate Scientist Bioprocessing

Company: Eurofins ( Learn More )

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Job Description Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories PSS is searching for an Associate Scientist - Bioprocessing in Kalamazoo, MI.

Associate Scientist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Grow CHO cell culture from vial thaw to scale up bioreactors for use by the analytical group, or downstream processing group according to established procedures.
  • Conduct cell culture experiments within statistically designed matrices for purposes of bioprocess characterization and optimization.
  • Monitor culture growth, productivity and performance while preparing and adding feed and nutrients for culture viability
  • Run basic analytical methods and culture offline methods, which may include HPLC, Vicell, BioHT metabolite analysis.
  • Assist senior members of the Mab Prep Lab and Upstream process development team with large-scale preps and routine processing.
  • Perform data analysis by using instrument computer software and office applications such as Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Maintain a research laboratory notebook to document all lab-based work, write basic study reports and delivery memos and assist DSP team members with more complicated report writing.
  • Order and stock laboratory equipment and supplies for the Mab Prep Lab laboratory.
  • Work with multiple scientists within the group to effectively schedule work. Be flexible to work with other groups in Kalamazoo if workloads so require.
  • The ideal candidate would possess:
  • Highly computer literate. Capable of quickly learning and adapting to new computer programs
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required
  • Other computer skills required: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Good organizational skills required
  • Individual must have good organizational skills. Individual should be highly motivated, must be a team player, and capable of working with minimal oversight
  • Basic Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biochemistry or other related degree concentration
  • At least one year of laboratory experience with mammalian cell culture and sterile culturing techniques
  • Occasional night and/or weekend work may be required
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship
  • Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with overtime as needed. Candidates residing in Kalamazoo, MI are encouraged to apply.

    As a Eurofins Lancaster Labs employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work. We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive cafeteria plan medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and time-off, and dental and vision options.

    To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website

    Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

    In 1987, Eurofins Scientific was founded in Nantes, France, with four employees to market the SNIF-NMR technology. During the past 30 years, Eurofins has grown to be a world leader in laboratory testing services with a network of 375 laboratories across 41 countries in Europe, North and South America and Asia-Pacific and over 30,000 staff.

    Eurofins is the world leader in the food, bio/pharmaceutical product testing. It is also number one in the field of environmental laboratory services and one of the global market leaders in agroscience, genomics, discovery pharmacology, and central laboratory services.

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