Bioreactor Scientist

Company: Eurofins ( Learn More )

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US-PA-West Point
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Job Description
Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories PSS is searching for a Bioreactor Scientist in West Point, PA.

Bioreactor Upstream Scientist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following :

  • Supporting the Bioreactor & Fermentation Development team in the set-up, operation, and associated analysis of mammalian cell culture and/or microbial bioreactor processes

  • General operations such as bioreactor building/sterilization, cleanup and turnover of bioreactors to maintain a set run schedule

  • Sampling including cell count and metabolite analysis

  • Collaborate with multiple areas to execute data mining efforts in support of long term project management.

  • Maintain records and test results following good manufacturing practices (GMP)

  • Work independently and efficiently

  • Document work clearly and perform procedures accurately

  • Communicate effectively with client staff members

    The ideal candidate would possess :

  • Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills

  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude

  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

  • At least one to two years related laboratory experience including aseptic and cell culture techniques and/or microbial fermentation

  • Exposure to 3L to 20L bioreactor operations and/or cultivation in associated platforms such as agar plates, spinner/shake flasks, or T-flasks.

  • General laboratory skills, aseptic technique, experience with pipettes, and experience with automation

  • Experience using formulas and linking spreadsheets in Excel

  • Prior statistical analysis experience.

    Basic Minimum Qualifications :

  • Bachelor's degree in biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, chemical engineering, or biochemical engineering discipline

  • Work will include periodic evening and/or early morning weekday hours as well as periodic weekend hours

  • 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 currently living within a commutable distance of West Point, Pennsylvania 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 medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and vacation, personal days, 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.
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