Gene Therapy -- Downstream Lead

Posted on Nov 19, 2018 by Affinity Executive Search

Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Research & Development
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
My client is seeking a Lead Downstream Purification Scientist for a new position. This person will help launch and support GMP manufacturing. The ideal candidate will take on the following tasks:

* Develop and execute SOPs
* Operate and maintain manufacturing equipment
* Perform process purification for manufacturing drug product for clinical trials
* Clean and maintain GMP facility
* Engage with process development team for tech transfer and scale up
* Execute and report equipment IQ and OQ

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:

* 3+ years relevant industry experience
* Downstream purification experience
* GMP clean room experience
* Experience working with gene therapy or viral vectors
* Depth filtration experience including TFF, UF or DF
* Cell culture aseptic technique experience, large scale preferred
* Organized and detail oriented, self-motivated, flexible, proactive, able to follow through in an ambiguous, fast-changing environment.
* A demonstrated understanding of the drug development process and biotech industry
* Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously

Reference: 559198778

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