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Sr. Associate

Location: 

San Diego, CA, US, 92121


 

Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

 

Position Summary

This position will be responsible for supporting clinical production and process development of Emergent’s upcoming pipeline products with an emphasis in upstream operations.  This position will be involved in clinical GMP production, process development, characterization, optimization, and scale up.

 

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Perform and lead upstream clinical production operations
  • Support downstream clinical operations as needed
  • Coordinate with functional areas to ensure production timelines are met
  • Write SOPs, Batch Records and technical reports
  • Draft deviations, investigations, risk assessments, CAPAs
  • Procurement of development and GMP materials
  • Evaluate, develop and optimize process parameters for adherent and suspension mammalian cell culture (i.e. flasks, CellSTACKs and bioreactors)
  • Analyze, organize and present data for team and company presentations
  • Support technology transfer of campaigns to commercial manufacturing sites as needed
  • Organization and upkeep of GMP cleanrooms

 

Minimum Education, Experience and Skills

  • Bachelors of Science/Engineering in Biology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related discipline
  • Minimum 2-5 years of relevant industry experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Cell culture, aseptic technique and bioreactor experience are required
  • cGMP experience preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office with a high level of comfort using varied computer systems

 

There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.
 

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce.  Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
 

Information submitted will be used by Emergent BioSolutions for activities related to your prospective employment. Emergent BioSolutions respects your privacy and any use of the information submitted will be subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy .
 

Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions’ approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions’ approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.

ABOUT EMERGENT

Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actions—whether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the community—we strive every day to achieve this shared goal.

WE BELIEVE IN OUR VALUES

  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
  • Break through thinking
    • We take smart risks, pursue innovation and challenge ourselves to constantly improve.
  • Own it always
    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.


Nearest Major Market: San Diego