Fermentation Development Scientist

  • Job Reference: 425086534-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: New England BioLabs
  • Location: Ipswich, Massachusetts
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

New England Biolabs (NEB) is seeking a talented Fermentation Development Scientist. The successful candidate will work within an interdisciplinary group and will be focused on developing and optimizing fermentation/upstream processes for the manufacturing of NEB products.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Conceive, plan, and execute technical projects in the areas of fermentation, microbiology and upstream processing.
  • Develop strategies to improve the overall reliability and productivity of fermentation processes at NEB.
  • Develop scale-up/scale-down models of fermentation processes.
  • Determine root-causes of process variation and identify process trends to increase efficiency.
  • Effectively organize, interpret, and present data to peers, cross-functional teams, senior leadership, and colleagues.
  • Conduct review of literature and make recommendations for application of new technologies to improve current processes.
  • Preparation of upstream technology transfer documents (SOPs, batch records, etc…).
  • Perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.
Required Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering or related field with >2 years of experience.
  • Proven experience in developing batch and fed-batch fermentation processes.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects within a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, as required, to meet Development and Maintenance scheduling needs.
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience using transcriptome, genome, and metabolome analysis to improve protein expression.
  • Experience in high-throughput fermentation screening is a plus.
  • Experience developing processes for use in cGMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) environments is a plus.
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