Senior Level Process Engineer, Biologics - Biotech - MA

Boston Permanent USD150,000 - USD180,000
  • Assist in startup and commissioning of pilot plant for biologic manufacturing
  • Join one of the fastest growing Cell/Gene Therapy CMOs in the Industry

About Our Client

Our client is a innovative and first-of-its-kind biopharmaceutical manufacturing company focusing on cell and gene therapies. They use cutting edge technology to increase efficiency and accuracy in the manufacturing process, all while maintaining capability to produce both modern and future therapies. These products are made quickly, safely and at scale due to the contiuous investment in R&D for next generation manufacturing and development. This company is growing at an exponential rate and establishing state-of-the-art facilities all around the country.

Job Description

  • Work with Pilot Plant Director, site functions, and project management to facilitate startup of the continuous pilot plant. Act as liaison between project manager and site functions to ensure completion of facility and start-up checklists and issue resolution.
  • Participate in site based cross-functional program teams as the representative of the continuous line that includes partnering with internal business and technical leadership and stakeholders, including site Manufacturing, Quality, and Facilities Engineering, as necessary to deliver project results in an efficient manner consistent with company's quality standards
  • Apply sound engineering theory and critical thinking to effectively resolve a variety of technical problems of moderate to large complexity and scope.
  • Participate in the development and use of data models for the model mAb process and other processes to be executed on the continuous manufacturing line
  • Monitor and trend process data to detect potential processing issues and to ensure effective process control. Employ statistical analysis and process modeling tools determine process performance, root cause for process anomalies, and deviations. Develop data analytic methods to extract process knowledge and understanding from process data.
  • Work with Process Development function, Suppliers, and Customers in a sandbox approach to test and implement new process technologies.
  • Support process investigations, equipment and process troubleshooting.
  • Implement process improvements using effective benefit and risk analysis supported by applying data analysis and effective planning.
  • Ensure safety and environmental measures are taken and appropriately addressed throughout the project.
  • Participate in Technology Transfer of scale-up, new process introductions, and client projects.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • BS or MSc in Engineering (Chemical, Biochemical), or relevant experience in a similar position in the sector of Biotech/Pharma with 7-10+ years' experience in process engineering or process sciences, or MS&T in a process development/pilot plant/cGMP manufacturing environment and unit operations such as Cell Culture, Chromatography, Filtration.
  • Abilities in process data analysis and modeling
  • Proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and tasks
  • Experience in sourcing and using single-use disposable process elements and closed system operations
  • Project Engineering, preferably in a process development/GMP/biotech environment is a plus
  • Hands on experience in CMC manufacturing of biologic therapeutics specifically Monoclonal Antibodies and Recombinant Proteins is preferred.
  • Additional specific expertise in a field of biopharmaceutical industry (protein chemistry, regulatory, supply chain, production, etc.) is a plus

What's on Offer

  • Extremely competitive compensation package
  • Annual bonus structure
  • New hire equity package
  • Full health benefits
  • 401k package
  • Free parking on site
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Job summary

Life Sciences
Sub Sector
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
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