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US: Biomanufacturing Engineer for Solutions

Date: 27-Sep-2011
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Biomanufacturing Engineer for Solutions

* Propose and develop new best practices required in the biopharmaceutical industry. * Are able to critically examine/analyze data and model process behavior to characterize process performance. * Design experiments to understand process sensitivity and troubleshoot operation issues. * Are able to carry out reviews/audits to examine process sequence, operation protocol, design parameters and recommend appropriate changes. * Independently design and execute experimental protocols. * Understand scaling issues, constraints and sizing techniques relating to the cleint's application. * Are able to decipher and understand Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs). * Troubleshoot field application related issues: equipment, operation or design-related * Technically qualify and manage solutions projects with our clients in the biopharmaceutical industry (Mabs, rec. proteins, plasma, vaccines etc.). This will involve aspects of process development, scale-up, robustness studies and implementation/start-up in pilot or manufacturing scale. * Travel to our clients - willingness to travel up to 60% of time * Have excellent English skills - verbal and written, additional EU languages like French and/or German are a plus * Are willing to relocate to France (Molsheim/Strasbourg area) and motivated to learn the French language.


Job Requirements: Bachelors of Science in Biochemical, Biotechnology or Chemical Engineering. The position requires a sound knowledge of the principles and application of engineering fundamentals - especially fluid dynamics - coupled with a hands-on, practical sensibility of engineering design. A clear understanding of scaling requirements and constraints in biopharmaceutical applications. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a customer-driven focus are required. Excellent data analysis and organizational skills, project management skills are a clear plus.

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