Scientist Upstream Process Development

  • Fresenius Kabi
  • Eysins, VD, Switzerland
  • 13/05/2020
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Statistics

Job Description

With our corporate philosophy of “caring for life”, we are committed to putting essential medicines and technologies in the hands of people who help patients and to finding the best answers to the challenges they face.

In the field of biosimilars, we develop products with a focus on autoimmune diseases and oncology. Fresenius Kabi SwissBioSim GmbH is specialized in biosimilar medicines and consists of an experienced team of employees located in the Geneva region of Switzerland. As in all our ranges, Fresenius Kabi is committed to provide high-quality and affordable products for the therapy and care of critically and chronically ill patients.

Your assignments

  • Help set up and run an upstream process (USP) development laboratory including vendor selection, equipment purchase and installation
  • Plan and execute USP process development and characterization studies
  • Author, review and edit, internal SOP’s, protocols / reports, documents and manuscripts
  • Use the most appropriate experimental design (including DoE) and problem-solving methods to achieve biosimilarity within the pre-defined analytical ranges
  • Represent Upstream Process Development at cross functional meetings
  • Support USP tech transfer activities for handover and scale up of projects to external GMP manufacturing sites
  • Coach, mentor and provide technical guidance to associate scientists and technicians

Your profile

Education & languages

  • Advanced scientific degree: MSc in biotech process sciences or similar field
  • Fluency in English essential, French and/or German would be an asset

Professional skills & experience

  • 3-5 years’ experience in Pharma/Biotech/Biosimilars Industry with demonstrated track record in Upstream processing for biologics (specifically mammalian cell culture)
  • Strong technical and scientific expertise across the Upstream development spectrum including process development, scale up, tech transfer and process characterization
  • Strong experience with high throughput USP laboratory equipment, use of DoE and Six Sigma techniques would be desirable
  • Experience in evaluation and implementation of new technologies are desirable but not essential

Personnal skills & competencies

    • Technical leadership and influencing skills
    • Ability to critically evaluate scientific data obtained at different stages of development
    • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently
    • Flexibility to switch between projects if necessary
    • Entrepreneurial spirit and action / result driven

Offen für Individualität und Vielfalt

Fresenius begrüßt Bewerbungen aller Menschen, unabhängig von Geschlecht, Alter, Herkunft, Nationalität, Religion, Behinderung, sexueller Identität und Orientierung oder sonstigen Merkmalen.

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Karriere mit Sinn

Mehr als 290.000 Menschen auf allen Kontinenten arbeiten bei Fresenius daran, immer bessere Medizin für immer mehr Menschen anzubieten. Unsere eigenständigen Unternehmensbereiche Fresenius Medical Care, Fresenius Kabi, Fresenius Helios und Fresenius Vamed bieten ein breites Spektrum an Produkten und Dienstleistungen im Gesundheitssektor. Bei uns haben Sie die Chance, mit Ihrer Karriere einen Unterschied zu machen – und Teil unserer beeindruckenden Wachstumsgeschichte zu werden.