APECS Engineering has an immediate opening for a hands-on Biopharmaceutical Process Engineer with the following job description:

Process Engineer Biotech BioPharm Pharmaceutical

Upstream operation:
General experience setting up and operating development scale and pilot scale bioreactors.
Cell culture bioreactor setup and operation 5L, 25L Applikon.
Pilot scale B.Braun/Sartorius 100L bioreactor setup (CIP, SIP, minor maintenance and mechanical skills required) and operation.
Experience with SOP generation and revision.
Basic Chemistry knowledge for Media formulation and buffer making.
Cell harvesting using Disc stack centrifugation and depth filtration.
Disposables experience required.

Downstream operation:
General Protein purification knowledge using affinity, ion exchange, etc type resins.
Chromatography column packing and qualification.
GE Akta platform a plus; knowledge of Unicorn software platform for method programming a plus. Any logic based method programming experience will be beneficial.

Candidate must be able to:

  • work on the fly with changing engineering priorities.
  • have strong hands-on capabilities in working with process equipment.
  • communicate well with others in a development team atmosphere.
  • work independently and know what needs to be accomplished once up to speed with the process and environment.
  • accommodate occasional long hours as dictated by the process schedule.
  • have proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook.

Thorough training of the tasks at hand will be provided.

APECS Engineering has excellent employee benefits package.

Please submit your resume to careers@apecseng.com.