Job Description

Assistant/Associate Scientist
JobDiva # 19-05579

Be part of a company that delivers life-changing healthcare solutions. Eclaro is looking for a Assistant/Associate Scientist for our client in Devens, MA

Eclaro’s client is a leader in the Biopharmaceutical Industry, providing quality, innovative, and affordable medicines that make a difference in the lives of patients all over the world. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
Position Overview: Client is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to Client, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases. One shared journey is moving us forward at Client. Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious disease. Empowered to apply our individual talents and ideas so that we can learn and grow together. And driven to make a difference, from innovative research to hands-on community support. Client recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

The Associate Scientist within the Biologics Development Downstream group will participate in the development and optimization of downstream processes for the production of biologics at different clinical stages, as well as assist in the development of a next generation downstream manufacturing platform. The successful candidate will be a key contributor to a highly technical, diverse, and collaborative team of scientists and engineers. PD scientists and engineers contribute to cross-functional teams to meet highly visible business objectives. This position offers the opportunity to interface with Manufacturing, Manufacturing Support, Analytical, Quality Assurance, and Global Regulatory Sciences groups.

  • Design and execute protocols to solve process-related manufacturing investigations and drive process improvements by using laboratory and pilot scale-down models in protein chromatography, viral inactivation, viral filtration, ultrafiltration/diafiltration, membrane filtration, depth filtration, and centrifugation.
  • Document experimental data and results, verify and interpret data with respect to the laboratory protocol and manufacturing process.
  • Evaluation of new process technologies, including multicolumn continuous chromatography (MCC) operation.
  • Characterization of products and impurities.
  • Buffer preparation and column packing.
  • Appropriate GLP/GMP procedures must be followed.

  • MS or BS in Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related field with 2–4 or 4–6 years, respectively, of relevant industrial and/or academic experience.
  • Knowledge of protein purification, protein stability, and demonstrated experimental skills for laboratory work are required.
  • Experience with AKTA purification operations and UNICORN method writing is helpful.
  • Experience with process scale-up/scale-down and process characterization is a plus.
  • Critical qualities include a high degree of initiative, good verbal and written communication skills, strong scientific skills and attention to detail, and the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Client is an equal opportunity employer - Vet/Disability

If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro

If interested, you may contact:
Monica Badrina
Monica Badrina | LinkedIn

Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

Apply Online