Job Description

Bench Scientist
Job Number: 21-16167
Be part of a company that delivers life-changing healthcare solutions. Eclaro is looking for a Bench Scientist for our client in Andover, MA. 
Eclaro’s client is among the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies, trusted by billions to provide superior, cutting-edge, and inexpensive medicine that improves health and well-being. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
Position Overview:
  • The position of an analytical bench scientist specialist is being floated in the Upstream Process Development (UPD) group.
  • The UPD group is responsible for developing robust processes for cell lines producing the protein therapeutics.
  • These are proteins that are chosen by research units as the candidate molecules for the treatment of various medical conditions spread across oncology, neuroscience, inflammation, and many others.
  • The processes developed by the UPD group are used in GMP manufacturing facilities to produce the molecules in large quantities for clinical and commercial needs.
  • Almost all the molecules currently produced employ Chinese hamster ovary (CHO) cells as the host cells.
  • One of the vital components of process development is controlling the metabolism of the cells in culture.
  • CHO cells consume large amounts of nutrients including amino acids and other metabolites to produce molecules of interest as well other byproducts.
  • Quantification of amino acids in the culture medium, protein concentration, as well as several other metabolites and byproducts are key to building robust processes and ensuring product quality.
  • The successful candidate will drive the analytical support to the team by performing analytical test on culture samples.
  • 1-2 years experience hands on/ industry would be ideal but little less would also be considered.
  • Combo of academic and industry would be okay.
  • Have only academic lab that would be considered but must have hands on lab experience not just research.
  • UPLC experience, analyze amino assays
  • Data analysis is empower preferred or similar system is okay
  • Collect data into excel
  • Maintain lab equipment, collaborate with vendors to fix, troubleshoot, etc. Know where the issue is, understand fully so they explain where the break in process is.
  • Position will support R&D group and cell culture group (up stream team). This is where they will receive the samples to test, trouble shoot, provide results and data to these groups.
  • Maintain lab supplies as well.
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:
June Binuya
June Binuya | 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.

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