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Upstream Process Expert

Iceland, IcelandPermanent
Experience Dependent
Job Reference: J5633141
Updated On: 29/07/2020
Status: Open to Applications
Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Sectors: Biotechnology, Bioprocessing

Skills: Biochemistry - Fermentation / USP, Biochemistry - Purification (Bench scale), Biochemistry - Production / Manufacturing, Biochemistry - Manufacturing / Plant Scale Purification, Biochemistry - Biophysics / Biosimilars, Biochemistry - Technology Transfer

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Role Overview

We are currently looking for a Upstream Process Expert to join a fast growing Biopharmaceutical company based in Iceland! As the Upstream Process Expert you will be accountable for using your technical, scientific knowledge to ensure the efficient development and characterization of an optimized upstream process for the product pipeline.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Your duties as the Upstream Process Expert will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will be one of the Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) for upstream and downstream process development (mostly upstream), as well as the transfer to GMP.

2. You will lead the resolution of issues in the mammalian cell culture processes used for the manufacture of biosimilars.

3. It will be your responsibility as the Upstream Process Expert to work with multidisciplinary teams within the process technology and innovation department. The areas of expertise will include: process development, transfer and scale-up, media development, single-use systems, risk assessments, multivariate analysis, document and report review, as well as regulatory requirements.

4. Utilise both a QbD (quality by design) and DoE (design of experiment) approach to develop, scale up, and troubleshoot development activities and support manufacturing.

Role Requirements

To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Upstream Process Expert we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a Life Science / Biotechnology discipline along with experience within Upstream Processing.

2. Proven industry experience working within a Biopharmaceutical manufacturing, development or tech transfer organisation is essential.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with upstream fermentation of biopharmaceuticals is also required to be successful in this application.


Key Words: Upstream Process | USP | Bioprocess | Biopharmaceuticals | Biotechnology | Pharmaceuticals | Process Development | DoE | QbD | Manager | Expert | Monoclonal Antibody | Biosimilars | Bioreactor
Georgina Beer
Your Recruitment ConsultantGeorgina Beergeorgina.beer@hyperec.com
DisclaimerHyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.