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Scientist

Date: May 8, 2019

Location: West Chester, US, 19380

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world’s largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide.  Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world’s largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we’ve built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation.  This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives.  Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Lead or support mammalian cell culture process development leading to commercialization of recombinant therapeutic proteins

• Plan and execute cell culture studies in laboratory with minimal supervision.

• Develop robust cell culture processes by performing medium optimization, process optimization and manufacturing suitability

• Design and perform scale-up studies using engineering principles

• Lead technology transfer of clinical products to internal or external clinical manufacturing sites

• Perform manufacturing activities at the internal clinical manufacturing site as needed

• Interact with CMO’s and provide technical leadership.

• Support manufacturing deviation investigations as a Subject Matter Expert (SME)

• Author technical reports for documentation of development and tech transfer activities

• Lead a compliant laboratory operation in accordance with SOPs, internal procedures and policies

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum 8 years with a BS, 6 years with an MS, or 2 years with a PhD, of direct experience in the biopharmaceutical/biotech industry

• Hand-on experience with design and execution of cell culture studies in support of process development for mammalian and/or microbial products

• Hands-on experience with laboratory or pilot scale automated bioreactors

Deep, broad knowledge of biologics manufacturing process optimization

• Familiarity with the cGMP principles and how these apply to process development of licensed biological products

Experienced in generating experimental protocols, performing data analysis using statistical tools and authoring reports.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Experience of authoring technical documentation and regulatory filing documents

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• MS/PhD or Post-doctoral training in Chemical/Biochemical Engineering or in a related life-sciences field

• 10 or more years of experience in the biopharmaceutical/biotechnology industry

Direct participation in a biologics product commercialization

Experience with harvest and purification unit operations

Experience with automated high-throughput cell culture systems and integrated analytics

Thorough understanding of biology, biochemistry and molecular biology related to recombinant DNA products

Function

Research & Development

Sub Function

Drug Analysis and Formulation

Reports To

Director, Process Development and Operations

Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.


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