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Associate Director, Cell Culture Tech Transfer

Posted on Apr 13, 2021 by AstraZeneca

Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Summary of the group:

The Cell Culture Technology Transfer team works with development scientists to convert a process description into a working manufacturing process at sites all over the world. The team is responsible for the scale-up of cell-culture and harvest operations. The team supports some trouble shooting, especially related to scale-up, and usually early in the TT lifecycle. The team also supports Process Performance Qualification, and represents the development area to the manufacturing sites.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

Interpret process descriptions to operate in large scale manufacturing sites
Perform facility fit exercises
Recommend solutions to development or to the site to mitigate against scale up risks or facility fit issues
Education & Experience Requirements:

Bachelors, Masters, or Ph.D in STEM related fields, including chemical, mechanical, civil, biochemical, electrical engineering, physics, biophysics, biochemistry, chemistry, biology, mathematics, and computer science.

Bachelors degree and 17+ years OR Masters degree and 15+ years OR Ph.D and 11+ years of relevant industry experience.

Required Skills:

Problem solving
Scientific reasoning
Bioprocess Development or process tech transfer
Understanding and translating process descriptions to fit in new manufacturing plants
Conversational and technical English
Desired Skills:

Engineering or scientific skills related to bioprocessing
Project management

Reference: 1162846934

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