Team Purification Technical Services Rep Position Available Immediately!

rlaughlin rlaughlin at peoplepc.com
Mon Oct 1 15:54:26 EST 2001


"SWAT" Team Purification Technical Services Rep Position Available Immediately!

This Leading Biotech and Pharmaceuticals Company has a very competitive compensation package and will pay for relocation!

 

Location: Indianapolis, IN

Type: DIRECT

Duration: Direct

Pay Rate: D.O.E.

 

Description:

SWAT Team Purification Technical Services Representative (Protein Manufacturing)

 

-         This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to join one of the World's leaders in Biotechnology at the start of a period of significant expansion in their protein manufacturing business! 

 

-         In this position as Technical Services Representative you will be part of a small troubleshooting -SWAT- team which will be dedicated to resolving critical protein purification process issues at two manufacturing sites: an existing third party manufacturer in the New England area and during start-up of a new facility in Indianapolis.

 

-         This position will require a strongly motivated, independent individual who is flexible with regard to location and has a desire to be -where the action is- resolving technical issues.

 

-         Working with a diverse group of people from manufacturing and various support groups you will use sound scientific and statistical methods to continuously improve the process through variability reduction.

 

-         This is an excellent opportunity to become an expert at the forefront of new technology and to help produce a therapeutic protein that will save the lives of thousands of people.

 

 

 

NATURE OF THE WORK
 

Process Improvement:

 

-         Increase yields by variability reduction and decrease factory loss due to special cause events or excursions outside the ticket parameters.

 

-         Develop and implement new "tools" or methods to streamline investigations and quickly evaluate possible solutions to reduce reoccurrence.



 

 

Variation Reduction and Process Investigation
 

-         Definition and characterization of root causes for special cause events.

 

-         Assist or supervise writing/responding to alerts/deviations.

 

-         Assist in real-time data tracking/evaluation of changes implemented in response to special cause events.

 

-         Definition and characterization of common cause variation and minimize reoccurrence of excursions. 

 

 

Maintenance of Regulatory Documentation/Compliance
 

-         Ensure regulatory and cGMP compliance for the process.

 

-         Review and maintain manufacturing tickets to be compliant with manufacturing, process and regulatory requirements as changes are implemented.

 

-         Supply accurate timely updates of the current manufacturing process problems or excursion.

 

-         Maintain processes in a validated state.

 

-         Complete necessary process qualification/re-qualification by staying current with regulatory expectations.

 

-         Ensure cleaning/sterilization procedures are validated as required when changes or excursions occur.

 

 

 

 

 

Job Requirements:

The Technical Service Representative should be flexible, sensitive to the needs of subordinates, peers, management and third party representatives.  He/she should be able to work independently and be able to reprioritize activities quickly. He/she should exhibit leadership abilities and interact well with others. The Representative should be technically inquisitive, attentive to detail and must exhibit excellent problem solving skills.

 

A minimum of a bachelor's degree in biochemistry, chemistry, engineering or other related field is required.

 

A minimum of two years biotech experience is required.

 

Proficiency in software programs such as JMP or excel for statistical data analysis and process control charting is preferred.

 

MUST HAVE HANDS-ON INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE.

 

Location:

Primarily located in Indianapolis, but with potential for extended periods of time in the New England area supporting third party production operations.

 

Contact:

To be considered submit resume to :

Rick Laughlin

Direct Placement Recruiter

rlaughlin at volt.com

317-585-8788

In subject line please state job title.

 

 

 

 

 

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