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Thermo Fisher Scientific Group Lead, Downstream Process Development in Saint Louis, Missouri

Job Title : Supervisor, Downstream Process Development

Requisition ID: 141582BR

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com .

Location/Division

  • St Louis, MO

  • Drug Substance

How will you make an impact?

Supervise a small team of scientists that are typically assigned to a specific functional area. Collaborates with Program Management and technical leads from other cross functional areas to ensure clear expectations and successful deliverables. Serves as primary contact with clients and provides regular communication of data and status. Leads relevant program team meetings. Trains and mentors less experienced Scientists and provides technical leadership.

What will you do?

  • Acts as lead on multiple programs. Investigates, creates, and validates new scientific methodologies on a complex scope of projects.

  • Serves as primary contact with clients and provides regular communication of data and status

  • Leads relevant program team meetings. Trains and mentors less experienced Scientists and provides technical leadership.

  • Works on technical/scientific project activities to execute strategies and technical solutions that meet client needs and expectations.

  • Leads technical discussions with clients with a high level of technical proficiency.

  • Evaluates and oversees the design of processes and supports problem solving.

  • Makes decisions that require developing new options to solve complex problems. Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of other employees.

  • Provides leadership to assigned staff by performing the following: leading organizational change; developing and empowering staff; cultivating relationships.

  • Leads design of experimental plans based on the defined deliverables.

  • Conducts complex analyses to support process development.

  • Works with Process Development Manufacture groups to trouble-shoot process challenges.

  • Records results in notebook accurately, clearly, and regularly, and reviews documentation by others.

  • Prepares protocols, reports, and test methods and writes SOPs.

  • Maintains and ensures safe laboratory environment and work practices.

  • Executes appropriately record and evaluate experimental data, including the writing and revising of process development reports and technology transfer protocols as needed.

How will you get there?

Education/Experience

  • BS or MS degree in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, or life science discipline. BS degree or 8 years' work experience related to pharmaceutical manufacturing, process and development or MS degree with 6 years pharmaceutical manufacturing experience or PhD with significant practical.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Strong knowledge of general cGLP procedures and those

  • specific to discipline. Strong knowledge of lab scale late stage process characterization

  • .Strong knowledge of GMP/ GLP regulations in cGMP/ cGLP manufacturing environment

  • Demonstrated leadership skills. Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills.

  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills

  • Strong MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills. Microsoft Project skills

  • Excellent organization and planning skills.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals

  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers and employees.

  • Apply complex mathematical concepts to physical problems in areas such as heat and mass transport.

Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com .

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.

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