Senior Principal Upstream Bioprocess Scientist - TS/MS

Posted 26 June 2024
SalaryCompetitive Salary
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLife Sciences & Engineering Technologies, Science Leaders & Specialists
ContactDeanna Healy

Job description

Our client is a global leader in the biotech sector who are investing heavily in their Irish presence. This involves the construction of a new state-of-the-art biologics drug substance manufacturing facility in Munster. As a result of the investment and to support the new start-up, this organisation is hiring top talent into their site. They are currently hiring an experienced Senior Principal Upstream Bioprocess Scientist (TS/MS) to join their operation.

The Position

As Principal Bioprocess Scientist, you will be responsible for providing technical support for the introduction of manufacturing processes into the upstream operations/manufacturing environment through the startup and into routine manufacturing operations. The position will provide technical leadership and mentoring to bioprocess scientists.

Other key responsibilities would include:

  • Have an in-depth knowledge of the science of upstream cell culture processes and understand molecule-specific control strategy and basis of specifications and critical attributes.
  • Understand purpose and capability of each unit operation and the impact of equipment on the process.
  • Serve as a technical leader for the online process support team for process science, operational excellence, and compliance.
  • Work as part of a cross-functional team at the interface between quality assurance, operations and engineering to bring deep technical expertise and scientific rigor to the team.
  • Utilise process monitoring tools to make data driven decisions to ensure process consistency and robustness.
  • Understand basic statistical methodologies engage with statisticians to assign specifications, validation acceptance criteria, tech transfer criteria, material sampling criteria, comparability assessments and analysis of batch data for summary reports and product reviews.

The Person

  • PhD or MSc in Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Biotechnology, Biochemical Engineering, or related discipline.
  • 7+ years' experience in the Biopharmaceutical industry.

To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact Déanna Healy at HRM Search Partners on +353 876369263 for a confidential discussion.