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Scientist - Upstream Bioprocess

Company: EMD Millipore
Location: Bedford
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Job Description:

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Scientist - Upstream Bioprocess

A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role:

At MilliporeSigma, the Scientist will develop cell culture media formulations for the expansion and differentiation of cells in scalable bioreactor systems for the emerging cultured meat industry. Working closely with cell biologists, automation engineers and data scientists, this hands-on position is responsible for upstream development efforts to optimize feed formulations and process parameters. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with a broad group of technical and non-technical personnel, including both internal and external collaborators. This position will be based in the Boston area.

Routine work will include:

  • Develop and optimize cell culture media and feed formulations that meet performance and quality expectations of product development and customer-driven projects
  • Establish bench-scale bioreactor processes and demonstrate media formulation modifications that improve cell yields and critical quality attributes for a range of cell types and species
  • Incorporate spent media and process analytics into experimental workflows and scale-down models
  • Champion efforts to bridge virtual and lab experiments by embracing techniques such as computational modeling, machine learning and AI
  • Stay informed of advancements in the fields of cultured meat and upstream bioprocessing to expand the team's capabilities and processes
  • Keep accurate records and communicate of results to a range of audiences

Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Bioengineering, Biochemistry or related Science discipline with 3+ years industrial experience - OR -
  • Master's degree in Bioengineering, Biochemistry or related Science discipline with 2+ years industrial experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Bioengineering, Biochemistry or related Science discipline with 5+ years industrial experience
  • Background in upstream bioprocessing, cell culture and knowledge of a variety of cell types, including primary cells
  • Experience in cell culture media development and understanding of metabolic pathways
  • Use of spent media analysis to inform bioprocess, media and feed improvements
  • Experience with high-throughput scale down models of process development
  • Strong statistical analysis, familiarity with design of experiment (DoE) approaches, and experimental design skills
  • The ability to work safely and efficiently in the lab, plan schedules and arrange own activities to accomplish objectives with short deadlines
  • Meticulous lab techniques, flexibility, innovation and creativity

RSRMS

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

Curious? Apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

Job Requisition ID: 221781

Location: Bedford

Career Level: C - Professional (1-3 years)

Working time model: full-time

Careers during Covid-19

Thank you for visiting our careers website, we are always looking for curious minds to join our teams. We understand how much the world is being impacted by the Covid-19 crisis and we want to assure you that your safety is very important to us. To ensure that everyone's health is protected, instead of a standard face-to-face interview, it is likely that you will be offered alternative digital interview options.

US Disclosure

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

North America Disclosure

The Company is committed to accessibility in its workplaces, including during the job application process. Applicants who may require accommodation during the application process should speak with our HR Services team at 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday.

Nearest Major Market: Boston

Job Segment: Biochemistry, Scientist, Biology, Product Development, Science, Research

Keywords: EMD Millipore, Bedford , Scientist - Upstream Bioprocess, Other , Bedford, Texas

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