Upstream Processing Scientist – II

November 6, 2021
West Point, PA
Job Type



Experis, a ManpowerGroup company has an exciting contract opportunity for an Upstream Processing Scientist - II (Associate). This position is a 12-month contract for one of our key clients, a big Healthcare company.

Position: Upstream Processing Scientist / Scientist

Location: West Point, PA 19486

Duration: 12 Months



  • S. in Biology, Bio/chemistry, Bio/chemical Engineering, or related science
  • At least six months of laboratory experience in cell culture (e.g., mammalian cells) The ideal candidate would possess:
  • Experience in operation of bioreactors, bench-scale preferred
  • Experience performing basic cell-based assays (e.g., cell counting, imaging)
  • Experience using formulas and linking spreadsheets in Excel
  • Highly computer literate. Capable of quickly learning and adapting to new computer programs. Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

Scientist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Culture of mammalian cells on microcarriers in 3L stirred tank bioreactors
  • Prepare sterile laboratory reagents, microcarriers, and culture media
  • Perform lab-scale upstream processing of vaccine products and process intermediates (including Biosafety Level-2 virus)
  • Setup process equipment for lab-scale experiments
  • Perform in-process monitoring assays
  • Analyze, collate, track, and report data back to client staff members
  • Maintain records and test results following good laboratory practices (GLP)
  • Work safely, independently, and efficiently
  • Document work clearly and perform tests accurately
  • Communicate effectively with client staff members

Thanks & Regards
Jai Kishan
: 414-203-8334 Ext - 7146

Text: 414-441-1085

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