Upstream Processing Scientist – II

August 20, 2020
West Point, PA
Job Type


Title: Upstream Processing Scientist

Location: West Point, PA

Duration: 12 months

The ideal candidate would possess:

  • General laboratory skills, experience with aseptic manipulations, pipettes
  • Experience in culturing mammalian cells, including passaging and harvesting
  • 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
  • Bioreactor experience preferred / Basic Minimum Qualifications:
  • B.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)
    Scientist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Prepare laboratory reagents, solutions 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 independently and efficiently
  • Document work clearly and perform tests accurately
  • Communicate effectively with client staff members

Experis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)

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