Cell Culture Group Leader

  • Spring House, PA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.

Eurofins is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience Contract Research Organisation services. Eurofins is one of the market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies, as well as having an emerging global presence in Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisations. The Group also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 55,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 50 countries. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products.

In 2020, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 5.4 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Job Description

  • Lead and perform upstream process development for large molecule based products within the API-Large Molecule group in Malvern, PA.

  • Lead design and execution of the development studies to identify and determine process parameter ranges for cell culture process steps.

  • Take a lead role to transfer process from development to GMP clinical and commercial manufacturing.

  • Leading and participating in design of experiments

  • Executing the planned experiments

  • Optimizing cell culture process steps

  • Data analysis for early and late stage products.

  • Record and analyze experimental data, verify data integrity and accuracy, and report/summarize findings to the project team, and write technical documents all levels of the organization; identify, prevent, or correct any departures from the quality system

  • Perform both routine and non-routine work as specified by separate and applicable technical job description for individual

  • Develop and implement operational improvements

  • Supervise others in performing client's service requirements

  • Coach, train, and develop others within the group with respect to their personal development and effective implementation of operational

  • Applies GLP in all areas of responsibility, as appropriate

  • Applies the highest quality standard in all areas of responsibility

  • Demonstrates and promotes the company vision

  • Demonstrates strong client service skills, teamwork, and collaboration

  • Proactively plans and multitasks to maximize productivity

  • Meets all quality and productivity metrics and demonstrates strong teamwork and collaboration

  • Regular attendance and punctuality

  • Responsible for organizing records, capturing results into data sheets and contributing to technical reports in a team environment as well as contributing individually to meet project timeline and objectives.

  • Demonstrate clear and professional verbal and written communication

  • Conduct, analysis and reporting of data in accordance with requirements set forth by the department

  • Ensure maintenance of detailed documentation of assay development and qualification

  • Record experimental data and accurate and highly organized laboratory notebooks

  • Analyze and present data in professional format

  • Follow appropriate SOPs and all internal documentation requirements.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in biopharmaceutical, biotechnology or pharmaceutical required. 
  • Broad knowledge in upstream process development and hands-on experience is desired. 
  • Experience with cGMP practices

  • Occasional weekend work might be required.

Additional Information

Position is full-time, Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm.  Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Spring House, PA are encouraged to apply.

  • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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