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Vaccine Formulation Scientist

Company: Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
Location: New Hartford
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Employee Responsibilities:
Large molecule formulation development (proteins) for parenteral administration which includes aseptic formulation preparation, lyophilization, dispensing and set up of stability studies.
To support lyophilization and process development activities
Formulation and Buffer Preparations
Adjuvant and Suspension based formulations
Examination of the physical properties of lyophilized formulations including residual moisture determinations by Karl Fisher, DSC (Tg/Tg') measurements
To evaluate physical properties of formulation using Cryo-Microscope
Designing stability studies, analyzing and interpreting results
Presentation of these results in department and team meetings
Preparation of safety assessment supplies and/or manufacturing of clinical supplies

The Ideal Candidate Would Possess
Hands-on experience with aseptic techniques, sterile formulation preparation (experience with large molecules is valuable), and handling of sterile products
Strong laboratory bench skills required
Good understanding of the drug product manufacturing process
Knowledge of Drying Technology such lyophilization is beneficial
Ability to design and solidify experimental plans starting from a more ambiguous idea or problem
Strong scientific, computer, organizational, and documentation skills
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ideal candidate would be self-motivated, able to learn new techniques, able to work independently and as part of a team
Candidate should be able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies
Excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written), and collaboration skills and attention to detail

Qualifications
Bachelor's in chemical engineering, chemistry, biology, biochemistry, or related field with 2-3 years of related experience.
Master's in pharmaceutical sciences, chemical engineering, chemistry, biology, biochemistry or related field with 1-2 years of industrial experience or Bachelor's in pharmacy, chemical engineering, chemistry, biology, biochemistry or related field 4 years of experience

Additional Information

Position is full-time, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of West Point, 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.

Keywords: Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, Cedar Rapids , Vaccine Formulation Scientist, Other , New Hartford, Iowa

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