Principal Scientist - Bioprocess

at Waters Technologies Corporation in NewarkNewark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Principal Scientist - Bioprocess
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Company Name 
Waters Division
Research and Development
Regular Full-Time


We need your talent!

Do you want to drive the creation of new innovative solutions to deliver high quality biopharmaceuticals and collaborate in the development of a corporate strategy? Waters, with more than 7,000 employees worldwide is one of the world's leading technology providers of analytical tools in the life sciences and biopharma industries. We are seeking a highly motivated engineer to contribute towards the development of cutting-edge research projects to advance Bioprocess technologies.

Now is the perfect time to join our new state of the art lab at The University of Delaware.

Waters is establishing a new state of the art lab located at the Science, Technology and Advanced Research Campus of University of Delaware. A team anchored in Delaware will uncover new trends and opportunities in next generation bioprocess solutions and will have access to the latest technology in small-scale as well as large scale bioreactors and analytical instruments. This endeavor will include dynamic collaborations with the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL), Universities, and companies worldwide. You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team of biologists, data scientists, sensory experts, and bioprocess engineers. Your efforts will have a direct impact on both new product and strategy while communicating directly to the senior VP's and the CEO.

Are you inspired by challenging cutting-edge opportunities?

If the culture of Waters is what you are looking for. This challenging opportunity will allow you to leverage your technical expertise to contribute towards bringing technologies and lifesaving therapies to market, please join us!

This role will report to the Global Research Organization at Waters.

Learn more about our partnership with the University of Delaware research, new bio pharm lab here




The meaningful work you will be asked to do:

Identify, champion, and develop new scientific ideas whilst advising on existing research and development activities.
Responsible to carry out research and develop technology for analytical characterization of manufacturing processes for biologics and novel modalities
Drive prototype technology and provide proof of concept experimental evaluations. Create formal networks involving coordination among high profile groups within Waters and significantly influence our Bioprocess strategy.
Foster collaborations with world leading academics for cutting edge technology concepts. Understand a deep understanding of customer needs and feed this information to develop next generation scientific instrumentation.
Keep up to date with the external patent and literature environment; actively present and publish externally and pursue patents
Perform cell culture and practice aseptic techniques for developing and processing research grade cellular products
Work with project workstream to develop corresponding delivery schedules and milestones
Engage directly with the executive staff at Waters and provide scientific leadership in Bioprocess.
Assist in the development of a strategy focused on Bioprocess technologies.




Abilities that will help you to be successful

Ph.D. with 5+ years of industry experience in Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, Biochemistry, or a related field
Proven record of accomplishments in upstream process and technology development with a strong scientific publication or presentation track record
Experience with bioreactor systems, advanced analytics for process monitoring and control and state-of-the-art cell culture processes
Proven practical experience using chromatography and sensor-based technologies other related technologies
Ability to adapt quickly to new scientific areas and work across teams to deliver complex objectives under tight timelines
Excellent organizational, collaborative, team leadership and networking skills. The ideal candidate should be highly motivated with demonstrated ability to work on research projects. Demonstrate significant judgement and freedom to act.
Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills and significant evidence... For full info follow application link.

Waters Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: 1044844

Posted On: Sep 22, 2022

Updated On: Oct 22, 2022