Bioprocess Scientist - Antibodies

Posted Date: 20-Jul-2022

Location: Eysins, VD, CH, 1262

Company: Quotient

Building on 30 years of experience in transfusion diagnostics, Quotient is a commercial stage diagnostics company committed to delivering solutions that reshape the way diagnostics is practiced.  Quotient has two key product portfolios, Alba by Quotient and MosaiQTM by Quotient. The Alba by Quotient product range is comprised of high-quality reagents used to keep laboratories around the world running efficiently. They are sold directly to laboratories or through our OEM partners. MosaiQ™ by Quotient is our proprietary multiplex microarray technology, offering the world’s first fully automated, consolidated testing platform, allowing for multiple tests across different modalities. MosaiQ™ is designed to be a game-changing solution, which we believe will increase efficiencies, improve clinical practice, deliver significant workflow improvements and operational cost savings to laboratories around the world. Quotient’s operations are based in Eysins / Switzerland, Edinburgh / Scotland and Chicago / Illinois.

 

BIOPROCESS SCIENTIST (Antigens Antibodies Preparation)

 

Quotient is recruiting for a Bioprocess Scientist (Antigens Antibodies Preparation) to join the Manufacturing team based in Eysins. The role is a full-time and permanent position.

 

The Bioprocess Scientist will act as the primary interface between the Quotient MosaiQ development and technology transfer teams, MosaiQ system and manufacturing and maintenance teams.

He/She will develop a clear understanding of the MosaiQ™ antigens and antibodies vials manufacturing to be able to advise on all critical quality aspects of the products.

 

The Bioprocess Scientist will provide expertise on biological process transfer, process characterization, manufacturing implementation and investigations in close collaboration with Tech Transfer, Manufacturing and Quality departments.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION
The main responsibilities will include:

  • Create, update, and review all documentation needed for the implementation of manufacturing processes and equipment within GMP environment
  • Provide manufacturing requirements during technical transfer of processes and procedures
  • Propose and manage process improvements and studies for In Process Controls and Characterization studies
  • Own or support the production team for investigation and troubleshooting
  • Manage Non-Conformances, CAPA and Change Controls in your process area
  • Train production technicians and peers
  • Monitor process parameters and Quality Control (QC) data, and draw Key Performance Indicators (KPI)

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Minimum Master’s degree in Biotechnology, Chemistry, Biology, or equivalent
  • At least 3 years of experience in a regulated environment (pharma, biotech, medical devices)
  • Experience with handling of biologicals in manufacturing environment (ISO7/8)
  • Experience in the technical transfer of bioprocesses; demonstration of process improvement within the field of bioprocessing
  • Knowledge in chromatography, purification, and formulation techniques
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Team player, pro-active, and flexible
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Fluent in French and English