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Associate Consultant Scientist, DSP Lead - Canada  

Lilly (company)


Posted on : 07 May 2017

Project Description

Company Overview
  • Our company is a global, innovation-driven company that develops and markets products to improve animal health and protein production in more than 75 countries.  

  • Responsible for timely progression of R&D projects through the application of scientific knowledge for the development of purification processes following innovative approaches to enhance customer value.
  • Plan, execute and coordinate daily and weekly work schedule. 
  • Design, review and make recommended changes to scientific protocols and procedures.
  •  Participate in project teams within the function and present results during team, project or unit meetings.
  • Write reports and may write external publications.
  •  Prepare SOPs/working procedures. Support preparation of registration documents.
  • Perform data analysis and use results for the design of next experiment or troubleshooting activities
  • Collaborate with other associates and scientists to facilitate knowledge exchange. 
  • Train and coach peers. Develop methods for characterization of recombinant proteins using varied analytical tools
  • Develop of methods for protein purification and able scale-up purification process at pilot and commercial scale
  • Maintain infrastructure of laboratory and an organized, clean and safe working environment.
  • Ensure the compliance with external and internal guidelines (e.g. SOPs, GxP, HSE, and AW) are in an appropriate state of control. 

Basic Requirements:  
Education and Experience  | Education
  •  MSc/PhD in Chemical/Biochemical Engineering or related sciencesExperience
  •  Minimum 5 years industry experience (MS) or one year for PhD.Adequate understanding of research and/or development processes in own function.
  • Thorough knowledge in purification of nucleic acid vaccines, virus-like particles and recombinant proteins at lab and pilot scale. 
  • Expertise in engineering concepts for scale up/scale down models for characterization and troubleshooting of vaccine manufacturing processes 

Additional Skills/Preferences
  • Experience in vaccine formulation considered a plus
  • Candidates should be open to relocation,Thorough technical understanding of the quality systems and regulatory requirements
  • Experience in root cause analysis
  • Number of Direct reports: 1-3 Responsible for meeting agreed upon timelines for tasks, assignments, and/or objectives.
  • Provides timely, regular & accurate update of projects to management and/or related databases & tools.
  • Maintains compliance with quality systems & standards Supports Director in performance evaluations, settings and development planning  

Additional Information 
  • Our company  will conduct, at its own expense, a background search (including verification of educational credentials, contacting three of your personal references) of the successful candidate. The company  is committed to employment equity.  
  • We encourage applications from qualified women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities.