19 days old

Supervisor - Downstream Production Suite 6 (Nights)

Missouri City, TX 77489
Location :
US - Missouri - St. Louis
Job Description

Location/Division Specific Information

St. Louis, MO - – Pharma Services Group/Biologics

How will you make an impact?

The supervisor is accountable for the success and oversight of the manufacturing processes. This means being responsible for the carrying out a variety of functions related to Upstream and Downstream Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing. These functions may include but are not limited to activities such as propagation of mammalian cell culture, conducting aseptic cell culture operations, execution of large scale production bioreactors (50L - 2000L), conducting large scale chromatography, viral inactivation, viral filtration, ultrafiltration and diafiltration, as well as aseptic filling of bulk drug substance.

What will you do?

  • Responsible for the line management of staff and overall execution of production protocols, scheduling activities, troubleshooting process anomalies, serving as a process SME
  • Participate in implementation of new technologies and inspire innovation and appropriate change to drive for continuously improved systems.
  • Adhering to Quality Management Systems and completing associated documentation
  • Additional duties include but are not limited to execution of batch records, sampling, in-process testing, assembling, preparing, operating and cleaning of the equipment used in the manufacture of biopharmaceuticals.
  • Collaborate daily with cross-functional departments to meet operational needs

How will you get here?

  • Bachelor degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related Science Field, or combination of equivalent education and experience

  • 3 - 5 years of experience in a related field, including experience operating in a gowned, clean-room environment while ensuring quality and safety outcomes. Biologics experience strongly preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience in a leadership role
  • cGMP exposure and experience
  • Demonstrated success in driving quality systems and leading change with continuous improvement and a dedication to craftsmanship and putting quality first.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Excellent project management and customer-facing skills
  • Extensive knowledge in either Upstream Production or Downstream Production activities and unit operations.
  • Proficient with multi-tasking and able to lead by example, adapting to rapid changes in project priorities and in meeting aggressive timelines

  • Understanding ‘why’ and not just the ‘how’ of processes and practices
  • Knowledge of cGMP practices required
  • Knowledge of deviation investigations preferred
  • Knowledge of chromatography, cell culture, and aseptic techniques strongly preferred

  • Mechanical Skills/ Analytical Skills/Method Automation
  • MS Office
  • Strong math skills
  • Strong prioritization skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Results driven

  • Able to read, write, and communicate in English
  • Able to understand and carry out instructions
  • Reliable
  • Strong communication (written and verbal)
  • Effectively multi-task
  • Able to work in an environment of change
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Able to recognize problems developing, not just occurring

If you are an individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to complete any part of our application process, click here for further assistance.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.


Posted: 2019-10-01 Expires: 2019-10-31

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