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Bioprocess Platform Technology R&D Engineer

Job Title: Bioprocess Platform Technology R&D Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dublin
Industry:
REF: 122707
Contact Name: Larry O’Leary
Contact Email: larry@rftgroup.ie
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Principal Bioprocess Platform Technology R&D Engineer
Our client, an emerging med tech company, now seek a highly skilled R&D Engineer with bioprocessing experience to join their growing team working on cutting edge platform technology for the Biotech industry.

The successful candidate will lead the development of what is bench scale system, through build and implementation of fully automated systems for cell engineering anticipating cGMP deployment.

Ideally, this hire will have proven experience in managing a pre-commercial project through analysis, quality control procedures, design of experiments, measurements and instrumentation, satisfying regulatory requirements to commercial functionality / launch.

Responsibilities of Principal Bioprocess Platform Technology R&D Engineer:
Lead the implementation of liquid handling and fully automated platforms enabling automation of ex vivo delivery of macromolecules including DNA, mRNA, protein and gene editing tools.
Lead, manage, hire and mentor a small team of automation engineers
Implementation of workflow and sample tracking.
Work with scientists to coordinate experimental design and execution.
Design, implement, and troubleshoot experiments, both independently and in collaboration with colleagues, to reach desired goals.
Continually seek out new technologies to enhance throughput and aid in workflow optimisation.

Requirements for Principal Bioprocess Platform Technology R&D Engineer:
MS in Biology or Engineering with 11+ years of relevant industry experience in automation implementation.
Ph.D. in Biology or Engineering with 7+ years of relevant industry experience.
Extensive experience with designing, programming, and implementing liquid handling platforms into a high throughput environment to increase throughput and cell health.
Extensive experience with automation of cell based assays.
Experience with some or all of HiResBio integrated platforms, Hamilton liquid handlers, Compact SelectT, Pall Cross Flow Filtration units, Microfluidics.
Hamilton Scripting Language or equivalent and operation, HighRes Bio Cellario scheduling and programming in Visual Basic, C++, SQL a plus.
Experience with LIMS implementation and sample tracking.
Effective communication skills (both written and verbal).
Ability to work well with a diverse team.

Please phone Larry on 01-2302400 / larry@rftgroup.ie / www.rftgroup.ie

The RFT Group, BioPharmaceutical Division specialise exclusively in the recruitment of scientists, engineers and executives for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device sectors.

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