Job ID: #8989

Senior Scientist, Formulations & Fill Finish

Cambridge, MA
Science Science
GMP Manufacturing


Responsibilities of the Senior Scientist, Formulations & Fill Finish:

  • Build and Establish small-scale fill/finish models to identify process parameters that impact DP CQA’s
  • Collaborate with DP and non-clinical and clinical teams to evaluate container closure options to enable low/high doses and different routes of drug product administration
  • Use risk assessment/management tools and apply QbD principles for successful technology and knowledge transfer to internal and external DP manufacturing sites
  • Supporting cross-functional activities and pipeline priorities by working collaboratively across Process Sciences, Analytical Sciences, Internal/External Manufacturing, Quality, and Regulatory groups.
  • Drive and coordinate studies while managing timelines to meet corporate goals. Perform some hands-on laboratory-based work as needed.


Requirements of the Senior Scientist, Formulations & Fill Finish:

  • BS/MS with 8+ years directly related experience or PhD with 3+ years of experience with a background in Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, or related field
  • Experience with cell culture, cell-banking, cell cryopreservation, aseptic fill/finish operations, technology transfer is required
  • Experience with container closure selection, devices, or drug product administration/in-use stability for cell therapy or biologics is desirable; Excellent scientific aptitude allowing formulation of hypothesis, design and execution of experiments, documentation practices, data analysis, and sound scientific conclusions
  • Extensive Knowledge of GMP/ICH/FDA regulations and experience in regulatory filings in the cell therapy or biologics field is required

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