Johnson & Johnson Careers

(Sr.) Scientist

Shanghai, China
R&D


Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805703812W

Description
We are seeking a highly motivated scientist to join China CMC BTD API group. The position offered will be based on the candidate’s experience level. The candidate will function independently and efficiently as an upstream process development expert and actively engaged in process and product development within a dynamic project team. He/she will conduct/lead biologics API related activities, such as process development, technology transfer, and regulatory filing support covering monoclonal antibody, viral vector, vaccine, cell or gene therapy. He/she should possess strong technical knowledge, initiative and scientific commitment, and make significant scientific and technical contributions within process development team.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

·      Lead, develop, optimize, scale-down and scale-up cell culture and bioreactor processes in a robust and economically viable way, including evaluating different cell culture media, feed formulations, and feeding strategies to improve product yield, quality and purity.

·      Generate, manage, interpret, and maintain critical data in a highly organized manner; write and present technical reports to management.

·      Perform and analyze Design of Experiment (DOE) studies to fully characterize processes. Support process validation studies and activities.

·      Participate in the technology transfer of bioprocesses internally and externally. The work will involve working with commercial and clinical production facilities to ensure accurate technology transfer and successful large-scale production.

·      Lead/participate in instrument purchasing and equipment maintenance for process development labs.

·      Provide input on the evaluations of CMO/CROs.

·      Collaborate and coordinate with colleagues from R&D, CMC, and quality teams.

 



Qualifications

Qualifications

·      PhD with 2+ years related experience, MS with 4+ years related experience or BS with 6+ years of related experience.

·      Solid scientific background in cell culture, molecular biology, and cell biology.

·      Must have strong analytical skills and upstream experience of cell culture and bioreactor processes development for biologics production.

·      Extensive knowledge in process optimization, scale-down, scale-up, and technology transfer to the cGMP manufacturing facilities.

·      Hands-on experience with viral vector, vaccine, cell and gene therapy products is preferred.

·      Experience in process development and optimization using statistical tools is (DOE and data analysis) is desirable.

·      Knowledge of process characterization and process validation of biological products is a plus.

·      Excellent communication and project management skills to work in a multidisciplinary team and manage CMO to meet aggressive timelines.

·      Fluent in English and Chinese.

·      This position is based in Shanghai and may require up to 10% domestic or international travel.


Primary Location: Asia Pacific-China-Shanghai-Shanghai
Organization: Johnson & Johnson (China) Investment Ltd. (7046)
Job Function: Biology

Job Segment: Scientific, Scientist, Biology, Medical, Engineering, Science, Healthcare, Research



Primary Location
China-Shanghai-Shanghai-
Organization
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
Job Function
R&D
Requisition ID
1805703812W