Lead a team of scientists and associates to develop the processes of cell fermentation from small scale to production scale for therapeutic protein in laboratory, pilot and production setting.
Develop and customize the cell culture for fermentation if needed.
Design, execute and supervise fermentation development programs. Excellent troubleshooting skill is needed.
Hold regular communication with clients in written and oral formats.
Write and review technical reports and regulatory submission files.
Ability to manage multiple projects in parallel with different priorities
Day-to-day team operation management.
Ph.D. degree in cell biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, biochemical engineering or other related fields is required.
A minimum of 8 years of working experience in biopharmaceutical development environment with good track record in fermentation process development is required. Experiences in international pharmaceutical companies are preferred.
Extensive experiences on CHO stable cell line development, up-stream process development, antibody drug production at small and pilot scale, including but not limited to major aspect of unit operations in seed expansion, fed-batch process development at bench-top and pilot single-use bioreactors, etc.
Highly experienced in assessing, communicating and streamlining technology and process transfer between development and manufacturing.
Process development or manufacture experience with commercial biopharmaceutical products is a big plus.
Has leadership vision, with good management and team building skills. Fluent communication in both English and Chinese.