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Fermentation Development Scientist

New England Biolabs
Ipswich, Massachusetts, United States
10 days ago


New England Biolabs (NEB) is seeking a talented Fermentation Development Scientist. The successful candidate will work within an interdisciplinary group and will be focused on developing and optimizing fermentation/upstream processes for the manufacturing of NEB products.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conceive, plan, and execute technical projects in the areas of fermentation, microbiology and upstream processing.
  • Develop strategies to improve the overall reliability and productivity of fermentation processes at NEB.
  • Develop scale-up/scale-down models of fermentation processes.
  • Determine root-causes of process variation and identify process trends to increase efficiency.
  • Effectively organize, interpret, and present data to peers, cross functional teams, senior leadership, and colleagues. 
  • Conduct review of literature and make recommendations for application of new technologies to improve current processes.
  • Preparation of upstream technology transfer documents (SOPs, batch records, etc…).
  • Perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.


Required Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering or related field with >2 years of experience.
  • Proven experience in developing batch and fed-batch fermentation processes.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects within a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, as required, to meet Development and Maintenance scheduling needs.
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using transcriptome, genome, and metabolome analysis to improve protein expression.
  • Experience in high-throughput fermentation screening a plus.
  • Experience developing processes for use in cGMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) environments is a plus.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58103929
  • Location:
    Ipswich, Massachusetts, United States
  • Position Title: Fermentation Development Scientist
  • Company Name: New England Biolabs
  • Job Function: Developer,
  • Job Type: Full-Time
Ipswich , MA , US

New England Biolabs, Inc. (NEB) is a privately held biotechnology company with a worldwide reputation for providing quality reagents for the molecular biology market. NEB’s customers range from small academic laboratories to major research institutions to large industrial corporations. NEB has a strong research focus, and relies on the cooperative interaction of a motivated workforce for its success. NEB is located in a beautiful estate setting, LEED certified building north of Boston. New England Biolabs is an Equal Opp...

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