Scientist II

Leica Microsystems

Leica Microsystems

Operations
central area, singapore
Posted on Monday, April 29, 2024

Be part of something altogether life-changing!

Working at Cytiva means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40+ countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Forming part of the Biotechnology segment at Danaher, we bring together dedicated technical expertise and talent to develop the next generation of life-changing therapeutics.

The Scientist II for Cytiva is responsible for active filtration BU in ASEAN, especially technical field support for SAM customers.

This position is part of the BP filtration SLS located in Singapore and will be fully remote. At Cytiva, our vision is, to advance future therapeutics from discovery to delivery.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

Provide technical support for Cytiva filtration products

This will include some or all of the following: feasibility assessments, filterability studies, scale up/scale down testing, field trials, sizing and compatibility recommendations, troubleshooting customer complaints and field investigations, operator/customer training and seminars, paid technical services, e.g. Technical training, etc., technical consultation, e.g. validation services, process optimization, etc., potential coaching of junior staff.

Project work

Take responsibility for assigned projects of moderate complexity, typically in only selected areas of coverage. Perform role of a project manager, to ensure projects assigned are completed in a timely manner. Prepare trial proposals/protocols based on information supplied by customer. Confirm customer acceptance. Lead technical discussions with key customers. Raise laboratory requests for any test work to be performed. Perform laboratory requests if required. Interpret laboratory data and prepare specific test reports. Confirm customer acceptance. Close out of project reports and present results to customers face to face.

Maintain close customer liaison during projects

This will involve some or all of the following: Update customer of project status in particular if there are problems/issues with the project. Answer customer technical questions in a timely manner. Travel to customer sites for technical meetings or to perform field trial work. Give presentations and trainings to operators, engineers, and potential heads of departments.

Establish project priorities and decide appropriate action required to meet required target.

Schedule work into the laboratory in conjunction with the Laboratory Manager/Supervisor.

Update manager of status of assigned projects, including completion, delays or problems.

Report project progress (including time spent) using SLS Project Management database, as well as regular face to face meetings.

Supporting activities

  • Maintain up to date knowledge of current Biotech/Biopharm (Biologicals, Vaccines, Proteins)/Pharmaceutical (Therapeutic Oral doses, Topical products, Ophthalmic products, Antibiotics, etc.) Active Product Ingredient processing technology and industry trends (PDA, ISPE, ACS, etc.), current regulatory trends (FDA/EMA/PIC/s, etc), issues and guidelines relating to the products being supported.

  • Take on ‘special’ projects as requested by management. Assist with training of new staff. Review and approve protocols and reports, if authorized. Experience to be used anywhere in region (or global) if required.

Travel

  • Expected to travel in the South East Asia (ASEAN) region of support, e.g. Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, etc. for up to 30% of the time. (Excludes China, Japan, Korea, India and Australia/NZ).

  • Local travel in Singapore to customer sites is expected to be at least 30% of the time.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • BS Degree or equivalent in Science/Engineering, 5-7 years relevant work experience is desired.

  • MS Degree or equivalent in Science/Engineering, 4-6 years relevant work experience is desired.

  • Honors degree or equivalent degree holders are desired (E.g. Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Bioprocess engineering, Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, etc.)

  • Preferably from the Pharmaceutical/Biopharmaceutical industry currently

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Experience in academic activities in the biopharmaceutical industry.

  • Experience communicating in languages other than English used in the ASEAN region.

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