Cell Culture and Purifications Supervisor (Degree + 5 years Industry Experience Needed)

Leica Microsystems

Leica Microsystems

People & HR, Operations
Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

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Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we’re working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges.

The Supervisor Production Operations – Cell Culture and Purifications for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is responsible for supervising the mammalian cell culture and protein purification teams. These teams produce and purify monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies for use in immunodiagnostic test kits.

This position is part of the Production Operations located in Chaska, Minnesota and will be an on-site position. At Beckman Coulter, our vision is to relentlessly reimagine healthcare, one diagnosis at a time.

You will be a part of the Upstream Reagent Formulations Team and report to the Manager of Reagent Formulations, responsible for producing in vitro antibodies, particles, and conjugates. If you thrive in a technical leadership role and want to work to build a world-class manufacturing organization—read on.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Work directly and in coordination with cross-functional team members to tackle problems and implement lean manufacturing improvement ideas
  • Identify and recommend quality improvements including but not limited to production methods, equipment, product quality, and efficiencies
  • Assure compliance with FDA Quality System Regulations (QSR), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), and ISO regulatory requirements

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years’ experience, or master’s with 3+ years’ experience.
  • Proficiency with aseptic techniques, mammalian cell culture, protein purification, and protein characterization techniques
  • Organizing and tracking training on equipment operations, work procedures, and other processes for team members.
  • Completing appropriate documentation, maintaining accurate production records, and reporting work status.

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

  • Directly or indirectly leading a team
  • Understanding large-scale bioreactor systems, FPLC, HPLC, and protein characterization methods.
  • Validation/verification
  • Familiarity with in vivo and in vitro antibody/antigen production.
  • A regulated industry (e.g., FDA, ISO) with advanced knowledge of cell culture production and/or purification techniques is preferred.

The salary range for this role is $80,000 - $95,000. This is the range that we, in good faith, believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range, and this range may be modified in the future.

This job is eligible for bonus/incentive pay.

We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit www.danaher.com.

Given the essential job duties of this position, the employee is required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation and applicable law.

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