Senior Process Development Engineer

Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company

Process Development

July 12, 2014

We Aspire to Cure Cancer! Millennium is a leading biopharmaceutical company focused on oncology that combines the agility, ideals and camaraderie of a start-up with the resources of Japan's largest pharmaceutical company. The result is a creative, entrepreneurial environment where quality science and making a difference in patients' lives are the priorities. Here, employees who share a drive and commitment to innovation for the benefit of oncology patients find their ideas, experience and contributions are valued and rewarded. Millennium offers great benefits, a friendly and respectful atmosphere, and a culture that promotes flexibility between work and life and encourages employees to give back to their community.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The successful candidate will be part of the Purification Process Development Department and will be involved in the development of purification processes for antibodies and the generation of antibody-drug-conjugates. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
*  Development and optimization of purification processes for antibodies
*  Development and optimization of conjugation processes of antibody-drug conjugates
*  Implement innovative development strategies into existing processes
*  Transfer and oversight of purification and conjugation processes to manufacturing sites
*  Design and perform process characterization activities for biopharmaceutical manufacturing processes
*  Participate in process validation activities of biopharmaceuticals
*  Collaborate with internal groups on biologics projects.
*  Represent the Process Development Department on various project teams
*  Support of regulatory filings

QUALIFICATIONS:
The candidate should preferably hold a Ph.D. degree in biochemical engineering/ biotechnology or closely related fields and possess 5+ years experience in bioprocess development, scale-up and validation, or MS/BS with 10+ years experience. The open position requires hands-on experience in Process Chromatography ranging from small analytical to multi-gram scale and in the conjugation of proteins to drug-linkers using DOE approaches. The candidate should be familiar with cGMPs for biopharmaceuticals and regulatory submissions and show the ability to work well independently as well as a member of a team. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Takeda provides equal employment [and affirmative action] opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


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