BIO Process Engineer/Scientist in Portsmouth, United Kingdom at Pall

Date Posted: 7/13/2018

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Job ID: SUT000372

About Us

Pall Corporation is a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, serving the diverse needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry.

Pall Life Sciences provides cutting-edge products and services to meet the demanding needs of customers discovering, developing and producing biotech drugs, vaccines, cell therapies and classic pharmaceuticals. Pall offers advanced medical technologies, which are often a patient’s last line of defense from dangerous pathogens. Pall’s food and beverage products provide critical protection from contaminants during various manufacturing steps.

Pall Industrial serves a diverse range of customers in the microelectronics, aerospace, fuels, petrochemical, chemical, automotive, and power generation industries. Pall is a key supplier to the innovative and demanding semiconductor and consumer electronics industries, and provides filtration products used in critical applications on commercial and military aerospace vehicles. Pall products are key to the reliability of industrial equipment. Pall’s engineered solutions help municipal and industrial customers address mounting water quality, scarcity and demand issues, and help energy companies maximize production and develop commercially successful next generation fuels.

Headquartered in Port Washington, New York, Pall has offices and plants throughout the world.

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Our Automation and Controls R&D Team is looking forward to welcome a

BIO Process Engineer 



Position Objective:

This is a unique chance to work for a large and dynamic global organization and to join the Analytics and Controls R&D team. You will work within the R&D group to develop instrumentation, new technologies and automation on products for the Biopharmaceutical, Biotechnology and other markets.

What we offer:


Pall Life Sciences is taking bioprocess manufacturing to the next level with a solid foundation, new developments and disruptive approaches.  Our continued investment in innovative and industry leading technologies such as the BioSMB, iCELLis Bioreactor and our Continuous Bioprocessing initiative requires an equally innovative approach to Analytics & Controls.  A global footprint and wide technology scope creates a challenging and rewarding environment for motivated candidates. This position offers broad exposure to the business as well as the opportunity to learn and leverage the LEAN principles of the Danaher Business System (DBS). 

What you contribute:


The role of Bioprocess Engineer at Pall Life Sciences is a unique opportunity for an experienced process development professional to grow their career while making a lasting impact on bioprocess innovation.  We aim to set the tone for connectivity, ease-of-use and robustness and are seeking skilled team members who share our passion for this goal.  Your bioprocess background, insights and technical expertise will contribute directly to the success of the team.

In this role you will:

•                  Be a resource as a member of a small, agile team for ongoing development projects:

-         Leverage bioprocess experience to identify development opportunities, optimize designs and troubleshoot potential pain points

-        Develop new methods, instruments and technologies in alignment with program strategy and industry standards

-        Provide expertise to ensure products are developed to meet current industry and customer requirements through voice of customer and customer visits.

-        Aid in the selection of strong vendors and partners. Build and maintain positive working relationships with external collaborators.

-        Participate in prototype design, build, and testing within laboratory environments

-        Author protocols and test documentation

-        Provide ongoing expertise for technical problem solving

•                   Interact with and support other departments and outsourced teams (such as supply chain, quality, logistics and product management) to facilitate handover and ensure all have required knowledge of products

•                   Experience some travel within the UK, as well as international travel which will be required as part of project responsibilities. 

Job Requirements


The successful applicant will have:

•                 Minimum degree or equivalent in a relevant Engineering field (e.g. Biochemical or Bioprocess Engineering) or relevant Science degree with applicable industry experience. 

•                 2+ years experience in relevant industrial role, such as Process Engineering, Bioprocess Engineering or Cell Culture Science.

•                 Relevant experience developing, optimizing or running bioprocesses which required use of equipment such as bioreactors, direct and tangential flow filtration, chromatography, viral inactivation, and process analytical technologies.

•                 Team player with some experience in developing and executing project plans and reporting plans/results to management.

•                 Language: Technical English fluency required

Assets – desirable but not essential: 

-                 Experience of process related technology, for example biopharmaceutical manufacture, or biotech engineering highly desirable;

-                 Knowledge of the biopharmaceutical industry and applicable security regulations for automated products such as 21 CFR part 11

-                 Experience with developing products for use in GMP/ GLP environments

-                 Familiarity with bioprocessing techniques, aseptic techniques, cell culture and a general understanding of laboratory or manufacturing safety practice.

-                 Some experience of automated or computer controlled systems would be an advantage




Interested? Join the PALL Team!

If you would like to explore this exciting opportunity further and find out more about the role we have to offer, please do not hesitate to contact us!

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.