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R&D Scientist II, Upstream Cell Culture in Westborough, Massachusetts at Pall

Date Posted: 12/1/2018

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Job ID: PAL002610

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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Position Summary:

Pall Biotech is seeking a highly motivated and talented R&D Scientist II, Upstream Cell Culture to join our Biotech Process R&D team at the company’s New England Centre of Excellence in Westborough, MA.  In this role, you will support product testing and new product development for Pall’s line of single-use bioreactors and downstream purification technologies. Our dedicated scientists are collaborative and focused on delivering best in class technologies and tools to enable our customers to develop and manufacture life-saving medicines.

Primary Responsibilities:

As an R&D Scientist II you will conduct mammalian cell culture experiments in support of mAB or viral vector manufacturing. Maintain mammalian cell lines and cell culture sample analysis.  You will provide support from shake flasks to pilot scale stir tank bioreactors, 200L.  The Scientist II will work with minimal supervision to perform data analysis and presentation of results to the cell culture team. Lab maintenance support including inventory and purchasing, equipment upkeep, related to feedstock provision for the Biotech Process R&D team. 

Job Requirements


Bachelors in biological science or chemical engineering with a minimum of 3+ years’ experience in mammalian cell culture.  MS office computer skills
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with Process Development of monoclonal antibodies and/or viral vectors. BSL2 experience.  Experience with analytical techniques including SDS-PAGE, BLI, ELISA, qPCR or viral potency assays. Experience with 5S, Lean principles, and DOE.
Pall Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer who encourages diversity in the workplace.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, religion, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, military or protected veteran status or marital status.

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.