Senior R&D Engineer, Downnstream Processing in Westborough, Massachusetts at Pall

Date Posted: 7/10/2019

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Job ID: LIF004245

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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Pall Corporation’s Research and Development Team located in Westborough, Massachusetts is seeking an exceptional, research focused engineer to contribute to new product development for viral vector purification. The Senior R&D Engineer, Chromatography will utilize his/ her experience in downstream purification to develop world class products for our customers. The Senior R&D Engineer will be mainly responsible for conducting hands-on prototype evaluations, scalability testing in order to develop performance maps and product benchmarking in the area of downstream processing focusing on chromatography. 

The Senior R&D Applications Engineer will be responsible for the timely development of application deliverables such as prototype evaluation, scalability testing, performance maps, and product benchmarking. 

Designs and executes experiments required to define and/or evaluate new products and/or processes. Participate in cross- functional teams gathered to either resolve a specific issue and/or develop a specific product.

Conducts data analysis, utilizes analytical instruments and performs characterization studies with biological products.

Builds new experimental setups and/or proficient to work with semi- and/or fully-automated skids and data acquisition tools to increase the efficiency of the application work.

Communicates effectively through technical reports and presentations. 

Contributes to publications submitted to technical journals and presents in scientific conferences.

Complies with legal requirements by adherence to requirements of existing and new regulations and legislation and all company policies and procedures. 

Works in a manner that supports team work.

Ensures a safe and healthy environment by complying with all company safety policies and procedures. 

Job Requirements


PhD in Chemical Engineering, Bio-Chemical Engineering or Biological Sciences with 3 years of industrial and/or research experience in downstream processing, filtration and protein characterization, or Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering or Biological Sciences with 5 years of industrial and/or research experience in downstream processing, filtration and protein characterization. 

Preferred Qualifications: Chromatography experience preferentially of Gene Therapy virus vectors (AAV and Lentivirus) along with associated assay experience. DOE, Minitab,

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