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Senior R&D Scientist, Cell Culture Process Research in Westborough, Massachusetts at Pall

Date Posted: 12/2/2018

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Job ID: PAL002614

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 Senior R&D Scientist, 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 lead product testing and new product development for Pall’s line of single-use bioreactors and downstream purification technologies. The Senior Scientist will collaborate with Pall colleagues, including R&D, product management, sales, manufacturing and engineering to ensure Pall technologies continue to serve the evolving needs of our customers in the bioprocess industry.

Your bioreactor experience and process development knowledge will be highly valuable as you contribute to product testing and new product development. The Senior Scientist serves as a liaison with our customers and R&D teams. Our Senior Scientist partners with Product Managers in the development of technical marketing collateral such as application notes, reports, publications and presentations for our customers. Provide product training support to the sales and marketing team as needed. You are a Champion of 5S and lean laboratory principles.

Job Requirements


Basic Qualifications: PhD in Biochemical engineering or Biological sciences with a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in the biopharmaceutical industry or Masters degree with a minimum of 5 years experience. Highly experienced with adherent and suspension cell lines, bioreactor operation and automated cell culture techniques.

Preferred Qualifications: Technical writing skills, an independent worker who can achieve defined goals and innovate new processes. Analytics methods: SDS-PAGE, qPCR, ELISA, ddPCR, BLI, AAV, viral potency. Upstream focus, but downstream experience helpful. Track record of scientific publications in highly regarded journals. Global cross- functional team experience.

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.
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