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BioProcess Development Associate 2 (684)

Amyris, Inc.
Emeryville, CA 94608
  • Job Code
    120332608


Amyris, Inc.

Location: Emeryville, CA
Team: Manufacturing and Operations - Pilot Plant
Work Type: Full-Time


Amyris, a leader in industrial synthetic biology, uses its innovative bioscience solutions to achieve renewable products by converting plant sugars into hydrocarbon molecules. Amyris molecules are used in wide range of specialty & performance chemicals, flavors & fragrances and in applications ranging from cosmetics to biofuels. Learn more at www.amyris.com.

As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Amyris is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Amyris complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

For a full list of our current openings, please visit our website www.amyris.com.

The Pilot Plant team is seeking a BioProcess Development Associate 2 to support the development and pilot-scale production efforts in our pilot plant. The successful candidate will work closely with members of the pilot plant and process development teams who are responsible for fermentation and downstream processing.

Responsibilities:
    • Adhere to all facility safety procedures and policies
    • Basic operations and maintenance of fermentation and purification equipment
    • Monitor processes and identify deviations and/or opportunities for improvement
    • Troubleshoot processes and provide technical feedback as needed
    • Provide technical support for technology transfer from the lab to the pilot plant and possibly manufacturing
    • Provide leadership for pilot plant operations for one or more projects
    • Sample processes and prepare them for routine analysis
    • Enter data into various web applications and databases for analysis
    • Proficient in basic lab techniques, procedures, and assays
    • Clean (CIP) and set-up process equipment such as fermenters, portable tanks, continuous centrifuges, homogenizers, and filters
    • Operation of centrifuge, Tangential Flow Filtration (TFF) and chromatography systems
    • Communicate well within a team framework, effectively prioritize work, and work efficiently


Requirements:
    • 3+ years of related experience
    • BA/BS in scientific discipline or equivalent experience
    • Strong understanding of Fermentation and/or Separation processes
    • Strong understanding of aseptic and sterilization operations and experience with laminar flow hoods
    • Understanding of Centrifugation, TFF and chromatography operations
    • Demonstrated ability to write, revise and follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for routine work and receive instructions for new processes
    • Team player with strong problem solving and communication skills
    • Ability to stand up to 6 hours per day while monitoring operations and performing tasks
    • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds and safely move portable tanks ranging in size from 10L to 1000L
    • Work Monday thru Friday with occasional weekend and overtime duties




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      As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Amyris is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Amyris complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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Posted: 2020-05-19 Expires: 2020-06-19

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