Bioprocess Engineer I – Boston Bioprocess

  • Full Time
Posted: 4.1.24

Bioprocess Engineer I – Boston Bioprocess

Boston Bioprocess

Location: Champaign, IL

Full-time; entry level

Boston Bioprocess Inc.’s mission is to help fermentation product companies develop and scale up production. We specialize in providing innovative solutions and services to support the research, development, and manufacturing processes of our clients. As we continue to grow, we are seeking a highly motivated Entry-Level Engineer to join our team.

Job responsibilities

  • Assist in setting up, organizing and commissioning the benchtop and pilot labs.
    • Actively participate in and contribute to a range of client’s fermentation and DSP processes which includes bacteria, yeast, and filamentous fungi as the production organism from bench to pilot scale.
  • Record and organize experimental data. Assist in the analysis and interpretation of results, contributing to the overall project objectives.
    • Prepare, setup and maintain laboratory and pilot equipment and processes.
    • Create and follow standard operating procedures (SOPs) to ensure accurate and reliable results.
  • Operate and maintain laboratory and pilot scale equipment and instruments.
  • Work collaboratively and safely with cross-functional teams to support ongoing projects. Communicate effectively with team members and contribute to a positive and productive work environment.

Skills and proficiencies

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., Biology, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Engineering) with 0-2 years of industrial scale up experience.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Knowledge of laboratory techniques and procedures.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate effectively in a team environment.
    • Proven ability to work with diverse, multidisciplinary teams and partners to effectively advance projects.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies and methodologies.

The ideal candidate

  • We are a startup! Prospective candidates should enjoy working in a small team with minimal bureaucracy.
  • Hands-on experience with one or a few of the unit operations in bench or pilot scale, including fermenters, pilot centrifuges, TFF, mechanical cell lysis and spray drying.
  • Quick learner with a passion for hands-on laboratory work.
  • Proactive and detail-oriented with a commitment to producing high-quality results.

What we offer

  • Salary between $55K and $70K depending on qualifications
  • Significant company stock options
  • Relocation assistance if applicable
  • Complete benefits package, including 401K match, ESOP, health, life, vision, and dental insurance, and four weeks paid vacation
  • Sponsorship for work visas and immigration related support

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