Senior Automation Scientist

Spectraforce

New Brunswick, New Jersey


10 days ago

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Job Title: Senior Automation Scientist
Location: New Brunswick, NJ- 08903 (Onsite)
Duration: 12 months


Top Must Have's:
  • Detailed laboratory experience working with automation/ liquid handling workstations; Preference is given to Unchained Labs, Chemspeed and Hamilton Systems.
  • Details of candidate's expertise in writing scripts for liquid handlers is a must.
  • Applicable experience using general purpose programming languages (e.g. VB, Python, Perl, R, C++/C#)
  • Their Knowledge and experience in typical analytical techniques such as HPLC, UPLC, CE-SDS, iCE and high- throughput purification.
  • Candidate must have the ability to troubleshoot liquid handling devices related issues. Will look for examples of this noted on the candidate's resume.

Job Description:
Integrated Technology & Engineering Team is seeking for a talented and experienced candidate to join their team. The candidate will get an opportunity to engage in developing cutting-edge analytical automation technologies at a world-class drug product development environment.

Automation Scientist
The successful candidate will operationalize automation/robotic initiatives within the Product Development organization. This involves development of drug product automation activities, troubleshooting support as applicable, management of automation development project portfolio, and introduction of fit for purpose robotic capabilities across different sites within the organization. The role requires the establishment of automation/robotic solutions by identifying gaps and opportunities within the existing development protocols to enhance business efficiency and agility.

Analytical & Formulation Support on Development Pipeline Assets
This function is focused on providing automation support to formulation and analytical development projects. The successful candidate will work closely with stakeholder to ensure we are utilizing and developing the right automation formulation development platforms to align with their development needs. Typical formulation development support includes the execution of flexible methods for sample preparation, data analysis, interpretation, and reporting of results in timely manner.

Qualifications:
Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Biochemistry, or related scientific
  • discipline. Masters or Ph.D. is highly desirable.
Expertise:
  • Minimum of 1 years experience is required of laboratory experience working with automation/ liquid handling
  • workstations; Preference is given to Unchained Labs, Chemspeed and Hamilton Systems.
  • Strong expertise in writing scripts for liquid handlers is a must.
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency general purpose programming languages (e.g. VB, Python, Perl, R, C++/C#) is preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience in typical analytical techniques such as HPLC, UPLC, CE-SDS, iCE and high- throughput purification are desirable.
  • Ability to troubleshoot liquid handling devices related issues.
Competencies & Behaviors:
  • Ability to identify gaps and opportunities within existing automation workflows; develop and implement automation/robotic protocols as viable solutions.
  • Accountability, passion, and proper sense of urgency.
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and approaches based on business priorities.
  • Interest to explore and introduce novel robotic capabilities as appropriate.
  • Ability to effectively communicate among stakeholders, collaborators, and peers.
  • Must be able to communicate and collaborate with various stakeholders on projects. Work with a sense of urgency and be accountable to meeting requirements and deadlines. 
 

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at: http://www.spectraforce.com
 
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at LOA@spectraforce.com if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $9.86/hr.