Assay Development Scientist

Sartorius Corp.

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$40.87-45.67 /h
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Arvada, CO

Job Description

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Job Overview:

In general, the projects target viruses and other biological nanoparticles of commercial value used in bioproduction, such as gene therapy and novel vaccines, with the goal of producing virus counting instrumentation and assay kits.

What you will accomplish together with us

  • Propose, execute, and drive technical work packages within defined projects according to company strategy and guidelines
  • Combine hands on experimental capabilities with best practices in product development documentation and review
  • Serve as technical lead in cross functional teams committed to converting development efforts into launched products
  • Expand the team's overall capabilities in laboratory skills, innovation, and problem solving
  • Interact with coworkers in a cooperative effort toward multi-project success; mentor as needed
  • Follow procedures and implement appropriate new processes when necessary to ensure safety

What will convince us

  • Bachelors degree in a biologically relevant field, such as microbiology, virology, biochemistry, etc.
  • Minimum 4 years of industrial work experience in a product development environment with demonstrated knowledge and success
  • Previous experience in a regulated and/or process compliant environment
  • Analytical thinker able to solve complex problems and contribute innovative ideas
  • Open and cooperative approach with colleagues
  • As a federal contractor subject to Executive Order 14042, we require all of our employees to be vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodations for reasons related to a disability or for religion. If you will require an accommodation, we will discuss this with you should an offer of employment be extended to you.
  • Identification with our core values: Sustainability, Openness, Enjoyment

Compensation for this position will be a base salary between $85,000.00 and $95,000 plus bonus.”

What we offer

Sartorius’ ambition is to simplify progress in the bio-pharmaceutical industry to help translate scientific findings into new therapeutics faster and more efficiently. Nearly 10,000 employees at more than 60 sites are working together on achieving our goal: Better health for more people. And together, we have grown strongly over the past years. Enjoy the advantages of working with a global player:

  • Opportunity for international career development:
    a global network offering seminars and training sessions, expert and manager career paths
  • Open and highly collaborative culture: mutual support within teams and working as equals, team spirit and international collaboration
  • Work-life balance: Working from home at many sites
  • Intelligent working environment: working in smart buildings with the latest technology and equipment
  • Ambitious goals: Sartorius plans to double its sales revenue approximately every five years and expects to grow its global team to approximately 15,000 people in 2025.
  • We offer a comprehensive array of benefits to include: Paid Vacation (3 weeks), 7 sick days (eligible to carry over up to 30 days), 11 Corporate Holidays, 2 Floating Holidays, Community Service Day, Medical, Dental, Vision, Company Paid and Supplemental Life Insurance, STD & LTD, 401k (with generous company match), Tuition Assistance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program, Health and Wellness Program (in addition to other benefits).

All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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We look for employees who would like to grow with us and move the innovative life sciences sector forward. In the process, we focus on agile project work, mutual support within teams and working as equals. Sartorius thrives as a company with people who give their very best every day and who are eager to develop personally and professionally.

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