Senior Application Scientist for Cell Culture Job

GE Company
China, ShangHai
Jul 2012
This job posting expired on September 17, 2012.
GE Healthcare
Business Segment: Healthcare Life Sciences
About Us: Fast Trak is a global organization, part of Enterprise Solutions, belonging to GE Healthcare Life Sciences. The team consists of application scientists, supporting the Life Sciences BioProcess customers with Training and Education, Process Development and consulting support.
The Fast Trak scientists train bio-pharma customers in typical up- and downstream processing principles, through standard and customized training programs, either in a Fast Trak center, like Piscataway (NJ, USA), Munich (Germany), Bangalore (India) or Shanghai (China), at a satellite site or at a customer site. Furthermore, Fast Trak scientists provide customers both with consulting services and hands-on support for their more complicated bioprocess downstream purification challenges.

Founded in 2006, Fast Trak China is one of the four Fast Trak centers in different sites of the world.
Currently, Fast Trak China team includes 9 application scientists with expertise in chromatography, filtration, cell culture, production and regulatory. They deliver about 60 training courses each year in Fast Trak China Lab or in customer sites. Besides, Fast Trak China team scientists applied their expertise to developed more than 20 scalable manufacturing processes for biopharm industrial customers in 6 years. In addition to these, Fast Trak also provides consulting services related to process validation, help the local pharmaceutical manufacturers to improve their product quality. To accomplish these services, Fast Trak China establishes three laboratories located in the 3rd floor of east building, Chinese Technology Center.
Posted Position Title: Senior Application Scientist for Cell Culture
Career Level: Experienced
Function: Engineering/Technology
Function Segment: Research - Biology
Location: China
U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces: ShangHai
City: ShangHai
Postal Code: 201203
Relocation Assistance: No
Role Summary/Purpose: GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.
Essential Responsibilities: 1. Perform experimental activities with Wave /Xcellerex bioreactor and culture media to support the success of our cell culture business.
2. Plan, develop, and conduct major Wave/Xcellerex bioreactor and cell culture media related applications experiments according to the project goals and GEHC LS business objectives.
3. Deliver Fast Trak technical on-going cell culture related training courses with the same global standard to add the value of GE products. Understand and satisfy the customers’ training needs through in-class training and the follow-up actions after training.
4. Analyze and evaluate the experimental data and results; and prepare scientific publications based on these data and results.
5. Prepare presentation material for sales; present at scientific conference and/or in front of customers as needed.
6. Support sales activities in house and/or at the customer sites.
7. Able and willing to travel up to 30% of the time.
8. Understand marketing trends to support sales department and customers with expert advice. Work closely with field application specialists and support customers by offering trouble-shoots, bioprocess development services and consulting.
9. This position reports to Fast Trak China Leader
- Master degree required and Ph.D. degree preferred with 3 years of experience of larger scale cell culture.

- Has in-depth technical knowledge and hands-on experience in biopharmaceutical upstream processing including fermentation and cell culture.

- Has good understanding and knowledge in biopharmaceutical downstream processing including chromatographic purification and membrane separations.

- Good presentation and interpersonal skills, self-direction, people-oriented, proactive, good planning & execution skill, sense of responsibility, fast learner and team player Good scientific writing and oral presentation skills.

- Customer focused, commercially aware.

- Fluent in English/Chinese ( reading/speaking/writing)
Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
Desired Characteristics:
- Enthusiastic, optimistic, self-motivated achiever.
- Reliable and thorough person who always delivers on promises and always promises realistically.
- Good organizational skills.
- Good team work with team members and local commercial team.
Reference number: 1561251