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Senior Bioprocess Technology Engineer (2001997) – San Diego,
Where the Chemistry Happens
Our dedicated Technology Development Team communicates with
confidence and reacts quickly to drive innovation and develop
sustainable solutions. Whether it's troubleshooting a low yielding
production batch or designing and validating new processes to run
in our enzyme production facilities, our Technology Development
Team are the BASF focal point to connect and coordinate production,
business and R&D. We consider our Technology Development team
to be our production technology "champions", delivering winning
results to internal and external customers.
We are seeking a professional like you to join our team. Under
the direct supervision of the Head of Technology, you will be
responsible for the analysis and improvement of enzyme purification
and formulation processes from laboratory scale to commercial scale
(50,000L plus). You will work in an enthusiastic, passionate and
dynamic, cross-functional team to design scalable recovery
processes, transfer processes to commercial scale, and employ
continuous improvement strategies to enhance productivity, reduce
cost of goods, and troubleshoot manufacturing issues as they arise.
This position offers the opportunity to work in a global
multidisciplinary team in a challenging and dynamic
Formula for Success
With a strong commitment to workplace and environmental health &
safety, you will maintain 100% compliance with and demonstrate
leadership of EH&S policies and procedures.
Utilizing your strong education, technical skills and work
experience, you will support the development of downstream
recovery, purification and formulation processes for enzymes in
collaboration with fermentation and manufacturing subject matter
Demonstrating a strong technical background and direct hands-on
experience with bioprocess unit operations such as; continuous
centrifugation, microfiltration, ultrafiltration, and
knowledge/experience in column chromatography/IEX techniques, you
will contribute as a subject matter expert to development and
optimization projects of enzyme (and other bio-based) products.
With a strong entrepreneurial drive and customer focus, you will
proactively seek out solutions to drive innovation, increase
efficiency and reduce costs.
Your flexibility and willingness to adapt to situations will be
essential as you may be required to provide hands-on execution,
troubleshooting, and/or training of process technology from small
to production scale.
Relying on your technical knowledge, problem-solving ability and
expertise in Design of Experiments (DoE) and data analysis, you
will provide troubleshooting support for commercial manufacturing
operations and perform continuous improvement studies for existing
Embracing diversity and collaborating for achievement, you will
work within multidisciplinary project teams to design and execute
process development and optimization projects, interpret data, and
work with other team members to integrate results into process
designs and overall project plans.
Your ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously will be
a valued asset as you meet timelines for multiple projects that may
be at different stages of development.
A focus on developing yourself and others will aid you in
identifying and evaluating new technologies for the production of
Your effective verbal and written communication skills, along
with your proficiency in Microsoft office applications, will be
vital as you prepare and present technical reports, data summaries,
protocols, and other technical and regulatory documentation.
Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You
Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you.
You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique
opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages
of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own
The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way
beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to
robust retirement benefits that include company-matching
contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe
investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large,
global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally
and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and
BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and
development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents
and your job.
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