Scientist II - GMP Research Scientist (E. Coli) - Recombinant Proteins (REP)

Hiring By - Biostaffic


Cranbury, New Jersey - United States

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
As part of the Thermo Fisher Scientific team, you’ll discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join our colleagues in bringing our Mission to life every single day to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We provide our global teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while helping to take science a step beyond by developing solutions for some of the world’s toughest challenges, like protecting the environment, making sure our food is safe or helping find cures for cancer.
Location/Division Specific Information
Cranbury, NJ / Biosciences Division- Recombinant Proteins
Recombinant Proteins Group unites deep scientific expertise with a collaborative culture to build a product portfolio that includes cytokines, growth factors, antibodies and ELISA kits used to support the research of our academic, government, biotech, and pharmaceutical customers.
How will you make an impact?
As a GMP Research Scientist, you will contribute to the development of potential GMP protein products and assist in establishing processes and procedures for their ongoing production.
What will you do?
  • Manufacture company products in compliance with established processes and procedures.
  • Perform in-process tests (SDS-PAGE gels, Absorbance at 280nm, pH, etc.) to produce reliable and precise data to support product quality and/or scientific investigations.
  • Prepare and set up manufacturing equipment in a cleanroom environment.
  • Follow proper cleanroom behavior and gowning procedures.
  • Follow line clearance requirements to maintain cGMP and cGLP in all work areas.
  • Perform cleanroom and equipment cleaning and sanitization per current SOPs.
  • Perform proper material handling, use and storage in a manner that ensures “First In First Out”.
  • Ensure that raw materials and required supply items such as gloves, wipes, alcohol, etc. are well stocked in their designated areas of the cleanroom.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment for self and others.
  • Maintain and ensure completeness and accuracy of all documentation associated to work performed.
  • Proactively communicate with supervisor and colleagues as needed to ensure optimal work environment.
  • Advise supervisor of factors that may affect product quality or the accuracy, timeliness and usefulness of data.
  • Plan and conduct experiments, analyze and interpret the results.
  • Discuss research progress with other departments (e.g. production and marketing) and colleagues through presentations or discussions at team meetings.
  • Keep accurate records of activities, and results in the laboratory notebooks and databases where appropriate.
  • Document protocols, observations, and analyze data in an organized and accurate manner in laboratory notebooks and databases where appropriate.
  • Keep up to date with other research being carried out in, or related to, their field of study.
  • Provide guidance and assistance to colleagues when needed.
  • Assist in the interpretation of experiment results.
  • Monitor and proactively address back orders and ability to forecast project completions.
  • Follow ISO 9001 and GMP guidelines.
  • Demonstrate and drive the Thermo Fisher values – Integrity, Intensity, Involvement, and Innovation (The Four I’s).
  • Other duties as assigned by Lead or Manager.
How will you get here?
Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or related field and 2 years lab experience or Master’s degree plus 1 year lab experience
  • Fermentation and/or protein purification experience, preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Strong computer skills as well as ability to collect, organize, and interpret data.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills; ability to interpret, summarize, and present scientific results in a clear, concise, accurate manner to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Consistently exhibit a high level of attention to detail.
  • Ability to multitask, shift priorities and work at a rapid pace.
  • Effective organizational skills, including the ability to handle multiple and changing projects and priorities.
  • Ability to formulate and solve problems efficiently.
  • Understanding of GMP production and inherent procedures.
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001 standard and certification requirements, preferred, or training will be provided as needed.
This position has not been approved for relocation assistance.
We offer competitive remuneration, annual incentive plan bonus, healthcare, and a range of employee benefits. Thermo Fisher Scientific offers employment with an innovative, forward-thinking organization, and outstanding career and development prospects. We offer an exciting company culture that stands for integrity, intensity, involvement, and innovation!
Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us. As one team of 100,000+ colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.
Apply today!
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Cranbury, New Jersey - United States

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 14, 2024
Company Overview
Thermo Fisher Scientific
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About Thermo Fisher Scientific Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue of approximately $40 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, increasing productivity in their laboratories, improving patient health through diagnostics or the development and manufacture of life-changing therapies, we are here to support them. Our global team delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services, Patheon and PPD. For more information, please visit
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