Bioprocessing Engineer Lead (T-Up scheme)

Position:

  • Bioprocessing Engineer Lead
  • Full-time
  • Has to be currently employed by A*STAR
  • Based in Singapore/Asia
  • Under the T-Up scheme

Experience/Background:

  • PhD in Biomedical/Biochemical/Tissue Engineering or related field
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in cell culture, Tissue Engineering and Bioprocess technology; deep experience with bioreactor scale-up in an industry setting a strong plus
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

Responsibilities:

  • Scale growth and production of established cell lines to manufacturing levels
  • Operate bioreactors independently
  • Manage process optimization and development
  • Analyze and optimize metabolic flux in bioreactors
  • Optimize media and cell lines for scalable culture conditions
  • Identify outside vendors and resources where appropriate and oversee external projects required to accomplish project goals
  • Oversee development/specification/procurement and installation of bioprocess hardware and automation necessary to execute and monitor bioprocesses
  • Rigorous documentation of experimental procedures and data
  • Communicate results and data in a timely and effective manner
  • Contribute to regulatory submissions and inspections as appropriate as a subject matter expert representing our bioprocess

Background:

  • Batch, fed-batch, perfusion culture optimization
  • Serum-free media development is preferred
  • Bioprocess manufacturing facility operation
  • Invertebrate or seafood cell culture expertise a plus point

Traits:

  • Interest to work in a dynamic startup environment
  • Be flexible to change and a fast-paced work environment
  • Work closely with the founders of the company
  • Driven to improve standard processes and develop innovative unit processes
  • Communicate effectively with in-house team and external collaborators/vendors
  • Passionate and driven about developing scale up processes
  • Interest to lead an expanding Bioprocessing/Engineering team

To apply, please send a 2-page CV to founders@shiokmeats.com, along with a cover letter.