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Principle Scientist Downstream BioProcessing

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:15:52 PM
  • 2845047
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Life Sciences
Location(s): Sweden; Uppsala

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Role Summary:
The Downstream Bioprocessing department is responsible for development of cutting edge purification tools for the BioPharma manufacturing industry. We now strengthen the team with a Priniciple/Staff Scientist having strong application knowledge within Downstream bioprocessing and Biopharma manufacturing.

Essential Responsibilities:
The Downstream Bioprocessing department consists of ~80 highly skilled chemists and biochemists with responsibility to drive innovation, for new product development of high value consumables (such as chromatography resins) and new platform solution for bioprocess protein purification. Together with other Priniciple/Staff scientists, the new position is responsible for driving innovation in the department, for scientific input to R&D projects, for customer interactions/collaborations, and to be R&D expert in Tech intake discussions as well as Business development activities.

Scientific leadership and ability to work and
act throughout the BioProcess organization

  • Act as scientific mentor for R&D
  • Actively work to network and contribute
    with know-how across the BioProcess R&D organization
  • Generate ideas and patents and
    facilitate ideas and patents from others.
  • Drive development of new high value
    consumables for Bioprocess protein purification
  • Actively work to identify and promote
    new business opportunities based on market trends and technology

Strong External focus: build, maintain and
spread knowledge in entire organization

  • Build and maintain an external network
    covering customers, technology and science.

  • Participate in evaluation of external

visibility by oral and poster presentations at external conferences and/or by
publishing papers in scientific journals.


  • At least very strong years of experience from
    BioPharma manufacturing and Downstream processing

  • PhD or EngD in relevant area

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Structured and organised team player with
    strong communication skills

  • Sound business thinking

  • Strong understanding of industry trends
  • Fluent in English both verbally and in writing

Desired Characteristics:
For more information please contact Hiring Manager Maria Liminga at or +46186121142. Thank you.

Locations: Sweden; Uppsala
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