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BioChemical Engineer Analytical Instruments

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 5:21:08 PM
  • 2819799
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Water & Distributed Power
Location(s): United States ; Colorado; Boulder


About Us:
GE has confirmed it is exploring options for selling the Water & Process Technologies business. The plan to divest the business is a strategic decision that provides an opportunity to reposition the business for growth and further invest for long-term success. Water & Process Technologies will operate business as usual through this process and will continue to meet its commitments to its valued customers and employees. This includes hiring strong talent to help the business grow and be successful. GE is targeting to complete the sale of the business by mid-2017.GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.


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Role Summary:
In this role, the Biochemical Engineer Analytical Instruments will develop and support novel bio detection / measurement platforms for the pharmaceutical and water processing industries.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Biochemical Engineer Analytical Instruments, you will use domain expertise while working with cross-functional teams across multiple geographic locations on product development and support around novel bio detection / measurement platforms for the pharmaceutical and water processing industries.

As the BioChemical Engineer Analytical Instruments, you will:

  • Design or conduct follow-up experimentation, based on generated data, to meet established process objectives
  • Prepare technical reports, data summary documents, or research articles for scientific publication, regulatory submissions, or patent application
  • Mentor and lead team members on best-practices for product development in biochemical engineering
  • Prepare reports of work completed so any proposed changes would be documented, and follow standard six-sigma and design processes
  • May also be used as an internal resource by Manufacturing / QC when difficult problems arise in production
  • Provide internal technical resources for aftermarket to support customer applications and problem resolution


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Science, Engineering, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology or related discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in microbiology and/or biochemistry


Desired Characteristics:


  • Ability to collaborate effectively as part of a cross-functional tea
  • Deep domain expertise with:
  • Bacterial endotoxin testing of water, in process samples, raw materials and final product
  • Endotoxin and LAL purification, formulation, and optimization
  • Endotoxin interaction with different chemical/molecular moieties
  • Protein chemistry and enzyme chemistry
  • Absorbance theory and photometry, specifically photometric measurement of enzymatic reaction kinetics
  • Rapid microbial methodologies
  • Excellent knowledge of pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and hemodialysis industries
  • Familiar with global pharmacopoeial, national and international regulations
  • Hands on analytical laboratory skills
  • Self-motivated and well organized
  • Detail-oriented, accurate in work and record keeping, and responsible for recording details of test procedures and results
  • Proven sound judgment, values driven, and continuous innovation and improvement, and adaptability skills
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; experience publishing in peer-reviewed journals
  • Strong computer and Outlook / Microsoft software suite skills
  • Demonstrated customer focus, project achievement / management, and cross-functional collaboration / teamwork skills
  • Productive, meeting aggressive timelines with high-quality work
  • Research and development background in bacterial endotoxin testing and direct experience with endotoxin and LAL reagent formulation and optimization and rapid microbial method development
  • Ability to explain complex issues in simple terms and provide clear technical direction

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Locations: United States ; Colorado; Boulder

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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