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Associate Scientist

Company: Horizon Therapeutics
Location: Gaithersburg
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

At Horizon Therapeutics, we define success by the number of lives touched, lives changed, and lives saved. Our global biotechnology company is made up of agile, out-of-the-box thinkers with a focus on delivering breakthrough medicines to those living with rare, autoimmune, and severe inflammatory diseases. This is the heart of our global mission. Start a career that enables you to live up to your potential and help others live up to theirs. Join us. The exceptional support we provide patients and communities equally extends to our employees. We offer industry-leading and award-winning benefits, compensation and rewards programs that positively impact all areas of our employees' personal and professional lives. Position Summary: Horizon is looking for a highly motivated, entrepreneurial Associate Scientist of Downstream Process Development. This position resides within the Technical Operations organization and requires fundamental understanding of unit operations involved in protein purification.Responsibilities:Perform lab-scale process development experiments to identify optimal processing conditions for product quality, step yield, and manufacturing flexibilityContribute to the organization and build-out of new lab space and the creation and improvement of departmental business processesAssist in process characterization evaluations including risk assessments, design of experiments, statistical data analysis, and development of control strategies.Author technical reports covering a wide range of topics including process development, characterization and technology transfer, and delivery of presentations utilizing sound scientific reasoning and interpretation of the available dataSupport the review of transfer and manufacturing documentation such as batch records, standard operating procedures, sample plans, protocols and summary reportsProvide on-the-floor support of manufacturing operations and collect and monitor key process performance data and resultsBuild and maintain relationships with key partners, collaborators, and contract development manufacturing organizationsQualifications and Skills Required:Good understanding of protein biochemistry and analytical techniques.Ability to conduct experiments with minimal oversight, review data and present to cross-functional teamsAbility to travel occasionally to conferences and global manufacturing sites (approximately 10% time required for travel)B.S. or M.S. in a scientific or engineering discipline with a focus in a biochemical engineering field (e.g., chemical or biochemical engineering)M.S. with 0-2 years, B.S. with 1-3 years of relevant industrial experienceOur ValuesTransparency: We value collaboration. Trusting teach other and tackling tough challenges can make a powerful difference.Accountability: We do what's right for our patient communities through quality decisions and owning our successes and failures.Growth: We fiercely innovate and evolve to better ourselves, our communities and our patients.These three values come to life through our five Leadership Expectations that apply to all Horizon employeesEnterprise Mindset: Look beyond one's team, brand or function to see the broader company and external perspectiveExhibit Intellectual Curiosity: Seek to understand what you do not know; ask the right questions of the right people and sourcesEnsure Accountability and Courage: Step up to address difficult issues and hold self and others accountable to commitmentsEmbrace Diverse Perspectives: Welcome others with a respectful attitude; integrate diverse perspectives into ways of workingDevelop Talent: Provide feedback, coaching and mentorship to help others be more effective in their roleAt Horizon, we know that disease does not discriminate. We embrace the bold ideas of one another, foster a sense of belonging, and value inclusion. We attract and develop diverse talent because we believe that when people from different backgrounds and life experiences come together, we make lives better. Horizon intends that all qualified applications are given equal opportunity, and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

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