MSAT Engineer

€110000 - €140000 per annum
  1. Permanent
Gaithersburg, Maryland
  1. Technical Operations, Engineering, Project Engineer

Hobson Prior are currently working with a late-stage biotech organisation specialising in improving health all over the world through discovering, developing and commercializing pioneering vaccines to prevent serious diseases. Our client is seeking a MSAT Engineer to join them on a permanent basis based in Maryland.

Job Responsibilities:

  • You will partner with Contract Development and Manufacturing Organizations to oversee drug substance development and manufacturing activities.
  • Deliver input on process development strategies, overseeing CDMO development through clinical and pre-commercial stages.
  • Oversee execution of the validation of DS processes as required by cGMP, ICH (International Conference of Harmonization) and FDA regulations.
  • Preparing, reviewing, or approving process flow diagrams, development reports, and master batch records.
  • Assisting with the writing and reviewing documents for INDs / regulatory section submissions.
  • Prepare, review, or edit validation, CMC regulatory, and Quality documents.
  • Work with other CMC team members to build and execute the CMC development plan.
  • Trending of drug substance process data, identification and investigation of adverse trends.
  • Partnering with CDMO representatives to investigate process and analytical deviations.
  • Working closely with project managers at both the organisations and CDMO's to ensure project milestones are maintained.

Key Skills:

  • Strong project management skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross functional teams.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.


  • MS or BS in engineering, chemistry, biology, or related discipline, plus at least 2 years of experience in vaccine or biologic manufacturing operations.
  • Proven experience in collaborating in matrix teams in a technical environment.
  • Knowledge of protein production and purification manufacturing technologies, such as: Cell culture, Shake flasks and stirred tank bioreactors, Clarification by depth and tangential flow filtration and Column chromatography.

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