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Senior Scientist II, Process - Flow Chemistry

Company: Codexis
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

- - - - - - - -Senior Scientist II, Process/Flow Chemistry Codexis is a leading enzyme engineering company leveraging our proprietary CodeEvolver - technology platform to discover and develop novel, high performance enzymes for three healthcare industry pillars: . The enzymes we produce aim to solve real-world challenges associated with small molecule pharmaceuticals manufacturing, nucleic acid synthesis and genomic sequencing, and - as biotherapeutic candidates - they have the potential to treat challenging diseases.To meet this goal, we look for individuals who are driven, eager to grow and ready to embrace meaningful challenges. We empower employees to be authentic, ambitious, agile and have the courage to take action where they can make a positive impact. Whether you are driven by science, or a different area of expertise, we need you to help us create a brighter future. Come join us on this journey and mission of making the world a safer, healthier, and better place!This position is a member of the Process Chemistry team, adding critical experience and expertise in flow chemistry and immobilization to ensure lab-developed processes are technically feasible, transferrable, and economically viable at scaled process targets. To achieve these goals, the candidate works cross-functionally with research teams and manufacturing. -The successful candidate will play an integral role in both the day to day and long-term strategic success of our Life Sciences business, and in particular the Nucleic Acid Synthesis segment. This business segment encompasses the engineering, development, commercialization, and manufacture of new enzymes and process technologies for the manufacture of nucleic acid, with a focus on GMP production of therapeutics.If any of the below describes you, we would love to meet you!

Background in (bio)chemistry or (bio)chemical engineeringExperience -of process development and/or scale-up for GMP production of pharmaceuticalsStrong collaboration and communication skills, both written and verbal.In this role you will be responsible for:
Working closely with research teams to establish enzyme performance indicators for meeting process development scope and deliverables.Leading gap analysis around nucleic acid synthesis processes in flow and develop strategies for mitigating technical and process risks.Establishing methods for process control and ensuring products meet quality and consistency requirements.Identifying and managing technical project risks, issues, and opportunities to deliver programs on time and in scope.Proactively reporting on status and progress to internal stakeholders.The essential requirements of the job include:
Self-starter with a graduate background in (bio)chemistry or (bio)chemical engineering and 6+ years in the pharmaceutical or related industry.Practical experience in developing and scaling up flow chemistry processes.Experience of using immobilized catalysts in flow processes.Experience in solid phase oligonucleotide synthesis methods desirable.Thrives in a dynamic and diverse environment, driven to deliver results, while also looking for continuous improvement opportunities.Detailed understanding and experience of process development and/or scale-up for GMP production of pharmaceuticals with flow process steps.Able to envision, extrapolate, and convey the transition of lab-developed flow processes to manufacturing scales, while being able to anticipate and address obstacles.CODEXIS PAY TRANSPARENCY: The anticipated salary range for candidates who will work in Redwood City or San Carlos, California City is $150,000 to $180,000. The final -salary offered to a successful candidate will be dependent on several factors that may include but are not -limited to the type and length of experience within the job, type and length of experience within the industry, -education, etc. Codexis is a multi-state employer and this salary range may not reflect positions that work in -other states---.Why join Codexis?At Codexis we offer a very competitive compensation package and beyond excellent benefits! We foster career growth, continued education and upskilling through our mentorship program and learning and development opportunities. You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate about our mission and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. -Diversity is valued and mutual trust is of paramount importance to the ethos at Codexis. -The people, the culture and working with others with a common goal is what makes Codexis a great place to work.For more information, visit -.What can Codexis offer you?
Full benefits on your first day100% match on 401k (up to 4%)Life insurance 3x your salaryCompany equity program - stock and RSU's offered for new hires and annuallyGenerous PTO 15 company paid holidays in addition to PTOFitness reimbursementBack up child/dependent careCommuter vouchersStudent loan assistance and student debt programSchedule that works for you as we support an onsite, hybrid and remote workforce for certain positionsInternal mobility Volunteer time offHealth and wellness programsLegal and tax support program Codexis -is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital & veteran status. Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Codexis, Redwood City , Senior Scientist II, Process - Flow Chemistry, Other , Redwood City, California

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