17014 PD Associate - Downstream

Jecho Laboratories Job Opportunity

TITLE:                    Process Development Associate- Downstream

LOCATION:         Frederick, MD   

REQ#:                    17-014

Overview: Jecho Laboratories, Inc. (Jecho) is a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative therapeutic biologics, including therapeutic monoclonal antibodies, cytokines, immunotoxins, and vaccines to address a broad range of diseases as well as treatment of cancer and infectious disease.  The company headquarter is located in Frederick Maryland, USA.

We are seeking a Process Development Associate to join our R&D in Frederick, MD. Qualified individuals will execute small scale downstream process development and basic analysis studies. The ideal candidate will make detailed observations, analyze data, interpret results, and exercise appropriate technical judgment in the design, execution, and interpretation of experiments. The candidate will receive general instructions from a supervisor for routine work and new assignments. The candidate is expected to be eager to learn, highly productive, well organized, and self-motivated.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Conduct process development activities that include:
  • Support upstream cell line and process development by providing titer and product quality data.
  • Downstream recovery of bacterial and cell culture harvests.
  • Process development for the purification of biotherapeutics
  • Conduct routine biological and biochemical analysis on biological products, such as SDS-PAGE, WB, ELISA, activity analysis and others.
  • Generate and maintain experimental data in a highly organized manner. Provide reports for assessment by supervisor.  
  • Motivated and willing to work on a variety of tasks.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s, or Master’s degree in biological science, biochemistry, bioengineering, or related fields.
  • 0-3 years’ experience in pharmaceutical or biotechnology field.
  • A good understanding of recombinant biological product expression and purification mechanism and basic protein analysis.
  • Skillful on basic computer software including Excel, word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work effectively as a cross-functional team member.
  • Work experience in BSL2 environment, bioreactors, or DOE using JMP software in a plus. Skillful on basic computer software including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.


Jecho offers a competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and excellent benefits package.

Jecho is an equal opportunity employer.

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