3M Application Engineer_Separation and Purification Sciences Division in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

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Job Description:

The person hired for the position of Senior Biopharmaceutical Application Engineer will work in the Biopharmaceutical Purification business to drive growth through collaborations with customers and external industry experts to implement manufacturing purification solutions based on the innovative integration of multiple differentiated 3M product platforms. This process innovation centric position provides the opportunity to gain experience working directly on a diverse range of cutting edge and platform pharmaceutical development and manufacturing systems. This person will have the opportunity to harness insights from the industry and specific customer processes and apply engineering principles to develop and replicate high impact applications. Additionally, this person will be provided the opportunity to become a leader within the industry by engaging with industry organizations, publishing collaborative technical papers and presenting the results of innovative technical studies at international conferences.

This front-end customer facing position will provide many opportunities for career success, with options to grow broadly by working across business, functions and geographies.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Work with pharmaceutical manufacturing customers throughout Korea to champion, demonstrate and implement 3M Biopharmaceutical Purification solutions by applying a strong engineering knowledge.

  • Develop new applications by understanding customer manufacturing processes and pharmaceutical product requirements then formulate and demonstrate innovative purification processes through a combination of field and 3M laboratory studies.

  • Position himself/herself as a technical expert capable of influencing the industry leaders and establishing new paradigms for the production scale purification of pharmaceuticals. Establish a track record of conference presentations and technical publications.

  • Participate on global Key Account teams to drive accelerated adoption of the 3M solutions. Lead the global key account application engineering sub-team, as required.

  • Prepare technical reports documenting work performed. Present results, conclusions and recommendations to customers and 3M personnel as needed.

  • Participate in the development and delivery of product, market and application training content for customers, sales and laboratory personnel.

  • This position requires extensive engagement with customers in their facilities and periodic travel on short notice, as the need arises.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a science or engineering discipline from an accredited university

  • Minimum of four (4) years of biotechnology, bioprocessing, process engineering/manufacturing and/or pharmaceutical experience gained in an academic and/or industrial environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • M.S or Ph.D. in Biochemical Engineering, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering or related discipline from an accredited university

  • Strong background in biopharmaceutical processing such as monoclonal antibody, recombinant protein or vaccine expression, purification and/or production as demonstrated through a track record of technical publications

  • Minimum of two (2) years of pharmaceutical, biotechnology and/or bioprocessing experience gained in an industrial environment

  • Experience with Design of Experiments (DOE) and/or Statistical Analysis

  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to influence people and organizations at multiple levels

  • Strong written and verbal communication in English

  • Ability to work independently to complete projects, as well as, work with cross-functional teams

  • Microsoft Office proficient

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