WuXi AppTec

  • Senior Scientist III/IV, Downstream Development

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    Company introduction:

    WuXi Biologics is a world-class CMO with the most comprehensive capability and technology platform serving clients globally in the biopharmaceutical and health care industries from discovery to commercialization.  The company is publically listed in Hong Kong, with a market capital of $13 billion.  Our dream is to ensure “every drug can be made and every disease can be treated” to become a reality for both WuXi Biologics and our clients/strategic partners.  The company has sites/offices in China, US, EU, Asia and Israel.  The company currently has 4,000 employees, and are providing services to over 200+ clients globally, including 13 of the top 20 biopharmaceutical companies.


    With the rapid development of the business, WuXi Biologics China is looking for talent at all levels of experience.  We have positions which require from 0 – 20 years of experience and can be from Entry level Scientist to senior Director. These are great opportunities to join our company in China as we continue to build our capacity and technology platform so that “every drug can be made and every disease can be treated”.


    Downstream Process Development Wuxi subdivision is responsible for purification process development, scale-up, technical transfer, process characterization, and support for pre-clinical, clinical, commercial manufacturing, and regulatory filing.


    • Design the downstream processes that are efficient, robust and scalable for the clinical manufacturing and commercial production.
    • Lead a purification process development project
    • Effectively and timely communicate with clients, maintain and build up good relationship with clients, and being responsible for company images and reputation
    • Actively cooperate with other department colleagues to fulfill assigned tasks and in line with department decision
    • Prepare dossiers and data packages to assist with the interactions with Regulatory agencies.
    • Assist his/her manager and functional head to coordinate the work between the downstream development group and other functional groups to meet the project objectives and timelines.
    • Coach and lead his/her team staff on process development.
    • Manage his/her team effectively in a fast paced environment.
    • Follow company code of conduct and compliancy
    • Follow and improve laboratory regulation


    • BS, MS or PhD with downstream process development experience.
    • People management experience is plus.
    • Chinese and English language skill in reading, writing, and speaking.
    • Experience in Downstream process development, knowing all modes of chromatography, various filtrations, centrifugation, and how to assemble various steps into a purification process.
    • Experience with Design of Experiments.
    • Have a good understanding of the limitations of manufacturing when designing purification processes.
    • Experience in downstream process scale-up, technical transfer, and production troubleshooting.
    • Experience in downstream process characterization and validation is plus
    • Experience in regulatory submission to CFDA, FDA, and EMA.    


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