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System One Associate Scientist in Devens, Massachusetts

Title: Associate Scientist

Location: Devens, MA

Start date: ASAP


  • The Associate Downstream Scientist in Manufacturing Sciences & Technology will support the commercial manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals in the area of purification.

  • The successful candidate will be a key contributor to a highly dynamic technical, diverse, and collaborative team of engineers and scientists.

  • As MS&T, we participate in cross-functional teams and also work independently to meet high-visibility critical business objectives.

  • Responsibilities include design, execution and analysis of protein chromatography, viral inactivation, ultrafiltration/diafiltration, filtration and cryogenics experiments and their interpretation in regards to GMP manufacturing.

  • Typical activities include problem-solving of process-related investigations, the preparation of study protocols and reports, the evaluation of new process technologies through the use of scale-down models and in-depth understanding of data from manufacturing.

  • This position offers the opportunity to interface with Manufacturing, Manufacturing Support, Process Development, Quality Assurance and Analytical Development groups.


  • M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Biological or Chemical Sciences/Engineering preferred or B.S. degree with 0-2 years of industry and/or academic experience.

  • Knowledge of protein purification, protein stability and experience with chromatography systems preferred.

  • Candidates must possess good organizational skills and strong attention to details, excellent experimental/troubleshooting aptitude, and be self-motivated.

  • Critical qualities include a high degree of initiative, good verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work in a team environment while being able to prioritize.

System One, and its subsidiaries including Joulé, ALTA IT Services, CM Access, TPGS, and MOUNTAIN, LTD., are leaders in delivering workforce solutions and integrated services across North America. We help clients get work done more efficiently and economically, without compromising quality. System One not only serves as a valued partner for our clients, but we offer eligible full-time employees health and welfare benefits coverage options including medical, dental, vision, spending accounts, life insurance, voluntary plans, as well as participation in a 401(k) plan.

System One is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, family care or medical leave status, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.