Associate/Senior Associate Scientist/Engineer, Manufacturing Sciences

  • Davis Dr, Morrisville, NC, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Liquidia Technologies is a biopharmaceutical company transforming the development of new therapies by precisely engineering drug particles. Our proprietary PRINT technology is a simple, elegant solution that solves common problems with drug delivery and efficacy. PRINT technology is a scalable cGMP compliant process that creates particles and can apply to virtually any therapeutic area, molecule or route of administration. Liquidia is bringing more efficient, controlled development capabilities to the industry while enhancing the safety and quality of products for patients. Liquidia is advancing product candidates from its own pipeline. These initial product candidates, LIQ861 and LIQ865, apply the PRINT technology to better drug delivery in inhaled and pain therapeutic areas, respectively. The PRINT technology is also licensed with world-leading pharmaceutical companies that are developing future product candidates.

Job Description

Assist the Liquidia manufacturing team with various tasks and projects. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Work within the Manufacturing Sciences team to support production of novel nanomaterials and micromaterials
  • Work cross-functionally with engineers and scientists to develop, test, and implement manufacturing equipment and processes for production of nanomaterials and micromaterials
  • Support R&D project teams using process engineering tools such as root cause analysis, risk assessment and Six Sigma tools
  • Design and execute experiments to improve product quality, decrease cost, and improve manufacturing efficiency.
  • Maintain accurate, detailed documentation throughout all phases of process development
  • Communicate and suggest direction within the team and to external and internal partners

Qualifications

 

  • BS or higher degree in chemical engineering, material science, polymer chemistry, or related discipline
  • 2-5 years (BS) or 0-2 years (MS+) of experience in process engineering or manufacturing operations required. 
  • Broad understanding of lithographic methods, including photolithography, imprint lithography, direct write lithography, etc.
  • Willing to work in production and R&D environments as needed to achieve business goals
  • Experience with clean-room techniques and/or FDA regulated environments are preferred
  • Ability to independently design and execute experiments to support product and process improvement
  • Demonstrated aptitude for ‘hands-on’ experimentation and attention to detail.
  • Mechanical aptitude is a must, experience in the troubleshooting of production equipment preferred, especially for film based (roll-to-roll) process equipment preferred.
  • Working knowledge of thin film and nanomaterial characterization tools such as optical interferometry, spectral reflectance, atomic force and electron microscopy preferred.
  • Ability to summarize and communicate complex data to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.  Demonstrated ability to communicate to diverse audiences (technical and non-technical)
  • Capable of multi-tasking, setting priorities, and meeting timelines in a fast-paced, innovative environment with supervision.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for ‘hands-on’ troubleshooting and problem solving

Additional Information

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