Job Opportunities with Nitto Denko Avecia in the USA
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Why work at Avecia?

As a leading drug development services company for oligonucleotide therapeutics, the first step in our DNA/RNA sequence is to work with a great team of people.

At Avecia, our team approach allows you to excel in your individual area of expertise as well as to be part of a group of professionals that has the support of management and peers from various backgrounds. And while we’re focused on results, we still maintain our flexibility and enjoy camaraderie and the benefits of work/life balance. Make the next move in your progression of success and join Avecia.

At Avecia, we encourage and value people from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds to contribute to our collective success. It is Avecia’s policy to conduct business without regard to an individual’s disability or any other protected status. We are fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment and encourage all to apply.

Process Development Associate

Department: Process Development

Purpose of the Position:

Executes experimentation for the development of synthesis, purification and lyophilization processes to scale-up, optimize and validate processes. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of Avecia oligonucleotide manufacturing processes. Advises supervisor as to the status of assigned activities. Normally receives general instruction on routine work and detailed instructions on new assignments.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Execute laboratory work to develop and improve processes for new and existing products and intermediates to meet quality, cost operability, productivity and SHE objectives agreed with Process Development Group Leader controlled by a protocol or directive.

  • Carry out laboratory support work to assist in the solution of manufacturing process problems in order to permit restoration of satisfactory process operation and continued improvement of production performance.

  • Prepare for tech transfer programs in consultation with supervisor, and take part in appropriate on-plant supervision, to permit the safe and effective trial of process modifications or scale-up studies on semi technical or full-scale plant.

  • Communicate with supervisor to exchange information and results for the direction and monitoring of development work.

  • Prepare representative lab samples of new products to enable business/customer evaluation.

    Job Knowledge/Competencies Required:

  • B.S. Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • General knowledge of chemical lab procedures and equipment

  • One year to five years related experience

  • Knowledge of standard research techniques and equipment

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