General Electric Research Engineer in Uppsala, Sweden

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:

We are looking for a Research Engineer, experienced in cell culture, vaccines/viral vectors, analytics and process development, to join our creative and collaborative team, within the Section of Protein & Viral Production, BioProcess R&D. Our mission is to develop reagents, consumables, processes and services to support effective and reproducible processes for getting a biologics drug to the market.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will be part of a team optimizing start-to-finish processes for production of antibodies and viral vectors and cell line development.

Responsibilities:

  • design, perform, analyze, document and present mammalian cell culture experiments in different formats: adherent, suspension, lab scale to bioreactors

  • develop, invent and improve new products and processes for the bioprocess industry, specifically within the fields of cell line development and production of proteins, vaccines and viral vectors

  • perform transfection, infection and transduction of mammalian cells

  • operate and support FACS-based methods

  • provide molecular biology support to projectsIf you have questions regarding the position, please contact recruiting manager Kia Pedersen kia.pedersen@ge.com 018-6120675Last day to apply is 1 of June. Qualifications/Requirements:

  • MSc in biology, medicine, engineering or related Life Science field

  • experience in mammalian cell culturing in different formats (well plates, flasks, spinners and bioreactors) and different cell types (suspension, adherent, primary, stem cells)

  • experience in culture and process development for production of proteins, vaccines and viral vectors

  • experience in multiple analysis formats, specifically methods related to vaccine/viral vector production

  • experience in molecular biology techniques desired

  • occasional work on weekends may occur Desired Characteristics:

  • In order to succeed in this position you need to be result-oriented, flexible and creative with a strong collaborative attitude, focusing on the customer needs.

  • We are looking for someone with the drive and capability to initiate, plan, perform, analyze, document and present results to progress our projects forward.

  • The ideal candidate is looking to share expertise and experience as well as integrate new learnings and develop new skills. Locations: Sweden; Uppsala