At Just. you will find purpose and enjoyment in solving important challenges in an environment built on respect, community, trust, collaboration, incredibly cool science, and amazing feats of engineering with exceptional people.

” With the highly experienced and innovative staff
we are assembling at Just, we have a real and significant opportunity 
to improve worldwide access to many important biotherapeutics.
– Dean Pettit

available positions

Accounting and Financial Analyst  | Just. – Seattle, WA |

Just is seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented and driven accounting and finance analyst, who desires a significant opportunity to improve worldwide access to biotherapeutics. As part of the Finance Team, this position will handle project administration and support monthly accounting close, financial reporting, and forecasting. The ideal candidate is passionate about finance and accounting operations and looking for an opportunity to help build a growing company.

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Responsibilities:

Financial Planning & Analysis

  • Maintain monthly capital expenditure forecast and reconcile actuals against budget
  • Update monthly cash flow forecast and analyze remaining cash runway
  • Support monthly management reporting and provide key variance commentary to management
  • Input cost center budgets into TM1 budget system and analyze variances versus prior forecast

Revenue Support & Project Administration

  • Ensure new contracts and amendments are captured within the ERP system
  • Support the monthly timesheet reconciliation process to ensure employee time is accurately recorded against projects
  • Issue invoices and to customers and intercompany entities and follow-up on past due payments

Accounting Operations

  • Lead the inventory close process to ensure general ledger accurately reflects warehouse value
  • Work with operations team to accurately cost bill of materials for monthly manufacturing runs
  • On-site subject matter expert for expense reports, purchase orders, accounts receivable, and payables; Ensure policy compliance, answer questions, and minimize any business disruptions
  • Review and reconcile employee expense reports

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of GAAP and key accounting principles
  • Strong analytical capabilities with intermediate Excel skills
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Organized, detail oriented, and ability to work with confidential information
  • Pro-active, team player with strong sense of urgency
  • Experience working effectively in a fast-paced, team-based environment.
  • Experience within biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry preferred
  • Experience using Enterprise Resource Planning system (ERP) preferred

About Just – Evotec Biologics

Just – Evotec Biologics, wholly-owned by Evotec SE, is a unique platform company that integrates the design, engineering, development, and manufacture of biologics. With deep experience in the fields of protein, process and manufacturing sciences, the Just team came together to solve the scientific and technical hurdles that block access to life-changing protein therapeutics; from the design of therapeutic molecules to the design of the manufacturing plants used to produce them. Just’s focus is to create access and value for a global market through scientific and technological innovation. Our state-of-the-art labs and cGMP clinical manufacturing plant are co-located in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood – the center of Seattle’s medical, global health, and technology industries and a noted top emerging life science hub in the U.S. Our fast-growing team of 100 employees is expanding Just’s innovative platform and footprint – building our first North American J.POD® commercial manufacturing facility in the Seattle area. For job opportunities, learn more at www.just.bio.

Accounting and Financial Analyst

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Associate Scientist, Process Development  | Just. – Seattle, WA

Just.Bio is seeking motivated and creative Associate Scientists, who desire a significant opportunity to improve worldwide access to biotherapeutics.  We arelooking for team members to join a fast-paced, collaborative, and multidisciplinary group to support process development for low-cost biotherapeutic manufacturing.  The successful candidates will have some experience in one or more of the following areas including chromatography, filtration, electrophoresis, analytical chemistry, cell culture and/or bioreactor operations. Experience with high throughput, robotic techniques for analytical testing, chromatography, and/or protein expression, as well as statistical design of experiments and/or process modeling, is a plus. The ideal candidate has strong written and verbal communications skills and works well independently and in teams. This position may include the opportunity to rotate through different functional areas to gain experience in different techniques and disciplines.

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Examples of Potential Responsibilities:

  • Work with team members to develop cell lines for biotherapeutics manufacturing
  • Work with team members to develop upstream/downstream processes for biotherapeutics manufacturing
  • Transfer manufacturing processes to clinical and commercial manufacturing facilities
  • Work with team members to support process development with high-throughput analytical procedures
  • Utilize chromatography data systems and informatics platforms to analyze and distribute analytical results
  • Work with team members across functions on technology development to reduce the cost and improve the efficiency, speed, and capacity of process development and manufacturing

Requirements:

  • BS in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering or related field and 0-3 years experience
  • Experience or coursework in chromatography, filtration, analytical chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology and/or cell physiology
  • Excellent experimental design and analysis skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office apps (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with chromatography systems such as HPLC/UPLC, FPLC or Akta
  • Experience with analytical instrumentation data systems
  • Cell culture or bioreactor experience
  • Experience with troubleshooting complex instrumentation
  • Experience with design of experiments (DOE), statistical analysis, and/or process modeling
  • Strength in data science and informatics

About Just.Bio

Established in 2014, Just Biotherapeutics, Inc. was acquired by Evotec SE in 2019.  Just.Bio, an Evotec company, is a unique platform company that integrates the design, engineering, development, and manufacture of biologics. With deep experience in the fields of protein, process and manufacturing sciences, the Just team came together to solve the scientific and technical hurdles that block access to life-changing protein therapeutics; from the design of therapeutic molecules to the design of the manufacturing plants used to produce them. Our focus is to create access and value for a global market through scientific and technological innovation.  Learn more at www.just.bio.

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Associate Scientist, Small Scale Bioreactor Development  | Just. – Seattle, WA

Just is seeking a motivated and creative researcher who desires a significant opportunity to improve worldwide access to biotherapeutics. We are looking for a scientist to join a fast-paced, collaborative, and multidisciplinary team to develop bioreactor processes at 1-100L scale for the advancement of low-cost biotherapeutics manufacturing. The position requires a solid understanding of sterile technique, cell culture, and experimental design. Experience with bioreactors and machinery is highly desirable. Knowledge or interest in PLCs, prototype boards or similar electronics is a plus. Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively over teleconference and web-based meetings are necessary. The ideal candidate is curious, creative, engaged, works well independently and in teams, and constantly looks for ways to improve processes and technology.

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Responsibilities:

  • Prep, run, and clean bioreactors and bioreactor equipment (controllers, pumps, autoclaves, etc)
  • Work with vendors and manufacturers – ordering, troubleshooting, developing prototypes
  • Weekend sampling and maintenance
  • Design, execution, and analysis of statistically designed experiments (DOE)

Preferred qualifications:

  • BS in Engineering, Biology, Biochemistry or related field.
  • Excellent aseptic technique
  • Experience culturing mammalian cell lines such as CHO
  • Experience making cell culture media and buffers
  • Experience with Microsoft Office apps (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

Pluses:

  • Experience with bioreactor cell culture and perfusion technology
  • Experience with design of experiments (DOE) and statistical analysis
  • Experience with JMP, R, Tableau, SoftMax Pro, Guava, Visual Basic, and WebEx
  • Experience with high throughput cell culture (e.g. deep-well plate assays or robotics)
  • Experience implementing / programming PLCs (any manufacturer)
  • Experience or familiarity with writing code (Python preferred)
  • General understanding of circuits (grounding, power, signal, etc.)

About Just – Evotec Biologics

Just – Evotec Biologics, wholly-owned by Evotec SE, is a unique platform company that integrates the design, engineering, development, and manufacture of biologics. With deep experience in the fields of protein, process and manufacturing sciences, the Just team came together to solve the scientific and technical hurdles that block access to life-changing protein therapeutics; from the design of therapeutic molecules to the design of the manufacturing plants used to produce them. Just’s focus is to create access and value for a global market through scientific and technological innovation. Our state-of-the-art labs and cGMP clinical manufacturing plant are co-located in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood – the center of Seattle’s medical, global health, and technology industries and a noted top emerging life science hub in the U.S. Our fast-growing team of 100 employees is expanding Just’s innovative platform and footprint – building our first North American J.POD® commercial manufacturing facility in the Seattle area. For job opportunities, learn more at www.just.bio

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Associate Scientist, Small Scale Bioreactor Development

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Automation Engineer, MES – Technical Operations  | Just. – Redmond, WA

Just.Bio is seeking a motivated and creative Automation Engineer, MES that desires a significant opportunity to improve worldwide access to biotherapeutics.  The Automation Engineer, MES will be part of the Manufacturing Automation team in the Technical Operations organization to support the design, implementation, and commissioning of MES systems and functionalities to clinical and commercial manufacturing at Just Biotherapeutics.  The engineer will also support manufacturing process automation systems (PAS) using DeltaV.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated proficiency in MES deployment and system administration, integration of MES with related business and automation systems, and an understanding of DeltaV automation used for bioprocessing controls systems (SCADA and DCS).  Experience working in a GMP environment, change control, and software validation in accordance to GAMP5 guidelines is highly preferred.

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Responsibilities (including but are not limited to):

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders and provide significant input and guidance in identifying and implementing MES domain and functional domain solutions for clinical and commercial manufacturing
  • Apply risk-based approach to develop design requirements, functional specifications, and support computer system validation strategy
  • Translate process requirements and MES system best practices into practical, usable electronic batch records
  • Participate in the development of global standards for batch record design, integration with process/test equipment and other electronic business and automation systems
  • Develop business processes, guidelines, SOPs, and training for the MES system
  • Participate in the development of MES system life cycle strategy and business/technical processes for change management
  • Provide system administration and ownership support for DeltaV PAS. Support includes maintaining and managing the following:
    • Infrastructure and networking architecture
    • Migration planning and execution
    • Patching, Security and Compliance
    • Backup/Restore and Disaster Recovery
    • Overall system and hardware reliability

Position Requirements:

  • S or M.S. in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, Chemical Engineering, Biotech Engineering or related life science engineering.
  • 7+ years of MES experience in Pharmaceutical, Biotech, or Life Sciences industries with 5+ years of experience with current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) Regulations
  • Working knowledge of cGMP manufacturing and regulatory regulations and requirements for biologics/pharmaceuticals
  • Knowledge and application of ANSI/ISA-88 (process control) and ANSI/ISA-95 (automated interfaces) standards
  • Leverage experience of Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP) framework for risk-based approach to computer system validation
  • Knowledge and application of IT infrastructure and applications (server virtualization, security, wireless communication protocols, firewalls, etc.)

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in computer software validation
  • Leverage expertise using GAMP5 guidelines for risk-based approach to computer system validation
  • Applies knowledge and expertise to solve complex technical problems
  • Authority inspection or audit support involvement
  • Experience with single-use technologies and systems
  • Experience with DeltaV PAS

About Just – Evotec Biologics

Established in 2014, Just Biotherapeutics, Inc. was acquired by Evotec SE in 2019.  Just – Evotec Biologics, is a unique platform company that integrates the design, engineering, development, and manufacture of biologics. With deep experience in the fields of protein, process and manufacturing sciences, the Just team came together to solve the scientific and technical hurdles that block access to life-changing protein therapeutics; from the design of therapeutic molecules to the design of the manufacturing plants used to produce them. Our focus is to create access and value for a global market through scientific and technological innovation.  Learn more at www.just.bio

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Buyer

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Buyer  | Just-Evotec Biologics, Inc. – Seattle, WA |

Just-Evotec Biologics is seeking a highly motivated and skilled Buyer that desires a significant opportunity to improve worldwide access to biotherapeutics. The role will be responsible for procuring the goods and services necessary for biologics discovery research, process development and manufacturing.  This team member will have the means and opportunity to contribute to the success of the company and its clients by making high-quality and cost-effective purchasing decisions. The ideal candidate will possess strong communication, leadership, analytical, and problem-solving skills and will have a keen eye for detail, a win-win mindset and a drive for continuous improvement.

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Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Verifies purchase requisitions by comparing items requested to master items list; clarifies unclear items; recommends alternatives
  • Works closely with business units and cross-functional teams to understand customer requirements and forecasts
  • Prepares purchase orders by verifying specifications and price; obtains recommendations from suppliers for substitute items; obtains approvals from Quality team
  • Obtains purchased items by forwarding orders to suppliers; monitors and expedites orders as needed
  • Provides purchasing planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • Oversees supplier-related activities and supplier performance to ensure KPIs are met
  • Determines routine planning adjustments to assure production schedule attainment
  • Identifies opportunities to improve supply chain speed, efficiency, and inventory investment
  • Grows job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities
  • Partners with the Operations organization to understand upcoming needs and proactively communicates challenges impacting inventory availability
  • Drives continuous improvement with suppliers utilizing systems and tools to monitor and report supplier performance and corrective action
  • Recommends improvements to the current purchasing system that will improve cycle time, resources and vendor relationships
  • Participates in the cycle-counting program, including investigation/resolution of discrepancies
  • S/he will collaborate with Finance and Manufacturing to understand the long-range demand and capacity plan, proactively identify, communicate and mitigate gaps, and execute potential opportunities.
  • Analyzes material flow parameters such as lot size, replenishment interval, min/max, safety stock, and manage all supply chain SKU data

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Operations Management, Business Administration, or Industrial Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years of s Supply Chain experience in Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Aerospace or Automotive industry 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Strong systems background, including ERP
  • Worked in a regulated environment with a Quality Management System
  • Lean Six Sigma experience or willingness to obtain
  • Familiar with Import and Export Compliance and Procedures
  • Experience Implementing Kanban
  • Experience working directly with CMO or CROs
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills

About Just – Evotec Biologics

Just – Evotec Biologics, wholly-owned by Evotec SE, is a unique platform company that integrates the design, engineering, development, and manufacture of biologics. With deep experience in the fields of protein, process and manufacturing sciences, the Just team came together to solve the scientific and technical hurdles that block access to life-changing protein therapeutics; from the design of therapeutic molecules to the design of the manufacturing plants used to produce them. Just’s focus is to create access and value for a global market through scientific and technological innovation. Our state-of-the-art labs and cGMP clinical manufacturing plant are co-located in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood – the center of Seattle’s medical, global health, and technology industries and a noted top emerging life science hub in the U.S. Our fast-growing team of 100 employees is expanding Just’s innovative platform and footprint – building our first North American J.POD® commercial manufacturing facility in the Seattle area. For job opportunities, learn more at www.just.bio/career

Automation Engineer, MES – Technical Operations

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Information Technologies Director | Just. – Seattle, WA 

Just is seeking a highly motivated and creative Information Technologies Director to join a fast-paced, collaborative, and multidisciplinary team to drive and support all IT areas in the company, including desktop and benchtop support, multi-site networking, network and system security, AWS infrastructure, VMware virtualization, and the design of the IT-based components of new laboratory and manufacturing facilities. The position requires management of the multi-site IT team while maintaining a hands-on approach, including coordinating training, budgeting, researching and implementing strategies, and communicating with senior management.

A solid understanding of GMP regulations, laboratory information management systems, quality management systems, and systems administration is highly beneficial. Experience with laboratory instrumentation, DeltaV automation server systems, multiple operating systems (Windows, Mac, Linux), sample tracking and data capture systems, and research software is desirable. Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to work directly with scientific staff, are necessary. The ideal candidate works well independently and in teams, has great troubleshooting skills, and constantly looks for ways to improve processes and technology.

The ideal candidate will also have the ability to drive local governance and influence at a corporate level to push for leading technologies and best practices while maintaining a stable research and manufacturing environment.

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Responsibilities

  • Provide IT team leadership
  • Develop and implement the IT components of laboratory and manufacturing facility design
  • Develop site and site-to-site networking infrastructure, including routers, switches, firewalls, wireless access, NAS, DNS, DHCP, VPNs, VLANs
  • Provide leadership and direct desktop hardware and software support across Windows, macOS, and Linux systems
  • Laboratory software support, including Empower, MassHunter, Chromeleon, SoftMax, Unicorn, Envision, ELNs, XCalibur
  • Provide IT support for GMP systems
  • Implement virtualization, both local (Hyper-V, VMware) and cloud (Amazon Web Services, Azure, Google Cloud)

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • B.S. in Computer Science or related discipline with 10+ years IT experience
  • Demonstrated experience in biopharmaceutical laboratory environments

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong leadership experience in an IT setting (> 5 years)
  • Experience in network engineering (> 3 years)
  • Experience in a pharmaceutical or biotech setting
  • Experience providing IT support in FDA regulated labs (GMP or GLP)
  • Scripting (VBScript, PowerShell, DOS batch files, Perl, Python)
  • Setting up and configuring laboratory instrumentation (HPLCs, Mass Specs, Plate Readers, Liquid Handlers)

Just – Evotec Biologics, wholly-owned by Evotec SE, is a unique platform company that integrates the design, engineering, development, and manufacture of biologics. With deep experience in the fields of protein, process and manufacturing sciences, the Just team came together to solve the scientific and technical hurdles that block access to life-changing protein therapeutics; from the design of therapeutic molecules to the design of the manufacturing plants used to produce them. Just’s focus is to create access and value for a global market through scientific and technological innovation. Our state-of-the-art labs and cGMP clinical manufacturing plant are co-located in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood – the center of Seattle’s medical, global health, and technology industries and a noted top emerging life science hub in the U.S. Our fast-growing team of 100 employees is expanding Just’s innovative platform and footprint – building our first North American J.POD® commercial manufacturing facility in the Seattle area.

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Process Engineer II/III, Cell Culture | Just-Evotec Biologics, Inc. – Seattle, WA 

Just-Evotec Biologics is seeking a highly motivated Cell Culture Manufacturing Process Engineer that desires a significant opportunity to improve worldwide access to biotherapeutics. This team member will be responsible for the manufacture of mammalian cell-based biotherapeutics for clinical use under cGMP conditions. Under limited/minimal supervision, the primary job responsibilities include setup, operation and troubleshooting of disposable-based manufacturing equipment; execution of manufacturing process operations; and execution of commissioning and validation activities. The staff member will also write and revise process documentation; participate in the evaluation of new manufacturing technologies; generate technical reports; and participate/provide key input to multidisciplinary project/technical teams.  The staff member is expected to comply and following written procedures for safety requirements, cGMP Practices, Standard Operating Procedures and manufacturing documentation.

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Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in biological or engineering science with 2-5 years relevant experience

Qualification Requirements:

  • Candidate must possess strong focus on quality and attention to detail
  • Possess effective task/time management organizational skills
  • Capacity to develop solutions to technical issues of moderate scope
  • Ability to organize, analyze/interpret, and effectively communicate individual results
  • Motivated, self-starter with strong mechanical aptitude
  • Good interpersonal, team, and communication skills are a must
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven knowledge of cGMP requirements to ensure compliance
  • In-depth knowledge of equipment, operations, and engineering principles
  • Experienced with disposable manufacturing technologies from bench-scale through commercial scale
  • Experienced in technology and/or process transfer for early stage clinical manufacturing
  • Applies knowledge and expertise to solve technical problems of moderate scope; may apply novel approach that provides significant technology advancement
  • Can work independently and/or within groups and project teams
  • Active participation in technical projects with collaborators and vendors

About Just – Evotec Biologics

Just – Evotec Biologics, wholly-owned by Evotec SE, is a unique platform company that integrates the design, engineering, development, and manufacture of biologics. With deep experience in the fields of protein, process and manufacturing sciences, the Just team came together to solve the scientific and technical hurdles that block access to life-changing protein therapeutics; from the design of therapeutic molecules to the design of the manufacturing plants used to produce them. Just’s focus is to create access and value for a global market through scientific and technological innovation. Our state-of-the-art labs and cGMP clinical manufacturing plant are co-located in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood – the center of Seattle’s medical, global health, and technology industries and a noted top emerging life science hub in the U.S. Our fast-growing team of 100 employees is expanding Just’s innovative platform and footprint – building our first North American J.POD® commercial manufacturing facility in the Seattle area. For job opportunities, learn more at www.just.bio/careers

Process Engineer II/III, Cell Culture

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Process Engineer I/II – Purification | Just-Evotec Biologics – Seattle, WA  

Just-Evotec Biologics is seeking a highly motivated Manufacturing Process Engineer that desires a significant opportunity to improve worldwide access to biotherapeutics. This team member will be responsible for the manufacture of mammalian cell-based biotherapeutics for clinical use under cGMP conditions. Under direct/moderate supervision, job responsibilities include set-up, operation, and maintenance of disposable-based manufacturing equipment; execution of manufacturing process operations; and assist in general lab operations. The staff member is expected to comply and follow written procedures for safety requirements, cGMP Practices, Standard Operating Procedures, and manufacturing documentation.

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Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in biological or engineering science with 1-3 years of relevant experience

Qualification Requirements:

  • Candidate must possess strong focus on quality and attention to detail
  • Possess effective task/time management organizational skills
  • Capacity to develop solutions to technical issues of moderate scope
  • Ability to organize, analyze/interpret, and effectively communicate individual results
  • Motivated, self-starter with strong mechanical aptitude
  • Good interpersonal, team, and communication skills are a must
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of cGMP requirements to ensure compliance
  • Understanding of equipment and operations used to manufacture biotherapeutics
  • Experience with disposable-based processing equipment is a plus

About Just – Evotec Biologics

Just – Evotec Biologics, wholly-owned by Evotec SE, is a unique platform company that integrates the design, engineering, development, and manufacture of biologics. With deep experience in the fields of protein, process and manufacturing sciences, the Just team came together to solve the scientific and technical hurdles that block access to life-changing protein therapeutics; from the design of therapeutic molecules to the design of the manufacturing plants used to produce them. Just’s focus is to create access and value for a global market through scientific and technological innovation. Our state-of-the-art labs and cGMP clinical manufacturing plant are co-located in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood – the center of Seattle’s medical, global health, and technology industries and a noted top emerging life science hub in the U.S. Our fast-growing team of 100 employees is expanding Just’s innovative platform and footprint – building our first North American J.POD® commercial manufacturing facility in the Seattle area. For job opportunities, learn more at www.just.bio/careers

Process Engineer I/II – Purification

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Process Engineer, Upstream – Manufacturing Technical Operations | Just. – Redmond, WA 

Just is seeking a highly motivated Process Engineer in the Manufacturing Technical Operations group that desires a significant opportunity to improve worldwide access to biotherapeutics.  The primary focus of this job is to provide project leadership for process transfer / tech transfer for clinical and commercial biologics manufacturing, including the development and maintenance of technical documentation within cGMP compliant systems.  The selected candidate will also be responsible for troubleshooting and/or providing technical expertise to perform or lead investigations.  In addition, this team member will also evaluate, develop, and implement new manufacturing technologies and equipment, including disposable-based systems and continuous processing technologies for a first-of-its-kind flexible and reconfigurable cGMP manufacturing facility.  The staff member may also provide person-in-plant support to partners, assist in generation of relevant regulatory submissions, provide support for regulatory and site inspections, and provide input to department capital and expense budgets.  This position may work independently or supervise others.

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Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering science or related program with 10+ years relevant experience
  • Extensive knowledge and hands on experience with biologics drug substance manufacturing processes
  • Considered a subject matter expert in the area of upstream processing, including single-use bioreactors and perfusion technology, but also knowledgeable in downstream process chromatography and filtration.
  • Experienced in leading technology and/or process transfer teams for late stage clinical manufacturing or commercial qualification campaigns; commercial campaign support is a plus
  • Proven knowledge of cGMP requirements and experience writing manufacturing technical documents
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing process equipment and automation systems
  • Candidate must possess strong focus on quality and attention to detail as well as effective task/ time management organizational skills
  • Ability to organize, analyze/interpret, and effectively communicate individual results
  • Good interpersonal, team, and collaborative skills are a must
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Recognized technical mastery of disposable manufacturing technologies from bench-scale through commercial scale
  • Applies knowledge and expertise to solve complex technical problems; may apply novel approach that provides significant technology advancement
  • Can work independently and/or manage the activities of individuals, work group, or project teams; significant contributor to multi-disciplinary teams at the functional level; mentors and provides technical advice to individuals within the team
  • Active participation/lead technical projects with collaborators and vendors
  • Ability to navigate global regulatory CMC documents

About Just – Evotec Biologics

Established in 2014, Just Biotherapeutics, Inc. was acquired by Evotec SE in 2019.  Just – Evotec Biologics, is a unique platform company that integrates the design, engineering, development, and manufacture of biologics. With deep experience in the fields of protein, process and manufacturing sciences, the Just team came together to solve the scientific and technical hurdles that block access to life-changing protein therapeutics; from the design of therapeutic molecules to the design of the manufacturing plants used to produce them. Our focus is to create access and value for a global market through scientific and technological innovation.  Learn more at www.just.bio

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Process Engineer, Upstream – Manufacturing Technical Operations

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Sr. Automation/Process Controls Engineer | Just. – Redmond, WA 

Just.Bio is seeking a motivated Sr. Automation/Process Controls Engineer that desires a significant opportunity to improve worldwide access to biotherapeutics.  Process automation is a cornerstone of Just’s manufacturing technology.  The focus of this job is to support process automation systems (PAS) for both clinical and commercial manufacturing.  This includes designing and implementing creative solutions to complex technical challenges in helping Just achieve a novel flexible and reconfigurable cGMP manufacturing facility focused on continuous processing. The successful candidate will have an advanced understanding of DeltaV automation used for bioprocessing controls systems (SCADA and DCS) as well as at least some experience in other automation platforms (ie, Siemens, Allen-Bradley, Wonderware, etc.).  Experience working in a GMP environment, change control, and automation validation in accordance to GAMP5 guidelines is highly preferred.

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Responsibilities:

  • Provide system administration and ownership support for DeltaV PAS. Support includes maintaining and managing the following:
    • Infrastructure and networking architecture
    • Migration planning and execution
    • Patching, Security and Compliance
    • Backup/Restore and Disaster Recovery
    • Overall system and hardware reliability
  • Design and implement new automation and process control schemes to advance the state of continuous manufacturing including, but not limited to batch tracking, establishing process control limits, and applying predictive control algorithms.
  • Develop detailed specification, qualification (IQ/OQ/PQ), engineering, SOP, and training documents.
  • Work closely with multiple disciplines, including manufacturing, process engineering, process development, data scientists, utility operations, maintenance, quality assurance, and validation to implement operational improvements.
  • Lead technical root cause analysis, incident investigations, and troubleshooting of process control issues
  • Provide technical support to commercial and clinical manufacturing as needed, specific to process control and automation infrastructure.
  • Provide project oversight on PAS implementation projects contracted to 3rd party suppliers/integrators

Position Requirements:

  • S or M.S. in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, Chemical Engineering, Biotech Engineering or related life science engineering.
  • 8+ years relevant experience in pharmaceutical, biotech, or life sciences
  • Strong control system automation background. Design, installation, programming and validation of automated processes is essential.
  • Thorough understanding of FDA CFR 21 Part 11 compliance
  • Established record of successful project completions employing proven engineering and project management skills
  • Candidate must possess strong focus on quality and attention to detail
  • Motivated, self-starter with strong organizational skills
  • Good interpersonal, team, and communication skills are a must
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in computer software validation
  • Leverage expertise using GAMP5 risk-based approach when implementing changes to the validated PAS
  • Authority inspection or audit support involvement
  • Experience with single-use technologies and systems
  • Experience with Wonderware, Allen Bradley, Wonderware automation platforms

About Just – Evotec Biologics

Established in 2014, Just Biotherapeutics, Inc. was acquired by Evotec SE in 2019.  Just – Evotec Biologics, is a unique platform company that integrates the design, engineering, development, and manufacture of biologics. With deep experience in the fields of protein, process and manufacturing sciences, the Just team came together to solve the scientific and technical hurdles that block access to life-changing protein therapeutics; from the design of therapeutic molecules to the design of the manufacturing plants used to produce them. Our focus is to create access and value for a global market through scientific and technological innovation.  Learn more at www.just.bio

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Sr. Automation/Process Controls Engineer

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Sr Automation Engineer, Process Design  | Just. – Seattle, WA

Just.Bio is seeking a motivated and creative Sr Automation Engineer, Process Design who desires a significant opportunity to improve worldwide access to biotherapeutics. This position will join a collaborative and multidisciplinary scientific team within the Process Design group to develop, deploy, and support automation solutions to speed process development activities for low-cost biotherapeutics manufacturing.  The ideal candidate is driven to create innovative strategies to improve processes and technology. The ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment is necessary for success in this position. Experience with multiple robotic liquid handling platforms and integrating automation solutions into existing workflows is a plus.

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Responsibilities:

  • Utilize multiple robotic platforms (particularly, Tecan, Hamilton, ambr) and optimize experiments in conjunction with process design scientists
  • Work with scientists to identify and solve bottlenecks and increase efficiency via automation
  • Develop and implement new automation strategies and build out new automation laboratories
  • Maintain robotic liquid handing systems and train new users
  • Troubleshoot time sensitive automation issues and optimize existing scripts and programming

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • BS in Engineering, Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or related field and minimum 8+ years of relevant experience
  • Extensive knowledge of automation and liquid handling robots, with strong troubleshooting skills
  • Experience scripting with Tecan Freedom EVOware™ and/or Hamilton STAR
  • Ability to interpret experimental needs and translate into automation scripts
  • Familiarity with a wide variety of automation hardware and ability to identify new applications to automate bench-scale workflows
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and works well independently and in teams
  • Experience with Microsoft Office apps (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with biotechnology process development activities in analytical, upstream, downstream and/or formulation development
  • Experience with design of experiments (DOE) and statistical analysis
  • Experience with high throughput cell culture (e.g. deep-well plate assays or robotics)
  • Experience with implementing supervisory software
  • Experience implementing and validating automation in QC environment

About Just.Bio

Established in 2014, Just Biotherapeutics, Inc. was acquired by Evotec SE in 2019.  Just.Bio, an Evotec company, is a unique platform company that integrates the design, engineering, development, and manufacture of biologics. With deep experience in the fields of protein, process and manufacturing sciences, the Just team came together to solve the scientific and technical hurdles that block access to life-changing protein therapeutics; from the design of therapeutic molecules to the design of the manufacturing plants used to produce them. Our focus is to create access and value for a global market through scientific and technological innovation.  Learn more at www.just.bio.

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Senior Scientist, Computational Structural Biologist | Just. – Seattle, WA

Just is seeking a highly motivated and creative computational structural biologist to help invent and apply antibody and protein therapeutic design technologies for application in the areas of antibody humanization, therapeutic modality design, antibody developability optimization, antibody discovery library designs, and therapeutic discovery analyses. The successful candidate will interface with expertise across therapeutic development including discovery, characterization, process development, and manufacturing. The candidate will also have the ability to actively implement designs on the bench, including designed variants and display libraries.

The successful candidate must also possess strong communication and collaboration skills, a desire to learn new scientific concepts and domains, and an ability to work directly with scientific staff across multiple disciplines.

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Examples of Potential Responsibilities:

  • Work independently and in teams to develop, implement, and utilize biologics therapeutic design methods
  • Work with external and internal clients on antibody therapeutic design and optimization projects
  • Collaborate with and provide computational structural biology support for the Data Science team
  • Aid in the design of antibody display libraries for discovery efforts
  • Provide structural and bioinformatic support for discovery screen results
  • Collaborate with scientific staff across multiple disciplines to accomplish goals

Requirements:

  • Ph.D. with 2-5 years experience with strong experience in computational structural biology
  • Strong experience in therapeutic antibody and immunogen designs
  • Strong experience with computational structural biology platforms
  • Strong drive toward innovation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong focus on quality and attention to detail
  • Possess effective task/time management organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a commercial biotherapeutic development environment
  • Experience with the Molecular Operating Environment
  • Laboratory experience in molecular biology and antibody expression
  • Laboratory experience with epitope binning and mapping methods
  • Laboratory experience in elucidating protein-protein interactions
  • Laboratory experience with high-throughput screening and protein biochemistry methods 
  • Familiarity with Next Generation Sequencing technologies
  • Familiarity with yeast display technologies
  • Ability to work in small groups as well as independently
  • Ability to organize, analyze/interpret, and effectively communicate results

About Just.Bio

Established in 2014, Just Biotherapeutics, Inc. was acquired by Evotec SE in 2019. Just.Bio, an Evotec company, is a unique platform company that integrates the design, engineering, development, and manufacture of biologics. With deep experience in the fields of protein, process and manufacturing sciences, the Just team came together to solve the scientific and technical hurdles that block access to life-changing protein therapeutics; from the design of therapeutic molecules to the design of the manufacturing plants used to produce them. Our focus is to create access and value for a global market through scientific and technological innovation.  Learn more at www.just.bio.

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Senior/Principal Scientist, Cell Physiology/Media Development | Just. – Seattle, WA

Just is looking for a Senior/Principal scientist to join a fast-paced, collaborative, and multidisciplinary team to develop cell culture media for the advancement of low-cost biotherapeutics manufacturing.  The position requires a deep understanding of cell physiology, biochemistry, metabolism, experimental design and statistical analysis.  Experience with high throughput mammalian cell culture and assay development is highly desirable.  Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively over teleconference and web-based meetings are necessary.  The ideal candidate is curious, creative, works independently and in teams, and looks for ways to improve processes and technology.

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Responsibilities:

• Utilize understanding of cell physiology and metabolism to develop cell based models of high density perfusion processes

• Develop cell culture media formulations through analytical and cell culture-based experiments

• Develop and apply new methods to advance cell culture media technology

• Collaborate across the organization, with clients, and manufacturing groups

Requirements:

• BS in Engineering, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, or related field with 10+ years of experience or Ph.D. with 2+years of experience

• Experience developing media for mammalian cell lines

• Experience with design of experiments (DOE) and statistical analysis

• Stay abreast of current literature as it relates to media development for recombinant protein expression

• Publish and present research

• Act as an internal technical resource

Pluses:

• Experience with high throughput cell culture (e.g. deep-well plate assays or robotics)

• Experience with bioreactor cell culture and perfusion technology

• Experience with JMP, R, Python

About JustJust is an integrated design company focused on the technology of biotherapeutics from molecule through manufacturing plant. We believe that technological innovation will accelerate development and dramatically reduce the cost of these vital medicines. Just is developing a portfolio of molecules that best leverages our technological strengths. The Just mission: design and apply innovative technologies to dramatically expand global access to biotherapeutics. Come join our team of experts to help shape a better future.

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Senior Validation Engineer – Manufacturing Technical Operations | Just. – Redmond, WA

Just is seeking a highly motivated Senior Validation Engineer that desires a significant opportunity to improve worldwide access to biotherapeutics. The primary focus of this job is to lead the equipment and utilities validation activities required for late-stage clinical and commercial biologics manufacturing. This comprises all phases of implementation, including ownership of key deliverables such as risk assessments, user requirements specifications, functional specifications, and design specifications. The selected candidate will also be responsible for protocol generation (IQ/OQ/PQ), as well as validation summary reports. Additional job responsibilities will include periodic review and requalification of validated equipment and systems to verify compliance with appropriate regulations and maintaining required change control procedures and impact assessments. This position may/will also oversee protocol execution through in-house staff and/or contractors, as well as participate and defend Just’s Validation Program during regulatory and site inspections.

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Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering science or related program with 10+ years relevant experience

Qualification Requirements:

  • Comprehensive understanding of industry standards and best practices for equipment and utilities validation
  • Thorough working knowledge of US FDA CFRs and European EMA, including ICH regulations
  • Practical experience with quality risk management and risk-based validation approaches
  • Established record of successful project completions employing proven engineering and project management skills
  • In-depth knowledge of equipment, operations, and engineering principles
  • Candidate must possess strong focus on quality and attention to detail
  • Motivated, self-starter with strong mechanical aptitude
  • Good interpersonal, team, and communication skills are a must
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous work experience with Distributed Control System (DCS), Building Automation Systems (BAS), PLC, SCADA, PI, and MES will be a plus
  • Strong understanding of process automation (e.g. DeltaV)
  • Applies knowledge and expertise to solve complex technical problems
  • Significant contributor to multi-disciplinary teams at the functional level
  • Mentors and provides technical advice to individuals within the team

About Just

Just is an integrated design company focused on the technology of biotherapeutics from molecule through manufacturing plant. We believe that technological innovation will accelerate development and dramatically reduce the cost of these vital medicines. The Just mission: design and apply innovative technologies to dramatically expand global access to biotherapeutics. Come join our team of experts to help shape a better future.

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Just is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company.
We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry,
religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status,
disability, gender identity or veteran status.