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Director, Chemical Engineering

TriLink BioTechnologies
Job Location
10770 Wateridge Circle, Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92121
United States
Job Description

TriLink BioTechnologies is seeking a Director of Chemical Engineering responsible for leading our growing business.  TriLink BioTechnologies, a Maravai LifeSciences company, offers mRNA and oligo solutions as comprehensive CDMO services and an expansive stocked menu - to accelerate research, diagnostic, and therapeutic applications. TriLink has paved the way with industry-leading technology, consistent high quality, and ready access to expert scientific support. 




  • A minimum of B.S. in a scientific discipline with and 10+ years of experience scaling up small molecule manufacturing processes
  • Direct experience with the scale up of nucleosides and nucleoside triphosphates at scales greater than 10 kg per batch
  • Well versed in various aspects of chromatography for nucleoside purifications
  • Well versed in recrystallization, precipitation lyophilization and spray drying applications to small molecule manufacturing
  • Well versed in 1H and 31P NMR, HPLC and LCMS
  • BSc, MSc or PhD chemist or chemical engineering with 10+ years of experience with a particular focus and experience on synthetic organic chemistry in a large biotech or pharma setting
  • Must be skilled at and committed to the development of other team members
  • Strong understanding of operational discipline and cGMPs
  • Experience with new facility startups and process technology transfers is preferred
  • Should have excellent organizational skills and be able to multitask in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to influence across multiple functions.

TriLink BioTechnologies is a rapidly growing biotech firm in San Diego, CA that offers competitive wages and a full benefit package including medical, dental, vision, LTD, and a retirement plan.


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