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Associate Scientist, Process Safety, Process Chemistry

Company: Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Gilead Sciences is continuing to hire for all open roles. Our interview process may be conducted virtually and some roles will be asked to temporarily work from home. Over the coming weeks and months, we will be implementing a phased approach to bringing employees back to site to ensure the health and safety of our teams.**For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:**Please log onto your Internal Career Site (!CK5mGhEKBggDEMenAhIHCgUI1A0QcQ~~/cacheable-task/2997$2151.htmld) to apply for this job.**Job Description****Specific Responsibilities & Skills for the Position:**+ Responsible for identifying and investigating potential hazards associated with synthetic transformations and unit operations in the manufacturing of drug substances.+ Conducts testing and experimentation (DSC, RC1, Phi-TEC I, off-gas analysis, etc.) and makes key observations during execution and data evaluation.+ Guides project teams on necessary engineering controls and process modifications to scale safely.+ Recommends alternatives, researches new methods and techniques, and proactively seeks out senior personnel to discuss potential solutions to problems.+ Familiar with kilo lab and pilot plant operations (hands-on experience preferred), and able to review master batch records and safety documents from a safety perspective.+ Experienced with synthetic organic laboratory equipment and experimentation. Independently plans and executes experiments that support Process Safety activities and project goals.+ Possesses knowledge of chemistry and chemical engineering principles. Applies thermochemical and engineering calculations to further the understanding of chemical systems and their associated hazards.+ Familiar with laboratory and pilot plant occupational health and safety (chemical hygiene, emergency preparedness, etc.).+ Uses excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.**Required Education and Experience:**+ BS in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry and 11+ years of industry experience (Process Safety or Process Chemistry preferred) OR+ MS in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry and 9+ years of industry experience (Process Safety or Process Chemistry preferred)**For jobs in the United States:**As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance.For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the EEO is the Law ( poster.NOTICE: EMPLOYEE POLYGRAPH PROTECTION ACT ( RIGHTS UNDER THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACTPAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION ( environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.**For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:**Please log onto your Internal Career Site (!CK5mGhEKBggDEMenAhIHCgUI1A0QcQ~~/cacheable-task/2997$2151.htmld) to apply for this job.Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that has pursued and achieved breakthroughs in medicine for more than three decades, with the goal of creating a healthier world for all people. The company is committed to advancing innovative medicines to prevent and treat life-threatening diseases, including HIV, viral hepatitis and cancer. Gilead operates in more than 35 countries worldwide, with headquarters in Foster City, California.

Keywords: Gilead Sciences, Inc., San Mateo , Associate Scientist, Process Safety, Process Chemistry, Other , San Mateo, California

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