Application Engineering Supervisor

Dec 03, 2017
Jan 01, 2018
Employment Status
Full Time


3M Company has an opportunity for an Application Engineering Supervisor at our facility in St. Paul, Minnesota. The primary duty of the Application Engineering Supervisor is to support business growth by supervising a technical team collaborating with customers and external industry experts to implement 3M purification products for pharmaceutical manufacturing. This position requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, Biochemical Engineering, or related field, plus three (3) years of related pharmaceutical industry experience. Experience must include three (3) years of experience, which may be concurrent, in all of the following: (1) developing new cell culture protocols, bioreactor clarification, chromatography, and membrane filtration applications by understanding customer processes and pharmaceutical product requirements then formulating and demonstrating innovative purification processes; (2) serving as a technical expert capable of influencing industry leaders and establishing new paradigms for the production scale purification of pharmaceuticals by utilizing knowledge of state-of-the-art industry biological cell culture processes, bioreactor clarification, chromatography mechanisms, membrane filtration, viral clearance, in the scope of an integrated and optimized biochemical production operation; (3) developing appropriate intellectual property (IP) portfolio protection plans and strategy for potential proprietary positions related to cell culture protocols, bioreactor clarification, chromatography and membrane filtration applications in the production of therapeutic proteins and vaccines; (4) applying in-depth knowledge of the integration of bio and synthetic materials and bioengineering, specifically laboratory skills related to biological production and analysis; 5) performing the following techniques/instrumentation and processes: cell culture (mammalian, bacteria and/or viral); protein analysis assays and gel electrophoresis; and design of experiments and statistical analysis. This position requires travel (domestic) 25% of the time. All experience may have been gained concurrently. Experience must have been acquired after completion of the Bachelor's Degree program. Please apply online at

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