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Process Development Associate - Downstream

Jecho Laboratories, Frederick, Maryland

Position Description:

Jecho Laboratories, Inc. (Jecho) is a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative therapeutic biologics, including monoclonal antibodies, cytokines, immunotoxins, and vaccines for cancer treatment.  The company headquarters is located in Frederick Maryland, USA.

We are seeking a Process Development Associate to join our R&D team in Frederick, MD. Qualified individuals will execute small scale downstream process development and analytical studies. The ideal candidate will exercise appropriate technical judgment in the design, execution, and interpretation of experiments. The candidate will receive general instructions from a supervisor for routine work and assignments. The candidate is expected to be eager to learn, highly productive, well organized, and self-motivated.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Conduct experiments in protein recovery and purification process development using column chromatography and various other technologies.
  • Work with Discovery and Upstream Process Development to provide support in material generation and analysis.
  • Conduct routine physical and biochemical analysis on biological products, such as HPLC, SDS-PAGE, Western Blot, ELISA.
  • Generate and maintain experimental data in a highly organized manner. Prepare technical reports.  
  • Jecho offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package, including health insurance, dental/vision insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, and 401(k) retirement plan.
  • Jecho is an equal opportunity employer.
  • The job description is subject to change by the employer as the organizational needs and requirements of the job change.


  • Bachelor’s, or Master’s degree in biological science, biochemistry, bioengineering, or related fields.
  • 0-3 years’ experience in pharmaceutical or biotechnology field.
  • A good understanding of recombinant protein expression and purification mechanisms.
  • Basic knowledge in protein chemistry and analytical methods
  • Basic computer software skills in Excel, word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team. Motivated and willing to work on a variety of tasks.
  • Hands-on experience with chromatographic instrument, DOE software, cell culture/fermentation are preferred.

To Apply:

Please submit resume to (REQ#: 20-006).


This post will be available until May 5, 2021 or until filled.

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