Careers

POSITIONS CURRENTLY OPEN (8/2018)

Administrative Coordinator

Please email your resume and cover letter to us at info@bioprocessinstitute.com.


Administrative Coordinator 

The BioProcess Institute, located in North Kingstown, RI, is seeking a skilled Administrative Coordinator to assume a variety of day-to-day office and support tasks.  The person in this position will play an integral part in ensuring that this Engineering and Testing company’s operations run smoothly, and are successful in supporting our clients navigate the complex world of bioprocessing, to ultimately help them deliver better and safer therapeutics.

An excellent administrative coordinator is, above all, an organized and competent professional with exceptional communication skills.  You will be comfortable dealing with people, able to carry out administrative duties with accuracy and speed, able to understand some technical topics (or be able to request for help when not sure), and willing to support technical staff when needed.

The goal is to ensure that office and logistical operations are efficient and add maximum value to BPI.

Responsibilities

  1. Reports – Technical reports are the main product of the company. This position ensures the reports are delivered in an effective manner.
    1. Report compilation and detailed formatting.
    2. Proficient in MS Office, formatting, importing content, security, and encryption.
    3. Photo and video editing.
    4. Project administration to facilitate generation of content and timely reviews.
  2. General Business / Operation Organization – This position ensures the general operations occur with minimal interruption.
    1. Monitor office expenditures and handle all office contracts (rent, service, etc.).
      1. Maintain/order supplies for office, cleaning, breakroom and lab.
      2. Perform basic bookkeeping activities (purchasing, accounts payable).
    2. Shipping and Receiving, including sample management (sample items tested at BPI shipped off-site for contract laboratory analysis).
    3. Assist in vendor relationship management.
    4. Procedures, maintain, update and establish office workflow procedures and templates to support the operations and ensure maximum efficiency.
    5. Office and Conference room, maintaining general tidiness of these areas.
    6. Maintain files and records with effective filing systems, including coordination of server and file archives.
  3. Website and Social Media coordination for the business, update and post items to the company website, LinkedIn, Twitter and company blog.
  4. Coordination of company presentations and training courses.
    1. Assemble content from staff.
    2. Organize content into the proper media.
    3. Maintain files to support generation of modified presentations to align with business needs.
  5. Assist Director in coordination of his activities and schedule.
  6. Support other teams with various administrative tasks (redirecting calls, disseminating correspondence, scheduling of meetings etc.)
  7. Greet and assist visitors in mature manner with they arrive at the facility.

Requirements

  • Proven experience as coordinator or similar role
  • Experience in customer service will be a plus
  • Expert knowledge of MS Office, “back-office” and accounting software
  • Working knowledge of office equipment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organized with the ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Reliable with patience and professionalism
  • Able to learn with interest and energy
  • Knowledge of basic bookkeeping principles and office management systems and procedures
  • Associate’s/College degree or equivalent; BSc/BA in business administration or relevant technical field is a plus.

General

  • This position can be PART TIME for the right candidate. Flexible hours will be determined based on demand and willingness to work.
  • This is a key position in a small operation with an opportunity to help the business grow. As it grows, the position’s role can evolve accordingly and provide opportunity.
  • This position will provide an opportunity to learn and become proficient with BioProcess Technology.  You will work with an industry expert and receive exposure with many of the top companies providing components to the BioPharmaceutical Industry.

Process Systems Associate

The BioProcess Institute, located in North Kingstown, RI, is looking for a skilled Process Systems Associate to assume a variety of testing, engineering and support tasks.  The person in this position will play an integral part in ensuring that this Engineering and Testing company’s operations run smoothly in order to help its clients deliver better and safer therapeutics.

The position, above all, requires an organized, competent, and flexible professional with exceptional engineering, experimentation and communication skills. He or she must be comfortable dealing with people, able to carry out assignments with accuracy and efficiency, able to understand complex technical topics, and willing to support technical staff, when needed.

Responsibilities

  1. Hands-on performance of process engineering experiments–Conduct experiments to simulate BioProcesses and evaluate BioProcess components’ performance. Processes include pressurized systems such as steam, hydraulic, pneumatic, and chemical.
    • Process Equipment Set-up—Hands-on precision assembly of mechanical and instrumentation systems to detailed specifications in order to deliver proper process performance.
    • Process Equipment Operation–Hands-on operation of computer controlled and manual systems. Verification of proper system function including basic piping and instrumentation troubleshooting, including hand calibrations and basic loop wiring verification.
    • Precision physical measurements with calibrated instruments and tools.
    • Monitoring of data and observations, including photography, video and microscopes, and recording results.
    • Data summary and review, including summary of experimental data, through the use of tables and graphs in Excel.
    • Generation of experimental conclusions for review with internal staff, and sometimes external stakeholders.
    • Assisting with the generation and review of formal experimental reports.
  2. Equipment and Facility Maintenance-Ensure the equipment is in working order for experiments, including the use of:
    • Daily Logs
    • Routine Maintenance
    • Instrument Calibration
    • Service Coordination

Experience

  1. Education: a high school degree or GED is required, but a college degree, military experience or technical trade school is preferred.
  2. Experience with Process Systems-Candidates must have experience with steam, hydraulic and process instrumentation. BioProcess and chemical experience is preferred.
  3. Hands-on Mechanical Ability-Candidates must have hands-on mechanical experience and proficiency with tools. Some light lifting may be required.
  4. Instrumentation Experience-Candidates must have instrumentation experience, and proficiency with low voltage instrumentation loops.
  5. Microsoft Office Proficiency-Candidates must be able to enter data into Excel, and perform routine data summary operations, and transfer the graphics into Word and PowerPoint.

General

  1. This will begin as a part time position with flexible hours, starting at half days or 2-3 days per week on average. This position is part time during the school semester (15 hours/week) and full time during breaks (40 hours/week).
  2. This is a key position in a small operation with an opportunity to help the business grow. As it grows, this position’s role can evolve accordingly, and provide opportunity.
  3. This position will provide an opportunity to learn and become proficient with BioProcess Technology. You will work with an industry expert, and get exposure with many of the top companies in and providing components to the BioPharmaceutical Industry.
  4. Experience with this position will provide you with skills to help qualify you for positions in the desirable BioPharmaceutical Field.