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Scientist (Process Development)

The Opportunity

Esco Lifesciences Group is Singapore’s most globalized life sciences company, with annual revenues close to SGD 200M and global operations in over 42 locations and 26 direct countries across North America, Europe, Asia, Oceania. 


Esco Aster Pte Ltd is an affiliate of Esco Lifesciences Group and was first incorporated in 2017. 


Esco Aster is a contract research development and manufacturing organization founded and deeply rooted by scientists enabling fellow scientists to translate their bench work into commercially available products at affordable prices.


Our scientific work is in emerging and frontier biology utilizing cells as a final product or deriving products from cells which often we use cells as the factory to derive our target product. 


Our first commercial breakthrough success is Esco Aster is commercially first in class being first in the world to be certified for cultivated/cell-based meat to FSSC 22000 and by a competent food regulatory body.


We are first in the region to operate an end-to-end integrated full cell line creation/immortalization or engineered cell line, cell culture process development, analytical development for stem cells and exosomes with full cGMP Capabilities from Drug Substance and small-scale fill & finish for final Cell Therapy Product.


The work we do creates a remarkable and lasting impact on our world. We offer you an opportunity to be part of this exciting journey to own your career and firsthand exposure to new emerging modalities supporting translational sciences.

Join us as we redefine BioSolutions for One World and One Health for the current and future generations to come. 


Esco Aster. 

One World Biosolutions for One Health.

Who we’re looking for

Physical/Mental Requirements/Work Environment

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret scientific data and publications
  • Ability to author or review protocols, technical reports and technology transfer documents.
  • Ability to author or review standard operating procedures and other related documents.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions.
  • Ability to focus
  • Repetitive motions due to certain laboratory techniques

Report To:

Selected candidate will report to CEO and others as assigned.

Esco Aster.

One World Biosolutions for One Health.

The Scope

You will be part of Esco Aster’s scientific division and contribute to the company’s CDMO mission and objectives. You will perform research and process development activities, mainly in support of mammalian cells production, in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, clients and partners.

Primary Work Location: Ayer Rajah Crescent, Singapore

Job Responsibilities

Design and Independently Execute Experiments:

· Design and laboratory-scale experiments to support client upstream processes and requests.

· Perform assay development and data analysis.

Upstream Process Evaluation and Optimization:

· Evaluate and optimize existing client processes in preparation for scale-up.

· Propose improvements and modifications to enhance process efficiency.

Scale-up and Technology Transfer:

· Conduct scale-up experiments in larger bioreactors.

· Adapt processes to align with available on-site equipment.

· Facilitate technology transfer from clients, aiming at scaling up processes or implementing new technologies (e.g., perfusion, serum replacements).

Continuous Process Improvement:

· Proactively identify opportunities for process improvements.

· Initiate and drive enhancements to streamline processes.

Project Management and Documentation:

· Write client proposals, outlining milestones, timelines, and budgets for scale-up projects.

· Take ownership and accountability for all deliverables and milestones in assigned projects.

· Summarize project work in a formal report and communicate effectively to stakeholders.

Cross-Functional Collaboration:

· Collaborate across different teams to troubleshoot, test, and optimize various issues.

· Work seamlessly in a cross-functional environment.

Subject Matter Expert Support:

· Support sales, business development, product specialists, and associated departments as a subject matter expert.

Ad Hoc Tasks:

· Undertake other tasks as assigned based on project needs.

Flexible Work Schedules:

Adapt work schedules as needed to accommodate cell culture schedules.


· Bachelor’s degree in Biology or related science.

· At least 4-5 years related laboratory experience including mammalian cell culture and stem cells.

· Experience with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) will be an advantage.

· Proficient in MS Office Suite (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

· Experience in isolation of stem cells, tissue banking and generation of cell bank.

· Experience with cell assays such as FACS, ELISA, biological assays.

· Experience with bioreactor systems.

· General laboratory skills, good pipetting skills and experience with automation.

· Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills.

· Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail.

· Strong team player, develop positive relationship with a strong set of interpersonal skills.

· Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivated, adaptable, and has a positive attitude.

· Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies.

· Good presentation skills.

· A friendly and pleasant disposition.

Interested candidates, please submit a Cover Letter and CV to [email protected].

Apply now by submitting a Cover Letter and CV to [email protected].