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  • Location

    Leiden, Netherlands

  • Job title:

    Process Engineer (DSP)

  • Sector:

  • Job ref:

    45025

  • Start Date:

    2020-11-01

The Company 
This organisation is a world-leader in the research & development and production of biotechnology and pharmaceutical products. Their main focus is the production of biologic products and vaccines.

Role Description 
As a Process Engineer you will join the Down Stream Processing (DSP) department which develops and characterizes processes for purifying and formulating recombinant viruses from harvest as a vaccine production platform.

Responsibilities 
  • Tech transfer of new products in production (either the CTM pilot plant or production).
  • Designing the required study plans, reviewing documentation from production, support during start-up and reporting afterwards. 
  • 2nd line support of running production.
  • Identify possible improvements for increased robust manufacturing and translate this back to development studies.
Requirements 
  • PhD in a relevant discipline in biopharmaceutical sciences/engineering, biotechnology or chemistry or PDeng
  • 3+ years of experience in industry (GMP environment).
  • Proven experience with Tech Transfers.
  • Experience with scaling-up/scaling-down of processes, ideally with hands-on experience with DSP unit operations like IEX chromatography and UF/DF.
  • Experience with vaccines is a strong advantage.
  • Good communication skills in English. 
  • Preferably experience with Lean/Process Excellence
  • Data analysis and report writing. 
Other Information 
For more information please contact Carla Garcia at +31 (0) 20 658 98 01 or c.garcia@sire-search.com. 
Contact Us

SIRE LIFE SCIENCES B.V.

Staten Bolwerk 1
2011 MK Haarlem
The Netherlands
+31 (0) 20 658 9800

SIRE STAFFING SOLUTIONS B.V.

Keizersgracht 440A
1016 GD Amsterdam
+31 (0) 20 658 9804

SIRE LIFE SCIENCES DEUTSCHLAND GmbH

Theatinerstraße 11
80333 München
+49 (0) 89 3803 8966

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