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    Technician Process Development - Amsterdam

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    Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical

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Technician Process Development 

Location: Amsterdam
Start: ASAP (aimed for 1st of March 2021)
Language: English


Purpose of the role

The purpose of the role is to contribute in upstream process (USP) and downstream process (DSP) characterization; production of non-clinical material; and implementation of novel bioprocess technologies.

Place in the Organization

The Process Development (PD) department at Amsterdam is responsible for process development towards Phase I/II clinical testing. In addition, the department supports the Lexington PD in process development for Phase Ill and MAA, with scaling-up, process characterization and process validation. Both PD departments support the various stages of process development from research to GMP manufacturing.

The technician will work within a team of PD technicians and scientists where he/she is responsible for planning, performing and documenting USP and DSP for research and development purposes.

Key responsibilities

  • Performs small to large scale USP and DSP of AAV.
  • Properly collects, manages, analyzes and documents experimental data.
  • Communicates the work and results to the direct supervisor and in group meetings
  • Responsibility for laboratory, safety and equipment maintenance.
  • Plans and executes experimental work in connection with time-lines.
  • Strengthens the team in daily operations and troubleshooting DSP.

Qualifications & Skills

  • BSc., Ms. or MLO education in life sciences or equivalent.
  • Work experience in a comparable position is preferred.
  • Practical experience with cell culture and USP. Preferably experience in working with bioreactors
  • Practical experience with protein or virus purification: filtration, chromatography (FPLC, preferably experience with GE Äkta platform).
  • Experience or willing to with working with GMO’s at ML-2 level.
  • Experience in planning and organization.
  • Basic understanding of molecular biology and virology
  • Good verbal and written English communication skills.

Core competences

  • High level of ownership, energy, hands-on mentality and personal drive
  • Team player and attitude to motivate teams
  • Good communication capabilities (effectively describing and conveying complex issues through reporting and presentations)
  • Flexibility, to act in a fast changing and demanding environment
  • Analytical thinking

Are you interested in this position or do you want to know more about it? Do not hesitate to contact me by applying to this position! 

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