Upstream Processing Associate

Werkgever CheckMark Labrecruitment
Plaats Regio Leiden
Provincie Zuid-Holland
Dienstverband Voltijd (> 36 uur)
Contract Vast
Plaatsingsdatum donderdag 26 april 2018
Sluitingsdatum donderdag 24 mei 2018

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You will work in a senior role as part of a small team that produces GMP-grade clinical batches for the development of new vaccine products. You bring expertise in virus/cell culture and upstream processing (USP) and use this in multidisciplinary teams and projects.

As Upstream Processing Associate you will work as cell culture expert and contribute to manufacturing of clinical batches to support the development of new vaccine products. You initiate (continuous) improvement tracks and inspire others to get the best out of themselves. This way, you combine coordination and some hands on responsibilties

- You coordinate and take part in all activities related to the production of cGMP clinical batches. This involves biopharmaceuticals produced on mammalian cell lines such as cell and virus culture
- It is your responsibility to manage and set up documentation to ensure successful production runs
- Moreover, as Upstream Processing Associate you closely collaborate with other process parts such as purification processes (DSP), formulation & fill and in-process testing
- Being in a high-quality work environment, you work meticulously using batch records and logbooks, You detect and follow up abnormalities with appropriate  deviation management, documentation and communication
- Besides this, you initiate and coordinate ideas for continuous improvement that progresses your work for quality (GMP), environment, health and safety (EHS) and efficiency perspective. You make sure these are implementen in cross-functional teams
- You perform activities to continuously improve the work as well as personal skills within the team


Opleiding HBO
Ervaring Ervaren (3 - 8 jaar)
As Upstream Processing Associate  you fit the following profile

- BSc (or equivalent) or MSc degree in a relevant field of study
- At least 5 years’ experience in a biotechnology or biopharmaceutical industry environment. Experience with cGMP environment is required
- You are experienced in cell culture, virus propagation and/or related USP processes. This provides you with bioreactor experience 
- Certified Lean, Green Belt and/or process excellence is considered a big plus for this position

Aanvullende informatie

- A 1-year contract directly at the company with the possibility to extend this
- Preferably full-time availability


Neem voor meer informatie contact op met Coen Smiers, 0182-590218 / 06 218 999 66
Vacaturenummer: 5761


A global biotech company that focuses on the development, pro­duction and marketing of vaccines, recombinant proteins and antibodies to prevent and combat infectious and other diseases.

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