Assistant Scientist Pharmaceutical Development Support team

Werkgever CLS Services
Plaats Leiden
Provincie Zuid-Holland
Land Nederland
Dienstverband Voltijd (> 36 uur)
Contract Tijdelijk
Plaatsingsdatum woensdag 16 mei 2018

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CLS Services is a leading professional recruitment agency, specialised in the recruitment and career coaching of people with a background in chemistry & life sciences. For our client, Janssen Vaccines & Prevention (Crucell), we are searching for an Assistant Scientist Pharmaceutical Development Support team.

Company profile
Janssen Vaccines & Prevention, previously Crucell, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, is dedicated to bringing meaningful innovation to global health. Our teams focus on the discovery, development, manufacture and marketing of vaccines and antibodies to protect people world-wide from infectious diseases.
In our organisation entrepreneurial people are working in a dynamic culture in which innovation and a 'can do' state of mind are the central points. In order to strengthen our team we are continuously looking for enthusiastic, talented people who have the ambition to develop themselves and can be of value to Janssen.

Pharmaceutical Development Support (PDS) forms together with AA, MBA and QCD the Analytical Development (AD) department. You will join the PDS team.
The PDS team performs sample analysis to support the process development for our internal and external customers. Internal customers are Up Stream Processes (USP), Down Stream Processes (DSP) and Formulation Development (FD).

Job description
Do you enjoy working in a multidisciplinary team and are you able to work also independently?
We are searching for a suitable candidate to reinforce our team as an assistant scientist (technician). You will learn different assays and will perform sample analysis to support process development. Are you a motivated assistant scientist who has experience with analytical methods like HPLC/UPLC-methods, capillary electrophoresis and SDS-PAGE? Then we are looking for you!
Your main tasks and responsibilities will be:
  • Sample analysis for internal (& external) customers;
  • Executing analytical methods;
  • Data analysis and reporting;
  • Responsible for documentation e.g. CofAs and trending reports;
  • You will have some responsibilities such as shipments, material orders etc.;
  • Participating in Continuous Improvement projects (LEAN);
  • Quality minded, accurate an eye for detail.
The position involves handling of biologically active substances.

Who we're looking for
We are looking for candidate with a B.Sc. in Analytical Chemistry, Biotechnology, Life Sciences, Molecular and/or Cell biology or related fields. Preferably at least 1 year of experience as a technician in analytical development: HPLC/UPLC with "empower" software experience. Knowledge with a wide range of analytical techniques such as capillary electrophoresis, SDS-PAGE, preferably in a diagnostic and/or pharmaceutical environment. Experience in good documentation and quality systems are also preferred.

Additional vacancy information
Contract:Temporary contract with CLS Services
Employment terms:Project for at least 1 year, full time candidates only.
Contactperson:Claudia Erwich-Faaij
+31 (0)31 (0)88 22 77 555


Opleiding HBO
Ervaring Starter (0 - 3 jaar)


Interested? Send us a detailed curriculum vitae, accompanied by an application letter indicating your motivation. Please use our online application form. (Please use button *Direct solliciteren*)
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For more information please contact Claudia Erwich-Faaij at +31 (0)31 (0)88 22 77 555


As a dynamic company CLS Services is dedicated to recruiting top level professionals in chemistry and life sciences. Clients appreciate our professionalism, flexibility and ability to come up with tailor-made solutions for any specialist function. Founders and directors Jan Paul Favier and René Kemps both have relevant technical backgrounds and extensive experience in high-level recruitment in the CLS Services sector. In short time we have built up an impressive track record and now serve multinationals as well as smaller and more specialized biotech, chemical, pharmaceutical and food companies.

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