Position Description

Scientist for Upstream Manufacturing
Location Copenhagen
Company Order # 1327
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AGC Biologics is a leading global Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization, with a deep commitment to improving life quality by bringing new biopharmaceuticals to market. Because of our dedication to building and empowering our internal teams, AGC Biologics is an innovative leader in the industry with an extensive network of cGMP facilities in the US, Europe and Asia. As such, we deliver a deep expertise, dynamic solutions and technologies, as well as customized services for the scale-up and cGMP manufacturing of protein-based therapeutics. We forge exceptionally strong partnerships with our clients, and we never lose sight of our pledge to deliver a reliable and compliant drug substance supply. Right. On time. For more information, visit www.agcbio.com.

Scientist for Upstream Manufacturing

Would you like to work at our multiproduct facility in Copenhagen, with state-of-the-art equipment and the newest upstream technologies? Do you strive working in a global-, dynamic- and high-pace environment - then this vacant position is definitely an interesting opening for you! 


The position
You will be part of a scientist team within the mammalian manufacturing department consisting of 12 highly skilled upstream and downstream scientists.


As an upstream scientist, you will be a key player in designing and upscaling upstream processes for our large scale, single-use, manufacturing facility. You will plan every step from thaw of vials, expansion in shake flasks and cultibags, to fed batch and perfusion processes in 500- and 2000L scale. This to a high extent using state of the art single use equipment. Your responsibility will include support to daily production and associated processes like preparing for manufacturing, preparing and reviewing batch documentation, and participating in customer meetings.


Together with the team you will be responsible for delivering final formulated product, and to secure a high quality batch documentation in close collaboration with QC/QA.


Experience and competencies
The candidate we are looking for has:
• A master degree within science e.g. chemical engineer, biotechnology or similar
• Experience with cell culture processes or fermentation
• Experience with working in a GMP environment
• Minimum 3-5 years of work experience within the pharmaceutical industry
• Project management skills are a plus, but not a requirement
• Fluency in English, written and verbal
• LEAN oriented


As a person, you have a positive mindset; have flexibility and a desire to take on new tasks and responsibilities. You thrive in a dynamic environment where sudden changes may occur, so it is important that you can cope with such uncertainties. You need to be a good team player with good communication skills.


In summary
At AGC Biologics, you will get a unique opportunity working with a variety of different state of the art technologies among +40 different nationalities. This opens many doors for personal development and for you to make a real difference towards both patients, customers and own development. Currently AGC Biologics employs more than 800 people worldwide where app. 350 are situated in Denmark close to Copenhagen. AGC offers an informal and humorous working environment, characterized by the fact that we think it is fun to go to work. We respect each other and our differences. AGC employees are flexible and take pride in working together to achieve goals - as one team.


For further information please contact Manager Sanne Bové Dehn, phone +45 22 94 29 30.


We will process the applications as they arrive. Therefore, please submit your application and CV as soon as possible and no later than June 21st, 2019.

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