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AGC Biologics

PD Scientist Downstream Process Development- Proteins and pDNA

Heidelberg · Industry


Job Summary:

AGC Biologics GmbH is currently looking for an expert to join the Downstream Process Development, DSP subdivision of the Process Development (PD) team in Heidelberg. The ideal candidate is a part of the DSP team and responsible for the establishment of purification processes for protein and plasmid DNA microbially produced. This includes also all needed steps related on DSP development and analytical steps and reporting associated with DSP.

Ihre Aufgaben

  • Jobholder has emphasis to develop/establish processes for the purification of proteins and pDNA from microbial lysates or refolding
  • Develop/establish processes incl. precipitation and stability studies of the targets to support purification
  • Develop/establish intermediate steps required for purification of desired targets
  • Planning and evaluation of the experiments by adequate analytical methods
  • Adaptation of existing analytical methods on protein/project requirements and support of Analytical Development subdivision of PD
  • Preparing and presenting data associated with DSP for internal and external purposes (preparation of reports and presentations summarizing DSP work)
  • Assisting lab work and report this to the PD and DSP representative
  • Supporting search, implementation of new technologies and tools related on DSP into PD to
  • expand PD DSP capabilities and improve processes
  • Supporting Manufacturing and QC on drafting and revising manufacturing batch records and SOPs
  • Assisting communication with the client
  • Preparing and presenting data associated with DSP for internal and external purposes
  • Assisting effective working relationships with QC, QA, Manufacturing, Project Management and
  • Business Development to support new processes, products and projects
  • Other duties as assigned

Ihr Profil

  • Ph.D. in Biotechnology, Biochemistry or related engineering or university discipline with +5 years of expertise and main emphasis in Process development; especially strong knowledge in Downstream Development is preferred (well-grounded knowledge in this field should be proven by the candidate)
  • Alternatively: Master’s degree in Engineering, Science or with minimum of +8 years of direct relevant experience (same spectrum of knowledge is mandatory) may also be desirable, road insights and experiences in PD DSP based technologies, technical skills on industry level is desirable
  • Ideal candidate has prolonged industrial background
  • Ideally, familiar with data mining, DoE quality tools, analysis and process control
  • Must be self-motivating, organized and proactive in order to coordinate the multi-departmental tasks
  • Broad insights and experiences in PD DSP based technologies, technical skills on industry level is desirable
  • Ideally, familiar with data mining, DoE quality tools, analysis and process control
  • and deliverables (interaction with Manufacturing, QA, QC, et cetera)
  • Requirement of minimal supervision
  • Attitude for successful handling multiple projects in parallel
  • Experience with transition from development to production
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong technical attitude including experience of applying scientific reasoning to solve complex problems
  • Flexibility to tackle challenges in new projects/areas
  • Fluent in verbal and written German and English
  • German work permit is mandatory
  • Ability to communicate technical know-how
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to integrate in an existing team and to perform as a team player

Wir bieten

Join an international and agile organization

AGC Biologics offers a dynamic working place with good opportunities of working with a varied array of tasks and challenges. You will get insight into and experience with the way the various departments throughout a contract manufacturing organization interact in order to achieve success. Exciting and challenging assignments will constantly come your way, and you will to a large extent be able to plan your daily work yourself. AGC Biologics offers an informal working environment, where humor is part of the daily work life. We respect each other and our individual differences. AGC Biologic’s employees have a flexible attitude and we help each other to reach deadlines together as one team.

Weitere Informationen

Send your application using the APPLY bottom below (please note, only applications received through the APPLY bottom will be processed) as soon as possible and not later than March 31th 2021. We process the applications as we receive them, and qualified applicants can expect to be interviewed before the deadline. For further information regarding the position, please do not hesitate to contact Dr. Mario Kraft, Head Process Development, email: mkraft@agcbio.com. We look forward to hearing from you.

AGC Biologics GmbH

Czernyring 22 69115 Heidelberg

http://www.agcbio.com/

Contact

Dr. Mario Kraft

mkraft@agcbio.com

Location

AGC Biologics
Czernyring 22
69115 Heidelberg
BadenWuerttemberg