MSAT Development Specialist

  • Location: GEEL
  • Type: Contracting
  • Job #19872

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Jefferson Wells Life Sciences specializes in supporting pharma & biotech companies in their daily challenges. Hence our interest in experts like you to pass our team. 

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MSAT Development Specialist

The site where you will be employed is a biotechnological production site for therapeutic proteins. The production of these proteins takes place via cell cultures in bioreactors, followed by a purification process and quality control.
Location: Geel

Scope of work:

  • Support designing/developing/improving/validating existing analytical methods in function of existing or new production processes
  • Independently set up experiments and develop and carry out studies
  • Provide documentation through generation of scientific/technical study protocols and reports
  • Maintain, adjust, and communicate documentation and knowledge.
  • Data trending and monitoring of ongoing methods, experiments and analyzes to ensure reliability, as well as have an accurate understanding of the effectiveness and efficiency of the methods

Who are you?

  • You obtained (preferably) a Master’s or a PhD in Life Sciences or are equivalent through experience
  • You have a very good knowledge of English, both written and oral
  • You are expert in either chromatographic analyses assays e.g. HPLC/UPLC, MS, ion-exchange or/and in binding, capillary electrophoresis, spectrophotometric, immunological assays
  • You have excellent problem-solving skills and can handle multiple (practical) tasks at the same time
  • You have good technical writing skills and can prepare protocols and reports
  • You are accurate, result-oriented and able to critically analyze data and draw scientifically sound conclusions and formulate them correctly
  • You have an excellent knowledge of cGMP and can convert legal requirements regarding analytical methods into effective action plans
  • You are a team player and have good communication skills
  • You are flexible, stress resistant, open to change & innovation and are used to working with deadlines

What can Jefferson Wells do for you?

As an ambassador you have the opportunity to grow within international companies where you can build a strong network. Through a personal follow-up, you receive quality support in every step that you accommodate. Finally, you enjoy the opportunity to develop yourself personally and professionally through internal training and education. 

MSAT Process Engineer Cell Culture

  • Location: Geel
  • Type: Contracting
  • Job #19817

MSAT Process Engineer Cell Culture

Will you be our new ambassador?

Jefferson Wells Life Sciences specializes in supporting pharma & biotech companies in their daily challenges. Hence our interest in experts like you to join our team. 

Let's look together at your first challenge with us!

Job Description

You will be in a biopharmaceutical manufacturing site of therapeutic proteins. These proteins are produced through cell culture processes in bioreactors, followed by a purification process. The Manufacturing Science and Technology department (MSAT) provides the scientific backbone to enable the use of these complex biotechnological processes.

The focus of the here described function is on the upstream cell culture part of the process. Starting from thorough scientific and technical knowledge, you contribute to improvement and monitoring of existing processes on site and the broader network through:

  • Supporting and safeguarding existing production processes by data trending and monitoring, generation of scientific/technical study protocols and reports in support of significant changes, product impact assessments upon significant deviations in the production process and provided technical advice to questions of other departments.
  • Identification of process improvements to increase yield or process robustness, and generation of a supportive data package leading to implementation at manufacturing scale
  • Modeling & data analytics in support of investigations, data monitoring, process improvements and gaining additional process knowledge
  • You have (preferably) a PhD in Life Sciences or Chemical engineering, with relevant in process development or MSAT-like functions
  • You have fluent English speaking and writing skills, knowledge of Dutch is a plus
  • You have specific experience with growing mammalian cells in bioreactors; either on lab- or production scale
  • You have experience with and an exploratory mindset towards modeling, data analytics and statistics (e.g. Matlab, JMP, SIMCA,…)
  • You have an excellent analytical and problem-solving mindset, are accurate with the necessary eye for detail and can handle multiple tasks at once
  • You have excellent writing technical/scientific writing skills (protocols & reports)
    You are flexible and willing to support both manufacturing scale operation and set up small scale lab studies
  •  You have knowledge of cGMP
  • You are a strong communicator, who is able to connect, go in discussion and find compromise with people in other departments or sites
  • You like to work in team and consider yourself to be a good team player.
  • Flexibility, stress resistance, openness to change & innovation and eagerness to meet deadlines are characteristics of you.

 

What can Jefferson Wells do for you?

As an ambassador you have the opportunity to grow within international companies where you can build a strong network. Through a personal follow-up, you receive quality support in every step that you accommodate. Finally, you enjoy the opportunity to develop yourself personally and professionally through internal training and education.

 

Are you interested? Apply now!

 

Associate Scientist GMP QC Lab

  • Location: Geel
  • Type: Contracting
  • Job #19577

RATE: 600 
SATAJP00000758

Responsibilities
• You execute analyses such as (u)HPLC, capillary electrophoresis, UV spectrophotometry, moisture content, osmolality, pH, ELISA, Cell based potency assays, particle counting, … required for release testing, stability testing and in use testing for different Nanobody batches intended for pre-clinical and clinical use, compliant with GMP regulations.
• You execute analyses required for the qualification of analytical methods.
• You assist in drafting and finalizing GMP documents such as system instructions, analysis plans, validation plans, result reports and method validation reports.
• You interpret and report the data according to the methods and compliant with GMP regulations.
• You control that the storage of the materials is performed according to the internal guidelines and you assure that shipments of materials from and to Ablynx is executed according to the specific instructions.
• You are responsible for the daily maintenance of analytical equipment laboratory supplies and the glassware cleaning
• You will plan your daily work independently according to the instructions given by your supervisor.

Profile
• Bachelor/Master Biochemistry/ Biotechnolog
• 5 + years experience with working in a GMP lab environment y or equivalent.
• Practical knowledge of chromatographical technics – UPLC, HPLC, Size Exclusion,..
• Team player, enthusiastic, accurate in execution and reporting.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Sense for initiative, quality, accuracy and detail.
• Knowledge of Dutch and good writing skills in English.

The person will work at the Gent Site. presence is expected.
Please make sure the attached CV contains a paragraph containing the technical expertise.