Do you have 5+ years of experience working with the protein purification steps in a microbial manufacturing process? Do you want to work in a cGMP environment and are you looking for new opportunities for further growth? Then this position could be something for you.

AGC Biologics is an international and modern organization with production sites in Europe, Japan and US. AGC Biologics is the largest contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) in the world and currently AGC Biologics, employee’s more than 900 people worldwide where app. 500 are situated in Denmark close to Copenhagen.

AGC Biologics delivers biopharmaceutical development and manufacturing of Drug Bulk Intermediates/Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients for both clinical studies as well as for the global market.

The position
The position is a downstream scientist position in a growing company. You will be part of a scientist team within the Microbial Manufacturing department consisting of 18 highly skilled upstream, downstream and compliance scientists.

As a downstream Scientist, you will plan and perform recovery and protein purification steps in the manufacturing process. Centrifugation, homogenization, filtration, chromatography steps and final formulation of the product with diafiltration are examples of unit operations in the process.

The recovery processes are mainly stainless steel equipment whereas the purification part to a high extent uses single use equipment. Your responsibility will include involvement in daily production and associated processes like writing batch documentation, preparing for manufacturing and reviewing batch documentation and handle GMP documentation such as deviations, change requests and CAPAs. You will actively take part in the manufacturing process and be participating in customer meetings, customer audits and audits from DMA and FDA. Together with the team, you will be responsible for delivering final formulated product and for securing a high quality in the batch documentation in close collaboration with QC/QA.

Experience and competencies
The candidate we are looking for has:
  • A master degree or PhD within science e.g. chemical engineer.
  • Experience with protein purification processes, especially of clinical grade material.
  • 5+ years of experience from working with chromatography systems like Unicorn software and Äkta.
  • Experience from working according to cGMP.
  • Fluent in English, written and verbal.

As a person, you have a positive mindset; are flexible and have a desire to take on new tasks and responsibilities. You strive 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. 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 Guillermo Serrano Briega, phone +45 22 94 30 60.

We will process the applications as they arrive. 


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AGC Biologics (AGC) is a global Contract Development Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) with bio-manufacturing facilities in Europe, Japan, Italy and the USA. The company provides a comprehensive range of commercial and clinical cGMP biologics manufacturing services, from DNA to active pharmaceutical ingredient (API). The company’s team and approach are tailored to each of its client’s needs, whether turnkey manufacturing or sophisticated, stand-alone analytical, formulation and stability services. 

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