If you would like to work hands-on with a wide variety of different biopharmaceutical production processes and innovative technologies in a great team with many opportunities for development, this position will definitely be something for you. 

The position
You will become part of our manufacturing area consisting of five production lines, which produce pre-clinical, clinical and commercial products for a wide variety of customers from around the world. You will be part of a group of highly dedicated technicians and scientists working with various stakeholders such as QA, QC and Development.

As a technician within the upstream team, you will plan and perform cell culture steps in the manufacturing process.

You will be working with these tasks among others:

  • Preparation of media and feeds
  • Performance of seed train
  • Set up and use of single use bioreactors 500L / 2000L and daily sampling.
  • Harvest using Cuno filters and Millistack filters.
  • Perfusion using ATF.

Your responsibility will include preparation of production rooms and production systems before use, clean up and line change over after use, as well as participate in qualification, maintenance, and calibration of upstream process equipment.

Together with the team you are responsible for the delivery of cell cultures to further processing in the downstream team and for ensuring batch documentation of high quality in close collaboration with QA/QC.

Experience and competencies
The candidate we are looking for has the following qualifications:

  • Is a trained technician, preferably a process technologist, with hands-on experience from cell cultivation, if you have experience with mammalian cell cultivation this will be an advantage.
  • Has experience from working in a GMP regulated production and following written procedures.
  • Has experience with process optimization.
  • Has an interest in maintenance of equipment.
  • Has excellent collaboration competencies.
  • The ability to speak and write English.

As a person you have a positive mindset and are flexible and enjoy taking on new tasks and responsibilities. You thrive in a dynamic environment and can cope with uncertainties.

You will work on a shiftplan, but hours can vary so you must be able to work outside normal work hours. 

We will process the applications as they arrive. Therefore, please submit your application and CV as soon as possible.




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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.


Visit www.agcbio.com to learn why AGC Biologics is a World Leader in process development and contract manufacturing.

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