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

In the newly implemented MSAT organization you will work cross functionally with MFG, MSAT, PD, Quality and other organizations. The role is critical to our patients. Manufacturing life-saving medicines right the first time with patient safety in mind is our priority. Quality, safety and on-time delivery is necessary to be successful in this role!

Summary - Downstream Scientist/Principal Scientist:

As our new Downstream Scientist/Principal Scientist, you will represent Manufacturing Science and Technology (MSAT) and provide critical technical and scientific support for downstream GMP manufacturing process of one or several program(s). You can expect involvement in critical trouble shooting, all life-cycle management activities (including post-approval submissions), change implementations and product impact assessments

This is a unique opportunity to utilize your product and process understanding, while expanding your overview of all facets of a program and gain cross-functional networks. More importantly, you will be contributing to the timely delivery of life-saving medicines with product quality and patient safety in mind.

Organization and Key Collaborators:

The newly implemented MSAT organization consists of Process Transfer (PD), Process Validation (PV) and Commercial Project Support (CPS). This position resides within Commercial Project Support and you will work internally with peers in MSAT as well as cross functionally with Manufacturing (MFG), Process Development (PD), Quality, Project Management (PM) and other organizations across multiple manufacturing sites.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Apply technical and scientific expertise in support of the program operation
  • Critical review of technical documentation and maintain overview of documentation package
  • Support internal team and client to resolve critical operational and technical issues
  • Conduct investigations, assist in major and lead CAPA actions plans
  • Assessment of process-related change requests and support change implementation at one or multiple site
  • Where relevant, participate or drive short term technical task forces to solve critical issues impacting one or multiple sites
  • Support deviation management, e.g. with product impact assessments
  • Support post-approval regulatory interactions, including inspections
  • Represent MSAT in cross functional teams

Experiences and Skills:

  • PhD (or MSc with 4+ years of proven experience) in a relevant scientific discipline.
  • Relevant experience in large pharma and/or small biotech companies is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of GMP and regulatory requirements related to biologics manufacturing.
  • Knowledge of multiple disciplines, specifically bioprocessing (downstream), analytical chemistry and quality, is highly desirable.
  • Maturity to apply scientific and technical knowledge to provide solutions to ensure operational excellence and robustness
  • Ability to confront tactical and operational issues with a proactive and pragmatic mindset in a solution-oriented and service minded manner
  • Ability to maintain good overview while being able to conduct deep dive analysis when needed
  • Ability to use knowledge and interpersonal skills guide internal team and to build excellent relations to meet project and business objectives.
  • An excellent communicator that can distill complex concepts with clarity of thought in a concise and factual manner.

For further information, please contact Hao Jiang (+45 60253383),

We will process the applications on an on-going basis. Therefore, please submit your application Cover Letter and updated CV as soon as possible.

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AGC Biologics offers a dynamic working place and an excellent opportunity for working and growing with a varied array of tasks and challenges. You will get insight into and experience with the way the various departments throughout a biologics contract development and manufacturing organization interact in order to achieve success. Exciting and challenging assignments will keep coming your way, but you will largely be able to plan your daily work on your own. 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 employees have a flexible attitude and we help each other to reach deadlines together as one team, in accordance with our slogan - Right. On Time.

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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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