Yacht Life Sciences has a vacancy for a Scientist DSP who can design studies and make sure that they can be executed to help Janssen Vaccines with their vaccine manufacturing.
As a Scientist DSP, you will represent DSP in multidisciplinary project team(s), being responsible for process development in that project, in close connection to all relevant stakeholders. In order to develop the process, you translate research goals into actions and accomplish the targets by delivering study designs and study plans, analyze data and write or coordinate scientific study reports, all in close connection with the customer.
You ensure a smooth tech transfer of new products in production (either the CTM pilot plant or production) and give for 2nd line support of running production. In addition, you identify possible improvements for increased robust manufacturing and translate this back to development studies.
- You have a PhD in a relevant discipline in bio-pharmaceutical sciences/engineering, biotechnology or chemistry or MSc/ PDeng with 5 years of hand-on experience in industry.
- > 5 years of hands-on operational DSP experience (lab, pilot and/or production scale), relevant DSP unit operations are Filtration, Chromatography and UF/DF.
- Experience with scale-up/scale-down of DSP processes
- Work experience with cGMP requirements.
- Experience with data-analysis & report writing
- Preferably experience with Lean/Process Excellence
- Enthusiasm to support production by hands-on presence during production (sometimes traveling required)
- Good communication skills
- Demonstrated communication capabilities and the ability to bridge between production and development
- Quality, efficiency, accuracy and reliability of work
Terms of employment:
We offer a challenging position which allows you to work in a dynamic and international environment, ensuring diversity in your work and creating plenty of opportunities for personal development. This concerns a full-time secondment contract for 1 year (extension is anticipated). Full time preferred, 32 hours discussable. Salary between 4000 and 5000 euro gross per 4 week period.
We will offer a competitive benefit package in line with the seniority of the position. You will become a member of a strong professional network who shares your education, ambitions and competencies. This will enable you to interact with your colleagues and to become a member of the YACHT network, which stretches the Life Science industry. You will be challenged by your peers, you will be able to follow courses and training via our Yacht Academy in order to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date, i.e. boosting your career through personal and scientific growth.
Janssen Vaccines & Prevention, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, is dedicated to bringing meaningful innovation to global health. Their teams focus on the discovery, development, manufacture and marketing of vaccines and antibodies to protect people worldwide from infectious diseases. In their organization entrepreneurial people work in a dynamic culture in which innovation and a 'can do' state of mind are the central points. In order to strengthen their team we are continuously looking for enthusiastic, talented people who have the ambition to develop themselves and can be of value to Janssen.
The ‘Down Stream Processing’ (DSP) department forms part of the Drug Substance Development group and develops & characterizes processes for purifying and formulating recombinant viruses from harvest as a vaccine production platform. These processes must be safe, scalable and economically viable. They will be implemented in a GMP pilot plant facility for the production of clinical trial material and scaled-up for commercial production.
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