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Upstream Scientist for mammalian manufacturing

AGC Biologics
Søborg, Denmark
12 days ago


Join a dynamic and international company where everyone is responsible for delivering right on time as one team!

Would you like to work at our multiproduct facility in Copenhagen, with state-of-the-art equipment and the newest upstream technologies? Do you strive working in a global-, dynamic- and high-pace environment - then this vacant position is definitely an interesting opening 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 employs more than 800 people worldwide where app. 350 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

You will be part of a scientist team within the mammalian manufacturing department consisting of 10 highly skilled upstream scientists. As an upstream scientist, you will be a key player in designing and upscaling upstream processes for our large scale, single-use, manufacturing facility. You will plan every step from thaw of vials, expansion in shake flasks and cultibags, to fed batch and perfusion processes in 500- and 2000L scale. This to a high extent using state of the art single use equipment. Your responsibility will include support to daily production and associated processes like preparing for manufacturing, preparing and reviewing batch documentation, and participating in customer meetings. Further tasks will be:
  • Participate as part of an assigned production team on different customer projects with generation and review of batch documentation according to GMP/GDP and internal procedures
  • Writing and reviewing GMP documents such as standard operating procedures, master production records, deviations and corrective actions.
  • Investigation and troubleshooting of manufacturing related challenges
  • Participate, coordinate and drive the planning, preparation and execution of manufacturing campaigns
  • Implementation of new processes in close collaboration with cross departmental teams (Project Transfer team, Quality Assurance team and Development team).

Together with the team, you will be responsible for delivering final formulated product, and to secure a high quality batch documentation in close collaboration with QC/QA.

Experience and competencies

The candidate we are looking for has experience in the following areas:
  • A master degree within science e.g. chemical engineer, biotechnology or similar
  • Preferably practical experience and theoretical knowledge of bioreactors and cell culturing
  • Experience with working in a GMP environment
  • A few years of work experience within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Project management skills are a plus, but not a requirement
  • Fluency in English, written and oral
  • LEAN oriented
  • Acquaintance with Upstream Single Use Technology: SUBs, cultibags ,but not a requirement

As a person, you have a positive mindset; have flexibility and a desire to take on new tasks and responsibilities. You thrive 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 Steffen Cornali Dalgaard on phone +4522943030.

We will process the candidates as they arrive. Therefore, please submit your application and CV as soon as possible. When the right candidates are found, the add will close. We are therefore looking forward to receive your application today!

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

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58652032
  • Location:
    Søborg, Denmark
  • Position Title: Upstream Scientist for mammalian manufacturing
  • Company Name: AGC Biologics
  • Job Function: Other
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