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Process Development Technician (M/F)

November 12th 2019

Promethera Biosciences is a global innovator in liver therapeutics whose mission is to enable patients to overcome acute and chronic liver diseases. Our lead clinical program, derived from our patented cell technology platform HepaStem, is designed to benefit from its immune-modulatory and anti-fibrotic properties. In addition to our cell-based pipeline we develop antibody technologies, such as the anti-TNF-R1 antibody Atrosimab, to complement and diversify our therapeutic options. We are a team of international experts operating out of facilities in Mont-Saint-Guibert, Belgium, Durham, NC, USA, Tokyo, Japan and Basel, Switzerland. If you are sharing our vision of becoming the world leader in regenerative medicine in the liver space by developing innovative advanced therapies for acquired liver diseases and if you are looking for new challenges amongst a dynamic and international team of more than 130 people, consider a collaboration with our fast-growing company.

Mission Description

  •  Report directly to Process Development Manager 
  •  All internal process improvement projects.
  •  Identify process improvement opportunities, propose solutions and testing parameters, execute testing and report findings.
  •  Implement new process improvement procedures.
  •  Planning and executing bioreactor experiments, monitoring cell cultures according to a study plan
  •  Developing downstream processing protocols
  •  Will work closely with operations management to facilitate expansion opportunities.
  •  Interface with R&D, QC and QA teams
  •  Reporting on experiments, write reports 
  •  Collaborations with external partners
  •  Other duties as needed

 

Candidate profile

  • Master degree in sciences or bio-engineering with minimum 5 years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of closed system- Minimum of 3 years 
  • Experience with cell culture is required ; experience with mesenchymal stem cell is a plus
  • Experience with bioreactors and microcarriers is required
  • Thorough understanding and mastery of analytical QC methods as Flow cytometry, Q-PCR and cell based assays
  • English professional proficiency
  • Computer skills
  • Rigorous, passionate, dynamic and excellent team skills
  • Hands-on problem solving and proactive attitude
  • Project management skills
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels of production and management

 

Offer

  • A chlenging position in an international and multicultural working environment 
  • Be part of a dynamic team 
  • A salary package in line with skills and experience
  • Location: at our headquarters in Mont-Saint-Guibert  / Gosselies, Belgium

 

Contact Details

You may apply for this position by sending your CV and application letter to HR@promethera.com

Please note that, due to the high number of applications we receive, only retained candidates for interview will be contacted. 

For information, resumes and application letters received will be retained as long as the employment’s offer is valid and will be destroyed as soon as the position is filled. We will contact you in case we wish to keep your CV after the recruitment period.