Development Technician DSP (vaccines) (M/F)

October 15th 2020

At Univercells, we are on a mission to make health equally accessible to all. We work every day to reinvent biomanufacturing processes, and develop or integrate the next innovative technologies. Through the combination of process development and engineering expertise, we create synergies to deliver game-changing production capacities to achieve our mission: Biologics available and affordable to all!

Mission Description

Carry out all operations associated with DSP processes including: 
Preparation and filtration of buffers
Preparation of single use manifolds for execution of experimental work
Clarification and filtration of viral harvests
Ultrafiltration and diafiltration of viral harvests
Preparative chromatography on viral harvest
Management of lab and equipment used for operational work, including stock of consumable and reagents 
Maintenance of a clean and safe working area 
Contribution to selection and implementation of the most efficient single-use
Results collection and analysis
Correct use and tracking of quality system (procedures/checklist/working instructions, etc.)
Adherence to standard operating procedures in all the operational tasks executed with a special emphasis on the compliance with biosafety procedures for BSL-3 labs
Identification and reporting of CAPA’s
Contribution to general lab activities (housekeeping and maintenance)

Candidate profile

Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Biochemistry or Biomedical Sciences,
Minimum 2 years of experience in downstream process development, 
Hands-on experience with Tangential flow filtration and Chromatography,
Familiar with Akta purification systems is a plus,
Strong sense of observation and capability of troubleshooting,
Resistance to stress and flexibility (adaptability to a changing and multi-tasked environment),
Enthusiasm and agility to work on a variety of projects and to learn more every day,
Strong organizational skills, proactivity, scientific curiosity, desire to be impactful,
Capability to work in a cross-functional and multi-cultural team,
Willing to work in a BSL3 lab,
Previous working experience with viral vaccines is an asset,
Fluent in English (written and spoken).


We offer a long-term contract (CDI), a competitive salary package (health insurance, pension plan, meal vouchers…) and the possibility of evolution in an international, dynamic and fast-growing company.

Contact Details

Is this function appealing to you? Do you want to work within a great and motivated team?

Join us and let's work together to make biologics available and affordable for all

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