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Associate Scientist Biologics

Job opportunity: Associate Scientist Drug Product Biologics

Eurofins Amatsigroup is one of the leading CDMOs in Europe providing high-quality, customized drug development solutions for specialty and biopharma clients. Our focus is to support clients on the earliest phases of their development pathway (from API to the clinical packaging). Its Belgian subsidiary, Eurofins Amatsigroup NV, is based in Ghent, offering a complete drug development package for new drug entities (biological and chemical) up to early clinical phases to third parties to help them in speeding up the development and manufacturing of their drugs:
  • Drug substance biological process and analytical method development and production, including GMP manufacturing. The principal technological expertise is production and purification of recombinant proteins derived from microbial and eukaryotic systems, for research purposes and toxicological studies as well as for clinical trials, including formulation development and stress stability studies. The company also has extensive expertise in the manufacturing of viruses and living cells for vaccine purposes and in-depth knowledge of working under pharmaceutical and GMP quality requirements.
  • Drug product development of new drug candidates focusing on difficult to formulate drugs that are in preclinical, phase I or phase II clinical development. The company offers a full suite of drug development services encompassing preclinical development, preformulation development, formulation development, analytical development, dosage forms development, scaling-up and GMP manufacturing of chemical and biologicals drug candidates.
Eurofins Amatsigroup NV develops and produces non-sterile and sterile biologicals (drug substance and drug product) and chemicals (drug product) in preclinical and early clinical development phases. With approximately 300 staff worldwide, we operate out of 6 sites either in France and Belgium. To support our ambitious growth plan, we are today looking for an Associate Scientist Drug Product Biologics for our site in Ghent, Belgium.

Position: Associate Scientist Drug Product Biologics

Function description Eurofins Amatsigroup wishes to enforce its Biological Product (DP) development Biologics team with a Scientist for analysis and formulation of biologics. The activities are related to formulation development, analytical method development, qualification and testing. We are looking for a person that collaborates with the Eurofins Amatsigroup team in expanding the growth of the company. He/she will report to the manager of the DP Formulation Biologics team. Your main responsibilities are:
  • You perform analysis using techniques like HPLC (SE-HPLC, RP-HPLC, IEX-HPLC), UV spectroscopy, cIEF, SDS-PAGE, DLS, FTIR, ELISA, flow imaging, osmolality and viscosity testing.
  • You help with formulation activities of biological entities.
  • You plan and perform stability studies of liquid and solid drug products in accordance to the applicable instructions.
  • You operate and control equipment adequately, analyze data and summarize results.
  • You provide accurate and reliable technical reports and test results; you review lab notebooks and certificates of incoming materials.
  • You will perform the experimental work and prepare written reports of your results in English.
  • You help in the drafting of work protocols and methods.
Competences and education:
  • An industrial bachelor degree or a scientific bachelor degree preferably in life science, chemistry or pharmacy or other related degree.
  • Knowledge of some of the analytical methods mentioned above is an asset.
  • Enthusiastic, pro-active, analytical, open-minded, curious, self-motivated and hands-on approach.
  • Sense for initiative, quality, accuracy and detail.
  • Be a good communicator within the team.
  • Having the skills to present own results in the team meetings.
  • Ability to evaluate performed activities and be able to think about and suggest changes/improvements.
  • Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to plan own activities based on weekly input from the Team Leader/Project Manager.
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken) and preferably Dutch.
We offer you:
  • A position with the possibility of personal growth within a dynamic and growing company.
  • Personal development through learning on the job and through internal and external trainings.
  • A market oriented compensation and benefit plan.
Interested in this challenging job? Please send your application including CV and motivation letter via e-mail to Alexandrine Abbeloos (alexandrineabbeloos@eurofins.com) and you will be contacted soon.
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