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Associate Scientist USP - Manufacturing

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Juno Therapeutics GmbH is an innovative German subsidiary of a fast-growing American biotechnology company in the field of adaptive cell therapy (www.junotherapeutics.com). Our goal is to develop new immunotherapies for the treatment of tumors. For our Site in Goettingen, we are looking for an
Associate Scientist USP - Manufacturing

with a fixed – term contract for 2 years.

Job Summary

The primary focus of the Associate Scientist will be to plan, prepare and execute upstream unit operations in the protein manufacturing facility located in Göttingen.
The key deliverables for this role are the detail planning, preparation and execution of microbial fermentations including the following:
  • Culture media and buffer preparation
  • Bioreactor preparation, operation and sterilization
  • Sampling and execution of In-process controls
  • Batch documentation according to GMP requirements
  • Coaching and guidance of technical personnel
  • Documentation of process deviations
  • Process data compilation and presentation
  • Execution of equipment qualification (OPQ) as required
The incumbent will also contribute as a team member to the tech transfer, qualification and successful startup of the new manufacturing facility in Munich.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Execute all practical work related to the upstream processing.
  • Documentation of all process steps and samples according to GMP requirements
  • Execution of OPQ´s according to a defined qualification protocol
  • Guide and coach Technical Assistants
  • Document and inform appropriate manager of any process deviations
  • Compilation of process data and preparation of presentations
  • Work collaboratively with internal colleagues in the downstream process team to align the daily work.

Required Qualifications
  • Proven practical experience in upstream processing (preparation, execution and documentation of microbial fermentations)
  • Experience with GMP operations and principles.
  • Excellent team player with a good sense of humor
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment with tight timelines, being able to shift priorities as required.
  • Experience in the purification of recombinant proteins is a plus
  • Experience in the qualification (IOPQ) of process equipment and /or the validation of biopharmaceutical processes according to GMP requirements is of advantage
  • Fluency in English is an asset

Education Requirements

Bachelor or Master (preferred) degree in Biotechnology, Food Technology, Biology, Chemistry with at least 4 years of relevant experience in biopharmaceutical manufacturing.

Contact detail

How to apply:
We are looking forward to receiving your meaningful application via email!
Send application to
Please send your cover letter, CV, certificates, and letters of reference to:

Juno Therapeutics GmbH
Gabi Gast
Grillparzerstrasse 10
81675 München

email: gabi.gast@junotherapeutics.com

Job profile

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Contract duration
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Germany (Niedersachsen)
Working place
37079 Göttingen
Area of expertise
Biotechnology, Biology & Life Sciences, Pharmaceutics