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Associate Scientist Pilot Plant - Biopharmaceuticals (m/f)

Associate Scientist Pilot Plant (m/f) Pharmaceutical Development, Biopharmaceuticals, Sandoz GmbH Schaftenau

Area of Responsibility

  • Design, plan, perform and document experiments in pilot scale for the pharmaceutical development of biosimilar drug product in cooperation with project teams
  • Experiments for the development of robust processes for the manufacturing and filling of protein solutions in syringes and vials
  • Experiments for process and formulation characterization
  • Support the transfer and validation of manufacturing processes to large scale GMP-manufacturing
  • Production of pre-clinical trial supplies
  • Filling of reference standards
  • Generate instructions for operation and qualification/maintenance of installations, equipment and devices (including complex pharmaceutical equipment at pilot scale)
  • Qualification and maintenance of installations, equipment and devices and the cleanroom


  • Education: Master degree in pharmaceutical/chemical engineering, pharmacy, biotechnology, or similar
  • Languages: English (fluent) / German (beneficial)
  • Experience: Experience in pharmaceutical development or manufacturing of finished dosage forms for biopharmaceuticals, knowledge in handling of proteins and/or equipment for pharmaceutical production, laboratory and software tools, good presentation and technical writing skills, cGMP knowledge desirable
Our salary packages are competitive and take individual qualifications and experience into consideration. Moreover we offer attractive fringe benefits (e.g. profit sharing for all employees, modern company pension, childcare facility, training possibilities and global career opportunities). In accordance with the Austrian collective labour agreement, we advise you that the minimum gross annual salary for this role is 41.523,- euros.
Contact: Kathrin Rainer, HR Manager
Job-ID: 170154BR
Sandoz is an equal opportunity employer
While applying for the job please refer to jobvector and use the following reference number: 170154BR