(Sr.) Associate Scientist Process Development – PM21 USP
We are Kiadis, when it comes to life-threatening diseases, we are one family. Kiadis Pharma, a Sanofi Company is leveraging the natural strengths of human immune systems to source the best cells to produce innovative therapies for life-threatening disease. We are focused on NK cell research & development to maximize the potential of NK cell therapeutics. Kiadis is a leader in creating cutting-edge science in the exciting and emerging fields of cell therapy and immuno-oncology.
In support of developing our innovative NK cell therapies, we are looking for an (Sr.) Associate Scientist Process Development – PM21 USP based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
As an (Sr) Associate Scientist Process Development , you start your day in our newly renovated state of the art lab, with an amazing view. You set-up all equipment and prepare media. Then it is time for a nice cup of coffee. The rest of the day you will be working on cell cultures experiments to optimizing the upstream process for our PM21 process. In your day-to-day you will :
Perform small to large scale human cell culture experiments.
Properly collect, manage, analyze and document experimental data.
Communicate the work and results to the direct supervisor and in group meetings.
You are responsible for laboratory, safety and equipment maintenance.
Plan and execute experimental work in accordance with the project time-lines.
Provide hands-on technical support and expertise to other departments (for example manufacturing).
Strengthen the team in daily operations and troubleshooting USP.
The ideal candidate
We are looking for someone that shares our love for cells, and likes being part of a dynamic organization. It would be great if you have the following requirements:
Bachelor/Master in Biotechnology, Bioprocess Engineering, or related fields.
at least two years (five years for a Senior) of experience in a (development) laboratory preferably within the biopharmaceutical industry.
Practical experience in human/mammalian cell culture, using bioreactors.
Experience or willing to with working with GMO’s at ML-2 level.
Experience in planning and organization.
Experience with tech transfer, scale up/scale down or process qualification is plus.
Basic understanding of molecular cell biology.
Analytical thinker, with good communication capabilities.
Professional proficiency of the English language, written and verbal. Other languages are a plus.
Open to occasional weekend work.
What we offer
People from all over the world, together as one team, contribute to improving the lives of patients every day. We offer an exciting position in an innovative, dynamic and inspiring environment where you'll receive a competitive remuneration package, autonomy and the opportunity to make your own mark within Kiadis.
We create an environment where ideas are shared, experiences are impactful, and talent is developed. Because of our inclusive and family-like environment, you will always have the feeling of belonging & appreciation.
At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.