Associate scientist / Senior manufacturing operator
CLS Services is a leading professional recruitment agency specialised in chemistry & life sciences.
For our client Janssen Vaccines & Prevention we are searching for an Associate scientist / Senior manufacturing operator.
Would you like to be directly involved in the fight against the global "Corona virus" (COVID-19) pandemic? Then keep reading!
Janssen Vaccines & Prevention B.V. is one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson and is passionate about the development, production and marketing of vaccines to prevent and combat infectious diseases. The Drug Substance Operations (DSO) department has a GMP manufacturing facility at the Bioscience Park in Leiden where they proudly produce groundbreaking medicines against diseases that have a global impact, such as vaccines against HIV, RSV and Ebola. This is also the place where they will be producing the COVID-19 vaccine material.
As Associate Scientist/Sr. Manufacturing Operator, you are primarily responsible for the cGMP production of CTM material, as requested by the organisation. Apart from production operations you will be updating documentation, be responsible for predefined process steps, and the state of related equipment. Next to these core tasks, small improvements and innovative projects will be a stable part of your daily work package. You will also be tasked to do data management, acute problem solving, and many other small and diverse tasks.
The ideal candidate has a B.Sc. with 3 years of proven experience in pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry. You are an expert in cell culture (USP), virus propagation and/or downstream processing (DSP) and experience with cGMP and EHSS standards is required. Additionally, you have experience with change controls, non-conformances and CAPA records and e Lean green belt certification is preferred.
As this job entails team work within a diverse and global organisation, we require good communications skills in English. Are you the quality minded, positive team player we are looking for?
Project for at least 1 year.
Janssen Vaccines & Prevention is dedicated to bringing meaningful innovation to global health. They focus on the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of vaccines and antibodies to protect people world-wide from infectious diseases.
The DSO department is an international team of about 40 people working on the manufacturing of cell banks, virus seeds and clinical batches (phase I to III) to support the development of new vaccine candidates. Manufacturing activities are performed under strict cGMP regulations and the process is established together with development departments, engineering & maintenance, QC, QA and warehouse. Their passion is to deliver high-quality results to their customers and to seek for opportunities for improvement: never a dull moment!
Within the department four teams operate, each with specific responsibilities: Preparations, Cell culture, Downstream processing and the Operations Support Team. The teams are responsible for their cGMP status by maintaining the documentation system, reporting quality issues and performing the resulting corrective actions, master batch documentation, training and inspection readiness.
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