Drug Substance Senior Specialist
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Polpharma Biologics is a state-of-the-art biological R&D and manufacturing facility, one of the most modern in Europe. We have a fantastic, international team of experienced experts and dynamic young scientists with common goals and values. Biotechnology is our passion.

Together we develop medicines, offering a new hope to patients suffering from serious diseases. We create a passionate and friendly workplace environment. Join us!

As a Drug Substance Senior Specialist, you will support the production in the field of problem-solving and technology transfers in the area related to the purification and formulation of biologically active substances, produced with the use of GMM.  

Your responsibilities:
  • Conducting and documenting research activities – in the area of GMM cell culture, together with their harvest and isolation, as well as in the area of downstream manufacturing of therapeutic protein molecules, including monoclonal antibodies
  • Planning and conducting experiments, with particular emphasis on the proper selection of test methods and systems
  • Closely cooperating with colleagues on corresponding positions within upstream and downstream, as well as with the analytical team
  • Having responsibility over the research equipment assigned to the area
  • Participating in creation and approval of standard operating procedures
  • Creating guidelines and recommendations for the Production Department
If you have:
  • A technical education degree in chemistry, industrial biotechnology, bioprocess engineering, biochemical engineering or related 
  • Professional experience in an R&D or manufacturing area
  • Familiarity with developing and scaling-up up drug substance manufacturing technologies with the use of GMM cultures
  • Ability to conduct and optimize purification processes of biologically active substances in lab and semi-technical scale
  • Ability to use automated chromatographic and/or filtration systems (knowledge of “single-use” techniques will be an asset)
  • Knowledge of basic laboratory and analysis techniques used for process control and verification
  • Knowledge of Good Laboratory Practice (experience in GMP-regulated areas will be an asset)
  • Analytical thinking, ability to formulate correct conclusions based on data, great observation skills and planning abilities
  • Good command of English and Polish
  • Readiness to work both independently and as a team leader
We offer:
  • Private healthcare
  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan above national standards
  • Relocation package
  • Additional free day
  • and more…
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