Process Engineer / Scientist (DSP) (f/m/d)

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Date: May 17, 2023

Location: Amsterdam, NH, NL

Company: Wacker Chemie AG

Our world needs ideas! As one of the world’s most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors – from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber – for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and more than 15,500 employees from 70 nations.
Wacker Biotech, as part of WACKER, is a leading global biotechnology organization specializing in the production of biopharmaceuticals. The company has outstanding technologies for the rapid, efficient and thus cost-effective production of therapeutic proteins for clinical and commercial supply. Currently it is the biggest dedicated microbial Contract Development & Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) in the world. Its four dedicated and fast-growing production sites are currently based in Germany (Halle and Jena), The Netherlands (Amsterdam) and The United States (San Diego, CA).
Are you looking for a dynamic, globally active technology company – yet at the same time, you appreciate a value-oriented, trusting company? We offer you exciting work as part of a team of experts who treat each other as equals. At our Amsterdam-based center Wacker Biotech B.V. focuses on the GMP-compliant microbial based production of recombinant proteins, vaccines and live microbials as drug substance and drug product.

We are currently looking for a ​Process Engineer / Scientist (DSP) (f/m/d)​ to join our growing team.

For more detailed information please feel free to contact Mrs. Peggy Engels, tel. 0031 (0)20 7503 675.
Please note: Agency acquisition to this vacancy is not appreciated.  

Job responsibilities:

  • Development and transfer from customer of DSP/mRNA/LNP processes;
  • Planning, execution and reporting of DSP/mRNA/LNP small-scale/laboratory runs together with Head DSP and technician/ scientist;
  • Transfer of developed and customer processes to the (GMP) production department of AMS and other Wacker Biotech locations;
  • Participate in Project teams including communication to customers of Wacker Biotech;
  • Identify opportunities and propose improvements/investments that lead to higher quality or efficiency of the organization.


Qualifications required:

  • Academic level of education in Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Life Sciences or a related discipline;
  • Several years of experience, preferably in handling of nucleic acids and/or lipid nanoparticles in the context of process development;
  • Accurate, structured, flexible, and quality and safety-conscious;
  • Team player with a high degree of autonomy;
  • Good Dutch and English written and oral communicative skills;
  • You reside in and are eligible to work in The Netherlands (valid work permit).
Contact Person: Ines Ilic 
We are looking forward to your online application!
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