Process Lead Bioprocessing 3-shifts (f/m/d)

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Date: Jan 19, 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 about 14,500 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 Lead Bioprocessing 3-shifts (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. 

The process lead is responsible for preparation and execution of various pharmaceutical products (mRNA, protein, polysaccharide, (live) microbial). Responsible for the safe and efficient execution of their job duties, while ensuring product compliance to established standards. Besides the routine production activities, a process lead is also a subject matter expert with respect to production equipment and directly involved in maintenance, validation and calibration or this equipment. You will take part in project teams to transfer new production processes into the GMP facilities and you will create/update required documentation and training for this. You are willing to work in 3 shifts (5 days per week).

Qualifications required: 

  • You have at least MBO level of education;
  • You have bioprocessing experience;
  • You have experience in working under GMP guidelines;
  • You have a 'safety first and quality always' mindset;
  • You have affinity with process automation (DeltaV for example) and ERP systems;
  • You have good English language skills (Dutch language skills are preferred);
  • You are flexible and proactive;
  • You reside in and are eligible to work in The Netherlands (valid work permit).
WACKER, as an innovative chemical company, makes a vital contribution toward improving the quality of life around the world by developing intelligent solutions for sustainable growth. Our culture focuses on building and retaining diverse and inclusive teams. WACKER offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, competitive benefit offerings and beyond through giving back to our communities.
Be part of our WACKER family. Across all nations.
We are looking forward to your online application at 
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