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Date:  May 19, 2024
Location:  Amsterdam
Company:  Wacker Biotech B.V.



Do you want to take responsibility and make a difference with your work? With your expertise, we can achieve great goals togehter. We are WACKER - Reliable. Determined. Ambitious. As one of the world's most research-intensive chemical companies, we've been making countless products that are an integral part of your everyday life possible for over 100 years. From vegan food to resource-efficient buildings to solar cells, we develop sustainable solutions that change the future.


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. lts 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). At our Amsterdam-based center Wacker Biotech B.V. focuses on the GMPcompliant microbial based production of recombinant proteins, vaccines and live microbials as drug substance and drug product.


To strengthen our team in Amsterdam,
we are looking for you as a(n) Technician QC Microbiology (f/m/d)


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

  • Sampling and testing (i.e. bioburden and endotoxins) according to the environmental -and utility monitoring programs;

  • Testing of intermediates, Drug Substance and Drug Product using microbiological techniques (e.g. bioburden, endotoxin, (viable) cell count);

  • Release testing of test materials (e.g. Growth Promotion Testing);

  • Writing of quality documents, deviations and data review.


Qualifications required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in life science, biotechnology or equivalent (MLO/HLO);

  • 1-5 years of relevant work experience in a pharmaceutical/GMP environment;

  • Good oral and written communication capabilities in Dutch and English;

  • Independent, structured and flexible analyst;

  • Residing and eligible to work in the Netherlands (valid work permit). 


What do we offer?


  • Employment: A challenging and international position in a professional and informal working environment
  • Compensation: Attractive salary, holiday allowance, home-office travel allowance, participation in the company's success, subsidized pension plan
  • Work-life balance: Flexible working hours (where possible), 30 days of vacation
  • Versatile development opportunities: Support for professional development, access to online learning platform GoodHabitz


As an international company, we welcome the diversity of people. We consciously promote equal opportunities and a diverse, inclusive culture in our teams - this is what makes us successful.


We look forward to receiving your application!

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