Newly combined with Baxalta, Shire is now the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people affected by rare diseases and highly specialized conditions. Our 22,000 employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest. Company Insights https://youtu.be/ly_8oO-iJeU
We are seeking a talented and experienced Scientist to join our Upstream Development team and make significant contributions to the advancement of innovative biotherapeutics for medical needs.
The duties and responsibilities in this position include:
Planning, execution, documentation and reporting of upstream development studies such as fermentation in Batch-, Fed-Batch-, Chemostat- or Perfusion-Mode and harvest procedures.
Use of advanced statistics software (Minitab, MODDE, SIMCA)
Proactive development and implementation of new technologies in Upstream processes (e.g PAT)
Supporting Tech Transfer and scale-up activities for drug product manufacture
Lead projects and cross-functional teams
Authoring / Reviewing scientific papers and presentation of results in international meetings
Proactive at keeping current standards with scientific literature and latest technologies
PhD in Biochemical Engineering, Biotechnology or similar (e.g. BOKU or TU)
Experienced in cell culture, fermentation and/or filtration preferred
Willingness to work in wet lab (10-30%)
Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
Ability to prioritize work and multitask
Expected to work independently with modest supervision, develop solutions to diverse problems, and demonstrate motivation in pursuing scientific answers through sophisticated planning that occasionally require cross-functional collaboration
Willingness to growth and share acquired knowledge with the team members
Excellent MS Office skills
Excellent English skills
Your application should include motivation letter and CV. Remuneration corresponds to the respective classification according to the collective agreement. The minimum salary for this position is € 3,008.38 gross per month (full-time). Increased payment is possible. In addition we offer many social benefits (e.g. canteen, wellness-center, company kindergarten) to mention just a few of them. We offer outstanding opportunities to committed and talented people. Sex, age, color of skin, origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation as well as a physical handicap do not matter to us. On the contrary: We promote diversity in every field. .