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Manufacturing Science and Technology (Senior) Technican - Leiden (NL)

Leiden, Netherlands

Job description

Pleased to meet you, we are Galapagos, a dynamic growing Biotech company with offices across Europe and in US, headquartered in Mechelen, Belgium.

We are in the business of changing lives. Focusing on high unmet medical needs, we synergize compelling science, technology, and collaborative approaches to create a deep pipeline of best-in-class small molecules, CAR-T therapies and biologics in oncology and immunology. With capabilities from lab to patient, including a decentralized, point-of-care CAR-T manufacturing network, we are committed to challenging the status quo and delivering results for our patients, employees and shareholders.

We pioneer for patients. We need thought leaders and rapid thinkers, entrepreneurs in spirit and status quo-fighters. Collaborative innovators and perseverant idealists. We need the best-in-class. In other words, we need you : The ‘make-it-happener’.

We are looking for a Manufacturing Science and Technology (Senior) Technician in Leiden (NL).

Scope of the role:

We are seeking a (Senior) Technician Process Sciences to join the Cell Therapy Manufacturing Sciences and Technology (MSAT) team, conducting the operations in the Grade D clean room at the central facility in Leiden. The (Senior) Technician Process Sciences is a hands-on subject matter expert in automated CAR-T manufacturing operations, performing production runs in the Cocoon platform, scale-down laboratory experiments, material management, equipment qualification and troubleshooting.

Your role:

  • The lab based tasks include the hands-on execution of production activities at the central facility in Leiden: Cocoon runs, process characterization studies, late-stage development, comparability, process development studies, scale-down model experiments.
  • Ensure robust and efficient operations of Cocoon runs and small-scale experiments during process characterization activities, supporting laboratory management, material ordering/organization, equipment qualification and troubleshooting.
  • The office based tasks include the support of root-cause investigations for deviations, determine corrective actions and support implementation of change controls. In addition, you will support Continuous Improvement projects.
  • Closely collaborate with Process Development, Quality Control and other departments.

The MSAT (Senior) Technician reports to the Manager MSAT.

Job requirements

Who are you?

  • BSc/MSc in life sciences, biotechnology, engineering or related discipline
  • Hands-on experience with cell & gene therapy processes, automated bioreactors, GMP manufacturing, technology transfer and process validation
  • Result-driven and can-do mindset, without compromising quality and compliance
  • Good interpersonal skills and written and spoken fluency in English
  • Team player and good communication

What’s in it for you ?

At Galapagos, we prioritize your continuous growth and development, fostering a culture of empowerment. Our employees are the driving force behind our mission to lead in pharmaceutical research and innovation.

We offer a competitive compensation package and a supportive work environment with strong focus on your health and well-being. Join us in our journey towards sustainability, as we strive to make a lasting impact on both the industry and the planet.

We are Galapagos : together we can make it happen…!

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