Associate Scientist biochemical analysis



Industriepark-Zwijnaarde 7B Ghent Belgium

Function type

Associate Scientist


You will be part of a team responsible for conducting activities in the field of process development and manufacturing of biologicals taking into account the regulatory requirements. These activities are related to analytical method development and testing.

His/her main responsibilities are:

  • Develop, qualify and validate the analytical methods required to analyze the biological products

  • Perform analytical tests in a cGMP or non-GMP environment according to the applicable requirements as described in the Q-Biologicals procedures

  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of laboratory SOP.

  • Assist in writing of batch record documents for the testing documentation of the product (cGMP and non-GMP)

  • Troubleshoot lab methods and instruments

  • Document the work performed in lab note books and/or in QC records

  • Assist in writing the development, qualification and validation reports, and the test descriptions

  • Participate in activities to support the function of the team

  • Assist is laboratory investigations 

Competences and education:

  • An industrial bachelor degree or a scientific bachelor degree preferably in life science, chemistry or pharmacy or other related degree

  • At least 2 years working experience in a biotech, pharmaceutical or biopharmaceutical manufacturing environment

  • Must possess knowledge of analytical methods for protein analysis, including UV spectroscopy, SDS-PAGE electrophoresis and western blotting

  • Very good in spoken and written English

  • Communication, reporting and presentation skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team in a dynamic and fast-paced environment 

We offer you:

  • A position with the possibility of personal growth within a dynamic and growing company

  • Personal development through learning on the job and through internal and external trainings

  • A market oriented compensation and benefit plan

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