Protein chemist/project manager for protein development and manufacturing

Bioneer is expanding its services within the protein development and manufacturing field. If you are looking to combine your protein specialist and project management skills, we have the right opportunity. We are looking for a protein chemist in the area of recombinant protein development and manufacturing with hands-on experience in downstream processing and knowledge of upstream processing, who can take protein projects from an R&D stage to a manufacturing stage for our customers and partners.

About Bioneer

Bioneer A/S is a trusted strategic partner to a broad range of biotech and pharmaceutical companies in Denmark and internationally. We create customized and innovative research and manufacturing service solutions that help companies to develop and produce recombinant proteins and to generate key pre-clinical insights into the mechanisms, efficacy, safety, and delivery of their early drug candidates. Operating from state-of-the-art laboratories Bioneer brings expert insights, speed & quality to the Danish and international Life Science industry.

Our Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) provides small scale but high-end process development and GMP manufacturing services in the specialty protein/enzyme area. The CDMO works closely together with the Recombinant Protein group in the CRO when developing, implementing, or trouble shooting new manufacturing processes.

Our Contract Research Organization (CRO) provides R&D based services within the biomedical and biotechnology field. Services include end-to-end recombinant protein solutions from feasibility to non-GMP production and early drug candidate development, characterization and formulation.

About the protein chemist/project manager position

You will be working in our CDMO group of approx. 15 employees located in Hørsholm.

You will be part of one or more cross-functional project teams and collaborate with other specialists at Bioneer. Furthermore, you will collaborate with customers and consultants during development of robust protein manufacturing strategies.

Being part of a mid-sized company, you thrive taking on versatile responsibilities and tasks. We expect that you have the ability to technically supervise skilled personnel at the level needed for establishing and operating downstream processes in order to secure high quality proteins including process enzymes and early-stage versions of API’s.

We furthermore expect that you can assist in the preparation of the documentation needed for GMP manufacturing, approval of products, and transfer of the manufacturing processes to larger external manufacturing entities.

You are also expected to participate in maintenance and commissioning of equipment, participate in audits, and troubleshoot manufacturing issues.

About you

  • You have a relevant life science education at M.Sc. or Ph.D. level within e.g. protein chemistry or process technology and preferably have at least 3 to 5 years of experience from relevant life science industry. You are a responsible, flexible, highly motivated team player with commitment, initiative, and humour.

Our preferred candidate has:

  • Documented experience with downstream manufacturing processes
  • Documented experience in protein purification preferably with different types of proteins
  • Documented ability to design, develop and qualify a robust protein purification process.
  • Experience with Quality by design and preparation of manufacturing documentation
  • A quality mindset
  • Ability to lead, plan, execute, and report projects
  • Excellent collaboration, communication, and writing skills
  • Ability to lead and motivate technicians and fellow scientists.

We look forward to welcoming the right candidate to an exciting job in a dynamic and growing company where you can help set the direction. We strive to make Bioneer an interesting work place and we believe we can offer exciting work challenges in an informal collaborative climate.

Contact: CDMO Director, Jens Chr. Norrild at 45160444/30451063.

Send your application marked ‘Protein chemist’ by email to no later than 10 Dec 2023. Applications will be evaluated on an ongoing basis, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.