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Sr Bioprocess Technician USP/DSP (GMP, Bioreactors) #corona

Do you want to contribute to the vaccine for COVID-19? This may be the position for you! Read on if you are an experienced bioprocess technician/ engineer with hands on USP / Bioreactor / GMP experience.

Job description
Our client is currently producing the first clinical batches of of of the first COVID-19 vaccines. They are looking for an experienced Sr USP / DSP technician. In this position you will act as a senior in the team and implement and execute novel biotechnological manufacturing processes with a focus on mammalian cell culture in bioreactors ranging from 25-2000L.


  • Act as a primary point of contact for a dedicated team of operators / bioprocess technicians;

  • Responsible for tech transfer and implementation of late stage development into GMP production;

  • Writing and reviewing of manufacturing batch records and GMP documentation;

  • Executing hands on USP processes; cell cultures, infection of the cells, harvesting, clarification including DSP;

  • Preparation of manufacturing processes: cleaning equipment, requesting and checking the manufacturing documentation, reviewing log books, checking the equipment-status and ordering materials required for the process;

  • Take accurate and prompt action or escalation on quality related issues;

  • Closing out of the manufacturing: line clearance, equipment or area decontamination and change over. Review of manufacturing batch records;

  • Equipment maintenance and qualification;


  • BSc or MSc in biotechnology, microbiology or related fields;

  • >4 years hands on experience with cell culturing and/ or aseptic processing;

  • Experience with tech transfer / coordinating tasks is an advantage

  • GMP experience is an absolute must (Due to the urgency of the project there is no time for GMP training);

  • Experience with writing quality documents (e.g. batch record documentation, deviations, changes, etc.);

  • Specific experience with USP is highly preferred;

  • Specific experience with single use technology for large bio reactors is preferred;

  • You are flexible an able to adapt quickly in a dynamic environment;

  • Basic knowledge of Dutch and basic knowledge of English (must), verbally and written;


  • Project: 1 year via Oxford, however follow-up / new projects are anticipated leading to extension or even permanent options in future;

  • Contract: Start via Oxford Global Resources;

  • Salary: €2600 - €4800 based on education / experience;

  • Hours: Full-time, day shift;

  • Holidays: 25 / year;

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