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USP / DSP Technician COVID-19 project

Do you want to contribute to finding the vaccine for COVID-19? This may be the position for you! Read on if you have hands on USP / Bioreactor / GMP experience.

Job description
For this exciting project is search of COVID-19 vaccine our client is looking for an experienced USP / DSP technician. In this position you will implement and execute novel biotechnological manufacturing processes with a focus on mammalian cell culture in bioreactors ranging from 25-2000L.


  • Executing USP processes; cell cultures, infection of the cells, harvesting, clarification including  downstream processes.
  • 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


  • MLO+ / BSc in biotechnology, microbiology or related fields;
  • >2 years hands on experience with cell culturing and/ or aseptic processing; 
  • GMP experience is an absolute must (Fue 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, verbally and written;


  • Project: initially 3 months, however follow-up / new projects are anticipated leading to extension or even permanent opting in future;
  • Contract: Start via Oxford Global Resources;
  • Salary: €2800 - €4000 based on education / experience;
  • Hours: Full-time preferred, 32h discussable;
  • Hoidays: 25 / year;