Assistant Scientist

Location Leiden
Discipline: Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical
Contact name: Sayf Idais

Contact email:
Job ref: 12492
Published: 9 days ago

For one of our leading Pharmaceutical clients we are looking for an Assistant Scientist. The position starts with a 1 year contract (extension is possible). The role is based in Leiden! 


  • Manage the production operations such as the cGMP production of CTM materials.
  • Responsible of the documentation and updating them.
  • You will take care of the predefined process steps.
  • Taking care of the improvements and the innovation of global projects.
  • Responsible for the data management and acute problem solving.


  • 2 years (minimum) experience with cGMP manufacturing. 
  • Able to converse and write effectively in technical English.
  • Experience as (process) technician or equivalent in life science and for pilot plant operations in a cGMP environment if preffered. 
  • Minimum completed MBO (level 4) or HBO degree, preferably in Microbiology/Life Sciences or equivalent.
  • Operational troubleshooting capabilities
  • Initiative, you seek out potential solutions yourself.
  • You aim for full customer satisfaction. What is asked you deliver with the required quality within the agreed timeframe.

Project start date

  • Short notice preferred


Project duration

  • 12 months + possible extension / per


If you are interested in the above description, please apply with your CV and a letter of motivation.

PS: Did you also know that we offer a generous referral scheme, because great people know other great people, right?

For further information, please contact Sayf Idais at +31 (0)20 20 44 502 or by email at