Senior Operator

Location Leiden
Discipline: Biotechnology
Contact name: Ernest Banor

Contact email:
Job ref: 18023
Published: 4 months ago

Associate Scientist

The associate scientist is primarily responsible for the cGMP production of CTM material, as requested by the organisation. Apart from production operations you will be updating documentation, be responsible for predefined process steps, and the state of related equipment. Next to these core tasks small improvements and innovative projects will be a stable part of your daily work package. You will also be tasked to do data management, acute problem solving, and many other small and diverse tasks. As the job entails teamwork within a diverse and global organisation, we require good communications skills in English.


The candidate...

  • Has quality always as main goal, efficiency second
  • Aims for full customer satisfaction. What is asked you deliver with the required quality within the agreed timeframe.
  • Has a high degree of accuracy, initiative, and independence
  • Is flexible and stress-resistant and remains positive when priorities change
  • Helps team members by giving advice and sharing feedback on technical and personal level
  • Has great social and trainer skills, is able to provide and receive feedback in a constructive way. You make yourself part of discussions and help transform these into positive actions.


  • HBO/BSc with 3 years of proven experience in pharmaceutical/biotechnology
  • Expert in cell culture (USP), virus propagation and / or downstream processing (DSP)
  • Experience with change controls, non-conformances and CAPA records
  • Experience with cGMP and EHSS standards is required
  • Lean green belt certification is preferred

Location: Leiden

Start date: ASAP


Please apply with your CV. For further information, please contact Ernest Banor on 0031 20 20 44 or email at