Associate Scientist Biochemical Analysis

Location Belgium
Discipline: Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Cherish Becker

Contact email:
Job ref: 10540
Published: about 2 months ago

One of the leading CDMOs in Europe providing high-quality, customised drug development solutions for speciality and biopharma clients is looking for an Associate Scientist Biochemical Analysis! Our focus is to support clients on the earliest phases of their development pathway (from API to the clinical packaging).

Its Belgian subsidiary is based in Ghent, offering a complete drug development package for new drug entities (biological and chemical) up to early clinical phases to third parties to help them in speeding up the development and manufacturing of their drugs.


You will be part of a team responsible for conducting activities in the field of process development and manufacturing of biologicals taking into account the regulatory requirements. These activities are related to analytical method development and testing.

  • Develop, qualify and validate the analytical methods required to analyse the biological products

  • Perform analytical tests in a cGMP or non-GMP environment according to the applicable requirements as described in the Q-Biologicals procedures

  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of laboratory SOP.

  • Assist in writing of batch record documents for the testing documentation of the product (cGMP and non-GMP)

  • Troubleshoot lab methods and instruments

  • Document the work performed in lab note books and/or in QC records

  • Assist in writing the development, qualification and validation reports, and the test descriptions

  • Participate in activities to support the function of the team

  • Assist is laboratory investigations.


  • An industrial bachelor degree or a scientific bachelor degree preferably in life science, chemistry or pharmacy or other related degree

  • At least 2 years working experience in a biotech, pharmaceutical or biopharmaceutical manufacturing environment

  • Must possess knowledge of analytical methods for protein analysis, including UV spectroscopy, SDS-PAGE electrophoresis and western blotting

  • Very good in spoken and written English

  • Communication, reporting and presentation skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.


We are an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable.


  • Work in a fast growing organisation.

  • A position with responsibility within a dynamic company.

  • Personal development through learning on the job and additional external training.

  • A market-oriented compensation.


For more information please contact me at: +31 (0)20 20 44 502 or