Bio-Manufacturing Head Scientist.

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

Contact email:
Job ref: 10663
Published: about 1 month ago


  • Manage the manufacturing process of all critical biomaterials, from set-up at early stage development to scale-up to commercial production level
  • Develop and maintain work instructions for manufacturing processes in accordance with the company’s quality management system
  • Coordinate with external and internal stakeholders to ensure successful and timely delivery of biomaterials
  • Act as primary liaison with CMO’s to ensure biomaterial manufacturing meets quality demands
  • Liaise with the R&D team to transfer manufacturing processes for routine production of bioreagents
  • Introduce appropriate technologies for the quality control of biomaterials
  • Participate in cross functional project team activities and effectively present and discuss data within the department and at cross functional team meetings
  • Participate in the operational management of the company


  • PhD or Master in biotechnology, bio-engineering, biochemistry or equivalent
  • Industrial experience is desired
  • Experience of working within an ISO 13485 compliant system for medical device development and manufacture is a strong advantage
  • Experience of recombinant protein expression in yeast and mammalian cells is a plus
  • Strong scientific background and hands-on experience in Fermentation technology (E. coli) and Protein sciences


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