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Biocatalysis Scientist

Biocatalysis Scientist

LocationBarcelona, Spain
Business SectorPharmaceutical
Contact email
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Published2 months ago
Biocatalysis Scientist (Innovation & Technology Development)

Calling all talented professionals craving an exciting career move! Here's your chance to join a thriving pharma company in Barcelona, Spain. I am looking for a Biocatalysis Scientist to join an innovative and driven team.

Job Description:

Reporting to the Innovation & Technology Development (I&TD) Laboratory Head, the Biocatalysis Scientist I&TD, will play a central role by collaborating with a multidisciplinary team to design new processes for the manufacturing of APIs; coordinate and lead relevant works performed by our partners and CROs. Design and execute laboratory trials for the development and optimization of biocatalytic transformations.

Key responsibilities:
  • Design new processes for the production of new pipeline APIs.
  • Design and execute laboratory research while oversee work done by technicians.
  • Project planning and management to achieve deadlines
  • Technology transfer to manufacturing site collaborating with Tech Ops team for a successful process implementation.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate enzymatic processes into overall drug development pipelines.
  • Leading collaborations with partners and CROs with deep understanding of technologies applied.
  • Compliance with GMP and Safety regulations in all activities
  • Monitors internal and external developments in the biocatalysis field for applicability, including benchmarking of the technology against competitors by performing literature and IP searches.

Key requirements:
  • PhD in biocatalysis, biochemistry or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in process development in chemical or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Deep understanding of enzyme technology, bioconversion and enzyme purification techniques.
  • Advanced level of English language (written and spoken).
  • Knowledge of GMP.
  • Foster strong collaborative relationships.
  • Results oriented.
  • Proactive and team work attitude.
  • Leadership skills.

  • Location: Barcelona, Spain
  • Duration: Permanent Position
  • Start-date: ASAP
Sound interesting?
Send your CV to Khanyi Mabena at k.mabena@panda-int.com or contact her on +31 2020 44502.