Technician Downstream Processing

Job description

You will be a member of our Downstream Processing (DSP) group responsible for purification of recombinantly expressed monoclonal antibodies and other proteins. Besides performing generic one-step purifications for early research phase, the DSP group develops reproducible, robust and scalable downstream processes for pharmaceutical-grade biologics. All necessary steps from cell culture clarification to drug substance formulation are included using a variety of chromatography and filtration techniques.

Your new position

  • You will work in a team dedicated to the purification of our recombinant proteins, mainly monoclonal antibodies, as well as the development of multi-step pharmaceutical-grade DSP processes.
  • You will be responsible for the accurate execution and documentation of experiments; you analyze the data, draw conclusions, and report these to the team.
  • You will share responsibility for the lab and equipment, including maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • You provide suggestions to improve standard procedures, methods, efficiency and safety.


You have a relevant background, ideally in life sciences, and are eager to further develop yourself. You are accurate, efficient and deliver high quality. You are committed, flexible, goal-oriented, and have a can-do attitude. You enjoy working in a team.

The following professional requirements apply:

  • You successfully completed a higher vocational education (e.g. Bachelor of Science) in life sciences Candidates with an intermediate vocational education are also invited to apply.
  • Preferably you have hands-on experience with protein purification techniques on a relevant platform such as a chromatography and/or filtration system.
  • You can perform experiments in parallel if needed.
  • You are willing to work in accordance with our quality system, which includes performing and documenting your work according to standard procedures.
  • You are fluent in English, both written and verbal.

What we offer

  • A professional and enthusiastic work environment.
  • Being part of a growing organization.
  • A competitive compensation package.
  • A commitment to help employees to maintain a good balance between work and personal time.


For more information about this vacancy, please contact Manfred Saller, Director DSP (

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