We’re Looking for You
Here, you can find the current job opportunities at Octapharma Biopharmaceuticals GmbH in Heidelberg. Available positions within the whole Octapharma Group are postet on www.octapharma.com.
Are you interested? Then please send us your completed application documents preferably via e-mail. We look forward to your application, which can be sent to
Your contact person:
(+49) 6221 / 1852 528
...in person at the following job fairs:
28.05.2013: Jobvector career day (Berlin)
05.07.2013: Karrieretag IMB Mainz
07.11.2013: 15. Frankfurter Jobbörse (Frankfurt a.M.)
As enforcement for our team, we are currently looking for the following positions (to be staffed as earliest as possible) in Heidelberg.
Research Associate in the area of protein purification (m/f)Job profile
You will support our line managers in the purification of recombinant proteins in lab scale up to a technical scale. This includes the establishment, optimization and up-scaling of purification processes of recombinant proteins in a pilot plant under GMP guidelines. Moreover, you will apply protein analytical measuring methods and subsequently analyze data under GMP guidelines. Additionally, the independent writing of reports and SOPs in English are part of your daily tasks.
We are on the search for a personality who has completed his/her training as a technical assistant (BTA, CTA) or has successfully graduated (BSc., MSc.) from university in biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, process engineering or bioengineering. You can provide various years of profound work experience in academia or industry. Expertise knowledge in native protein purification and protein analytics, including a broad spectrum of various purification methods are our prerequisites. Ideally, you already have knowledge in scaling up purification processes from a lab scale to a technical scale and experience with working under GMP guidelines. Routine in MS Office and very good proficiency in English make you stand out as a candidate. Swedish language skills are not required, but of an advantage. Enthusiasm about lab work, self responsibility and team spirit are vital in order to fulfill your work tasks as well as an independent work style, preciseness, accuracy and flexibility.
Research Associate in the area of fermentation (m/f)
You will support our line managers on the one hand to seed, expand and cultivate eukaryotic cell lines and/or mammalian cells under sterile conditions and on the other hand support the establishment, optimization and up-scaling of fermentation processes. In this, not only the independent coordination of the manufacturing process regarding the cultivation is required, but also the corresponding supervision of the pilot bioreactor under GMP guidelines is necessary. Additionally, writing reports and SOPs in English are part of your daily tasks. From our side a mentored on-the job-training will be assured.
We are on the search for a personality who has completed his/her training as a technical assistant (BTA, CTA) or has successfully graduated (BSc., MSc.) from university in biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, process engineering or bioengineering. Work experience in the establishment and/or optimization of fermentation processes in bioreactors up to a technical scale, as well as experience in working under sterile conditions is our prerequisite. Ideally, you have knowledge in GMP guidelines and working with eukaryotic cells. Your routine in MS Office and very good proficiency in English make you stand out as a candidate. Swedish language skills are not required, but of an advantage. Enthusiasm about lab work, self responsibility and team spirit are vital as well as an independent work style, preciseness, accuracy and flexibility.
Engineer (m/f) building service and process technologyJob profile
Establish a small unit for building service and process technology.
Planning, coordination and supervision of repair and maintenance schedules of pharmaceutical facilities.
Planning of the yearly shut-down.
Operate, service and maintain the building service and process technology (ventilation, electronic, monitoring, CIP-SIP, pure steam, ultrapure water, emergency power e.g.) .
Participation in the budget phase, selection and coordination of service provider in the engineering area.
Close collaboration with other engineering units within the Octapharma group.
Successfully graduated from university in the area of engineering.
Expert knowledge in the area of building service and process technology.
First experience within the pharmaceutical industry.
Skilled in MS Office and preferred in maintenance and monitoring systems.