Does GMP, SOP, HOT, BMR, MVSS and WCB ring your bells? No? Don’t worry, you’ll learn! We are looking for new team members to Specialist-positions in our manufacturing teams. Join us and you will soon know the meaning of those abbreviations and much more!
Your main responsibilities as a manufacturing specialist include documentation of GMP operations and performing manufacturing operations hands-on. Work is done in cleanroom environment according to current GMP guidelines. Depending on your work experience and personal interest, you could be chosen to complement either any one of our existing teams: upstream, downstream or buffer preparation team.
In order to succeed, you would need a degree in the fields of biosciences, cell biology, chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology or any other related field of study. It is an advantage if you already have some experience of aseptic- or GMP-work, or you have knowledge of quality systems. Moreover, experience in cell culture techniques (upstream), virus or protein production (upstream) and purification (downstream) or manufacturing of solutions to production (buffer preparation) help you getting into job easier. The courage to run production equipment and previous experience of operating various laboratory equipment is counted as a plus. We hope that your way of working is systematic and precise, but you are open for changes and not afraid to tell when you see a mistake. As a person, we would like you to be open-minded towards new challenges and spread good team spirit. You also need to communicate fluently both in written and spoken English.
These positions are first temporary for a year with the option to have a permanent position after that, and starts preferably between June and August. We work in two shifts and during the weekends.
We offer you active and lively work community with highly skilled and experienced personnel in gene therapy manufacturing. Working with us, you are entitled to good employment benefits, such as extensive occupational health-care and we support your physical and cultural free-time activities. We provide you wide initial training and a warm welcome. FinVector is located in vibrant Kuopio, which offers a safe living environment, friendly atmosphere and clean nature.
For more information about the positions, phone Piia Valonen, Upstream Processing Manager, tel. +358 44 522 0855 or Janne Weisell, Downstream Processing Manager, tel. +358 44 430 4639. Please phone at 10-16 on weekdays.
FinVector Oy is a growing pharmaceutical factory authorized by FIMEA, following the procedure of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). FinVector's field of operation consists of gene-based medicines. FinVector is internationally recognized and is a pioneer in its operational field. FinVector offers a versatile and responsible work environment and the work is done together with a group of professionals from various filed. FinVector is a part of an international Trizell Group owned by Frederik Paulsen foundation and we are located in Kuopio, Finland. We employ over 170 professionals from 15 different countries.