Process engineer with passion for automation

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Do you have a passion for automation in biopharma manufacturing? Do you want to be part of a company helping customers bring new advanced biological products to market? And would you like to work at our multiproduct facility in Copenhagen? Then join a dynamic and international company where everyone is responsible for delivering right on time as one team!

AGC Biologics is an international and modern organization with production sites in Europe, Japan and US and are one of the largest contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) in the world. Currently, AGC Biologics employs approx. 1000 people worldwide, 450 situated in Denmark close to Copenhagen.

The manufacturing department consists of five manufacturing lines, running both early and late stage clinical and commercial manufacturing at 500L – 12.000L scale, covering both microbial fermentation, mammalian cultivations and downstream operations. 



The position
As a Process Automation Engineer, you will be part of one of our manufacturing teams working together with skilled colleagues in a key position that covers upstream and downstream manufacturing equipment and automation systems.
The Process Automation Engineer reports to the manager of the team with a dotted line reporting to the Vice President of Technical Operations. In this position, you will work at all levels of the organization and across departments.

The responsibilities are primarily:

  • Manufacturing automation system administrator
  • Support development and integration of new IT systems in manufacturing environments
  • Support commissioning, test and qualification of IT systems in manufacturing environments
  • Planning, estimation and coordination of tasks
  • Active participation in project teams
  • Equipment/facility fit and gap assessments for new product introductions, identifying and leading equipment and system purchase, upgrade or rebuild projects
  • Build business cases for investment applications
  • Stay current on newest biologics manufacturing technologies
  • Lead training initiatives related to new technologies, equipment or systems
  • Support manufacturing in investigations related to equipment or system issues
  • Secure compliant and robust equipment and system onboarding and implementation


What you need to be successful in the position 

  • A master or bachelor degree within science e.g. chemical engineer, biotech engineer, computer science, physics or similar
  • 5+ years of experience within GMP manufacturing from a manufacturing or engineering team
  • Understanding and interest in Manufacturing automation systems and basic knowledge on IT infrastructure
  • Experience with data visualisation tools and data ingestion from various manufacturing systems
  • Experience within Lean or operational excellence.
  • Be comfortable in English (orally as well as in writing).
  • Project management skills.

We are looking for a person that excels in execution and takes pride in efficient completion of tasks and projects at hand. The right person works well in a matrix organization and is an adept communicator who can create results at all levels of the organization. 


About us

At AGC Biologics, you will get a unique opportunity to work with of the art technologies together with +35 different nationalities. This creates opportunities for personal development and for you to make a real difference towards patience and customers. AGC offers a dynamic and informal work environment, where we respect each other and our differences. We take pride in working together to achieve goals - as one team.


We will process the candidates as they arrive. Therefore, please submit your application and CV as soon as possible. When the right candidates are found, the add will close. We are therefore looking forward to receive your application today! AGC Biologiscs is partnering with Adecco on this recruitment, so if you have any questions about the position, you can contact our recruitment team: 

Line Heyn: +45 3838 1211
Christina Drejet: + 45 3838 7007​


About AGC Biologics
AGC Biologics (AGC) is a global Contract Manufacturing Organization (CMO) with biomanufacturing facilities in Europe, Japan and the USA. The company provides a comprehensive range of commercial and clinical cGMP biologics manufacturing services, from DNA to active pharmaceutical ingredient (API). The company’s team and approach are tailored to each of its client’s needs, whether turnkey manufacturing or sophisticated, stand-alone analytical, formulation and stability services.
AGC Biologics also offers non-exclusive license to CHEF1™, a proprietary CHO cell line development platform. CHEF1 delivers stable, high-titer, production-quality cell lines in optimized time frames. It is the foundation of CMC Biologics’ innovative approach to cell line and process development.
Visit to learn why AGC Biologics is a World Leader in process development and contract manufacturing. 

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