Team Leader for QC Bioassay

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Are you looking for a challenging and varied job within QC Bioassay? Do you thrive in a dynamic environment, in a department with skilled colleagues in an organization where we work as one team? The job as Team leader is open for a new colleague with Bioassay experience, strong planning skills and ability to lead a team.


The Department 

QC Bioassay is part of the QC organization which consists of six departments: QC Bioassay, QC Chemistry, QC Microbiology, QC Adjuvans, QC Stability and QC Raw Materials. QC are responsible for supporting the production of various biopharmaceuticals by controlling raw materials, performing analytical testing, planning and executing stability programs and validating analytical methods according to regulatory guidelines from clinical phase I to phase III and commercial.

We are looking for a new colleague to join our QC Bioassay team, which consists of 30 skilled colleagues, divided into a team of scientists, a team of technicians and a support team. The Team Leader will be responsible for the team of technicians and report into Sr. Manager of QC Bioassay.


Role & Responsibilities

As a Team leader in QC Bioassay you will be managing a team of 13 technicians. You will be responsible for the day-to-day planning of which analytical assays are to be executed and results delivered through visual planning with the team. On a daily basis, the tasks also include improvement of laboratory workflow to reduce the turn-around-time for analytical samples results requested.
Moreover, the Team Leader is responsible for scientific sparring in relation to the execution of analytical assays as well as planning of instrument usages, reagent availability and preparation.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Team leader for team of 13 technicians
  • Monitor team member’s participation, engagement, and performance to ensure individual performance in the team
  • Manage the flow of day-to-day operations in the team – ability to balance workload over several projects simultaneously
  • Daily planning of analytical testing as well as execution of validation studies according to requests and timelines. Responsible for timely support of stop/go testing.
  • Deliver analytical results to the requesters on-time
  • Collaboration with QC Bioassay scientists on troubleshooting of analytical methods
  • Collaboration with multiple stakeholders including Analytical Development, and Manufacturing
  • Drive compliance documents such as procedure updates, deviations and change requests related to QC activities
  • Facilitate and provide training for team members on a as needed basis
  • Ensuring all tasks performed in cGMP compliance
  • Responsible for the daily housekeeping in QC Bioassay laboratory

The position requires an engaged excellent planner and ambitious employee with a solid knowledge within Bioassay methods. The position offers interaction with a large number of stakeholders, and is unique in having contact with departments across the organization. The daily challenges will vary a lot, and two days will never be the same. 



The ideal candidate holds a master degree within life sciences and 5+ years of work experience within the pharmaceutical industry preferable working in a quality control area. In addition, we expect you to bring some of the following experience and characteristics:

  • 2+ years of experience with planning of analytical testing in a complex setting
  • 2+ years as 1st line manager
  • Extensive experience with bioanalytical methods (e.g. ELISA, OD measurements, qPCR) and/or compendia methods (e.g. LAL, Appearance)
  • Good analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong driver of interdepartmental tasks with the ability to keep the end goal in mind and prioritize between many different tasks
  • Experience working in a GMP environment
  • Good communication skills, a service-minded attitude and the ability to effectively communicate with others
  • The ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a busy environment


AGC Offers

AGC Biologics offers a dynamic working place and an excellent opportunity for working and growing with a varied array of tasks and challenges. You will get insight into and experience with the way the various departments throughout a biologics contract development and manufacturing organization interact in order to achieve success. Exciting and challenging assignments will keep coming your way, but you will to a large extent be able to plan your daily work on your own. AGC Biologics offers an informal working environment, where humor is part of the daily work life. We respect each other and our individual differences. AGC employees have a flexible attitude and we help each other to reach deadlines together as one team, in accordance with our slogan - Right. On Time.

Submit your application as soon as possible. We treat the applications as we receive then, and conduct interviews with qualified candidates. When the right candidates are found, the add will close. 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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