Upstream Process Transfer Scientist

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A challenging and varied job in our Process Transfer Department in Copenhagen is open for a quality-minded new colleague with upstream processing experience and a strong ability to drive interdepartmental collaboration.


The Job

AGC Biologics continues to enjoy great success, with a steadily increasing number of projects – many of which are late stage development projects preparing for commercial launch. At the same time, we are handling many new and exciting customer projects and give support to processes already running in our GMP facility for clinical and commercial supply. With AGC Biologic´s increasing activities, we are looking for a new colleague within upstream process transfer. 

Depending on your level of qualification, you will take part in key upstream process activities in several projects, within microbial fermentation and potentially cell culture depending on project pipeline. As a Process Transfer Scientist, you will be responsibilities include: 

  • Process transfers from customers and development into our manufacturing area and from site-to-site globally. 
  • Process scale-up, dimensioning and evaluation, including suggestions for introduction of new technologies. 
  • Support to GMP upstream manufacturing processes. 
  • Raw material evaluations and risk assessments. 

The position offers interaction with a large number of stakeholders, and is unique in having contact with both our customers and internal departments involved in project management, process development, manufacturing and quality. You will be introduced to biopharmaceutical companies from all over the world and be an active player in their projects.  


The Department

The Process Transfer department currently consists of 3 teams (Upstream Process Transfer, Downstream Process Transfer and Process Validation) and you will be part of the Upstream Process Transfer Team which includes 6 scientists and a Team Lead. We have an open communication and strong support and flexibility within the team and between the department teams. 



Your Profile

Our new colleague should have the following experiences: 

  • M.Sc., preferably combined with a Ph.D,  within biochemical engineering, biotechnology, biochemistry, protein chemistry, biology or similar educational background. 
  • A minimum of 3 years experience within process development and fermenter/bioreactor design/technology  and/or manufacturing 
  • Excellent English communication and collaborative skills 
  • A flexible approach and desire to take on and drive new tasks and responsibilities 
  • Strong driver of interdepartmental tasks with the ability to prioritize between many different tasks 




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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