Lab Technician – Downstream Processing (m/f)

Main focus: Downstream Processing
Date posted: 02.05.2021
Location: Vienna

Position Summary

The focus of our downstream process unit within the Process Development Department is the optimization of purification processes and the establishment of a biophysical characterization strategy for pipeline products. The advertised position is primarily laboratory based.

Main Responsibilities
  • Take responsibility for all lab related tasks, such as lab organization, material flow,
  • ordering, decontamination, etc.
  • Execute downstream purification runs independently at research scale and
  • intermediate scale
  • Assist in experiments to optimize product yield and process robustness
  • Design accurate documentation protocols and follow documentation according to GDP
  • Collect analytical data and compile data overviews and presentations


  • MTA, Dipl. Ing. (FH) or M.Sc. in relevant field (e.g. Biotechnology) with preferably 1 year of hands-on experience in the downstream processing field
  • Relevant work experience in the biotechnology industry is a plus
  • Prior experience with chromatography systems (especially ÄKTA systems) and filtration technologies are beneficial
  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects under time pressure
  • Detail-oriented, well organized and proactive workstyle, accurate GMP-like documentation obligatory
  • Open-minded and communicative team-player
  • Fluent in written and oral English and German

What we offer

  • Strong team with dedicated and passionate scientists
  • State of the art infrastructure
  • Excellent working atmosphere
  • Opportunities for personal development
  • Working in a multinational and multicultural environment

We are required by Austrian law to post a minimum salary. The minimum monthly gross salary for this position is EUR 2.523,-- based on fulltime (40 hours per week); depending on experience and qualification salary can be negotiated. In addition, we offer a performance-related bonus payment and participation in our stock option compensation program.

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Gwenaelle Kerforn Executive Director Human Resources