Technician GMP (m/f/x)

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Date: 14-Oct-2020

Location: Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm, Germany, 85276

Company: Daiichi Sankyo Europe

Affiliate: Daiichi Sankyo Europe GmbH



Passion for Innovation. Compassion for Patients.™

Daiichi Sankyo and its 15.000 employees in more than 20 countries are dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical products. In addition to a strong portfolio of medicines for cardiovascular diseases, under the Group’s 2025 vision to become a “Global Pharma Innovator with Competitive Advantage in Oncology,” Daiichi Sankyo is primarily focused on providing novel therapies in oncology. Our European headquarters are in Munich, Germany and we have affiliates in 13 European countries including Denmark, where Copenhagen acts as the Nordic headquarter. For more information:


For our headquarters in Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm we are seeking highly qualified candidates to fill the position of


Technician GMP (m/f/x) 


Purpose of the function:

As a GMP Bioprocess technician you are responsible for the operation of upstream and downstream microbial bioprocesses in a new GMP Bio Plant.


Role and Responsibilities:

  • You will be actively involved in the qualification of new bioprocess equipment (upstream and downstream) according to GMP guidelines
  • You will be responsible for the correct operation and maintenance of the GMP equipment according to SOPs
  • You will be involved in the whole process of biologics production from material management, inoculation, fermentation, harvest, purification and bulk fill
  • Writing and implementing working instructions (SOPs)
  • Involvement in method transfer of novel bioprocesses from R&D to the GMP Bio plant


Personal skills and professional experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in bioprocess engineering with at least 3 years working experience or training as Biological Technical Assistant with at least 5 years working experience
  • Working experience under GMP standards in a bioprocess plant
  • Proven hands-on knowledge of microbial upstream and downstream bioprocesses at >= 10L scale
  • Skills to organize, coordinate and execute on details, while keeping the big picture in sight
  • Problem solver with the initiative to think critically to pro-actively identify improvement opportunities
  • Reliability and demonstrated ability to work in teams, as well as autonomous/without constant monitoring
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in German and English 
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office




What we offer:


We offer an interesting, diversified and challenging position, good contractual conditions, flexible working models, all the social benefits of a modern company and a professional environment where you will have the opportunity for personal growth.


Please apply online at our Career Portal. We are looking foward to hearing from you.