Downstream process development scientist / Tech transfer specialist

Downstream process development scientist / Tech transfer specialist (f/m/d) 100 %. Hørsholm, DK

Bacthera is a leading contract development and manufacturing partner (CDMO) for biotech and pharma customers. We enable our customers to bring life-changing treatments to patients. We operate from our headquarters in Basel (CH) and have production facilities in Denmark and Switzerland. We bring together best-in-class, complementary capabilities and we are the first CDMO globally to provide a full supply chain that offers manufacturing of live bacteria strains for therapeutic use.


Downstream process development scientist / Tech transfer specialist (f/m/d) 100 %

My main tasks will be…

  • Design, develop and execute downstream processes in close collaboration with development colleagues
  • Participate in further development of downstream processes and/or equipment, e.g., concentration, drying or related processes
  • You will author development reports from customer projects or internal projects and present results when relevant
  • Close collaboration with the Drug Product scientists
  • Drive tech transfer with GMP manufacturing organizations, scale up, manage resolution of process issues by applying appropriate troubleshooting tools and act as technical support in case of process questions.
  • You will author development reports and related documents to facilitate tech transfer of the developed upstream process in accordance with SOP’s and policies
  • Perform risk assessments such as process FMEA to define process parameters criticality and establish control strategies
  • Serve as the primary contact and facilitate good collaboration to the GMP manufacturing site (including support in sampling plan definition, batch number calculation etc.)
  • Lead introduction of new technologies compatible with manufacturing systems as well as continuous improvement initiative
  • Guide colleagues in development to understand the phase appropriate requirements for GMP production
  • Advise development colleagues on how to improve technology transfer in other areas such as cell banking, USP and DP

​​​​​​​I bring with me…

  • Degree in life science-related field of study with 3-5+ years of experience
  • Good knowledge in downstream process development, especially in cross flow filtration, Freeze drying and/or spray drying
  • Good knowledge of technology transfer from development to pharmaceutical GMP facilities and technical project management
  • Knowledge of Live Biotherapeutics or upstream processing would be an advantage
  • Contract Manufacturing Organization (CMO) or Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) experience desirable
  • Good team player and understand the importance of team spirit
  • Independently work manner with tight deadlines.
  • Eager to learn, able to work in a fast and changing environment and handle different practical tasks at the same time
  • Being agile, highly motivated, and dynamic drive is needed in this fast-paced environment
  • Very good communication skills in English (verbal and written)

My reasons for choosing Bacthera…

  • Innovative and fast-growing start-up company with short decision-making processes
  • Flexible working hours
  • Motivated, agile and multinational team
  • Interesting and diversified tasks
This is the opportunity to be part of a fast-growing start-up company, where decisions are taken fast and where you can actively participate in shaping our future. If this sounds exciting to you, we are looking forward to hear more about you.

Please send all your documents (motivation letter, CV, letter of references, diplomas, etc.) to Ms. Sandra Gamboni, Global Head of HR,

We are looking forward to your application!