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We are looking for a Scientist to our Process Development team. We are seeking an individual with a track record of practical operation of processes for biological manufacturing using microbial expression systems in lab scale. Experience from small or large scale bioreactors and knowledge about down-stream processes such as harvest methods, filtration and protein purification is an advantage.

You will be based in the Process Development (PD) group. The main objective of the PD team is to execute development contracts for our customers as well as to develop and optimise existing manufacturing processes by small to medium scale experimental set ups. The work is normally conducted in small scale bioreactors, shake flasks or other lab scale systems. Also manufacturing and delivery of High Quality DNA for our customers is part of the PD team’s duties.

Examples of duties are:

Plan experiments according to customer contracts or internal needs

Execute, evaluate and report experiments

Write study plans and reports for internal and external communication.

Generation of relevant development protocols, laboratory SOPs and other documentation

Maintenance of equipment, preparation of material and routine cleaning of lab areas.

As Cobra is a service provider in the fields of gene therapy, microbiota, protein manufacturing and aseptic fill/finish you will be involved in a variety of projects.

You will ideally have an MSc within a relevant field combined with some years of practical experience. Experience from the microbial expression systems in bioreactors, single-use process systems and GMP manufacturing is beneficial. The entry level (Senior Scientist or Scientist) will be decided based on the background of the candidate. 

You are motivated by being actively involved and working hands on in the lab. You are self-motivated and are able to demonstrate high levels of organisational and planning skills. Applicants must be able to demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills.

Cobra Biologics is an expanding company within an exciting field working with customers and projects globally. For the right candidate we are offering a position with many opportunities for personal development. Cobra Biologics Swedish site is located 4h north of Stockholm in Matfors, close to Sundsvall. The city and area offers a high quality of life through a rich variety of activities and the proximity to outdoor activities and striking countryside.

For further information please contact:

Ola Tuvesson, Head of Process Development & Support                 +46 (0)70 1093585

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