R&D assay development and optimization projects
- Are you interested in working cross-functionally with immunoassay reagents?
- Do you like to put your mark on assay development?
- Are you interested to develop fast and make a difference?
Kementec is a successful and financially strong Danish company – and one of Europe’s leading manufactures of ELISA substrates and buffers for immunoassays. The company delivers ELISA, immunoblotting and immunohistochemistry components to biotech, pharmaceutical and immunoassay manufacturers and research laboratories in more than 30 countries worldwide. Components are produced in batch sizes from 10 to 1500 liters. Kementec excels at offering customers an optimum mix of services, which are unique within its field. They are in all 25 people, including a subsidiary in the USA and are part of the German group, R-Biopharm AG.
Kementec is in positive growth and has won several new major international customers. As a result of increasing demands and to be able to match their customers' current and increasing future needs in immunoassay products, they are looking for a new Scientist.
You will play a key role in the development and optimization of their immunoassays and will get the opportunity to put your mark on this core competence area in the company.
With your knowledge of immunochemistry, you will be contributing to a continuous improvement of the level of competences in the Operations department.
The Operations department consists of 7 competent professionals, who handle production, quality control/QC, development/R&D, and sourcing of raw materials.
You will be part of the R&D/QC team which currently includes 3 people and report to the Head of Operations. Your primary tasks will be e.g.:
- Develop, optimize, and validate QC analysis methods
- Perform QC analysis and troubleshooting
- Production of conjugate products
- Develop new products and optimize existing products
- Perform root cause analyzes and case handling (e.g., deviations and change controls)
You hold a Master in (bio)chemistry, pharmacy, biology, biotechnology or similar, combined with approx. 2 - 5 years practical experience with immunochemical assays (e.g., ELISA, Blotting, antibody conjugates). You thrive with working in the lab, independently running R&D and optimization projects, combined with contributing and helping across the department and company. Besides you have experience with protein chromatography and preferably with coupling chemistry. With case handling you are used to working under a certified quality management system, while using your strong written communication and documentation skills.
You are known as a person who is positive and proactive, with the ability to challenge the status quo. Furthermore, you are flexible and helpful and like to collaborate in a small team. Your work style is structured, with the ability to think solution oriented. Finally, you master English and preferably Danish fluently both orally and written.
A flat organizational structure that allows you to be close to the strategic decisions across the organization. You get a broad role with many interfaces as well as freedom to develop your own job and create opportunities for improvement. A great opportunity to make a difference and quickly see the results of your efforts. In addition, Kementec offers a successful company with an informal culture, various social activities, and a sound work/life balance. Kementec has strong sustainable products and has a great possibility to exploit their market potential in USA and Europe with their green profile.
The company is located in Taastrup.
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