Working Student (m/f/d) Formulation Associate Support

7. Juni 2024


Octapharma Biopharmaceuticals GmbH a subsidiary of the Octapharma group founded in 1997 is a successful and expanding biotech company in Heidelberg. Our core business is the development of recombinant proteins produced in human cell lines for therapeutic use in humans. We strive for effective treatments with an improved tolerability and convenience for our patients.

We are looking for a skilled and detailed-oriented Working Student (m/f/d) to support our R&D Formulation Development Team in the creation of a buffer library to be used for formulation screening of liquid and lyophilized therapeutic proteins. The successful applicant will also support the buffer preparation for the entire R&D department and act as a technical support in the execution of formulation experiments and studies.

This temporary position is available at the next possible date at our site in Heidelberg.

Working Student (m/f/d) Formulation Associate Support

What will you be doing as Working Student?

  • Prepare buffers, reagents, and solutions according to established protocols
  • Maintain accurate records of buffer preparation, including batch numbers and concentrations in an electronic database
  • Perform buffer analyses (pH and osmolality measurements)
  • Adhere to safety and company policies
  • Calibrate laboratory equipment and maintain a clean and organized work area

Who are you?

  • Non-completed B. Sc or M. Sc degree in biochemistry, biology, biophysics, pharmaceutics or equivalent
  • Familiar with the operation of laboratory equipment such as pH meters, scales and pipettes
  • Proactive, strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills

What’s the best thing about working with us?

  • A position in a dynamically growing company
  • Work in a welcoming and scientifically inspiring atmosphere
  • Have a wide range of tasks in a cooperative setting, flexibility and personal responsibility
  • Work in modern, state-of-the art equipped labs
  • Flexible working hours
  • Underground parking for your car or bicycle
  • Own company restaurant with subsidy
  • Free drinks such as coffee, tea and water

Apply Today!

Please apply via our web portal only.

Dorothee Schaupp – Human Resources
Tel: +49 (0)6221 – 1852 546

About Octapharma Headquartered in Lachen, Switzerland, Octapharma is one of the largest human protein manufacturers in the world, developing and producing human proteins from human plasma and human cell lines.

Octapharma employs nearly 12,000 people worldwide to support the treatment of patients in 118 countries with products across three therapeutic areas: Immunotherapy, Haematology and Critical Care.

Octapharma has seven R&D sites and five state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Austria, France, Germany and Sweden, and operates more than 195 plasma donation centres across Europe and the US. Octapharma has 40 years of experience in patient care.

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Working Student (m/f/d) Formulation Associate Support Werkstudent Octapharma Biopharmaceuticals GmbH Heidelberg Pharma,Biotechnologie,Weitere: Chemie, Pharma & Medizin Laboranten,Naturwissenschaften,Pharmazie Werkstudent Berufseinsteiger Octapharma Biopharmaceuticals GmbH ist ein 1997 gegründetes, erfolgreich expandierendes Biotechnologie-Unternehmen und eines der Tochterunternehmen der Octapharma AG. Unsere Kernkompetenz liegt in der Forschung und Entwicklung von humanen Zelllinien zur Herstellung rekombinanter Arzneimittel. Dabei ist es unser Anliegen, Medikamente mit einer verbesserten Verträglichkeit für die Patienten und Medikamente mit einer verlängerten Halblebenszeit zu entwickeln.Mit Hauptsitz in Lachen, Schweiz, ist Octapharma einer der größten Hersteller von Humanproteinen weltweit und entwickelt und produziert Humanproteine aus menschlichen Plasma und menschlichen Zelllinien.Weltweit beschäftigt Octapharma fast 12.000 Mitarbeitende, die die Behandlung von Patienten in 118 Ländern mit Produkten aus drei Therapiebereichen unterstützten: Immuntherapie, Hämatologie und Intensivmedizin.Octapharma verfügt über sieben F&E-Standorte und fünf hochmoderne Produktionsstätten in Österreich, Frankreich, Deutschland und Schweden und betreibt mehr als 195 Plasmaspendezentren in Europa und den USA. Octopharma kann auf 40 Jahre Erfahrung  in der Patientenversorgung zurückblicken.