Careers | Primary Prodution Engineer | Avian Antibodies | Gentian
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Primary Production Engineer

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Primary Production Engineer

Join our team: Primary Production Engineer

The Primary Production Department in Gentian AS is looking for a new colleague to contribute to the team’s production of raw materials at their HQ in Moss, Norway.
The raw materials are used in the production of clinical chemistry reagents for the diagnostic industry. The main raw material processed by the Primary Production Department is antibodies produced from eggs coming from immunised hens. The Primary Production Engineer will produce the antibodies in a huge scale and with a growing demand, but also be involved in other raw materials produced in this department. The person we are looking for must enjoy rough chemistry, have interest for up-scaling processes and be quality oriented.
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Work tasks

The work tasks will be to ensure good and even quality of the raw materials to be used in the production of diagnostic reagents:

  • Preparation of vaccines and immunisation of hens
  • Separation of egg yolk from egg white
  • Extraction of antibodies from egg yolk
  • Purification of antigen using columns
  • Process optimisation and up-scaling processes

Preferred qualifications and skills

  • BSc within Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology or similar
  • Laboratory experience
  • Knowledge within GMP is an advantage
  • FELASA c certified is an advantage
  • Good English and Norwegian communication skills
  • Good computer skills

Personal skills

  • Hard working
  • Good physical shape
  • Thorough
  • Conscientious
  • Quality oriented
  • Flexible and positive
  • Analytical

We can offer

For the right candidate we offer an exciting career opportunity in an innovative and fast-growing global company. We offer great potential for personal and professional growth with good conditions and competitive wages.

All applications should consist of a CV, academic records, recommendation letters and a cover letter (1-2 pages) that answers the following questions:

  • Why are you motivated for the position?
  • Why are you a good fit for the position?
  • Why should we hire you?
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About Gentian

Gentian AS is a company in the Gentian Diagnostics Group and is headquartered in Moss (Oslo), Norway, with representation in China, Sweden and soon, USA. Gentian´s employees (around 50 persons of varied age and nationality) develop, produce and market highly-sensitive diagnostic reagents and methods for the global clinical laboratory market, both human and veterinary. Gentian´s products have gained substantial market share due to their high quality from utilising our proprietary technology for nanoparticle enhanced diagnostic tests. Our export rate is 99%. Gentian coordinates several well-funded international R&D projects partnered by leading clinical and commercial organisations using nanoparticle-based technologies invented and owned by Gentian. A number of exciting and original diagnostic products are in the pipeline, and new employment opportunities are being created.