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Northway Biotech has been rapidly growing as a team and organization over the last 15 years. We have gathered more than 150 colleagues where every employee matters.

About Us

Northway Biotech is constantly looking for enthusiastic and ambitious team players who dedicate their talents to improve and produce biopharmaceuticals. Through highly skilled leadership we provide you the opportunity to use and develop your competencies to their full potential. As well as improve knowledge and skills together with inspiring colleagues.

Working at Northway Biotech means interacting with intelligent and empowered people who focus on emerging technologies that are ground-breaking, exciting, and have a positive impact on humankind. If this sounds like a place you would like to work at, we invite you to apply for one of the listed positions below. Send us your life resume and cover letter via cv@northwaybiotech.com

 

 

 

Vacancies


Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer is a key member of our senior management team who reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). In this position, you’ll have to manage and control diverse business operations and functions (such as DSP, USP, Analytics, Quality and other), so we expect you to be a hardworking and inspiring person capable of managing CDMO (contract development and manufacturing organization) business, launching new services offering and sustaining an ambitious growth trajectory

Job Description

  • Design, plan and implement business strategies, plans and procedures together with the CEO;
  • Oversee daily operations of the company reporting to the CEO
  • Establish policies and procedures that help to manage the company and mitigate risks;
  • Continuously assess areas for improvement and implement new processes and technologies to drive operational efficiency;
  • Drive operating capabilities for customer satisfaction and retention;
  • Support CEO and Business; Development team in managing relationships with customers;
  • Lead employees to encourage maximum performance;
  • Compile and monitor operations budget.

Requirements

  • Prior experience in managing biotech, CDMO company’s operations would be an advantage;
  • Good knowledge of the key functions of life science business, such as USP, DSP, GMP, Analytics and Quality
  • Familiarity with IT and Business Infrastructure;
  • Experience with planning, budgeting and KPIs;
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities;
  • Problem-solving mindset;
  • Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills;
  • Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving;
  • MSc degree (biotechnology, biochemistry, or related).

Chief Technology Officer

Chief Technology Officer is a crucial member of our senior management team and will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer of Northway Biotech. The Manager is responsible for monitoring and directing the day-to-day activities in the department (~150 FTE).

Job Description

  • Prepare annual manufacturing plans, ensure delivery of capacity and development of operations efficiencies;
  • Providing day-to-day directions to managers and professionals through a matrix management model; leading cross-functional teams;
  • Serve as the point of contact for potential and existing clients regarding manufacturing schedule and production-related GMP questions;
  • Lead manufacturing capacity expansion projects;
  • Be a lead person representing manufacturing activities during regulatory and client audits;
  • Ensuring regulatory compliance at all levels of GMP manufacturing operations;
  • Lead technology transfers into GMP facilities.

Requirements

  • At least MSc in Natural Sciences (Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology);
  • Experience in a Pharmaceutical Manufacturing environment, CDMO would be preference;
  • Solid understanding of Biological Manufacturing processes and their regulatory requirements;
  • Demonstrated expertise in upstream and downstream manufacturing, as well as analytical tests and technology transfer processes;
  • Expert knowledge of operations in clean rooms;
  • Principle understanding of the major critical utility systems;
  • Ability to contribute proactively and strategically, as well as ability to influence peers;
  • Outstanding logical/analytical thinking and analysis capacities to deliver facts-based evaluations and decision-making;
  • Fluency in English.

Business Development Director

Businesss Development Director will be responsible for driving business development and sales activities in assigned regions that promote the growth, profitability and sustainability of the company. You will report directly to the Company’s Executive Chairman of the Board.

Job Description

  • Participation in development and implementation of key account and market strategies targeting clients that have the potential to substantially increase market share;
  • With support of in-house resources, ensure alignment with manufacturing capabilities/schedules and anticipated customer needs, including the coordination of prospective client site visits as well as other opportunities;
  • Developing effective sales and marketing processes (market research, forecasting, client development, relationship building, pricing, proposal preparation, contract negotiation, deal closing and the handoff of contracts to Project Management);
  • Support the design, implementation and effectiveness of systems and processes that facilitate accurate and timely decision making and reporting, including department and company performance (Key Performance Indicators), client financial worthiness and risk assessment/mitigation, and Customer Relationship Management;
  • Create marketing/competitive intelligence capability that identifies and positions the company in the forefront of key industry trends, challenges and opportunities;
  • Foster the development of senior level customer relationships, including the negotiation of contract agreements that are in compliance with company systems, acting as the primary company representative;
  • Develop and maintain positive, constructive and trusting relationships with members of the executive leadership as well as with in-house organization;
  • Participate in business development meetings as required and ensure action plans and follow-up activities are completed and communicated on a timely basis;
  • Coordinate both internal and external technical, legal and/or financial due diligence activities for specific business opportunities;
  • Manage regional budget and sales pipeline, analysing and evaluating the effectiveness of business development activities, costs and results, while taking corrective actions where needed;
  • Represent the company at various trade and industry shows, community, and/or business meetings that positively promote the company.
  • Responsibility for these markets: Italy, Spain, Portugal, France, UK, Ireland, also China, Taiwan and Middle East.
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Requirement

  • At least MSc in Natural Sciences (Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology);
  • Experience in a Pharmaceutical Manufacturing environment, CDMO;
  • Solid understanding of Biological Manufacturing processes and its regulatory requirements;
  • Knowledge in upstream and downstream manufacturing, as well as analytical tests and technology transfer processes;
  • Outstanding logical/analytical thinking and analysis capacities, to deliver facts based evaluations and decision making;
  • Fluency in English

Analytical Development Senior Analyst

Job Description

  • Preparation and updating of SOPs, method validation protocols and reports in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
  • Development and execution of protein/biomolecule characterization assays
  • Development of new analytical methods, validation & qualification of assays

Requirements

  • Master’s/PhD degree in the fields of bioengineering, biochemistry, chemistry, or related fields, with at least 5 years' relevant experience working in the analytical laboratory
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills, diligence, responsibility, orderliness, attention to detail
  • Excellent knowledge of Lithuanian and English (technical document preparation, presentation delivery)
  • Ability to perform development, execution, and analysis of HPLC based testing. Familiarity with LC/MS, CE and other protein analysis methods is desired.

 

Biotechnologist (Manufacturing Department)

Job Description

  • Purification of bacterial and mammalian proteins
  • Centrifugation and chromatography procedures
  • Cell, viral, tangential, sterile filtrations
  • Production of solutions and bottling
  • Writing protocols and SOPs
  • Shift working schedule
  • Fixed-term contract

Requirements

  • Higher education (in bioengineering, biochemistry, biology, chemistry or biotechnology or related field)
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Responsibility, problem-solving skills, innovative thinking, thoroughness
  • Fluency in Lithuanian and English

 

 

Junior Biotechnologist (Biosynthesis Process Development Department)

Job Description

  • Culturing cells in the laboratory vessels
  • Identification of critical parameters for biosynthesis and selection of the best conditions
  • Culturing cells in automated bioreactors and multi-bioreactor systems of different scales and types
  • Performing routine analyses, data analysis and reporting 

Requirements

  • Higher education (in bioengineering, biochemistry, molecular biology, biology, chemistry, biotechnology or related field)
  • Ability to work independently, systematize and analyze information
  • Literacy, excellent documentation skills
  • Responsibility, problem-solving skills, innovative thinking, thoroughness
  • Shift working schedule
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Lithuanian and English

 

 

Quality Assurance Specialist

Job Description

  • Preparation and update of the company’s documentation in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP).
  • Quality assurance software and change control management
  • Ensuring company process compliancy with GMP requirements with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in force

Requirements

  • Master’s degree (in the fields of bioengineering, biochemistry, biology, microbiology, chemistry or biotechnology)
  • Excellent knowledge of Lithuanian and English
  • Outstanding computer skills
  • Ability to plan and execute your own work plans, diligence and responsibility

 

Senior Quality Control Analyst

Job Description

  • Work in the Quality Control Laboratory in the Process Control, Stability and Product Quality Control Testing Team
  • Analysis of manufacturing biotechnological products by Physico-chemical methods in accordance with approved standard operating procedures
  • Daily maintenance of laboratory equipment, documentation of actions performed
  • Method validation procedures
  • Preparation and updating of SOPs, method validation protocols and reports (in Lithuanian and English)

Requirements

  • Higher education in the fields of chemistry, biochemistry, bioengineering or related field, with at least 3 years' relevant experience
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Diligence, responsibility, orderliness, attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently, systematize and summarize information
  • Good knowledge of Lithuanian and English (verbal and written)

     

Quality Control Analyst

Job Description

  • Work in the Quality Control Laboratory in the Process Control, Stability and Product Quality Control Testing Team
  • Analysis of manufacturing biotechnological products by Physico-chemical methods in accordance with approved standard operating procedures
  • Daily maintenance of laboratory equipment, documentation of actions performed
  • Method validation procedures
  • Preparation and updating of SOPs, method validation protocols and reports (in Lithuanian and English)

Requirements

  • Higher education (in chemistry, biochemistry, bio-engineering or related field)
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Diligence, responsibility, orderliness, attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently, systematize and summarize information
  • Good knowledge of Lithuanian and English (verbal and written)

     

Validation Engineer

Job Description

  • Perform periodic change control-related re-qualification activities;
  • Prepare, execute, review and approve internal qualification protocols for facility infrastructure systems and equipment;
  • Coordinate, assist and document outsourced qualification activities; 
  • Prepare and update qualification and validation SOPs;
  • Participate in process, cleaning and/or analytical method validation activities;
  • Draft, review and approve other qualification, validation and GxP compliance-related documents;
  • Provide training to colleagues and contractors on our approach to systems implementation and validation SOPs;
  • Coordinate meetings, document issues, action items, meeting notes, and perform appropriate follow-up related to qualification and validation activities.

Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in the field of mechanical/ automation/ electronics/computer or other kinds of technical engineering;
  • Experience in preparation and ability to read and interpret technical, functional specifications, technical drawings, electrical schemes, technical manuals and similar documents;
  • Experience in validation, maintenance or quality assurance preferred;
  • Attention to details, ability to identify deviation root cause effectively, efficient problem-solving skills;  
  • Ability to function independently or in a cross-functional team
  • Experience in GxP preferred;
  • Fluent English language skills (verbal and written).

     

Recruitment


Northway Biotech will process and store your personal data on your consent expressed by submitting this information. We process this data for recruitment purposes only. We will store such information until the position is open, unless you specifically agree with longer storage periods.

When evaluating your candidacy, we may address your former employers for information about your qualifications, professional skills, and business characteristics. Information from your current employer may only be collected with your consent.

If, after considering your candidacy, we will choose a candidate who is more qualified to meet our requirements, we may request your individual consent for storing your data collected at the time of selection and use it for the purpose of conducting other recruitments and contacting you accordingly.

If we obtain such consent, we will process your personal data mentioned above for no longer than two years from the date of consent. Once you have provided such consent, you are entitled to withdraw it at any time. If you exercise the right to withdraw consent, we will take actions to delete your personal data without any undue delay.

For all inquiries and complaints regarding the security and privacy of your data please contact our Data Protection Officer at cv@northwaybiotech.com