Wyss Zurich

GMP Production Officer
60-100 %

LifeMatrix is active in the fast-growing field of medical biomimetics and part of the Wyss Zurich accelerator. LifeMatrix has developed a unique bioengineering technology to produce biomimetic cardiovascular implants which transform into living tissue after implantation and have the capacity to grow and regenerate with the patient.

The Wyss Zurich is a joint accelerator of the ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich, which was made possible by a generous donation from the Swiss entrepreneur and philanthropist Dr. hc. mult. Hansjörg Wyss. The mission of Wyss Zurich is to drive the clinical translation and technology transfer of outstanding scientific discoveries into new therapies for patients and breakthrough innovations in the emerging fields of Regenerative Medicine and Robotics, and to promote hybrid technologies in these fields. Wyss Zurich brings together some of the world's leading experts to form multidisciplinary teams, pooling their knowledge and expertise.

Your responsibilities

You will be supporting the clinical translation of biomimetic cardiovascular solutions for life.
Your responsibilities will include the production of our next generation-biomimetic implants for clinical use. You will be working in the clean room facilities (GMP class B / ISO 5) of the Wyss Zurich. You have an active role in the transition of our technology from R&D to manufacturing by driving optimization and harmonization of the GMP processes.
Your main tasks include:

Your profile

You have an apprenticeship or university degree in Chemistry, Biology or another relevant discipline and 2+ years of experience within a biotech/pharmaceutical manufacturing environment (GMP). Strong knowledge and interest in manufacturing operations is required. Previous work experience with cell cultures, tissue engineering and/or biodegradable polymers is a big plus.

Desired skills:

What we offer

We offer the unique opportunity to be part of a multidisciplinary start up team of young scientists, world-leading experts in tissue engineering and entrepreneurs who share the vision to help children with a congenital heart defect to have a better life.
As part of the Wyss Zurich family, you further benefit from the international university environment of the University of Zurich and the ETH Zurich. You are part of a selected community of translational researchers, entrepreneurs and industry experts.

Did this has spark your interest? If so, we are looking forward to receiving your application including a letter of motivation, CV and certificates of employment.

Place of work

Zurich

Start of employment

01.05.2021 (or upon agreement)

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