Available positions

We are looking for new employees to join our entrepreneurial and collaborative team at Diamyd Medical.

An exciting journey for a Process Engineer to join Diamyd Medical’s own biologic manufacturing facility in Umeå.

Diamyd Medical is expanding by recruiting a Downstream Process Engineer. Diamyd Medical develops precision medicine therapies for Type 1 Diabetes. The lead product, Diamyd®, is an antigen-specific immunotherapy for the preservation of endogenous insulin production. The company’s confirmatory Phase III trial, DIAGNODE-3, is actively recruiting patients with recent-onset Type 1 Diabetes in eight European countries and in the US.

The company has established a new biologics manufacturing site in Umeå for the manufacture of rhGAD65, the active pharmaceutical ingredient in Diamyd®, and the development of future assets.

You will work in cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration between upstream and downstream processes and you will report to the COO Manufacturing Site. Due to the nature of the job, work outside office hours will occur.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work with purification processes for large-scale purification of rhGAD6Develop and execute process characterization studies to understand critical process parameters and their impact on product quality5
  • Perform and document sponsor oversight activities, such as reviewing monitoring reports, tracking study metrics, review submission packages, follow up on deliverables from ESPs
  • Initiate deviation investigation, changes and CAPAs execution
Relevant background and experience:
  • University education in a relevant scientific discipline (pharmacy, biotechnology, bioengineering, biomedical sciences or similar) or long experience in life science industry
  • Experience of large-scale protein purification
  • Practical experience of tangential flow filtration (TFF)
  • Experience from chromatography and nanofiltration
  • Experience from work in clean rooms is a plus
  • Used to work in a quality-controlled business, according to GMP, ISO or similar is a plus
  • Experience with bioanalytical techniques (such as electrophoresis, HPLC, WB, ELISA)
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Fluent in spoken and written English

Please apply through Haeger & Carlsson

Questions are answered by:
Lena Sörskog 070-692 45 70, lena@haegercarlsson.com
Anna Wikman 073-539 33 87 anna@haegercarlsson.com


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