Downstream Specialists



We keep growing and we are now looking for Downstream Specialists to reinforce our Manufacturing team.

Downstream is one of the four Manufacturing Streams. Downstream team focuses on the purification of the drug substance. We use chromatographic and filtration purification methods in our biological manufacturing process. The process itself is run by programmed production equipment.

Your primary responsibilities as Specialist include documentation of GMP operations and performing manufacturing operations hands-on in cleanroom environment according current GMP guidelines. The focus of documentation is on SOPs, deviations, change controls and CAPAs. You will also be the first support contact for the manufacturing operators.

It is an advantage if you already have some experience in GMP-work and/or you have knowledge on quality systems.

You could be the person if..

  • You enjoy the combination of hands-on work and documentation.
  • You produce clear, easily understandable and accurate documentation in English.
  • Your working style is precise and you achieve objectives set to you in a timely manner.
  • You pay attention to details but you also easily manage entities.
  • You want to develop yourself and become an expert in your own field.

In order to succeed, you would need a degree in the field of biotechnology, engineering, biochemistry, chemistry or any other related field of study.

As a person, we would like you to be open-minded towards new challenges and spread good team spirit. You also need to communicate fluently both in written and spoken English.

Our Manufacturing team is working in shifts.

Your employment is permanent and we would like you to start preferably in February. We offer you active and lively work community with highly skilled and experienced personnel in gene therapy manufacturing. Working with us, you are entitled to good employment benefits, such as extensive occupational health-care and we support your physical and cultural free-time activities. We provide you wide initial training and a warm welcome. FinVector is located in vibrant Kuopio, which offers a safe living environment, friendly atmosphere and clean nature.

Apply by 24th January!

For more information, please contact Team Lead Johanna Hiltunen tel. 044 430 4674 or Vesa Huusko tel. 040 736 4399 on Wednesday to Friday during 11:00-15:00.