Bioanalytical Junior Specialist
Duchnice (pow. warszawski zachodni)

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Polpharma Biologics is a state-of-the-art biological R&D and manufacturing facility, one of the most modern in Europe. We have a fantastic, international team of experienced experts and dynamic young scientists with common goals and values. Biotechnology is our passion.

Together we develop medicines, offering a new hope to patients suffering from serious diseases. We create a passionate and friendly workplace environment. Join us!

Your role

Conducting activities related to the development, qualification and/or validation of new analytical methods or related to modification of existing methods for pharmacologically active biological particles and for medicinal products using them for registration, preclinical studies and implementation in the technical scale runs.  Prepares documentation of research results for the purposes of registering medicinal products under development. Cares for the application of EHS and ALCOA principles in the Laboratory of Technical Research and Development - Polpharma Biologics Warsaw.

Your responsibilities

  • Conducting research related to the development of new and modification of existing analytical methods for control of active substances (pharmacologically active biological particles) and biotechnological medicinal products.
  • Conducting analytical method qualification and method transfer to Quality Control section or other external company.
  • Performing tests of analytical control of the substances and the drug form during its development and during technical batch runs.
  • Analyzing and interpreting the results of research carried out during development and during technical batch runs.
  • Keeping records of the carried out research, transfer and/or qualification/validation of methods in accordance with existing standard operating procedures and the principles.
  • Developing standard operating procedures and instructions and conducting the training on them.
  • Perform maintenance, calibration and qualification of physicochemical equipment in accordance with the instructions and procedures.
  • Reviewing the specialist literature in order to select the appropriate analytical control methods for new substances and biotechnology drug form.
  • Controlling the usage and preparation of purchasing requests for direct and supporting materials as well as substances and reagents used during the research.
  • Supporting activities related to the creation of Analytical Development laboratory with the use of good laboratory practices as well as organizational and safety standards
  • Writing User Specification Requirements (URS) and participation in the equipment purchase process
  • Supporting the work of team members in the preparation of documents such as SOP, protocols and reports, and other laboratory tasks.
  • Providing technical and scientific support for laboratory analytical methods.
  • Carrying out activities aimed at ensuring the functioning of the laboratory in accordance with the principles of health and safety, hygiene, environmental protection and 6S.

If you have

  • Higher education in the field of: biotechnology, biology, biochemistry or related.Min.0-2 years of experience in laboratory work (analytical or quality control laboratory) in biotechnological or pharmaceutical company
  • Knowledge of analytical techniques such as: ELISA, Cell culture, Microplate reader, microscope, FACS, Cell banking, Immunoassays, PLA software.
  • Knowledge of topics related to GxP
  • Experience in writing procedures, protocols and reports.
  • The ability to think creatively and the ability to collaborate with others to solve technical problems.
  • Good organization of work and time
  • Knowledge of MS Office
  • Very good command of spoken and written English.

We offer

  • Private healthcare;
  • Life insurance;
  • Pension plan above national standards;
  • Relocation package;
  • Additional free day;
  • and more…
Join our Team!

Why you should work with us

Contact us
[email protected]

INFORMATION ON PERSONAL DATA PROCESSING

 

By sending the data contained in the recruitment notice and the application documents (in particular the application form, CV, cover letter and references), you agree to the processing of your personal data that you have given voluntarily, other than your forename(s), surname, date of birth, contact details, academic qualifications, professional qualifications and career history, by Polpharma Biologics Warsaw Sp. z o.o., with its registered office in Duchnice, ul. Spółdzielcza 4, 05-850 Duchnice, which is entered into the register of entrepreneurs of the National Court Register, which is kept by the District Court for capital city of Warsaw in Warsaw, XIV Commercial Division of the National Court Register under the number: 0000498732, using the TIN number: 118 209 69 79, REGON number 147109384, with share capital of PLN 189 835 000,00 (hereinafter: “Employer”):

 

(i) for the purpose of conducting the current recruitment process, i.e. assessing your qualifications, as well as your abilities and skills that are needed for working in the position for which you are applying – for 12 months.

 

In accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation; hereinafter “GDPR”), we would like to inform you that:

 

1. The Controller’s identity

 

1.1. Current recruitment process

 

The controller of your personal data which is being processed in the current recruitment process is the Employer. 

 

1.2. Other future current recruitment processes – database of candidates

 

Additionally, you may agree to your data being kept in the candidate database used by the Polpharma Biologics group companies for 36 months. In such a case, the Co-Controllers of your personal data will be the Companies from the Polpharma Biologics group, i.e.:

 

  i.     Polpharma Biologics Warsaw Sp. z o.o., with its registered office in Duchnice, ul. Spółdzielcza 4, 05-           850 Duchnice, which is entered into the register of entrepreneurs of the National Court Register                 under the number: 0000498732, TIN: 1182096979, waste database number: 000476915, with  share capital of: PLN 189,835,000.00

 

  ii.     Polpharma Biologics S.A., with its registered office in Gdańsk ul. Trzy Lipy 3, 80-172 Gdańsk, which            is entered into the register of entrepreneurs of the National Court Register, which is kept by the                District Court for Gdańsk-Północ in Gdańsk, VII Commercial Division of the National Court Register            under the number: 0000763945, TIN: 9571112470, waste database number: 000120346, with                  fully paid up share capital of: PLN 695,000,000.00 

 

  iii.     Polpharma Biologics Utrecht B.V. ul. Yalelaan 46, 3584 CM Utrecht, Netherlands

 

  iv.     Polpharma Biologics Group B.V., Herengracht 458, 1017 CA Amsterdam, Netherlands.

 

(hereinafter also referred to as: the “Co-Controllers”);

 

The companies will act as Co-Controllers with regard to keeping a common database of potential job candidates of the Company mentioned above. The database operated by them is managed by Polpharma Biologics S.A.  

If your application is considered within future active recruitment processes, the Co-Controller conducting the recruitment will act in this respect as a separate controller, processing data on the principles described in this clause.  

 

2. Contact details

 

         2.1. Personal data protection

 

         You can contact each of the controllers on all matters regarding personal data protection,                         in order to exercise your rights by sending an e-mail to: [email protected]

 

         2.2. Other matters regarding recruitment

 

         Please contact us at [email protected] in other recruitment matters.

 

3. Objectives of and grounds for processing personal data

 

3.1. Active recruitment process – including the current recruitment

 

a.In the case of the processing of your personal data within an active (including current) recruitment process, your personal data will be processed to hold the recruitment process that is being conducted, i.e. to assess your qualifications, as well as the abilities and skills that are needed to work in the position for which you are applying, and in order to select a suitable person for that position – on the basis of:

 

i. Article 6(1)(c) GDPR, i.e. the processing is necessary for fulfilling the controller’s legal obligation arising from the provisions of labour law (in particular Article 221 1 of the Labour Code) with regard to the following personal data: your forename(s), surname, date of birth, contact details, academic qualifications, professional qualifications and career history; 

 

ii. Article 6(1)(a) GDPR, i.e. on the basis of your voluntarily given consent with regard to the other personal data you have voluntarily provided in your application documents (in particular in your CV, your cover letter and your references);

 

iii. Article 6(1)(b) GDPR, i.e. processing is necessary to take steps at your request before entering into a contract (applies to recruitment for positions where Polpharma enters into cooperation with the candidate on the basis of a legal relationship other than an employment relationship);

 

iv. Article 6(1)(f) GDPR, i.e. the processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller, because of the possibility of contacting candidates even after the end of the recruitment process, if a person who qualified for the position does not take the job or the employment contract concluded with him/her is terminated within 12 months of the end of the recruitment process;

 

v.   Article 6(1)(f) GDPR, i.e. the processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests  pursued by the controller – establishment, assertion or defence against possible claims between you and the data controller (with regard to all personal data you provided).

 

b.   Your provision of your personal data as specified in Article 221 § 1 of the Labour Code (i.e. forename(s), surname, date of birth, contact details, academic qualifications, professional qualifications and employment history) arises from the statutory obligation to collect such data from people applying for employment, as specified in the Labour Code. It is necessary for you to be able to participate in the active recruitment process.  The consequence of failing to provide this data is the inability to participate in the active (including the current) recruitment process. 

 

c.   The provision of other personal data is voluntary and does not constitute a condition for participation          in the active (including current) recruitment process.

 

3.2. Processing personal data in the database of candidates

 

a.   If you give your consent to the processing of your data in the database of candidates for the purposes        of future or other current recruitment processes, your personal data will be processed in order to              keep a database of candidates for conducting future or other current recruitment processes, i.e.                assessing your qualifications as well as the abilities and skills that are needed to work in the position          for which the recruitment is being conducted, and selecting a suitable person to work in that position –      on the basis of:

 

i. Article 6(1)(a) GDPR, i.e. your freely given consent – with respect to all personal data provided by you;

 

b.    The provision of your personal data and your consent to the processing of all your personal data in             order to take part in future recruitment processes is voluntary, but it is a condition for the inclusion           of your personal data in the above database which is kept for the purposes of future recruitment               processes.

 

4. Categories of recipients of personal data

 

4.1.Your personal data may be disclosed to the following entities: employees and associates of the data controller, entities handling recruitment processes for it and on its behalf, IT service providers, as well as entities providing advisory and legal services and to other entities from the Polpharma Biologics Group.

 

4.2. Your personal data may be disclosed to entities and authorities that are authorised to process such data by law.

 

4.3. The controller does not intend to transfer your personal data to countries outside the European Economic Area or to an international organisation. However, in certain situations related to personal data processing, data may be transferred outside the EEA.  Personal data may only be transferred outside the EU or EEA either to countries that the European Commission has found to guarantee an adequate level of data protection or with appropriate safeguards, in particular through the use of EU Standard Contractual Clauses.  In such cases, you may request a copy of these respective safeguards, in particular the EU Standard Contractual Clauses (if applicable), or the specification of where your data has been sent, by writing to:  [email protected] .

 

5. Retention period for personal data

 

5.1. Active recruitment process – including the current recruitment

 

a. Your personal data will be processed:

 

i.   for 12 months from the date of your application being considered for the particular recruitment process or

 

ii.   until you raise an objection which is accepted (if the processing is based on the controller’s legitimate interest) or until you withdraw your consent (if the processing is based on the consent that has been given)

 

whichever is the earlier.

 

5.2. Processing personal data in the database of candidates

 

a. Your personal data will be processed:

 

i.  for 36 months from the date of your consent to the processing of your personal data for future recruitment processes

 

ii.  until you withdraw your consent

 

whichever is the earlier.

 

6. Rights

 

6.1. You have the right to access your personal data and to demand its rectification, erasure of personal data or the restriction of its processing.

 

6.2. You have the right of data portability, i.e. to receive your personal data, which you have provided to the personal data controller, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. You may request the data controller to send this data to another controller.

 

6.3. To the extent to which the processing of your personal data is based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent. The withdrawal of consent shall be without prejudice to the lawfulness of the processing that was conducted on the basis of the consent before its withdrawal.

 

6.4. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data to the extent to which the basis for the processing of your personal data is a premise of the legally justified interest of the data controller.

 

6.5. You may contact the data controller to exercise the above rights by sending an e-mail to: [email protected]

 

6.6. You have the right to lodge a complaint with the personal data protection supervisory authority (the president of the Personal Data Protection Office) if you believe that the processing of your data is breaching the provisions of the law.

 

7. References

 

7.1. If you provide information to us about other people, such as contact details for people who can provide references, you declare that these people have been informed of this and that they agree to the provision of their details.

 

7.2. If you are the designated contact person for providing references for the job candidate, your personal data (contact details) will be processed for the purpose of obtaining information on the candidate’s qualifications under Article 6(1)(f), i.e. the legitimate interest of the controller, on the terms specified in this document (with the exception of the provisions of clause 3). We may also process information related to your credentials – such as the place of your employment, information about your professional relationship with / knowledge of the candidate and your opinions about him/her.  We may obtain this information directly from you, from the candidate or from publicly available sources.  If we obtain data directly from you, the provision of such data is voluntary. 

 

8. Automated decision-making

 

8.1. No decisions will be made with respect to you in an automated manner, including as a result of profiling.