Technician for the Cell Culture Team

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You will be partly responsible for development and optimization of mammalian cultivation processes, keeping the upstream laboratories operational, including procurement of consumables for the lab, installation of new equipment and maintenance of existing equipment in the lab.

All the work will be done in cooperation with the other technicians and scientists in the team.

Area of responsibilities:

  • Planning and execution of cell culture processes in laboratory-scale (from shakers, AMBR15, AMBR250, 10L up to 50L scale)
  • As part of the upstream process execution work during some weekends is required
  • Daily operation of the cell culture laboratory including maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Process tech transfer and support to GMP sites
  • Procurement of consumables for the lab and installation of new equipment
  • Processing of data and reporting of lab experiments
  • Establish and/or update of work instructions for equipment
  • Optimization of processes and workflows in the laboratory


  • Relevant education as technician or equivalent
  • Experience with aseptic techniques and handling of mammalian cell cultures
  • Experience with mammalian cell cultivation in bioreactors (e.g. AMBR15, AMBR250, 10L up to 50L scale)
  • Experience with depth filtration used for harvest of mammalian cell cultivations
  • Experience with IT at user level (Word, Excel)
  • Good language skills in Danish and/or English
  • Good collaboration skills, flexible, high commitment, reliable and well organized

 Additional qualifications

One or more of the following qualifications will be appreciated – but is not a prerequisite:

  • Experience with transfection methods and handling of cells in plate format
  • Experience with plasmid preparation and standard molecular techniques

 We offer

  • Competitive salary based on qualifications, and flexible working hours
  • Strong cross functional teamwork, room for individual performance and development, and passionate, inspiring, and fun colleagues

Working in Symphogen

Being part of Symphogen, you will always have a challenging job in a creative, goal-oriented, and value-based environment with a meaningful mission – to advance superior mAb therapeutics to improve the lives of patients. You will be a part of a highly engaged and inspiring organization with focus on diversity, teamwork, commitment – and on you as a person. You will be offered good development opportunities and a relevant benefit package.

Domicile: Ballerup, Copenhagen

For further information contact Kristian Walløe, Team manager, Cell Culture Team, or HR-Manager, Pia Holm Olesen at +45 45265050. Please also see for information about our company.

If you are interested in applying for the position, please mark your application and CV “Technician – Cell Culture” and mail it to: no later than 18. august, 2024. Potential candidates will be invited for interview as they apply, and we reserve the right to terminate before the posting expires. All applications must be in Danish or English and are treated confidentially.


Symphogen is a subsidiary of Servier and antibody center of excellence primarily focused on oncology and immune oncology. We have a highly efficient antibody discovery and research platform supported by comprehensive early development capabilities.

Our antibody platform delivers antibodies with unique functionalities providing best or first in class potential as combination or mono therapy. Our approach and capabilities are well suited for combination therapies at the core of future cancer treatment.

Symphogen is located in Ballerup in the greater Copenhagen area. The company currently employs approximately 150 people

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