Manufacturing Associate | Operators

Manufacturing Associate | Operators
Job Description

Manufacturing Associates (Process Operators) for the Drug Substance Manufacturing at Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies

For the Drug Substance Manufacturing Unit in Hillerød, Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies is looking for Manufacturing Associates (Process Operators) to support the biopharmaceutical production operations. 

FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies is currently expanding its capacity to support the large-scale production by adding 14 x 20,000L bioreactors and three downstream processing lines in Hillerød. The additional production capacity will make the facility the largest end-to-end Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) in Europe, offering a total of 20 x 20,000L bioreactors for drug substance production complemented by comprehensive drug product and finished goods services.

This is an excellent opportunity to join our company at a pivotal time of growth and be part of an exciting journey.

We are currently looking for candidates within our Drug Substance Manufacturing (DSM) for the two departments; Upstream and Downstream. These are covering different steps in the biopharmaceutical production such as Media/Buffer preparation, CIP, SIP of equipment, expansion of cell cultures, and purification via multiple column steps.

The common denominator of the departments is the acknowledgement and development of each employee. The teams consist of 10-20 Manufacturing Associates with different experience and educational backgrounds that collaborate closely on getting our medicine safely and quickly to the market, while staying true to our core values; Genki, gemba, delighting our customers and trust.

You will work on a day or night shift, 7 days during a 14-day period, including every other weekend. 

Please add in your application which shift or shifts you prefer.

The work schedule is as follows:
Week 1: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Week 2: Wednesday and Thursday

The shifts are as follows: 

Day 1: 06:00 – 17:04

Day 2: 07:45 – 18:49

Night 1: 18:30 – 04:43

Night 2: 20:05 – 06:18

Please be aware that your first 6 weeks will consist of a training period, both onsite and offsite.

In the position as Manufacturing Associate, you will e.g., work on the following tasks: 
- Execution and revision of cGMP documents 
- Handling and completion of batch documentation
- In-process sampling and analytical measurements
- Execution of validation protocols
- Read and understand work instructions (in English)

- Training new colleagues

- Reporting deviations

- Possibility of being a part of different projects such as, process optimization, red lining SOPs, 5S and continuous improvements


We are looking for process operators, preferable with experience from a similar pharmaceutical production company or similar regulated businesses OR a Life Sciences Graduate who have recently finalized their Bachelor or Master degree relevant for Biologics Manufacturing and are keen on starting their career in a manufacturing and international environment where things move fast. 

It is a plus if you have experience with cGMP and/or SOPs or knowledge of chromatography and filtration processes. 

You will get the opportunity to customize your development plan in agreement with your manager based on your wishes and qualifications.

We are hiring for attitude, so we are looking for people who have a lot of drive and proven interest with working under GMP and enjoy working with numbers, math and IT tools. You are very quality-oriented and thorough. You are proactive, responsible, organized and able to take ownership of tasks. Furthermore, you are a good team player who thrives on setting a good example.

You must be keen on learning new things, and the first period will of course include thorough training.

If you are as excited as we are and believe this is the right opportunity for you, please submit your CV and motivation letter in English as soon as possible as we will have ongoing interviews finding the right candidates.

FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies is an industry-leading Biologics Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) with locations in Hillerød, Denmark, Teesside, UK, RTP, North Carolina and College Station, Texas, USA. We use our skills, dedication and ambition to enable impact for the world’s most innovative biotech and biopharma companies reimagining healthcare’s potential. We work across the entire lifecycle of our customers’ products – enabling success throughout. Every cure, vaccine, biologic, and advancement we contribute to starts with our people and our passion. We fuel one another’s passion, help accelerate progress, expand capabilities, strengthen innovation, and improve processes to improve lives.

Our site in Hillerød, Denmark, brings together expertise, capabilities and technologies to manufacture advanced biologics. The large scale manufacturing facility has a capacity of 120,000 liters to reliably manufacture biologics for late phase and commercial use. We commenced 6 billion DKK projects to double our manufacturing capacity and to add fill finish to the site.

We offer the chance to be part of a global workplace where passion, drive and commitment are met with opportunities for professional and personal development. Deeply committed to diversity and inclusion, we ensure that everyone no matter their background or gender has an opportunity to develop. We take pride in enriching our communities, caring for our environment, and cultivating a world of opportunity for future generations.

We aim to foster a collaborative, innovative and rewarding environment, where diverse perspectives and people come together united by a common purpose and shared values. We pursue our fullest potential as individual contributors and team members. We strive to be the employer of choice and offer a competitive compensation and benefit package.


As we continue to enhance and expand our capabilities, we are looking for people who share our passion, drive, and energy – what we call Genki – to join our team.


FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies Denmark (FDBD) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identify or any other protected class.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of FUJIFILM about this requisition. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at FUJIFILM via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of FUJIFILM, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by FUJIFILM for this requisition and a valid agreement with FUJIFILM is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the FUJIFILM agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

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