Associate Scientist – Production

  • Ghent, BE
  • 9 months ago

Ardena is a leading contract development organization for the pharmaceutical industry. We assist pharmaceutical companies, from virtual biotech to big pharma, in bringing their valued molecule(s) to the clinic and market. We provide a comprehensive and integrated portfolio of drug substance and drug product development services.

The Ardena Group is operating from six sites in Europe. For the Ardena branch based in Mariakerke (Gent, Belgium), we are looking for a

Associate Scientist – Production

Your key role

The main role of the Associate Scientist – Production is to conduct small-scale GMP manufacturing operations under the guidance of senior scientific staff. You will manufacture different pharmaceutical dosage forms such as capsules, tablets, granules, solutions, suspensions, gels, creams, ointments, etc.

Your profile

  • Bachelor’s Degree in pharmaceutical laboratory techniques or secondary school pharmaceutical assistant
  • Experience is a plus, not a necessity
  • Stress resistant and a “can-do” mentality
  • An attention to detail while working accurate & precise
  • Ability to both work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records and follow instructions
  • Ability to follow procedures reliably and consistently and ability to recognize and escalate relevant issues as appropriate
  • Good command of the English language

We offer

An attractive and tailor-made remuneration package including extra-legal benefits such as:

  • An attractive and progressive salary system
  • Compensation if you come to work by bike
  • Daily meal vouchers
  • Group + hospitalization insurance
  • Flexible working hours
  • 32 days holiday per year
  • Ability to grow your skills in a dynamic and rapidly growing company with an international customer portfolio

If interested, please contact us and send us your cv and motivation letter via our website or email at