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We are Kiadis, when it comes to life-threatening diseases, we are one family. Kiadis is leveraging the natural strengths of human immune systems to source the best cells to produce innovative therapies for life-threatening disease. We are focused on NK cell research & development to maximize the potential of NK cell therapeutics. Kiadis is a leader in creating cutting-edge science in the exciting and emerging fields of cell therapy and immuno-oncology.


In support of developing our innovative NK cell therapies, we are looking for Technician Process Development based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.


The role

As a Technician Process Development, you start your day in our newly renovated state of the art lab, with an amazing view. You set-up all equipment and prepare reagents. Then it is time for a nice cup of coffee. The rest of the day you will be processing cells, think isolation of cells from blood, maintenance of cells, cell sampling and analytics, and of course logging everything – the standard lab activities. In the afternoon you work on documentation together with the team. In your day-to-day you will also:

  • Prepare, execute, manage and document process development activities.
  • Manage all practical and experimental aspects of cell therapy process development studies and provide training to support technical transfer activities.
  • Manage, process and prepare experimental data for reporting/trending.
  • Provide hands-on technical support and expertise to other operations departments.
  • Support in the automatization and upscaling of the activities.


The department

The Kiadis Operations team is responsible for all aspects of CMC development, manufacturing, procurement, planning and customer service. We are a group of experienced professionals – cell therapy experts, biologists, engineers, analysts, production associates, and more, driven by the passion to develop and supply innovative cell therapy products, directly to patients. We work through a global network of internal and external laboratories and production facilities, and interact on a daily basis with apheresis centers and hospitals around the world. Join us and see for yourself how your talent and skills will bring us closer to our ultimate goal: helping patients worldwide. 



The ideal candidate

We are looking for someone that shares our love for cells, and likes being part of a dynamic organization. It would be great if you have the following requirements:

  • Bachelor/Master in Cell Biology, Biotechnology, Bioprocess Engineering, or related fields.
  • At least 2-4 years of experience in industrial cell therapy or other biopharmaceutical process development.
  • Excellent knowledge of (primary/mammalian) cell culture. Hands-on experience with automatic cell processing, bioreactors (stirred tank and/or wave bag) and/or DSP techniques
  • Excellent team player, capable of working independently and with good communication skills.
  • Analytical mindset, conscientious and curious.
  • No nine-to-five mentality.
  • Fluency in English, other languages are a plus.


What we offer

People from all over the world, together as one team, contribute to improving the lives of patients every day. We offer an exciting position in an innovative, dynamic and inspiring environment where you'll receive a competitive remuneration package, autonomy and the opportunity to make your own mark within the organization.

We create an environment where ideas are shared, experiences are impactful, and talent is developed. Because of our inclusive and family-like environment, you will always have the feeling of belonging & appreciation.


Note to External Recruiters: All candidate activity and open positions are managed strictly through our Talent Acquisition Department. We kindly request that recruiters not contact employees/hiring managers directly in an attempt to solicit business and present candidates. Submission of unsolicited resumes prior to an agreement set in place between the Talent Acquisition Department and the recruiting agency will not create any implied obligation.