Scientist, Analytical Development

Job type: Full-Time
Accepting BioReady™: Yes
Category: Research and Development
Education: Ph.D.
Experience: 4-6 Years
Location: Mississauga, ON
Posted: September 15, 2023
Closes: October 15, 2023

Eurofins CDMO Alphora is launching its NEW – Biologics facilities and we are looking for talented Analytical Development Scientists to join our growing team!


Eurofins CDMO Alphora Inc. develops and manufactures new therapeutics to improve the lives and health of patients.  Eurofins CDMO Alphora provides contract research & development services to global pharmaceutical and biotech companies, developing their processes and manufacturing their bulk drug substances (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients -“API’s”) as well as finished dosage products (tablets, capsules, suspensions) for supply to clinical trials and commercial requirements. Eurofins CDMO Alphora provides a rich and technologically challenging environment with a continuing flow of interesting projects.  Our employees work in close concert with clients throughout the development process to achieve their program objectives.  Eurofins CDMO Alphora Inc. is growing its state-of-the-art organization, with continued investments in modern facilities, equipment, and instrumentation while providing a rich environment for employees to develop their technical skills and careers paths. 


At Eurofins CDMO Alphora Inc., our mission is to harness the power of biotechnology and bioprocessing to create innovative complex medicines that will improve the lives of patients worldwide. With a dedicated team of experienced scientists, technologists, and a novel state-of-the-art process development (PD) facility, we are thrilled to be at the forefront of the biopharmaceutical CDMO industry in Canada. Join us on this exciting journey as we make waves in the Canadian biomanufacturing sector. 

Job Description

The Scientist in Analytical Development is responsible for being a team lead in the development of analytical development for biologics and therapeutics by assuming crucial role in the design and execution of a complete analytical testing. The scientist is accountable to the Manager, Analytical Development in Biologics to execute/report on analytical development activities, including technology transfer, planning and execution of technology/method transfer, early/late-stage method development/testing within the Biologics Business Unit to meet the business objectives.


  • Comprehensive understanding of testing with analytical instrument, bioprocessing, and industrial biotechnology
  • Experience and good understanding of aseptic techniques in laboratory setting
  • Basic understanding of how to implement Design of Experiments (DoE) and Quality by Design (QbD) in biopharmaceutical industry.
  • Good understanding of Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) in biomanufacturing
  • Leading projects, scientific communication, dealing with clients, etc. 
  • Strong documentation and technical writing skills, and able to apply relevant scientific principles and practices.
  • Strong command over written and verbal English
  • Able to work under minimal supervision and able to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Able to exercise appropriate professional judgement on matters of significance.
  • Proficient in computer skills and software applications such as MS tools
  • Knowledge of statistical packages
  • Must communicate clearly and concisely across levels, both orally and in written
  • Proven ability to effectively and independently design and plan experiments, prioritize tasks and critically evaluate results under compressed timelines.


  • PhD in chemistry, Biochemistry, or biological sciencewith 3 + years of relevant industry experience and quality control experience or Master’s degree in chemistry, Biochemistry, or biological science with 5 + years of relevant industry experience and quality control experience
  • Broad understanding of state-of-the-art physico-chemical analyses and ability to design comprehensive, biologics characterization strategy.
  • Proficient to HPLC, CE and/or bioassay 
  • Hands-on experience with Empower 3
  • Having extensive hands-on experience with multiple biophysical technologies for the characterization of higher order structure of biologics is an asset.
  • Practical understanding of biologics purification process is an asset.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey strategies and results to a diverse audience.
  • In-depth understanding of analytical development strategy to support regulatory filing.
  • Being proactive and flexible 


To learn more about CDMO visit the website at


Eurofins CDMO Alphora is a wholly owned Canadian entity of Eurofins Scientific with over 200 employees.  Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing and development services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, pharmaceutical Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) services, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.

In 2022, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR 6.7 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Additional information

At Eurofins we offer excellent full-time benefits including health & dental coverage, life and disability insurance, RRSP with 3% company match, paid holidays, paid time off.

As a Eurofins employee, you will become part of a company that has received international recognition as a great place to work. To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website at

We thank all applicants within commuting distance of GTA, Ontario for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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