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Join Our Team as a Service and Development Engineer!

 

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can work with cutting-edge products and make a positive difference for customers? We are expanding our amazing team and are looking for a dedicated person like you to join as a Service Engineer as well as be part of the development team. You will play a crucial role in executing and improving the global service process at Symcel. You will also build up the service offer and process for our new products, launched in 2024 and 2025.

 

We are looking for an engineer who thrives in an entrepreneurial life science company. Come and be a part of a team that values diversity, fosters creativity, and works together to achieve greatness.

 

About Symcel

Symcel is a Swedish Medtech company providing analytical instrument solutions and services for measuring cell metabolism with high sensitivity. We are located at Karolinska Institute campus in Solna with modern facilities including product development, production, R&D labs, sales, and marketing. We are in the commercial phase with our first lab tools offering and in the development of several new products including a rapid IVD solution for severe infections. Company growth is accelerating with global instrument use within R&D and clinical applications.

Symcel is home to a mix of business drivers, engineers, and scientists. All with the common aim to bring our technology to use for tackling some of the world’s most acute health challenges. This includes developing rapid bacterial detection solutions for markets like cell & gene therapy as well as infection diagnostics. We are a highly educated and international team of +25 full-time employees, and we are steadily growing. Our working language is English.

Discover more about Symcel and our technology by browsing through our website www.symcel.com

 

What you will do at Symcel

As a Service engineer at Symcel, you will be a key member of the Operations and R&D teams and work closely with the Sales and Applications teams in post-market customer interaction. With a lot of hands-on work, you will become a technical expert in parallel with managing the service process. You will also support the R&D team with assembly, prototyping and testing of new products and instruments.

The role in service and refurbishment includes solving problems, engaging with customers, and traveling in especially Europe and US. Documentation and quality assurance are crucial parts of the job and should be carried out simultaneously with ongoing tasks.

Your main responsibilities

 

As Service engineer, you will:

  • Plan, prepare and perform routine maintenance and service on equipment to ensure optimal functionality.
  • Troubleshoot technical issues, providing timely solutions to keep our customers satisfied.
  • Manage, maintain, and improve our service process and service offerings.
  • Develop our service offerings for new product releases and entering routine clinical markets during 2024-25.
  • Be in close contact with our customers, handle, and document incoming feedback.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to improve processes and product quality.
  • Work with and support R&D with assembly, prototyping and testing of new products.
  • Play a key role in delivering solutions that make a difference in healthcare and research.

 

About You

For this role, we anticipate that you possess a genuine interest in hands-on technical tasks, a love for problem-solving, and an eagerness for customer interaction, coupled with a sales-oriented mindset to support post-market sales efforts. Your adaptability, effective communication, and structured work approach shine through in your current hands-on involvement in technical service or engineering. You are equally comfortable working autonomously or collaboratively within a team.

 

Required Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Educational Background: Master of science in Engineering, biotechnology or similar field is required.
  2. Experience from working within service and/or R&D engineering with minimum 3 years of working experience
  3. Practical Problem Solver: Proficient in practical problem-solving and skilled in precision work with attention to detail
  4. Self-motivated: Highly self-motivated with a proactive approach to achieving goals and taking the initiative.
  5. Effective communication: Good communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with colleagues and stakeholders.
  6. Good documentation practices: Demonstrates sound practices in documenting work and processes.
  7. Cross-functional Collaboration: Ability to work seamlessly with cross-functional teams, prioritizing customer needs, cost-efficiency, and the reliability of solutions.
  8. Proficient in English: Confident in both written and spoken English.
  9. Goal Driven: A goal-driven and proactive personality that seeks to achieve objectives.
  10. Travel flexibility: Willing and able to travel at least 5-8 days per month within Europe and to the US.
  11. Driver’s license (B): Holds a valid driver's license (Category B)

These qualification and skills will be essential for success in the role and contribute to the efficient operation and growth of the company.

Meriting

  • Experience from technical service
  • Familiar with GMP, ISO 13485 or ISO 9001
  • Experience from Medtech/biotech/IVD industry

 

Application

The application deadline for this position is January 31st, 2024; however, we will be reviewing and processing applications on a rolling basis. We are eager to fill this role, and we encourage applications from candidates who are already situated in the Stockholm-Uppsala region.

To apply for the position, please visit our recruiter's website here.

Symcel, a dynamic Swedish Medtech company specializing in analytical instrument
solutions, is expanding and invites dedicated individuals to join us part-time as a production
assistant! Come and be a part of a team that values diversity, fosters creativity, and works
together to achieve greatness.


About the company
Symcel is a Swedish Medtech company providing analytical instrument solutions and
services for measuring cell metabolism with high sensitivity. We are located at Karolinska
Institute campus in Solna with modern facilities including product development, production,
R&D labs, sales, and marketing. We are in commercial phase with our first lab tools offering
and in development of several new products including a rapid IVD solution for severe
infections. Company growth is accelerating with global instrument use within R&D and
clinical applications.


Symcel is home to a mix of business drivers, engineers, and scientists. All with the common
aim to bring our technology to use for tackling some of the world’s most acute health
challenges. This includes developing rapid bacterial detection solutions for markets like cell
& gene therapy as well as infection diagnostics. We are a highly educated and international
team of +25 full-time employees, and we are steadily growing.

Our working language is English.


Learn more about Symcel and our technology at www.symcel.com


About the position
An hourly employment to assist in the production and to produce the disposables for our product the calScreener. This consists of helping out with easier tasks in the on-going
production process and producing our disposables that are used in either microbiology or
mammalian cell labs. A perfect extra-job to have while studying! The employment could also entail other aspects of the supply chain.  


About you
You are a student, full- or part-time, living in the Stockholm area interested in being a part of a medtech start-up company. We are mainly looking for engineering students, preferably in the fields of mechanics, electrical or biotechnology. We also believe you are flexible as a person and can adapt to changes in work tasks and scheduling.

Requirements

  • Student
  • Available to work 10h/week in the office
  • Confident in talking english

 

Application
Please send your application and resume to sandra.mansson@symcel.com. If you have
questions regarding the position, please use the same e-mail.

Application deadline is February 15, but we will process applications as they come in and
aim to employ asap.

Join Our Team as Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs Specialist

 

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can work with cutting-edge products and make a positive difference? We are expanding and actively seeking a committed individual like you to join us in the role of QA&RA Specialist.

 

This position holds a cross-functional nature, making you a vital team member involved in both design and development projects. Additionally, you will provide crucial support to our operations team in areas such as quality management and regulatory affairs.

 

We are looking for you that thrives in an entrepreneurial life science company. Come and be a part of a team that values diversity, fosters creativity, and works together to achieve greatness.

 

About Symcel

Symcel is a Swedish Medtech company providing analytical instrument solutions and services for measuring cell metabolism with high sensitivity. Our goal is to develop the fastest detection of live bacteria. We focus on two regulated markets with different time to market. Rapid sterility testing starting with cell & gene therapies is closest to market and we are in pre-commercialization phase. Longer term vision for in-vitro diagnostics of severe infections with FDA approval planned for 2028.

 

We are located at Karolinska Institute campus in Solna with modern facilities including product development, production, R&D labs, sales, and marketing. We are in commercial phase with our first lab tools offering for R&D and in development of several new. Company growth is accelerating with global instrument use within R&D and clinical applications.

Symcel is home to a mix of business drivers, engineers, and scientists. All with the common aim to bring our technology to use for tackling some of the world’s most acute health challenges. This includes developing rapid bacterial detection solutions for markets like cell & gene therapy as well as infection diagnostics. We are a highly educated and international team of +25 full-time employees, and we are steadily growing. Our working language is English.

Discover more about Symcel and our technology by browsing through our website www.symcel.com

 

What you will do at Symcel

In your role as a QA&RA Specialist at Symcel, you will play a pivotal role as a key member of the Operations team. Your responsibilities will extend to close collaboration with the product supply team and engagement in post-market customer interactions. Additionally, you will contribute your expertise to ongoing development projects, particularly in verification and validation planning. Your role also involves shaping the regulatory strategy and overseeing its realization for Symcel products.

Your main responsibilities

As QA&RA Specialist, you will:

 

  • Manage, maintain, and improve our quality management system including quality policy, risk policy and quality goals.
  • Coordinate customer feedback issues, providing timely solutions to keep our customers satisfied.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to improve processes and product quality.
  • Collaborate with Product, Development and Market teams to establish and improve validation programs and customer interactions for compliance assessments.
  • Support Engineering team in V&V planning and performance.
  • Lead and oversee the regulation process for Symcel products on the various markets, including filing necessary applications and handling of Regulatory Affairs related interactions such as with Notified Bodies and government agencies.
  • Ensure adherence to applicable regulations and standards.
  • Keep the organization aware of new regulatory requirements.
  • Conduct risk management within the company and support process owners
  • Together with the Management team ensure that the quality and products are continuously improved to be at the leading edge within cell-based microcalorimetry.


About You

For this role, we believe your enthusiasm for collaborating with cross-functional teams and prioritizing customer needs is a crucial asset. Your outstanding communication and collaboration abilities, coupled with your flexibility, proactivity, curiosity, and goal-oriented mindset, align well with the demands of this position.

Maintaining adherence to good documentation practices and upholding standards of order and tidiness are foundational aspects of this role.

Your proven ability to efficiently manage multiple simultaneous projects, tasks, and programs while aligning with business priorities is a significant advantage.

Additionally, your comprehensive knowledge of compliance requirements and the regulatory landscape in the life science industry, encompassing ISO 13485, FDA QSR, GxP or equivalent standards, is deemed essential for success in this role.

 

 

Required Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Educational Background: Master’s or bachelor’s degree in science, or related field or equivalent.
  2. Experience from working within quality and regulatory affairs management with minimum 5 years of working experience.
  3. Organized: Laying to keep order and tidy.
  4. Cross functional Collaboration: Ability to work seamlessly with cross-functional teams, prioritizing customer needs, cost-efficiency, and the reliability of solutions.
  5. Self-motivated: Highly self-motivated with a proactive approach to achieving goals and taking the initiative.
  6. Effective communication: Good communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with colleagues and stakeholders.
  7. Good documentation practices: Demonstrates sound practices in documenting work and processes.
  8. Proficient in English: Confident in both written and spoken English.

 

These qualification and skills will be essential for success in the role and contribute to the efficient operation and growth of the company.

Meriting

  • Experience from eQMS Greenlight Guru
  • Familiar with GxP, ISO 13485, IVDR
  • Experience from Medtech/biotech/IVD industry
  • Experience from QC environments in pharma and biotech within especially bioprocessing and release testing of products including sterility tests etc.

Application

The application deadline for this position is March 1, 2024; however, we will be reviewing and processing applications on a rolling basis. We are eager to fill this role, and we encourage applications from candidates who are already situated in the Stockholm-Uppsala region.

To apply for the position, please send your application to the following email address: careers@symcel.com