Xellia Pharmaceuticals is owned by Novo Holding A/S and is a specialty pharmaceutical company leading in the development, manufacture and supply of anti-infective treatments. Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Xellia has global facilities in Europe, North America, and Asia, currently employing over 1700 people. With over 100 years of industry experience in developing last resort treatments for infectious diseases, Xellia is focused on the supply of products which not only save lives, but also improve and enhance patients’ quality of life. Together with us, you can help lead the fight against bacterial infections.

We are currently seeking for a competent colleague in Budapest:

Research Engineer

Manufacturing Science & Technology

Your tasks will include:

  • Operate laboratory equipment and analytical instruments
  • Prepare mobile phases and similar repeatable laboratory tasks
  • Perform designed experiments
  • Handling the chemical waste and tidy up laboratories.
  • Preparation, inoculation and documentation of shake flask used in Fermentation Pilot Plant.
  • Assure traceability and documentation of results in journals and / or in electronic files in databases.
  • Responsible for arranging required maintenance and upgrade of lab equipment.
  • Method development work.
  • Write SOPs, instructions and similar documents.
  • Arrange, document and follow up orders of laboratory commodity items.
  • Responsible for creating documentation sheets for example for of incoming standards, lab cultures. Perform documentation itself.
  • Basic understanding of R&D strategy and goals

We are looking for you, if you have /are:

  • Engineer or pharmacist, life sciences, chemistry, biology, bioengineer or related field Msc degree
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience
  • Good command of both English and Hungarian languages
  • A detail-oriented person, who has ability to multi-task, prioritize workload
  • Ensure and promote knowledge sharing within department and areas of expertise

Why should you apply for this position?

  • We have an attractive compensation package
  • We offer you challenging job in the international pharmaceutical business
  • We provide you a long term employment
  • If you would like to work for a 'nordic style' company


  • Engineer
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Full time

Experience required:

  • 1-3 years professional experience

Required language level:

  • English - intermediate / communication

Job location:



To apply for this position, please send both your English and Hungarian CV. Please, also include your salary expectation.