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Production Manager - Biotech (M/F)

Vesale Bioscience, a Vesale Pharma spin-off, is dedicated to organizing the development, production and distribution of bacteriophages. This modern phage therapy treats antiobiotic multiresistant bacterial infections in a hospital environment.

Vesale Bioscience has developed "Inteliphage", a phagogram using artificial intelligence. This equipment allows a diagnosis in three hours instead of the usual three days. In 2021, Vesale Bioscience received the BioFIT award for the most innovative life sciences start-up in.

Recently, Vesale Bioscience signed an agreement with The Belgian Defense (Queen Astrid Military Hospital) with the aim of starting a Research and Development collaboration in phage therapy. Find more information on

To strengthen Vesale Bioscience’s team, we are looking for a (m/f):

Production Manager – Biotech


As a Production Manager, you will be responsible for the development, organization, and optimization of the bacteriophages' production. You work together with a team of Phage Specialists from Vesale Bioscience and from the Queen Astrid Military Hospital (QAMH: Lab MCT), and you ensure the connection between the two production sites.  You regularly report the evolution of the project to the COO.

Your key responsibilities and main challenges are :

  • You organize the production at the QAMH site (for an estimated period or three years):
    • You develop and optimize production methods and processes for bacteriophages.
    • You handle research towards optimal production circumstances for each phage.
    • You take control of the daily production activities.
  • You transfer production activities to the new site at Louvain-La-Neuve (new site foreseen to start in three years):
    • You organize the production at the new production site.
    • You translate and implement operational procedures in the production.
    • You train new technical and operational Production Technicians.
    • You maintain production and execute all necessary activities for optimizing production.
    • You organize the production of drying phages and production of dry formulations.


  • You hold a Master degree in Bio-engineering or in life sciences.
  • You have a strong experience in a comparable position, ideally in a biotech environment.
  • You have good knowledge of production methods and processes.
  • The knowledge of bacteriophages is a plus.
  • You are organized, hands-on and able to implement production and development programs.
  • You communicate clearly and concisely.
  • You have good interpersonal skills and you federate teams.
  • You are fluent in English, with good knowledge of French.


  • A challenging position within a high-potential biotech company.
  • The opportunity to take part in the development of robust modern solutions to fight antibiotic-resistant infections.
  • An attractive compensation package in line with the position’s responsibilities and your experience.


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