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Join us for the world we are making, redefining biosolutions for current and future generations to come, transcending planetary boundaries, sustainability, and One Health.



Work-Life Balance

We want our workforce to become a happier,
healthier, more productive place to work.


Learning and
Travel Opportunities for
many positions
Generous Parenteral
and Family Leaves

One Team, One Mission

Are you a seasoned professional looking
for your next challenge? Be one of us!


The Opportunity

Esco Lifesciences Group is Singapore’s most globalized life sciences company, with annual revenues close to SGD 200M and global operations in over 42 locations and 26 direct countries across North America, Europe, Asia, Oceania. 


Esco Aster Pte Ltd is an affiliate of Esco Lifesciences Group and was first incorporated in 2017. 


Esco Aster is a contract research development and manufacturing organization founded and deeply rooted by scientists enabling fellow scientists to translate their bench work into commercially available products at affordable prices.


Our scientific work is in emerging and frontier biology utilizing cells as a final product or deriving products from cells which often we use cells as the factory to derive our target product. 


Our first commercial breakthrough success is Esco Aster is commercially first in class being first in the world to be certified for cultivated/cell-based meat to FSSC 22000 and by a competent food regulatory body.


We are first in the region to operate an end-to-end integrated full cell line creation/immortalization or engineered cell line, cell culture process development, analytical development for stem cells and exosomes with full cGMP Capabilities from Drug Substance and small-scale fill & finish for final Cell Therapy Product.


The work we do creates a remarkable and lasting impact on our world. We offer you an opportunity to be part of this exciting journey to own your career and firsthand exposure to new emerging modalities supporting translational sciences.

Join us as we redefine BioSolutions for One World and One Health for the current and future generations to come. 


Esco Aster. 

One World Biosolutions for One Health.

Who we’re looking for

  • Physical/Mental Requirements/Work Environment
  • Ability to review and execute protocols, technical reports and technology transfer documents.
  • Ability to review and improve standard operating procedures and other related documents.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions.
  • Ability to focus.
  • Repetitive motions due to nature of cell culture production.
  • Ability to adapt and keep up with rapid changes in a fluid and dynamic environment as this is a rapidly evolving space.

The Scope

You will be part of Esco Aster’s Cellular Agriculture Production team in the Burgeoning Cultivated Meat Space and contribute to the company’s CDMO mission and objectives. You will carry out cell culture operations directed towards the fulfilment and achievement of client defined goals and objectives of each project. Your work will require close collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team of employees across different functions and departments to ensure timely and effective cell culture production of the highest quality 

Primary work location: Ayer Rajah, Singapore.

Job Responsibilities

  • Production Lead is expected to have the capability to manage a team of production technicians whilst also performing production activities alongside team members. (No Night Shift)
  • Perform duties in a compliant manner, keep to all SOP’s and Safety standards in place, ensure the team also adheres to all standards and requirements that have been set in place to ensure production efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Ensures that all manufactured products meet the minimum quality standards and adheres to all QMS and batch records accuracy.
  • Leads meetings with all relevant stakeholders to maintain the optimum production schedule.
  • Ensures that all supporting functions like logistics and key critical inventory management is well planned and executed in anticipation of unforeseen supply chain bottlenecks that will affect production schedule. 
  • Has high level of competency when dealing with Bioreactors, from small-scale benchtop reactors, to Single use up to 2000L bioreactors.
  • Supports regulatory inspections, audits, stakeholder visits 
  • Coordinates with other relevant departments like procurement, logistics, facilities and engineering to ensure smooth daily operations.
  • Collaborates with management team to ensure all new projects, new facilities, new team members have clear actionable items with deliverable time lines.
  • To support Sales, Business Development, Product Specialists and associated departments as subject matter expert.
  • To provide expertise and support other departments to achieve project milestones.
  • To exercise scientific creativity and independent thought in research & process development.
  • To perform tasks in accordance with applicable regulations and site safety requirements.
  • To undertake other tasks as assigned based on project needs.


  • Degree in a Technical field or equivalent such as Engineering, Biology, Chemistry
  • 4 years of directly related experience in the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing or Biotechnology industry 
  • Cell Culture experience including media prep, buffer prep, cell washing and concentration
  • Hands on experience with operating and troubleshooting Bioreactors from 2L – 2000L Single use or Stainless Steel
  • Experience in leading or supervising a manufacturing team
  • Able to work independently, self-starter, self-motivated and task oriented.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong team player, develop positive relationship with a strong set of interpersonal skills.
  • During the start-up phase of the team/facility, be willing to take on expanded role to set up workflow/processes as needed.

Apply now by submitting a Cover Letter and CV to [email protected].