We are seeking a skilled and detailed-oriented PRODUCTION MOLECULAR BIOLOGY TECHNICIAN (m/f/d) to join our dynamic DNA synthesis team.  The successful candidate will be responsible for performing a variety of molecular biology techniques, including DNA extraction, PCR, cloning, DNA sequencing and other related tasks.  This role requires excellent laboratory skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work independently and collaboratively within a fast-paced environment.



  • Execute production protocols for the manufacturing of molecular biology reagents and Ribbon’s DNA products according to established procedures and batch records.
  • Prepare and sterilize laboratory materials and equipment for production runs.
  • Perform quality control tests and analyses to ensure the integrity, purity, and functionality of manufactured products.
  • Maintain accurate records of production activities, including batch records, inventory logs, and quality control data.
  • Monitor inventory levels of raw materials and consumables and coordinate with purchasing to ensure timely replenishment.
  • Assist in troubleshooting technical issues related to production processes and equipment.
  • Participate in process improvement initiatives to enhance product quality, efficiency, and scalability.
  • Adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and standard operating procedures (SOPs) to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including R&D, automation development and quality assurance to support platform development.
  • Contribute to the validation and qualification of production processes and equipment.



  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, or related field.  Or equivalent work experience/apprenticeship in these fields.
  • Previous experience working in a production or manufacturing environment, preferably in the life sciences industry, is a plus.
  • Experience with molecular biology techniques such as PCR, qPCR, nucleic acid purification, and gel electrophoresis.
  • Hands-on experience with laboratory equipment and instrumentation used in molecular biology production, such as liquid handlers, thermal cyclers, and spectrophotometers.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow precise instructions and protocols.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills to meet production deadlines and prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Effective communication skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team-based environment.
  • Flexibility to work in a dynamic and fast-paced production environment.
  • Ability to communicate in English (written and spoken) at Level B2 or higher.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office: Excel/PowerPoint/Word.


Additional plus could be: 

  • Experience with electronic notebook entry and/or digital sample management systems.
  • Experience with DNA library preparation methods and sequence editing and analysis software.
  • Familiarity with quality control principles and techniques.
  • Experience with working under ISO and GMP-controlled conditions.
  • Experience with operating automated liquid handling robots.
  • Fluent in German (written and spoken).


What you can expect if you join our team: 

  • Full health and social benefits according to Austrian law.
  • Opportunity to crucially contribute to the translation of Ribbon’s product towards market entry and operational scale-up within a young, agile and motivated team.
  • International environment (our current team is of more than 23 nationalities).
  • Support for professional development training and English (or German) lessons.
  • Relocation support if necessary.
  • Ticket for public transport (yearly ticket “Wiener Linien”).
  • The opportunity to grow with the company and to live in the city of Vienna, which is repeatedly ranked as the city with the highest quality of life in the world.
  • Coffee, tea and snacks in the office.

By Austrian law, we are obliged to specify the minimum salary level by a collective agreement, which is Euro 35.500, – to EUR 37.800, – gross per year. However, we offer a higher salary adjusted to your experience and qualifications.

Job type:  Full time (40 h per week).

Location: Vienna

Availability:  We expect to fill the position as soon as possible.


Your contact person:

Maryna Listratenko, MA

HCM of Ribbon Biolabs


How to apply:
Applicants should provide a cover letter explaining the motivation behind the application and curriculum vitae. Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Please note that if you are selected to proceed in the hiring process, you will be contacted by us within two weeks from the date of the submission of the application.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. While focusing on the right set and mix of experience and skills, we value diversity and are highly committed to set up working environment with mutual respect to everyone regardless their race, nationality, religion, gender, age or other characteristics protected by applicable regulations and laws. To keep the gender balance in the company we highly encourage women to apply. 

Ribbon Biolabs takes data protection seriously. Unless you express otherwise, by submitting your CV you authorize Ribbon Biolabs to store your personal data in its database for the purpose of the recruiting process or/and possible future job vacancies. If you want your data to be deleted from our database, you simply need to inform our hiring manager. Ribbon Biolabs will not share your personal data with any other party without your consent.   





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