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Laboratory Technician Student (Laborantelev) - Process Optimization Laboratory

Requistion ID:  2498

Nykøbing Sjælland, Sjælland, DK

Date:  23-Nov-2021

Laboratory Technician Student (Laborantelev) – Process Optimization Laboratory


Would you like to work at the absolute forefront of organic analysis in the pharmaceutical industry – if yes, please continue reading.

Are you a highly motivated and skilled Laboratory Technician Student, who finds pleasure in both practical laboratory work and documentation, then we have the internship for you at Lundbeck’s API production site at Sjællands Odde.

As a Laboratory Technician Student in the Process Optimization Laboratory (POL), you become part of the department, Chemical Production Development, which comprises 25 highly motivated colleagues. In POL we are 4 technicians and 4 academic staff with various experiences. The department is responsible for synthetic work, development and implementation of processes, analytical method development, and support of the chemical production. Our department consists of two teams that works closely together on Production Development Projects, along with the other departments on the site.

You will have a role in everyday analysis and synthesis optimization - securing that our processes are running at the right level.


Your job

As a Laboratory Technician Student in our laboratory you will not only utilize your strong analytical skills, but also get a unique opportunity for using your tools for synthetic optimization and implementation. As such you could be working with organic synthesis, HPLC, LCMS, GC, GCMS, NMR, NIR and KF techniques, to name a few.

You will be working closely together with the other highly skilled colleagues in the laboratory, both chemists, engineers and laboratory technicians. In addition, you will have a lot of collaboration with other colleagues on the site.

Your job will be split between documentation and practical analysis and synthesis development in the laboratory, with varying workload throughout the year in each area.

The job requires that you are able to work well with various teams, with very different educational background, and simultaneously take ownership of the projects and makes sure that these gets implemented.


You efficiently document your work in status reports and development reports.

You will work independently on smaller projects and in project teams on larger projects.

Apart from the daily contact with colleagues in the department, you will also enjoy cross-organizational collaboration in a busy and productive environment, which requires strong professional and interpersonal skills.

The close link to our running production provides a dynamic and changeable environment, where every day is different and the ability to adjust is key.

Please note that the position is temporary with no possibility of extension, as it is part of the obligatory last year of the education as Laboratory Technician.


We offer

Lundbeck offers you good development opportunities in an organization that works cross-functionally in an innovative environment. You will be part of a company with an active improvement culture and an ambition to have state-of-the-art know-how within technical facilities, project management and process development in the pharmaceutical industry.

For Lundbeck it is the employees and their knowledge, which is our most important asset. Lundbeck offers free and flexible working conditions and opportunities so that the individual can shape his/her own job role.


Qualifications and competencies

Our preferred candidate has the following personal and professional skills:

  • You are a Laboratory Technician Student looking for your last year internship.
  • You enjoy both synthetic organic chemistry and organic analysis.
  • You thrive on being self-driven and takes responsibility for your own tasks.
  • You like being a team player and are excelling in a cross-functional team structure.
  • You are energized by working with a combination of theoretical and practical assignments.
  • You excel at planning and executing your work and strive to achieve deadlines.
  • You are outgoing and good at collaborating with colleagues and contribute actively to maintain the good atmosphere in the team.
  • You are flexible, result oriented and engaged.
  • You are fluent in Danish and can communicate in English.


Further information

Please note that the position is temporary, planned and part of the education for laboratory technician 2022.

For further information, please contact Manager Mikkel Ahlmann Troldtoft on +45 30 83 70 75

We also recommend that you have a look at our website www.lundbeck.com


Your application

Please click on the link below to apply for the job. Applications must be received no later than December 10, 2021 and should include a cover letter and curriculum vitae.

Application should be written in Danish or English.

Interviews will be conducted as applications are received. The position might be filled prior to the application deadline if the right candidate is found.




Lundbeck is a global pharmaceutical company specialized in brain diseases. For more than 70 years, we have been at the forefront of neuroscience research. We are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best. 

Billions of people worldwide live with brain diseases – complex conditions often invisible to others that nonetheless take a tremendous toll on individuals, families and societies. We are committed to fighting stigma and discrimination against people living with brain diseases and advocating for broader social acceptance of people with brain health conditions. Every day, we strive for improved treatment and a better life for people living with brain disease.  

We have approximately 5,600 employees in more than 50 countries, and our products are available in more than 100 countries. Our research programs tackle some of the most complex challenges in neuroscience, and our pipeline is focused on bringing forward transformative treatments for which there are few, if any therapeutic options. We have research facilities in Denmark and the United States, and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France, and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 17.7 billion in 2020 (EUR 2.4 billion; USD 2.7 billion). 

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate site www.lundbeck.com and connect with us on Instagram (h_lundbeck), Twitter at @Lundbeck and via LinkedIn.