Thomas Vermeulen

Mass Spectrometry Analyst

My Story at Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services

Why did you choose to work at Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services?

As a recent graduate, this was a great opportunity for me to learn a wide range of analytical techniques in a QC environment.

What has been your career path here?

I joined the company in 2012 as an Analyst in the QC department, and three years later transitioned into the Analytical Development (AD) department. I now have a specific focus on mass spectrometry within the AD lab.

What’s the most inspiring part of your job?

Being able to support R&D in their quest to understand and optimize the processes.

What is special about the culture at Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services?

Everybody in the team is motivated in their work.

What have you gained from working here?

I have been able to develop myself into a position that I am passionate about and have always dreamed of.

What advice would you give to recent new hires?

Come in with an understanding of what you want to achieve and pursue that goal.

What is your favorite part about working at Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services?

Working cross functionally with my colleagues in R&D and Project Management. Together we work through challenges and come up with a way forward.

How do you help impact Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services mission and vision?

In my role I ensure we are a trusted partner to our clients by developing sound and reliable methods to test and guarantee the quality of the products we manufacture.

What are you happiest doing, when you’re not working?

I enjoy spending time behind the camera and exploring nature through photography.