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Process Scientist

  • Location

    Liverpool

  • Sector:

    Scientific

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £28 - 32,500 depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Johnathan Miller

  • Contact email:

    Johnathanm@scantec.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8968

  • Job ref:

    SP-SCIEN-080806

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 months initially

  • Expiry date:

    2018-09-28

  • Start date:

    As soon as possible

Process Scientist
£28,000 – 32,500
12 month contracts
Pharmaceutical industry

A multinational Pharmaceutical company based in Liverpool is looking for 2 additional Process Scientists on a 12 month contract basis within both their Upstream and Downstream purification areas. 

We're also looking for a Senior Process Scientist on up to £39,000 so please let me know which role you want to apply to when sending your CV over.

Details:

The company has a large pipeline of biosimilar and innovator molecules in various stages of development. In order to support the expanding pipeline they require additional resource across process science. In the role there will be the potential opportunity to work on both upstream and downstream parts of the process.

The company:

The Liverpool site is a state of the art development and clinical manufacturing facility and is one of their centre of excellences for Biologic development. They are responsible for leading all aspects of bulk drug substance development for innovator and biosimilar products throughout their product lifecycle. To achieve this the company characterises their products, develops robust and scalable processes and assess new technologies to ensure that they deliver cost effective, safe products to their patients. They manufacture product in-house to supply clinical trials or collaborate directly with our external partners. Their success is underpinned through bold actions, collaboration and scientific excellence.

Duties:
  • The successful Scientist in Process Science will perform a wide range of activities associated with the design, development, scale-up, technical transfer and cGMP clinical manufacture of bulk drug substances expressed from both mammalian and microbial expression systems.
  • The role is laboratory/pilot plant based and encompasses example activities including: mammalian cell line development, process optimization and use of high throughput techniques, process scale-up, inoculum culture preparation and operation of bioreactors, purification operations such as chromatography and filtration.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Minimum qualification of BSc (or equivalent). Ideally holding a PhD and/or have relevant industrial experience within the field of bioprocess development, scale-up or cGMP manufacturing.
  • Knowledge and previous experience of mammalian and microbial based processes – this can be from University or from a PhD as training will be provided in the industrial use of mammalian and microbial cell culturing.
  • The successful applicant should have the ability to interpret scientific data and effectively communicate and report findings generated.
  • Experience in design of experiments to deliver robust and effective experimental plans is advantageous
  • Bioprocessing experience (USD and/or DSP)
  • Validation experience would be an advantage
  • GMP experience would be an advantage
For further details and to apply please contact Johnathan Miller at Scantec on 0151._ 666._ 8925 and johnathanm (at) scantec. co. uk

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