A pioneering and ambitious Biopharmaceutical company who develop next-generation, programmed T-cell therapies to treat cancer. The organisation has existed for 4 years and is very well funded, with a clear strategy and expansion plan for the next 3 years and beyond. Scientifically, the company has extremely exciting technologies, using a broad suite of proprietary and modular T-cell programming to engineer precisely targeted, controlled and highly active T cells. Commercially, they have a pipeline of product candidates in development (for the treatment of haematological malignancies and solid tumours) and is increasing its GMP production capacity. Based in a state-of-the-art facility in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, you will join a team that is doing something genuinely meaningful.
This role offers both growth in the short term as well as longer term career progression as the company continues to grow. You will be responsible for overseeing the day to day testing of raw materials, in process, and batch release testing using techniques such as HPLC, ELISA and Flow Cytometry.
As a Senior member of the team you will be mentoring more junior scientists to ensure they are working to GMP in the aseptic environment, meeting deadlines, and part of the training & development. As well as supporting the design and execution of stability programmes, support the development and validation of assays, assist in tech transfer and be a part of any investigations.
As they continue to grow there will be opportunities to move to more senior management positions, more technical areas or to other areas within their quality operations.
In addition to a competitive salary (negotiable depending on experience), the company offers a very good benefits package including:
- 25 days annual leave
- Excellent pension scheme
- Life assurance (4 times basic salary)
- Group Income Protection
- Private Medical Insurance (paid for by the company for yourself only)
- Eye care vouchers
For the role of Senior Quality Control Scientist, you will need to have demonstrable experience of working within an aseptic or sterile GMP regulated environment. With experience of using flow cytometry, or ELISA, or HPLC, preferably with cell culture experience. You will also need to have experience of supporting investigations into OOS or deviations or CAPA’s for example. With experience of mentoring others as well. If you have experience of method development or validations this is advantageous but not essential.
Full details will be provided on application. Apply now!