Senior Quality Control Scientist - Biotech

Senior Quality Control Scientist - Biotech

Job Title: Senior Quality Control Scientist - Biotech
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Start Date: 2019-06-25
Reference: 16278
Contact Name: James Hume
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 26, 2019 17:23

Job Description

A clinical stage Biopharmaceutical company, whose technology is based on T cells, and are rapidly expanding due to the success of their therapies are seeking Senior Quality Control Scientists to play key roles in the release of products for clinical trials.
They need to recruit several experienced QC Scientists who 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.
Due to their rapid expansion which is based on the success of their therapies and their building pipeline there are opportunities to develop your career further as they progress to commercial manufacture.
The Company 
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.
Desired Skills and Experience 
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.