Manufacturing Scheduler - GMP

Manufacturing Scheduler - GMP

Job Title: Manufacturing Scheduler - GMP
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: bonus, generous pension, life insurance, health insurance, plus others
Start Date: 2020-02-07
Reference: V-46076
Contact Name: James Hume
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 07, 2020 14:33

Job Description

A Stevenage based biotech is recruiting for an Manufacturing Scheduler to take the lead in the coordination of the company’s, collaborator, and contractor activities in this state of the art manufacturing centre.  To ensure that all operations run smoothly so that optimal capacity is achieved for the site.


The Company


The company are a centre of excellence that is at the forefront of creating a viable and sustainable cell and gene therapy industry.  Their headquarters are in central London where they have built a leading multidisciplinary team that has the ability to take a therapy from concept through the development cycle to the market.  They have constructed a purpose-built manufacturing centre which opened at the end of 2017 and immediately after opening additional funding was allocated for the centre to be doubled in size due to the demand for their services.  This originally consisted of 6 clean room suites out for collaborators to use to manufacture advanced therapies for use in clinical trials.  This has now expanded to 12 clean rooms suites to keep pace with demand from the sector for their expertise and support the growth of this sector.


The Role


The role of Manufacturing Scheduler is to take the lead in the coordination of the company’s, collaborators and contractors within the manufacturing centre.  You will be working closely with the Operations Team to manage the scheduling of operational activities such as cleaning, environmental monitoring, material and equipment transfer, was, sample and product transfers.


This is a central role where you will be liaising regularly with collaborators as a key point of contact but also with key internal stakeholders such as Heads of Departments to show resource demands across the centers and ensure all activities run smoothly.  Added to this you will work closely with warehouse, supply chain and engineering to manage activities linked to their priorities e.g. facility shutdowns or logistics.  You will apply your expertise to develop tools capable of managing operational activities within the centre. 


As the centre continues to develop you will have the opportunity to contribute on how to approach future challenges and grow with the role.




You will need to have experience of working in GMP environment, preferably within biologic, ATMP, cell / gene therapy, Biopharmaceutical or pharmaceutical manufacture.  You will need to have experience of interacting with customers or clients with scheduling experience in a similar production environment.  With expertise in scheduling and production planning experience to support supply chain activities being an advantage to your application.