MSAT Scientist – Process Expert, GMP

MSAT Scientist – Process Expert, GMP

Job Title: MSAT Scientist – Process Expert, GMP
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: bonus, life insurance, health insurance, income protection, pension and other flexible benefits
Start Date: 2020-06-18
Reference: V-46241
Contact Name: James Hume
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 19, 2020 14:00

Job Description

A clinical stage Biopharmaceutical company who are developing pioneering T Cell therapies for the treatment of cancer are seeking an experienced MSAT – Process Expert with expertise in the provision of front line support for all process specific issues.  They are manufacturing therapies for use in Phase I and II clinical trials with these progressing to their respective latter stages soon and preparing for commercial manufacture.  Thus, the need to recruit those with relevant expertise to support the changing needs of the business and support the transfer of process and continuous improvement.


Role Overview:


This is an excellent opportunity because you be joining a new MSAT team that is being developed and is a real positive sign of their development as a company.  You will be a process expert with the responsibility for providing front line process specific support related to production to ensure that all processes are delivered on time.  To include the continuous improvement within their GMP operations to improve the quality and productivity of their group in line with GMP.


Responsibilities includes:


  • Operate as an SME in manufacturing processes. Focusing on the manufacture of batches on time, in line with SOP’s and GMP.
  • Lead the troubleshooting of manufacturing processes
  • Lead complex deviation investigations and then implement CAPA’s
  • Monitor processes to ensure they are being followed during the manufacturing processes and in alignment with critical parameters
  • Work with Tech Transfer experts to ensure processes are transitioned into the facility in compliance with GMP and performs to its intended purpose.
  • Undertake process improvements




Desired Skills and Experience:


  • Proven experience within Biotech / Biopharmaceutical / Biologics or related Industry experience
  • GMP Expertise
  • Experience in an MSAT or Process Expert or Similar position previously
  • Experience of Clean room or Aseptic Techniques
  • Experience of technical transfer
  • ATMP manufacturing experience is advantageous but not essential

The Company:  The company are a pioneering and ambitious Biopharmaceutical company who have developed next-generation, programmed T-cell therapies to treat haematological cancers and solid tumours. 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.