LIMS Manager

LIMS Manager

Job Title: LIMS Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus and generous benefits
Start Date: 2020-09-22
Reference: V-46388
Contact Name: Alex Butcher
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Job Published: September 23, 2020 07:59

Job Description

My client is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing personalised cancer. They have developed an innovative approach to personalized oncology treatments with their first products for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and Melanoma entering the clinic earlier this summer. If you want to be a part of a well-funded, exciting new start-up, and enjoy playing an active role in supporting the development and clinical manufacture of ATMPs, then this is the role for you.

We are looking for an experienced LIMS Data Manager to join the Manufacturing team. This team is responsible for the GMP production and quality control (QC) testing of our cellular therapies. The Data Manager role will be crucial for ensuring data integrity from the management of QC laboratory activities through to the processing and reliable storage of data outputs for trending analyses. The initial focus of the set-up and implementation of the LIMS (LabWare v7) for the Manufacturing team.

• Support the administration and configuration of the LabWare LIMS system to aid sample, material and equipment management and recording of outputs from Manufacturing activities. 
• Responsible for implementing and maintaining laboratory instrument interfaces with LIMS.
• Responsible for the generation and management of information stored in LIMS to support statistical analysis, interpretation of data, and investigating causes.
• Co-ordinating data output from different QC assays through the data lifecycle to ensure reliable insertion into Achilles’ proprietary databases and data integrity 

Qualifications/Experience required:
• Experience in the LabWare LIMS 
• Demonstrated fluency in a general programming language 
• Understanding and experience of Relational Databases and SQL 
• Experience of handling biological datasets 
• Experience in the validation of computer software to GMP standards would be advantageous
• Experience in organising and transferring large volumes of data securely and robustly would be advantageous

The role will be remotely based initially; however it will require someone who is within commuting distance of Stevenage.