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  • Location: Stevenage, SG1
  • Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 30 days ago

  • Sector: Production
  • Contact: Gabby Boczon
  • Contact Email: gabby.boczon@nextphaserecruitment.com
  • Contact Phone: 01403 216216
  • Start Date: 2021-09-23
  • Job Ref: V-46861-3

Do you have a strong knowledge of mammalian cell culture from a degree in Biomedical Science, Biochemical Engineering, Pharmacology or similar? Do you have experience working in a cleanroom environment (ideally GMP) and have an understanding of aseptic processes? If your answers are YES, then this will be a brilliant career opportunity for you.

As a Manufacturing Technologist, you will join a team of passionate and enthusiastic scientists based in Stevenage, Herts, who focus on developing a cure for cancer using cell therapies. This is a permanent position offering an excellent salary and benefits package (including a large annual bonus) to the right candidate.

We are looking for collaborative individuals to join an excellent company who are right at the cutting edge of the cell and gene industry and developing ways to manufacture cell therapies in a state-of-the-art GMP environment.

The Role

Your main responsibilities as a Manufacturing Technologist will include:

  • Working within a core manufacturing team in a cleanroom environment to produce T Cell products to meet FDA, EU and MHRA guidelines

  • Carrying out manufacturing support activities, material transfer stock management, equipment cleaning and maintenance.

  • Remaining in compliance with quality management and GMP systems

  • Drafting, preparing and revising GMP documentation including Batch Manufacturing Records, SOPs, change controls, manufacturing protocols and reports.

  • Supporting key equipment maintenance and training (e.g., CliniMACS Prodigy, Bioquell Isolator Technologies, MACSQUANT analyser, Aseptic Behaviors, Capacity Modelling and understanding)

  • Supporting adherence to manufacturing targets and schedules

  • Contributing to planning and execution of work packages in validation, manufacturing improvement projects, tech transfer activities and procedure development

  • Contributing to deviation management, root cause analysis, process risk management and CAPA processing


Requirements

We are looking for hard-working, committed individuals looking to develop a long-term career in the cell therapy production industry. You will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills, versatility and a positive attitude towards working in a collaborative team.

You will need an educational background (MSc or BSc preferred) in Biology, Biomedical Science, Biochemical Engineering, Immunology, Haematology, Pharmacology or similar, together with some experience gained within a regulated, process-driven environment such as a GMP clean room. A thorough understanding of GMP regulations, aseptic processing and clean room practices would be a strong advantage.

You must be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of T-cell / mammalian cell culture, as well as how this scientific learning can be applied in a GMP manufacturing context.

Full details will be provided on application. This is a permanent role based in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, paying an excellent salary, benefits and bonus.