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  • Location: London
  • Salary: Up to £35,000 + bonus + excellent benefits
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Translational Science, Quality, Production
  • Contact: Steve Twinley
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01403 216216
  • Start Date: 2021-12-02
  • Job Ref: V-47119

Do you have aMasters or BSc degree in Biology, Biomedical Science, Immunology or similar, together with some experience gained in an analytical lab in a GMP environment? Do you have a strong grounding in Flow Cytometry and PCR? If so, this brand-new opportunity near London Bridge could be a fantastic career move!

This is a permanent QC Associate role with a salary up to £35,000, plus excellent benefits including annual bonus, pension, healthcare and 25 days’ holiday. You will join an exciting, pioneering company who have secured significant investment and are expanding the business in line with moving into Phase 1 clinical trials in early 2022.

We are looking for an adaptable, energetic, collaborative, honest and versatile person to join this pioneering company who are developing new approaches to autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, as well as tackling organ transplantation rejection.

Your role will include:

  • Supporting clinical trial manufacturing through QC testing across multiple disciplines including microbiology, mammalian cell culture, flow cytometry, qPCR and potency testing

  • Participating in supporting QC activities e.g. OOS / Deviations / Change controls

  • Assisting with the qualification and validation of test methods and processes to ensure their suitability for use in support of Clinical Trial manufacturing

  • Participating in equipment qualification activities

  • Assisting with technology transfer of QC test methods from the analytical development group

  • Supporting QC stability programmes

  • Authoring reports and regulatory documentation

  • Working with external 3rd party QC service providers

This is a permanent role with a salary up to £35,000 depending on experience. In addition, the company will invest significantly in your training and development and offers annual bonus, 25 days’ holiday, great pension, private medical cover, life assurance and a very supportive team around you!

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Experience with Flow Cytometry and qPCR gained within ideally in a Biologics, Cell Therapy / ATMP, sterile manufacturing or Biopharmaceutical organisation

  • Daily usage experience of running these analytical techniques is essential. Experience of developing or validating methods would be an advantage but is not essential

  • Strong grounding in GMP

  • Life science qualification – ideally a degree minimum (preferably a Masters) in a biological discipline

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with people at all levels

  • Proactive, driven, pragmatic, open-minded, emotionally intelligent, positive and respectful approach to your work

Full details will be provided on application. This is a permanent role near London Bridge. You will be required to visit another site in the local area on occasion as well.