Senior Production Scientist

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Senior Production Scientist

Oxford

Fixed term 18 month contract

£27,500 - £33,000 dependent on experience

Contact Andrew Shortt: 0121 222 5329

My client's facility is a GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) manufacturing facility, where the basic research into potential advanced therapies can be translated into an Investigational Medicinal Product (IMP) used in first in man clinical trials. My client has 20 years' experience producing biological IMPs according to GMP for early phase clinical trials. They have a Manufacturer's Authorisation for Investigational Medicinal Products (MA IMPs) from the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and is currently manufacturing novel vaccines and therapies.

The Role: We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Production Scientist with experience of supervising and supporting other team members. As Senior Production Scientist, you will be part of the Operations team, manufacturing IMPs in our clients suite of GMP cleanrooms. You will have day-to-day responsibility for ensuring that Upstream, Downstream and Fill and Finish processes are performed to the highest standards and according to pre-determined timelines under the guidance of the Operations Manager. You will oversee the work of a small team of Production staff.

Person Specification:

> Proven experience of working in a cleanroom environment and experience of mammalian cell culture, with good aseptic technique.

> Highly organised, highly motivated with good interpersonal skills.

> Excellent communication skills and the ability to work both as part of a team and independently are essential for this role.

> Educated to BSc degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject with extensive postgraduate experience.

> Proven computer skills in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel and Outlook) are required.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.