Technical Scientist - Stem Cell Biology, Tissue Culture Techniques

Entrust People Ltd
South West England
11 Aug 2017
08 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Technical Scientist - Stem Cell Biology, Tissue Culture Techniques

Permanent Opportunity

Location - South Wales

This is an opportunity to work with an exciting and growing biotech organisation. They have an excellent culture which is made of a team of proactive, talented, focused and enthusiastic individuals and are always looking for like-minded individuals to join their thriving team.

The role of Technical Scientist is a strong scientific role, reporting to the Process Science Manager you will lead aspects of the development and technical support of processes and methods along with assisting in the transfer and validation activities associated with new and existing products.

Role Responsibilities

  • Assist in the operation and maintenance organisation of CMC facilities.
  • Liaise and work with third parties in order to progress CMC Group activities.
  • Plan and perform experimentation in accordance with procedures to support CMC activities, organising your work to deliver to needed timelines.
  • Collate, analyse, conclude and present data and author/review technical reports
  • Ensure that experimental work is recorded in appropriately controlled laboratory books or protocols in accordance with the requirements of GxP
  • Manage consumable inventory levels within the laboratory and ensure that equipment maintenance and calibration is performed in line with approved procedures.
  • Support the Tech Transfer of processes and/or analytical methods between functional groups either within Organisation or externally to/from third parties.
  • When necessary work at third parties in support of technology transfer activities, provide input into ongoing work and respond to questions from the third party.
  • Prepare SOPs for processes/methods, assist in the preparation of Training Packages, and perform training.
  • Perform routine manufacturing campaigns in order to support in-house process development and analytical development activities.
  • Perform routine Development and/or QC analytical testing to support process development and GMP manufacturing activities.
  • Take responsibility for specific lab housekeeping/H&S functions.
  • Assist in the preparation of experimental data for regulatory submissions and support the Regulatory Department in the preparation of regulatory documents
  • Liaise with members of the Project Management function to provide data summaries and project timeline updates.
  • Work with the Head of CMC/Process Science Manager/Quality Department to provide required technical support to GMP manufacturing activities.
  • Review GMP manufacturing documentation (e.g., batch records) as appropriate. ?? Review GLP technical documentation from CTLs as appropriate.
  • Assist Quality Department with technical aspects of GMP investigations relating to manufacturing and analytical testing methods.

About You

  • A MSc/BSc in Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Neuroscience, Pharmacology or another relevant life sciences degree.
  • 2 to 3 years working in regenerative medicine, biologics or similar scientific role.
  • A good understanding of stem cell biology with experience in a range of tissue culture techniques.
  • Enthusiastic and passionate individual.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A willingness to flexibly adjust to the changing needs of an emerging stem cell therapy business.
  • Can analyse and interpret data generated using standard computer programmes.

Further Details

Our client is offering a competitive salary in a great working environment therefore if you are looking to further develop your career with a thriving and growing company, this could be the role for you.