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Product Development Scientist

West London   •  £35000 - £45000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time


Due to continued investment, a medical device start-up has an exciting opportunity for a Product Development Scientist to join its team. As a Product Development Scientist your main objective will be to help with the transition of their antibody functionalised magnetic bead product into a finished bottled product ready for clinical use. You must have previous experience in supporting the product development process in another commercial business and have a technical background including knowledge of antibody stability, formulation and conjugation methods.

The Role

As a Product Development Scientist your main objective will be to help with the transition of our antibody functionalised magnetic bead product into a finished bottled product ready for clinical use. Your role will involve the productization of the magnetic bead product (formulation, endotoxin load, stability studies, packaging), as well as usability studies. Your day to day will require both project management (supplier management, outsourced testing, regulatory requirements, etc), as well as hands-on lab work to test the beads and the bead delivery system in-house.

The ideal candidate would have worked on class III or pharma products leading to and/or while they were going through clinical trials.

Essential Experience

  • Relevant life sciences degree.
  • Commercial product development in relevant sector (minimum 4 years).
  • Project management.
  • People management.
  • Medical device, IVD and/or Pharma background.
  • Formulation (excipients, stability, shelf-life, etc).

Desired Experience

  • Endotoxin detection.
  • Antibody stability.
  • Hands-on experience in a biochemistry lab.
  • Magnetic bead knowledge/working experience
  • Antibody conjugation methods (to beads or surfaces).
  • Aseptic filling.
  • Knowledge of GMP Manufacturing.
  • Working under an ISO13485 QMS.

For You

  • Competitive Salary
  • 3% Company pension
  • 25 days holiday
  • Share options scheme
  • Free beer Thursdays and Fridays in the office Remote working


You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 6693
  • Posted: 12th November 2020
  • Expires: 10th December 2020

Cranleigh Scientific

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