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Senior Scientist

Hertfordshire   •  Permanent, Full time


CK Group are recruiting for Senior Scientists with T-Cell manufacture or cell therapy related experience, to join a biotechnology company, to be based at their growing site in Stevenage on a permanent basis.

The Company:
A clinical-stage immuno-oncology company, that have recently embarked on establishing a new cGMP manufacturing operation, to provide manufacturing capacity for Phase 1 and Phase 2 operations, for their novel T cell platform.

The Role:
To demonstrate strong leadership skills in order to lead a team to manufacture genetically engineered T cell products.

Responsibilities:
- Manage and maintain a GMP manufacturing facility to meet FDA, EU and MHRA guidelines.
- Provide team leadership, supervision and line management to scientists and manufacturing technologists
- Develop new operational systems when required to ensure robust manufacturing operation
- Planning and scheduling of team activities, supported by manufacturing scientists
- Provide subject matter expertise and training to the group within a specific equipment (e.g., CliniMACS Prodigy, Bioquell Isolator Technologies, Aseptic Behaviours)

Your Background:
- PhD. in biological sciences, engineering or equivalent plus industry experience in a cell therapy (minimum 5 years) or related field in GMP manufacturing.
- Experience with leadership of T-cell therapy/ mammalian cell culture manufacturing activities and tech transfer
- A strong understanding of T cell culture and immunology
- Team leadership within a Grade C or similar cleanroom environment
- Experience in developing processes for T cell manufacture
- Experience with GMP regulations, ATMP guidelines aseptic processes and cleanroom environments
- Expertise in T cell manufacturing methods and equipment (one or more of the following: CliniMACS Prodigy, Bioquell Isolator, ViaFreeze systems, Immunology technical background)

Apply:
Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. Please quote reference 51583.


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

  • Agency: CK Group
  • Contact: Naynesh Mistry
  • Phone: 01246 457700
  • Reference: 51583
  • Posted: 7th September 2021
  • Expires: 5th October 2021

CK Group

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