Aseptic Fill/Finish Biotechnologist(s)

Oxford BioMedica (UK) Limited
Closing date
22 Sep 2020

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R & D , Biotechnology
Full Time
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Do you want to feel inspired every day? We’re future-focused and our business is growing rapidly. We succeed together through passion, commitment and team work, and so can you.

Oxford Biomedica’s Manufacturing Team is responsible for the production and aseptic fill and finish of vectors, for our clients and partners, to GMP standard.

We are looking for a talented people who want to make a difference, delivering advanced innovative treatments to patients with unmet needs to join us at our new facility.

Your responsibilities in this role would be:

  • To assist within a team to primarily fill, inspect and pack ATMP’s (Vector Products) safely.
  • Ensure that all work within the manufacturing facility is carried out in compliance with the facilities GMP procedures.
  • Ensuring batch success by working using good aseptic techniques.
  • Provide OXB’s routine manufacture of vector product.
  • Execute production activities and requirements with other departments in order to achieve the production schedule, with minimal disruption to other activities within the facility
  • Assisting with Fill/Finish SOP's and batch documentation.
  • Perform core activities such as environmental monitoring, facility cleaning and clean transfer of materials in and out of the facility without supervision after training has been provided
  • Accountable as part of a team of aseptic filling biotechnologists working on shift pattern to successfully fill, inspect, label and pack Vector Product.
  • Completing Batch Manufacturing Records in a timely fashion throughout the manufacturing process.
  • Investigating quality incidents, deviations and improving procedures.
  • Working to high standards of health & safety.

To be successful in this role, you will have the following skills and experience:

  • BSc Life Sciences or equivalent alternatively some previous experience of working within a biological or chemical GMP manufacturing environment
  • Scientific knowledge relevant for a gene therapy company
  • Basic understandings of aseptic fill and finish operations
  • Good understanding of GMP
  • Self-motivated with a strong focus on safety, quality, details and results
  • Taking part in continuous improvement initiatives & development of production processes
  • Good problem solving, interpersonal communication and team skills
  • Excellent writing skills and computer literacy
  • Flexibility to work shift patterns in line with the manufacturing process

Collaborate. Contribute. Change lives

We look forward to receiving your application.

No agencies please.

About us

We are a pioneering gene therapy business, and our mission is delivering life-changing gene therapies to patients.  We work together, motivated to make a difference, and so can you.

We are pioneers; no one else does what we do

Gene therapy is the treatment of disease by the delivery of therapeutic DNA into a patient’s cells. It is transforming medicine as we know it; long term and potentially curative treatments for a wide range of diseases are now possible.

We are at the forefront of this exciting area. We have a strong reputation in gene therapy, with world-leading expertise in lentiviral vectors. We have a leading, integrated platform of exclusive technologies to design, develop and bioprocess unique gene-based medicines, both in-house and with partners.

We drive credible science to realise incredible results.

Whether you’re motivated by the discovery and development of product candidates within Research, or by cutting edge tools and technologies including AI and automation of our contract development and manufacturing organisation, we can offer you a career like no other. We are excited about our future. Join us and change lives.

Life at Oxford Biomedica

We value everyone’s unique contribution, we appreciate everyone’s individuality, and every job matters.

Your contributions are recognised and appreciated. Your work-life balance matters. We recognise, develop and use your strengths. It’s a place where you are valued as a whole person, as an individual and as part of a team.

No matter who you are, or what you do, your work will make a significant difference.

We go the extra mile, every day, because we truly care. We work together as a team to achieve our life changing therapies. Our talented colleagues help to build other people’s futures, so can you. We empower each other to be our best.

We have access to like-minded scientists and engineers, working in the latest technologies.

Our community of experts create new life-saving cures. Shaping the business’ future through collaboration. Our people are on a continuous professional development journey aided by a thought-provoking environment. A place for experts to be stretched, and future experts to be nurtured. We inspire creativity and deliver great science, and so can you.

Our supportive culture invites talent, while creating future innovators.

We’ll give you a place where you can learn, grow and contribute to the future of cell and gene therapy. We create opportunities and invest in our people, promoting ongoing learning.  Our defined career pathways provide opportunities for everyone to achieve their career potential.  We make a difference, and so can you.

Contact Us
  • Windrush Court
  • Transport Way
  • OX4 6LT
  • United Kingdom
  • +44 (0) 1865 783 000
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