Technician's Supervisor

Oxford BioMedica (UK) Limited
Closing date
25 Sep 2020

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R & D , Biotechnology
Full Time
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Be inspiring and support a new team that will succeed through passion, commitment and teamwork.

Oxford Biomedica is a pioneer of gene and cell therapy and our work is helping to deliver life changing treatments.

Gene and cell therapy is the treatment of disease by the delivery of therapeutic DNA into a patient’s cells, providing long term and potentially curative treatments for a wide range of diseases. With the potential to transform medicine, the sector holds significant promise with the first commercial products now launched and others rapidly approaching the market

As Supervisor, you will lead a team of Production Technicians, co-ordinating the team’s day-to-day cleaning and material transfer activities in conjunction with team leaders, in order to maintain process continuity and achieve the production schedule whilst maintaining GMP, safety and environmental compliance.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Accountable for the performance of a team of Production Technicians. Role includes facility cleaning, material transfer, stock management, mi nor processing steps, use of small equipment, environmental monitoring, aseptic qualification and waste removal (not an exhaustive list).
  • Co-ordinate cleaning and material transfer activities and requirements from other departments, in order to achieve the production schedule
  • Perform and ensure that all work within the manufacturing facility is carried out in compliance with the facilities SHE and GMP procedures.
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) for facility SOP's.
  • Coordinate the stock maintenance system.
  • Potential for shift work and effective team hand-overs

 Education, Skills & Experience

  • Educated to A-Level, and/or previous similar experience, preferably within a GMP environment.
  • A positive attitude and a commitment to develop within a growing regulated industry.
  • Experience working in compliance with SHE and GMP procedures.
  • Previous people supervisory skills.
  • Ability to manage time effectively, being able to plan and complete work to schedule
  • Problem solving skills with the ability to make informed decisions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with experience of MS Office applications.

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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