Senior MSAT Scientist/Process Engineer. MSAT

Oxford BioMedica (UK) Limited
Closing date
12 Oct 2020

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R & D , Biotechnology
Full Time
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New opportunities to help us deliver innovation within our bioprocessing and fill/finish facilities.

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

Our facilities contain state-of-the-art bioprocessing technologies such as bioreactors, chromatography systems and purification/filtration systems.  Similarly, our new fill/finish suites will contain bespoke-designed isolation technologies, automated filling systems, and sanitisation technologies to meet the demanding process requirements of our viral vector products

We are therefore seeking qualified Scientists/Engineers to provide the technical expertise to Oxford Biomedica including technology transfer, new product introduction, manufacturing support, process troubleshooting, deviation investigations, change control, and continuous improvement.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Actively participate in defining technical strategy for MSAT projects
  • Generate and review documentation supporting technology transfer and New Product Introduction (NPI). Define success criteria for technical transfer and provide expert evaluation of the technical outcomes.
  • Identify and lead continuous improvement opportunities relating to the manufacturing process.
  • Lead root cause investigations using a systematic approach to resolve complex problems and implementing solutions.
  • Writing of complex technical reports to a high standard
  • Gather, evaluate and analyse process data for manufacturing process robustness.
  • Develop relationships with new suppliers and service providers
  • May Suggest changes to MSAT in lines with Regulations and guidance documents and execute the updates linked to this change

 Person Specification:

  • Post-graduate degree in Biology/Biochemistry, Chemical/Biochemical Engineering or a related field.
  • Process development or GMP production experience required.
  • Specialist experience in technology transfer and/or new product introduction within sterile environment essential.
  • Expertise in the use / application of variety of problem solving tools and quality risk assessment methodologies would be ideal.
  • Understanding of theoretical and practical challenges of scale-up would be beneficial.

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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