Production Technician

Oxford BioMedica (UK) Limited
Closing date
12 Oct 2020

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R & D , Biotechnology
Full Time
Contract Type
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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.

Working within a newly formed team, you will be supporting the processing of our GMP grade Lentiviral vectors.

Your responsibilities in this role would be:

  • Maintaining the GMP compliance of the facility by following approved procedures and accurately completing batch documentation
  • Adhering to facility gowning requirements
  • Facility cleaning, material transfer, stock management, minor processing steps, use of small equipment, perform environmental monitoring, aseptic qualification and waste removal (Note: this is not an exhaustive list)
  • Proactively ensure the facility support areas status is maintained at ‘audit ready’ at all times for GMP and H&S requirements
  • Identifying continuous improvement projects and communicate to line managers.
  • Support with the achievement of departmental KPIs

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

  • Minimum: GCSE Maths & English
  • A positive attitude and a commitment to develop within a growing regulated industry
  • Ability to read, understand and follow detailed instructions to complete tasks accordingly.
  • Ability to manage time effectively, being able to plan and complete work to schedule
  • Evidence of autonomy and the ability to work effectively as part of a wider team
  • Responsibility for your work and accountability for the impact of your work on other.
  • Previous experience in a similar or highly regulated environment is desirable
  • Computer keyboard and computer literacy skills
  • Good verbal & written communication skills

 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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