GMP Production Operatives (Biotechnologists), Oxbox, Cowley

Oxford BioMedica (UK) Limited
Closing date
12 Oct 2020

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R & D , Biotechnology
Full Time
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Be Inspiring and help us succeed together through passion, commitment and team work.

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

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Large scale manufacture of ATMPs within GMP cleanroom facilities including:
    • Upstream adherent and/or suspension mammalian cell culture, transfection and harvest of viral vector products.
    • Downstream processing including clarification, chromatography, ultra/diafiltration and fill/finish activities.
  • Ensuring batch success by working using good aseptic techniques.
  • Preparing, cleaning and maintaining the GMP facility including performing viable and non-viable environmental monitoring.
  • Preparation of growth media and stock solutions using portable mixing tanks.
  • Completing Batch Manufacturing Records in a timely fashion throughout the manufacturing process.
  • Taking part in continuous improvement initiatives & development of production processes.
  • Investigating quality incidents, deviations and improving procedures.
  • Working to high standards of health & safety.

Key skills and requirements:

  • BSc Life Sciences or equivalent or experience of working within a biological or chemical GMP manufacturing environment.
  • Prior experience of working within an aseptic environment is advantageous but not essential.
  • Self-motivated with a strong focus on safety, quality, details and results.
  • Good problem solving, interpersonal communication and team skills.
  • Excellent writing skills and computer literacy.
  • Flexibility to work shifts (07:00 - 15:00 and 14:00 – 22:00) as dictated by the manufacturing schedule.

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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