Validation/Equipment Supervisor

Job Title:Validation/Equipment Supervisor
Location UK ~ Nottingham
Type: Full Time

Company Overview

Quotient Sciences is a drug development and manufacturing accelerator providing integrated programs and tailored services across the entire development pathway. Cutting through silos across a range of drug development capabilities, we save precious time and money in getting drugs to patients.

As a growing and successful business, we employ more than 1,100 talented individuals globally, located at state-of-the-art development, manufacturing and clinical facilities in the UK and USA.

Science, Agility and Culture are the core components that define Quotient Sciences, enabling us to do what we do in the way that we do it. People join Quotient Sciences because we are a respected member of the drug development community, driven by an unswerving belief that ideas need to become solutions, and molecules need to become cures, fast. Because humanity needs solutions, fast.

Summary of Job Description

  • To contribute to the success of the business through effective supervision of equipment in the GMP Manufacturing Area (GMP) and Laboratory Facilities (Labs) – Lime House.  Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) supervision of Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) within GMP and the Labs, implementation and effective management of the validation of equipment, environmental control (viable & non-viable) within GMP and Labs, equipment procurement/modification – GMP and Labs and supervision and management of the primary equipment / contractor database for equipment and facilities – GMP and Labs. 
  • To comply & adhere to GXP guidelines and regulations as required of this role. 
  • To comply & adhere to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) standards. 

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Effectively supervise the GMP and Laboratory facilities as detailed in the Summary of Job Purpose Section
  • To appraise, evaluate and where necessary tender for facilities services provision (GMP and Labs
  • To effectively on-board and validate new equipment.
  • To maximise value for money garnered from GMP and Lab contracting services
  • To identify cost savings through consolidation of contractor services where applicable
  • Ensure that all GMP and lab equipment is covered by a validation programme, PPM and reactive maintenance and to ensure that any downtime is minimised
  • To act as the first point of contact for staff to report faults / issues with equipment / facilities within GMP and the Labs.  To organise remedial work as appropriate. 
  • Esure all contractors involved with GMP and the Labs are appropriately supervised, and any work performed is aligned with relevant working practices
  • Line supervision & management of Technical Operations (Tech Ops) personnel

Qualifications and experience

  • 5+ years’ experience of facilities supervision within a pharmaceutical production environment
  • Experience in validation of equipment – an ability to follow strict regulatory requirements that outline the safety and efficacy of pharmaceutical products as well as the methodology.
  • Demonstrable track record of cost-effective supervision of specialist subcontractor service
  • Competence to perform maintenance when appropriate

Company Benefits

In return, you will receive a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, excellent training and development, as well as an exciting career within a fast paced and dynamic business.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

Quotient Sciences business are advocates for positive change and conscious inclusion. We strive to create a diverse Quotient family by remaining committed to the development of our culture, equality, mindset, diversity & inclusions in the workplace.

As a global employer, we recognise the value in having an organisation that is a true reflection and representation of our society today. All applicants welcome.