Manufacturing Project Lead

Job Title:Manufacturing Project Lead
Location UK ~ Alnwick
Type: Full Time, Permanent

Manufacturing Project Lead

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.

The Role

Quotient Sciences are expanding rapidly, with a clear commitment to drug substance development and manufacture and have recently announced a $8m investment in a new kilo lab facility which will be fully operational in 2022.

Due to increasing demand and investment in new isolator technologies, we are currently recruiting for a Manufacturing Project Lead to oversee multiple projects in Drug Product manufacturing. The candidate will plan materials, documentation and resource, schedule manufactures, ensure compliance and be the point of contact to the Project Manager and the customer.

The Candidate

The key tasks and responsibilities of the position are:

  • Coordinate the manufacture and packaging of oral and intravenous clinical products, with a focus on aseptic manufacturing.  Prepare and complete documentation associated with the manufacture and supply of clinical products.
  • Ensure efficient scheduling of development and manufacturing activities with Head/Deputy Head of Production.
  • Coordinate dispensing of APIs, excipients, drug products, IMPs and packaging materials for clinical use and maintain GMP stocks as required.
  • Coordinate the cleaning, maintenance and upkeep of the GMP manufacturing facility, utilities and equipment.  Manage the manufacturing equipment maintenance, calibration and servicing programme.
  • Communicate with Project Management the status of manufacturing activities.
  • Be point of contact for all aspects of Project work with Project Management and Client as appropriate.
  • Plan process development studies or the manufacture of non-clinical batches in the development of clinical formulations or the transfer of developed formulations into the GMP facility.
  • Ensure upkeep of the GMP material inventory including ordering, goods receipt, storage and stock control, liaising as appropriate with the Quality Control and microbiology teams and Purchasing officer.
  • Work with due regards to health and safety of self and others.
  • Work flexibly across the site to meet business needs.

The successful candidate will have

  • BSc of equivalent in a relevant scientific discipline.
  • PhD an advantage.
  • At least five years experience in the manufacture of clinical formulations and working in a GMP regulated facility/manner and knowledge of the drug development process.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Flexible approach to new work challenges.

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.