Senior Manufacturing Scientist - Aseptic

Job Title:Senior Manufacturing Scientist - Aseptic
Location UK ~ Alnwick
Type: Full Time, Permanent

Senior Manufacturing Scientist - Aspetic 

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 Senior Manufacturing Scientist to dispense, manufacture and package clinical products in accordance with GMP requirements and company procedures.

This role will be focussed on aseptic manufacturing so knowledge of isolator technology, good aseptic technique and operation within cleanrooms would be a distinct advantage.

The Candidate

The key tasks and responsibilities of the position are:

  • Help coordinate and participate in 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.
  • Dispense APIs, excipients, drug products, IMPs and packaging materials for clinical use and maintain GMP stocks as required.
  • Participate in the cleaning, maintenance and upkeep of the GMP manufacturing facility, utilities and equipment. Help manage the manufacturing equipment maintenance, calibration and servicing programme.
  • Ensure appropriate communication of manufacturing activities to the Project Lead
  • Help plan and conduct 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.
  • Participate in the 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.
  • Line manage a small team of Manufacturing Scientists.
  • 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.
  • Two to three years experience in the manufacture of clinical formulations and working in a GMP regulated facility/manner and some knowledge of the drug development process.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Flexible approach to new work challenges.

Other skills and experience required:

  • Good written/oral communication skills
  • A high level of personal integrity and commitment
  • 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.