QC Technician Facility Support

QC Technician Facility Support

Grade – 28

Salary – £18,350 –  £22,937 (Plus shift allowance)

Fixed Term – 18 months

Post Ref –  2020ATR026-031

Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies based in Billingham, Stockton-on-Tees specialise in developing and manufacturing processes for customer’s biologic drugs and offering stability studies to support customer drug substance and drug products.

With plants in Billingham UK, Hillerod Denmark, North Carolina and Texas USA our Global Vision is to be the leading and most trusted global Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation partner in the biopharmaceutical industry.

The Technician is a member of the QC Operations Group which provides analytical support to the Biologics Manufacturing Group. Providing ancillary support mainly to the QC Shift Team to enable the analysis required in biologics manufacture. Ideally educated to A-level/HND/ Degree level or equivalent, but experience may be taken into consideration in replacement of any formal qualifications. Some scientific knowledge and ideally at least 1 years of laboratory based experience in a cGMP environment is required.

The job holder is responsible for following management direction and complying with the technical, operational, SHE and cGMP requirements of their work to generate high quality, relevant, accurate and timely data to support the production, characterization and allied studies on products. The jobholder will be expected to identify anomalies with data and contribute to the team objectives.

Key Activities:

  • Principle accountability; sample management, receipt and storage, ensuring all QC test samples are received, processed and stored in accordance with GMP procedures.
  • Environmental Monitoring and Water Sampling of the Cleanroom Facilities.
  • Perform basic analytical procedures in support of manufacturing e.g. pH, conductivity, osmolality, etc.
  • Assist in analysis when required e.g preparing reagents.
  • Perform routine performance checks on analytical equipment.

In order to fulfil this role the candidate must be willing to work a dedicated days/nights 12hr shift pattern which includes routine weekend working. Be flexible, self-motivated and have the ability to work as part of a team, but also be able to work with minimum supervision and deliver high quality accurate work. They will need to be able to build strong relationships with a wide variety of individuals.

This role requires an individual with knowledge of cGMP.  Also the ability to provide a critical assessment of data, good decision making skills and effective communication skills.

For further information please see attached the Person Specification and Job Description.

We offer a generous benefits package including;

  • Competitive salary plus company bonus scheme
  • Up to 35 days of holiday, plus bank holidays.
  • Salary Sacrifice scheme offering bikes, dental etc.
  • Free parking.
  • Generous pension scheme.

Interested applicants must complete an application form and send to fdbkrecruitment@fujifilm.com  no later than 12 noon on Friday, 28th February 2020.

Interviews expected to be held week commencing 16th March 2020.

If we have not contacted you within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

Job Description QC Department – Grade 28-32

Personal Spec QC Technician Facility Support

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