Senior Staff Scientist (Process Design)

Senior Staff Scientist (Process Design)

Grade – 35

Salary – £44,781- £55,977

Tempoary (maternity cover 11 months)

Post Ref –  2019ATR155

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 and Wilton 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.

As we continue on a period of significant growth we have an opportunity for temporary Senior Staff Scientist to join the Process Desgin Department.  Reporting to the Director of Late Phase CMC –The position will be a key member of the Process Design team.

Key Responsibilities: detailed on the Job Description

Design, plan, implement and manage late stage process development activities by application of both scientific knowledge and awareness of GMP, Fujifilm manufacturing, Quality and regulatory requirements including QbD.

Provide scientific knowledge and experience to projects to help generating plans for late stage CMC activities and also in development of solutions to technical problems by scientific understanding, options assessment and application of innovative solutions to facilitate on-time, on-cost delivery of project milestones by project teams.

Lead, motivate and develop scientists in functional area and within expert groups to assist in the development and growth of scientific expertise in R&D.

Lead the delivery and dissemination/sharing across the R&D community of best scientific and technical practise in defied area by appropriate expert group by maintaining a knowledge of the state of the art and by capture of knowledge/learning arising from customer programmes.

Provide technical support to commercial programmes, including re-introduction activities, on plant support during manufacture when required, review of manufacturing data and authoring of validation documents.

Work closely with the TPL group to design and deliver FMEA risk assessments, laboratory process characterisation studies and process validation activities when required.

Technical evaluation of external change notifications and takes part in the review of change controls at the site change control committee when required.

To act as Primary Technical Support for TPLs for late stage CMC activities

Author, review and technical approval of technical reports.

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, 31 January 2020.

(Interview dates are expected around week commencing 10 February 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.

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