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Workflow Manager

Billingham, Teesside, United Kingdom

Grade – 32

Salary – £29,645 – £37,056

Contract – 24 months 

Post ref – 2020ATR085-086

Trusted for generations, we are a CDMO partner for life. Here at FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies (FDB), passion – what we call Genki – lives inside everything we do. This is your opportunity to push the boundaries of your potential to impact where we know it matters most: human lives.

Whilst working as a Workflow Manager (permit to work) in the Operations team, we want you to embrace your individuality, discover your purpose, and follow what energizes, fulfills, and inspires you every day.

Manufacturing at Billingham takes place within three state-of-the-art biologics facilities and encompasses both clinical and commercial materials. The highly flexible manufacturing organisation is responsible for technology transfer and batch execution of complex multi-stage processes, operated within highly controlled environments. Our vision is to create the best manufacturing organisation in the global biotechnology industry here at Billingham.

We are seeking an experienced and talented professional to join our Large Scale Microbial Expansion (LSME) project team as we journey towards best in class for engineering project delivery.

This exciting opportunity is for the position of Workflow Manager to join our team and contribute to our continued expansion.

Role and Responsibilities

Drafting and issuing permits as required to meet project schedules and to support manufacturing routine operation. This includes:

  • Ensuring facility readiness to undertake all appropriate isolations in accordance with relevant checklists and procedures.
  • Taking ownership for the issue and subsequent handback of all planned project work affecting plant and manufacturing systems.
  • Coordination between Fujifilm staff, project staff and contractors to ensure robust and accurate information is fully communicated between all parties at all stages of the work.
  • Use of the site Accident Incident Management System (AIMS) to log and investigate relevant incidents.
  • To act as a guardian of EHS standards across the site in respect to PTW procedures.  Take ownership for standards across the site and uphold the procedure and correct working behaviours of teams working under permits on site.

Qualification and Experience:

  • You will have a relevant qualification in Plant Process Operation or an engineering equivalent qualification. Experience of working in a process industry for a minimum of 10 years, including 5 years with EHS management duties preferably in a cGMP environment.
  • Ability to communicate technical and EHS information in a clear and concise manner and check the understanding of team members.
  • Ability to read and understand P+ID and electrical drawings relating to process plant.

About us

We are a dynamic global company and our focus is to combine technical leadership in cell culture, microbial fermentation and gene therapies with world class cGMP manufacturing facilities to advance tomorrow’s medicines.

We are growing and we are growing fast. With sites in Billingham UK, Hillerod Denmark, North Carolina and Texas USA, the size and breadth of our business will open up huge opportunities for you, whether you want to move to a different role in the UK, relocate, or progress and take on more responsibility.

Our teams are proud to partner with innovative companies reimagining what’s possible in biopharmaceuticals. Every day at FDB is a day for improvement, each challenge is an opportunity for growth, and every moment is a chance to evolve together.

Why work with us?

At FDB, your passion – your Genki – is your power and we empower you to define what Genki means to you.

When you join us, we will train, develop and support you to become the best you can possibly be. We offer a structured new starter induction programme as well as on-going development training. In addition to this, we offer:

  • 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 30th April 2021.

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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