Scientist

Develop tools, implement designs, or integrate machinery, equipment, or computer technologies to ensure effective manufacturing processes.

Scientist Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Scientist to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Be seen as a technical expert and actively present experimental findings;
  • Maintain high standards and seek improvements within the testing conditions;
  • Contribute ideas and establish protocols and protocol improvements;
  • Taking on project work, breaking it down to sizeable tasks and scheduling work for themselves and others;
  • Review manufacturing records;
  • Manage and maintain a GMP manufacturing facility to meet FDA, EU and MHRA guidelines;
  • Working within the manufacturing teams in a cleanroom environment;
  • Execute analytical assays to better characterise T-cells;
  • Explore and define any processes that are critical to the production of T-cells;
  • Prepare, review and revise SOPs and manufacturing reports;
  • Ensure conformity to the Quality Management System;
  • Analyse results, solve problems and troubleshoot assays;
  • Contribute to the development and production of T-cell based therapies;
  • The successful candidate will work on multiple customer projects focusing on in silico assessments and computational design of diverse proteins;
  • You’ll also have the opportunity to work collaboratively as part of cross-functional, multidisciplinary project teams.

Requirements:

  • Excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills, ability to analyse and interpret data;
  • Experience working with lentiviral vectors and primary human T cells is highly desirable;
  • Experience with T cell therapy manufacturing or an extensive immunology background;
  • Familiarity with GMPs in conformance with EU, FDA and MHRA standards;
  • Familiar with biomolecular simulation techniques, including molecular dynamics;
  • Experience in performance evaluation of technologies/formulations within Personal Care and Home Care is desirable;
  • Passionate about quality and customer service is essential;
  • Experience of aseptic working, microplate inoculation and microbiological evaluation is required;
  • Ability to generate high quality reports and promote effective communication with the customer;
  • Experience of delivering process improvement would be desirable;
  • PhD or equivalent in Structural Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Bioinformatics preferably with experience in industry;
  • Experienced working in Linux environment and scripting (knowledge of Python is essential; Perl is an advantage);
  • Proven ability to manage Logistics, COSHH, Safety and be able to work flexibly;
  • Some industrial background in microbiology would be ideal;
  • Advanced analytical and critical problem-solving skills, combined with scientific creativity.