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Principal Scientist - MSAT

Berkshire, BerkshirePermanent
Experience Dependant
Job Reference: J5630740
Updated On: 12/08/2019
Status: Open to Applications
Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Sectors: Biotechnology, Bioprocessing

Skills: Biochemistry - Fermentation / USP, Biochemistry - Purification (Bench scale), Biochemistry - Production / Manufacturing, Biochemistry - Manufacturing / Plant Scale Purification, Biochemistry - Technology Transfer, Life Sciences - Cell Culture

Job Information

Role Overview

HRS are currently searching for Principal Scientist - MSAT to join a leading Biopharmaceutical company based in the Berkshire area. As the Principal Scientist you will be responsible for leading the technical transfer of multiple concurrent complex manufacturing processes (either Upstream and/or Downstream Processing) using a defined structured approach and expertise between Process Development, through pilot stage accountable for the technical oversight and monitoring ensuring a robust and technically capable GMP manufacturing process.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Your duties as the Principal Scientist - MSAT will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will be a recognised process expert in either USP and/or DSP and you will be responsible for providing detailed technical support, perform complex technical data analysis and deliver the required complex technical process documentation in collaboration, negotiation and discussion with external customers, team SME’s and internal stakeholders as required.

2. Hold accountability for the introduction and support of qualification of new process technologies into cGMP manufacturing, whilst managing technical risks associated with process transfer, leading cross functional teams to ensure relevant transfer and communication of critical process and technical information such that successful outcomes are achieved as agreed with customer.

3. Keep abreast of external biopharmaceutical manufacturing technology advancements, understand and introduce new technologies and how they may be applicable to process innovation, cost or yield improvement.

4. Represent MSAT within multiple complex customer facing product project teams using a standard methodology/procedure to successfully transfer both existing as well as evaluate new technologies either into USP and/or DSP cGMP biologics manufacturing from development through scale-up and pilot scale facilities.

Role Requirements

To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Principal Scientist - MSAT we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree and/or PhD in Biochemical Engineering or similar along with significant biopharmaceutical industry experience.

2. Proven industry experience in either process development or manufacturing of biopharmaceutical drug substance is essential.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with scale-up and tech transfer of processes into a cGMP facility.


Key Words: Upstream, Downstream, Process Development, Manufacturing, Biopharmaceuticals, ATMP, Tech Transfer, MS&T, MSAT, MAbs, Monoclonal, Bioreactor, Purification, AMBR, AKTA, Design of Experiment, Quality by Design.
Gregory Hammond
Your Recruitment ConsultantGregory Hammondgreg.hammond@hyperec.com
DisclaimerHyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.