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Upstream Process Team Leader

Reykjav�k, IcelandPermanent
Experience Dependent
Job Reference: J5633142
Updated On: 29/04/2020
Status: Open to Applications
Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Sectors: Pharmaceutical, Science

Skills: Biochemistry - Fermentation / USP, Biochemistry - Production / Manufacturing, Biochemistry - Manufacturing / Plant Scale Purification, Process Development - Pharmaceutical, Process Development - Biotechnology / Biopharma, Process Development - PD- Manager

Job Information

Role Overview

HRS are currently searching for a Upstream Process Team Leader to join a fast growing Biopharmaceutical company based in Iceland!

As the Upstream Process Team Leader you will be accountable for providing technical, scientific leadership and guidance to team members to ensure the efficient development and characterization of an optimized upstream process for the product pipeline.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Your duties as the Upstream Process Team Leader will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Responsible for keeping the USP team engaged, motivated, enabled and empowered to achieve the upstream development schedule.

2. Accountable for ensuring team members are fully encouraged and enabled to continually progress their skills and knowledge to facilitate cross-learning, succession planning, and staff retention.

3. Proactively establish collaborative, constructive, and affable cross-functional working relationships throughout the business to enable (for example) process, operational or improvement issues to be resolved or completed promptly and effectively as and when they arise.

4. Utilise both a QbD (quality by design) and DoE (design of experiment) approach to develop, scale up, and troubleshoot development activities and support manufacturing.

Role Requirements

To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Upstream Process Team Leader we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a Life Science / Biotechnology discipline along with experience leading and managing teams within Upstream Processing.

2. Proven industry experience working within a Biopharmaceutical manufacturing, development or tech transfer organisation is essential.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with upstream fermentation of biopharmaceuticals is also required to be successful in this application.


Key Words: Upstream Process | USP | Bioprocess | Biopharmaceuticals | Biotechnology | Pharmaceuticals | Process Development | DoE | QbD | Manager | Team Leader | Monoclonal Antibody | Biosimilars | Bioreactor
Georgina Beer
Your Recruitment ConsultantGeorgina Beergeorgina.beer@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.