Senior Process Development Scientist

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00048637
  • Consultant: Naynesh Mistry
  • Contact: 01246 457703
  • Date Published: 04.08.2020
  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Location: London, London
  • Discipline: Research And Development, Biotechnology

CK Science are recruiting for a highly motivated and experienced Senior Process Development/Principal Scientist to join a cell therapy biotech company, based in London on a permanent basis. This is both a laboratory based (50%) and strategic, supervisory role (50%).

The Company: Based in London, this company has become a global hub for cell manufacture. You will be working with "World Class" scientists with a pedigree built from experience and credibility on a fast schedule to clinical translation and eventually the market.

Senior Process Development Scientist Role: The jobholder will be responsible for leading and supporting projects from conception to completion. You will lead the design and implementation of lab-based experimental strategies to support the development and manufacture-readiness of T cell therapy pipeline. This will include the development, scale-up and technology transfer of cell therapy bioprocesses for GMP Manufacture.

You will be expected to line manage or supervise a small team from the bench. Occasional travel to CMO/CRO is likely to be required (this will likely be to both the US and EU).

Your Background:

  • Educated to MSc or PhD level in a relevant scientific area, with at least 5 years industry experience, preferably in Biotech.
  • Extensive expertise relating to the development, scale-up and tech transfer of bioprocesses destined for GMP manufacture, preferably in cell therapy.
  • Experience using Quality-by-design/risk-based approaches for process development and scale-up, including understanding of critical process parameters (CPPs), critical quality attributes (CQAs) and risk assessment.
  • Experience with creation and review of project reports, tech transfer documents and batch records.
  • Line management/leadership experience in a biotech/industry setting and experience working in a project-led environment.

Apply: For more information or to apply for this Senior Process Development Scientist position, please contact Naynesh Mistry on 01246 457703 or email, quoting job ref 48637.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.

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