CLD Principal Scientist

Recruiter
Fircroft
Location
England, Billingham
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
20 Oct 2017
Closes
19 Nov 2017
Ref
RMS0186210
Contact
James Smith
Sector
Renewables
Category
Biomass
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Role:
The successful candidate will be laboratory-based and, working as part of a team, will be involved in cell line development (CLD; from transfection, cloning and selection of cell lines to evaluation of clonal cell lines in scale-down mimics of the production process) They will also have a role to play in contributing to the implementation of new and innovative ways of working.

- To identify, design, implement and manage experiments
- To review experimental work, data and reports produced within R&D to ensure accuracy and compliance
- To produce well written, compliant and traceable laboratory notebooks and raw data files
- To prepare reports and presentations for internal and external use in a suitable and professional manner. Expectation of minimal review for technical content and R&D standards (e.g. spelling, grammar, style, etc)
- To train and supervise the experimental work of other research staff
- To be able to communicate to senior management and peers results, decisions, suitability and efficacy of the CLD processes with rationale
- To understand / be able to investigate any IP implications of processes being developed
- To understand basic capabilities / limitations of the CBF and MCC manufacturing
- To co-ordinate work with other functions / departments to achieve project objectives
- To represent the department in cross functional meetings, maintaining awareness of the department / companies best interests as appropriate

The Company:
One of the world's leading private biotechnology companies, developing and manufacturing innovative biotechnology-based medicines for human healthcare products, with a focus on microbial-derived biologics .

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.