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Lead Manufacturing Scientist

Quotient Sciences

Quotient Sciences

Alnwick NE66, UK
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

Lead Manufacturing Scientist

Alnwick NE66, UK Req #47
14 May 2024

Quotient Sciences is a drug development and manufacturing accelerator providing integrated programs and tailored services across the entire development pathway. Cutting through silos across a range of drug development capabilities, we help biotech and pharma customers save precious time and money in getting drugs to patients.

As a growing and successful business, we employ more than 1,300 talented individuals globally, located at state-of-the-art development, manufacturing and clinical facilities in the UK and USA.

Science, Agility and Culture are the core components that define Quotient Sciences, enabling us to do what we do in the way that we do it. People join Quotient Sciences because we are a respected member of the drug development community that’s focused on innovation and are driven by an unswerving belief that ideas need to become solutions, and molecules need to become cures, fast. Because humanity needs solutions, fast.

The Role

We are currently looking to hire a Lead Manufacturing Scientist on a permanent basis. The role will be co-ordinating and managing scientists and technicians involved in the dispensing, manufacture and supply of oral and intravenous clinical products in accordance with GMP requirements and company procedures.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Apply scientific expertise and experience to the manufacture and supply of intravenous and oral products for human use.
  • Prepare, review and approve, documentation associated with the manufacture and supply of clinical products.
  • Guide and develop other team members of the GMP manufacturing team to ensure that products of the correct quality are manufactured and documented in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements, internal policies/procedures and client needs.
  • Dispense APIs, excipients, drug products, IMPs and packaging materials for clinical use and maintain GMP stocks as required.
  • Work with formulation development scientists to transfer developed formulations/process’ to final clinical products.
  • Lead the cleaning, maintenance, validation and upkeep of the GMP manufacturing facility, utilities and equipment.
  • Lead clients and colleagues on GMP standards to be applied during product manufacture.
  • Manage the GMP material inventory including goods receipt, storage and stock control, liaising as appropriate with the Quality Control and Microbiology Team.
  • Support the conduct of internal, client and regulatory agency audits of the GMP product manufacturing capabilities.
  • Work with due regards to health and safety of self and others.
  • Work flexibly across the site to meet business needs.
  • Line management.

Experience and skills

  • BSc (hons) or equivalent in a relevant scientific subject.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of pharmaceutical manufacturing.
  • Good awareness of the current GMP regulatory environment.
  • Knowledge of the drug development process.
  • Experience in guiding professional or technical staff.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Have a flexible approach to new work challenges.

Application Requirements

When applying for a position with Quotient Sciences you must be aged 18 years or over and not have been debarred by the FDA. If you indicate you are under the age of 18 or have been debarred then your application will be automatically declined.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Quotient Sciences are advocates for positive change and conscious inclusion. We strive to create a diverse Quotient family and develop a workplace culture that provides a sense of acceptance for every person within our organisation. As a global employer, we recognise the value in having an organisation that is a true reflection and representation of our society today.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required No