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Equipment Supervisor

Quotient Sciences

Quotient Sciences

People & HR, Operations
Nottingham, UK
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

Equipment Supervisor

Nottingham, UK Req #142
09 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 1,100 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

The role of the Equipment Supervisor will contribute to the success of the business through effective supervision of equipment in the GMP Manufacturing Area (GMP) and Laboratory Facilities. They will directly supervise the Technical Operations equipment team which comprises of two equipment technicians and attend meetings where they are responsible for equipment status updates.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • To effectively supervise the GMP and Laboratory equipment
  • To effectively on-board and assist in the validation of new equipment.
  • To appraise, evaluate and where necessary tender for facilities services provision (GMP and Labs)
  • To maximise value for money garnered from GMP and Lab contracting services.
  • To identify cost savings through consolidation of contractor services where applicable
  • To ensure that all GMP and lab equipment is covered by a PPM and reactive maintenance and to ensure that any downtime is minimised.
  • To act as the first point of contact for staff to report faults / issues with equipment / facilities within GMP and the Labs. To organise remedial work as appropriate.
  • To ensure all contractors involved with GMP and the Labs are appropriately supervised, and any work performed is aligned with relevant working practices.
  • Line supervision of Technical Operations ( personnel.

Qualifications and experience

  • Experience of equipment supervision within a pharmaceutical production environment or equivalent.
  • Experience in supervision / servicing & calibration of equipment.
  • Demonstrable track record of cost-effective supervision of specialist subcontractor service
  • Competence to perform maintenance when appropriate.
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