Technical Scientist

Posted on: 12/07/2018
Ref: VAC-16641
  • Country: Ireland
  • Location: Cork
  • Industry: Bioprocess
  • Discipline: Purification Scientist
  • Employment Type: Contract
  • Duration: 108 weeks+


Job Description

LSC have a requirement for a Technical Scientist to join a leading biotech company based in Cork. For more than 25 years this company has been a global leader in the field of biomedicines, in particular pioneering monoclonal antibody technology a cutting-edge approach to producing medicines that launched a new generation of products to treat immune related diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and plaque psoriasis.

As a Technical Scientist you will:
o Leads early and late phase Technical Transfer activities through generation of protocols/reports, technical writing, execution of laboratory scale studies and participation in manufacturing operations and NPI initiatives.
o Leads early and late phase product development activities through generation of protocols/reports, execution of laboratory scale studies and participation in Lean Early Development initiatives as required.
o Leads “process fit to plant” during early and late stages of development to provide guidance to both development and manufacturing teams.
o Leads “man in plant” by providing support during manufacturing campaigns for new products or during process validation campaigns.
o Provides expertise to development teams on manufacturing facility design and capabilities, scale-up considerations and GMP operations.
o Partner with Project Teams to provide input, review and approval support for BLA submissions
o Participate in and/ or Lead cross-functional project teams.

As a Technical Scientist you will need:
o A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Pharmacy or related scientific field is required, advanced degree is preferred.
o Minimum 5 years experience in pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry.
o Biological process development or commercial manufacturing experience, either cell culture and/or purification.
o Excellent communication, skills, both oral and written.
o Capable of planning and executing experiments or projects steps with some supervision.
o Ability to work well in a team environment, strong collaboration skills and flexibility.

Please contact Mairead in LSC on 021 4777329 for further details on this Technical Scientist role or apply directly through this advert.

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