Senior Cell Production Technologist
Grade – 32
Post Ref – OPS/0057
Salary – £28,409 – £35,512
Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies based in Billingham, Stockton-on-Tees specialise in developing manufacturing processes for customers biologic drugs and offering stability studies to support customer drug substance and drug products.
With plants in Billingham, UK, North Carolina, USA and Texas USA our global vision is to be the leading and most trusted global Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation partner in the biopharmaceutical industry.
The Cell Bank team is a small team (4 persons) which create all GMP cell banks (microbial and mammalian) which could be used at Billingham, Texas or RTP and support upstream operations in MF1/2/3 and MCC. Due to the variety of activities performed the Cell Bank team work with all functions across site in a rapidly changing environment.
The position of a Senior Cell Production Technologist role has arisen due to increasing demand within the business. This is an opportunity for somebody looking to gain senior experience in an operational role. The successful applicant will be responsible for guiding Cell Production Technologists during shake flasks inoculations and cell bank manufactures, leading by example in GDP, performing investigations and aiding the Cell Bank Manager in day-to-day co-ordination of Cell Bank team activities to achieve manufacturing demands.
Candidates should have:
- Knowledge of a typical biopharmaceutical manufacturing process.
- An understanding of GMP/GDP.
- Flexibility, this role involves “on-demand” working to meet business needs and applicants must be willing to flex with changes.
On-Demand working arrangements overview
The shift patterns for manufacturing are flexible to meet manufacturing demands, each manufacturing area follows a general shift pattern however this may be changed with reasonable notice to accommodate periods of peak workload.
Key Responsibilities: detailed on the Job Description
We offer a generous benefits package including;
- Competitive salary plus company bonus scheme
- Up to 35 days of holiday, plus bank holidays.
- Salary Sacrifice scheme offering childcare vouchers, bikes, dental etc.
- Free parking.
- Generous pension scheme.
For further information please see attached Person Specification and Job Description. Alternatively, please contact Katie Orr or Mike Quin.
Interested applicants must complete an application form and send to the HR & OD Team no later than 12 noon on the 28th September 2018.
If we have not contacted you within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.