This is an exciting opportunity for ambitious experienced graduate scientists to join a manufacturing team within Process Development delivering critical research materials for wide range of pre-clinical studies. The job-holder(s) will work across upstream, downstream and analytics to deliver high quality research product in a timely manner.
These positions are based at Evox Therapeutics, Oxford Science Park, Oxford, UK.
Prepare cell culture media, buffers/reagents, equipment preparation to support manufacturing activities.
Manage materials, plan and execute upstream and downstream unit operations.
Perform process monitoring, in-process/final product analysis.
Perform equipment calibrations and maintenance according to established protocols.
Ensure all manufacturing activities are performed safely (including risk assessments).
Work with others in manufacturing and Process Development to schedule work so it is completed within defined timelines.
Recognise and inform line management of operational problems or scientific/technical issues relating to workplans, timely delivery etc.
Suggest ideas for resolution of technical issues and/or operational improvement.
Communicate within the Process Development group and as appropriate other functions within the company; presenting experimental data internally and drafting technical reports.
Record and report data accurately, perform statistical analysis of data in a timely and accurate manner.
Prepare equipment, process and method SOP’s.
When appropriate work with upstream/downstream and analytical development to support development activities.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in biology/biochemistry/science or biochemical engineering-related subjects.
Experience and Skill Requirements:
1- 3 years’ experience in a relevant work environment, e.g. biologics/viral/cell therapy upstream and/or downstream processing – process development or manufacturing.
Computer literacy (including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team and ability to deliver within tight deadlines.
experience of working with SCADA systems, chromatography controller software etc.