Cell and Gene Therapy Scientist - GMP / Production - London

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Staffing Firms

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Science and Research

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Bsc,Master of Science,phD

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United Kingdom,London,London,

Key Skills :

cell therapy

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Date Posted :

13 Jul, 2017

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Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Pharma Manufacturing Jobs

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Cell Therapy GMP Production Scientist

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join an emerging contract bioservices organization providing GMP manufacturing services and process development for novel cell and gene therapy products. This is an exciting role for a high calibre cell therapy GMP Production Scientist. The GMP Production Scientist will report to the Senior GMP Production Scientist and will initially be based in NW London, will include some travel to a new manufacturing facility in Cambridgeshire and migrate in full to that facility within 18 months - 2 years.

The GMP Production Scientist will work within the GMP manufacturing team and should demonstrate a pro-active approach in which they can take responsibility for their own activities. Team play and strong communication skills are essential, as is flexible working depending on the nature of the products being manufactured. The GMP Production Scientist will be responsible for performing batch manufacturing of the company's contract manufacturing products to support the delivery, in the first instance, of Advanced Therapeutic Medicinal Products (ATMPs) as both "Specials" and as Investigational Medicinal Products (IMPs). The post holder will work closely with GMP Production Scientists and Quality Assurance staff and facilitate the efficient delivery of cellular therapy products for clinical use.


* GMP production within sterile environments, formulation and banking of cellular therapy products. This will include cell culture and raw material support in compliance with validated standard operating procedures (SOPs) and regulatory requirements

* Perform and assist in the development of QC assays as part of product release, including use of flow cytometry, ELISA and ELISPOT assays, microscopy techniques, cell culture, SDS electrophoresis
* Preparing technical reports and other clinical and GMP required documentation including but not limited to batch production records (BPRs), SOPs, equipment validation and deviation reports

* Support in process engineering and validation of cellular therapy products for successful technology transfer into the facilities with full GMP compliance

*Plan and undertake validation of new production equipment used in GMP manufacture

*Undertake daily GMP production housekeeping activities and administration, including but not limited to cleaning, stock control, ordering materials and managing suppliers

*Assist in the labelling, packaging, storage and shipping of cellular therapy products and maintenance of product inventory

Essential or Desirable Qualifications and Experience:

* Minimum 2 years practical experience in biomedical / GMP laboratory (essential)
* BSc in a relevant science (essential)

*Experience of cell culture techniques (essential)

*Experience in aseptic manufacturing of cellular therapies in a controlled clean-room environment (essential)

*Working knowledge of GMP for ATMPs and regulations for cell and gene therapy products (desirable)

*Experience working within a quality management system (desirable)
*Demonstrate the ability to interpret anomalous process or test results and propose explanations or rectifying approaches (desirable)

This is a fantastic opportunity to be a part of the growth of an innovative company who aim to be at the forefront of ATMP contract manufacturing on a large scale in the UK. To find out more please contact myself, Lauren Gripton, of Paramount Recruitment on lgripton@pararecruit.com

Key words - cell therapy, cellular therapy, gene therapy, cell based therapy, gmp, production, manufacturing, ATMP, IMP, cell banking, cell culture, cell line, clean-room, stem cells, stem cell, scientist, bsc, msc, phd, regenerative medicine, senior scientist.

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Company Name:

Paramount Recruitment Ltd


No. 5 Lower Temple Street,No. 5 Lower Temple Street


Staffing Firms


United Kingdom


B1 1QU




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Pharmaceutical Recruitment



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+44 (0)121 616 3460

Specialist in Permanent, Contract and Interim recruitment solutions to the Pharmaceutical and Life Science industries throughout Europe.

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