Bioprocessing Scientist

£30000 - £32000 per annum
  1. Permanent
  1. Technical Operations, Discovery / R&D, Analytical

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Hobson Prior are currently working with a gene therapy organisation who are determined to develop possible curative treatments for patients who are living with serious illnesses. This ground-breaking company is looking for a Bioprocessing Scientist to support Good Manufacturing Practice compliant activities to produce sterile gene therapy Products.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Accountable to perform production processes, following SOPs and GMP practices to manufacture required products.
  • Proficient in the use of aseptic manufacturing techniques to assure the manufacture of intermediate sterile products.
  • Carrying out the day-to-day monitoring of the GMP facility to ensure that the facility operates in a compliant and safe manner to allow the production of gene therapy products at the required standards.
  • Work to appropriate GMP practices within clean room environment to assure continued compliance within those areas.
  • Complete routine cleaning of the manufacturing facility.
  • Perform the environmental monitoring of the manufacturing facility.
  • Ensure that the organisation's manufacturing facility and storage areas are maintained in a fit-for-purpose state.
  • Conduct regular stock checks and assist in the maintenance of the stock inventory.
  • Assist in stock control including ordering against defined specifications and receipt of materials, appropriate storage of starting biological products, (Quality Control QC) approval and release of materials for use.
  • Comply with the organisation's procedures including Health and safety and GMP.
  • You will ensure all equipment used is calibrated/maintained and in line with SOP's.
  • Any other assigned responsibilities.


  • Either BTEC HNC/HND or degree in a relevant scientific discipline with practical laboratory elements (or equivalent) or relevant previous experience.
  • Previous experience in pharmaceutical product manufacture (preference for biologics and aseptic manufacture).
  • Good understanding of GMP.
  • Practical experience of sample preparation and analysis.
  • Need to be numerate
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) preferred.

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