Drug Product Technology Transfer Engineer

£95 - £100 per hour
  1. Interim/Contract
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  1. Technical Operations, Engineering, Production Engineer

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Hobson Prior currently having an exciting opportunity for a Biologics Drug Substance/Drug Product Technology Transfer Engineer to join a leading biopharmaceutical organisation who provide pioneering medicines to patients all over the world.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with Drug Substance/Drug Product Technical Stewards and SMEs from R&D, Quality, Validation with the organisation and external partner sites to support technology transfer of drug substance processes (upstream and downstream) to external manufacturing sites.
  • Support drafting, review and approval of tech transfer and manufacturing documentation such as risk assessments, gap analyses, batch records, standard operating procedures and sample plans.
  • Serve as Manufacturing /Technical point of contact on specific workstreams/sub-projects, attending teleconferences with CMOS and internal teams, following up with stakeholders on action items etc.
  • Update project dashboards/presentations with project status to provide timely communication of status to internal team.
  • Proactively identify risks and develop / implement work plans to manage / mitigate / communicate risk to senior technical transfer leads.
  • Work with CMOs to compile and trend DS/DP manufacturing process data during manufacturing campaigns.

Key Skills:

  • Ability to work on multiple projects and meet deadlines as needed; emphasis on results-oriented, strong planning and execution skills
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to collaborate in cross functional teams across multiple organizations
  • Ability to work in a complex, dynamic, global environment.


  • Degree in an engineering or scientific discipline with experience in biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Science& Technology/ Manufacturing/ Process Engineering/ Quality (prior experience in Drug Substance tech transfers preferred).
  • B.S with 10+ years of experience.
  • M.S. with 6+ years of experience.
  • PhD with 4+ years of experience.
  • Strong knowledge of biologics manufacturing operations and equipment, with prior experience in Manufacturing, Technical Operations, MFG Science and Technology, or Quality.

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