Technical Specialist - External Manufacturing

£40000 - £45000 per annum
  1. Permanent
Slough, Berkshire
  1. Technical Operations, Quality Control, Microbiologist

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Hobson Prior are looking for a Technical Specialist - External Manufacturing to join a leading pharmaceutical organisation in Slough on a permanent basis. As the Technical Specialist - External Manufacturing you will provide subject matter expertise to the EMO organisation on Quality Control, stability and pharmaceutical manufacturing (including API, DS & DP) activities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for the testing of the products/projects assigned to the role.
  • Arrangement & review of testing associated with release of EMO products.
  • Building relationship with CMO's & CTL for facilitate optimal working relationships.
  • Establish and maintain relevant KPI with CMO's & CTLs.
  • Oversee the supply and management of the critical materials.
  • Ensuring sufficient inventory is maintained, while working with external partners to forecast demand.
  • Management of expiry and retest of materials.
  • Establish technical relationship/s with CMO's & CTL's to facilitate dialogue during investigations.
  • Leads/supports investigations into technical issues associated with analytical testing and manufacturing of EMO products.

Key Skills:

  • Ability to build strong collaborative relationships with SMEs at CMOs/CTLs.
  • Stability trial management.


  • Minimum of 3 years pharmaceutical Quality Control.
  • Minimum of 5 years working within a pharmaceutical manufacturing / analytical laboratory environment with experience in a "virtual" manufacturing environment is an advantage.
  • Experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing, testing & technology transfer involving CMOs/CTLs.

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