Process Transfer Scientist

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    Livingston, West Lothian

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    Cheryl Leonard

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    8 months ago

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Scientist required to facilitate introduction of new processes and equipment within the production department.

Key responsibilities and accountability's:

Participating in all aspects of product manufacture
Introduction of new processes and equipment to facilitate clinical and commercial manufacture
Training of production staff in new processes and procedures
Providing technical assistance to development and production staff to ensure timely completion of scheduled manufactures
Identifying areas for improvement and implementing innovative solutions to drive production efficiency's
Ensuring that clinical and commercial batches are manufactured in accordance with agreed quality standards
Maintaining GMP compliance in accordance with MHRA, FDA, customer, and corporate expectations
Liaising with Facilities and Quality groups to maintain equipment calibration
Engaging with internal and external stakeholders to plan and execute GMP activities
Drafting SOPs for new equipment to facilitate training and standardise equipment cleaning, set-up and operation
Assisting with departmental change controls and resolving deviations
Preparation, review and approval of batch documentation
Trending process KPI's and monitoring production performance to measure effectiveness of process improvements
Ensure all SOPs accurately reflect best practice


Scientific background with relevant pharmaceutical/chemistry/biotechnology (or BSc equivalent education)
Experience from similar positions in the industry
Flexible, structured and goal orientated team player
Management skills are desirable merits
Excellent oral and written communications skills
Able to communicate effectively with people at all levels within the Company