Search For Jobs Reagent Manufacturing Trainee Scientist

  • Ref: FPS4456363_1637835053

  • Permanent

  • Glasgow

  • ££25000 - £30000 per annum

  • End: 18th Dec 2021

This new and unique role will give you the opportunity to work on a new product line for Our Industry Leading Client working closely with our R&D Team. The role offer excellent train and development with excellent career development opportunities.

A degree of flexibility as this role will initially work across multiple sites including Glasgow and Stirling, working days (Monday to Friday – 08:30 to 17:30). Future plans will then be for you to be based predominately the Glasgow manufacturing site working a shift pattern yet to be defined with the view of moving to 24/7 shifts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure raw material and consumable availability for new and existing processes, creating documentation where required and communicating with Supply Chain
  • Support the design, execution and analysis of experiments for improving reagent manufacturing operations.
  • Work in collaboration with R&D to introduce new processes to manufacturing and roll out effective training
  • Provide feedback and evaluation support to R&D to aid delivery of suitably robust processes and test methods.
  • Prepare process buffers and stock solutions to allow reagent manufacturing and validation schedule to be met.
  • Manufacture assay reagents safely, efficiently in line with schedule and current SOPs and WIs to meet strip production requirements.
  • Evaluate performance of raw and in-process materials at critical stages of manufacture and carry out final formulation testing.
  • Support the purchasing of appropriate equipment and the validation activities for the manufacture and testing of reagents.
  • Schedule routine calibration, maintenance and running of laboratory and analytical equipment and support external supplier maintenance activities as required.

About you:

  • Minimum of Master’s Degree level qualified in Chemistry or Biochemistry.
  • Experience working within a laboratory environment in academia or industry setting following good lab practices and confidence to work without supervision.
  • Ability to create and follow complex experiment instructions and accurately record data and outcomes.
  • Good at problem solving and troubleshooting.
  • Computer literacy, data analysis interpretation skills and good attention to detail.
  • Good communication, personal task management skills and high self-motivation.
  • Can work well within a group environment.
  • Knowledge of in-process testing and characterisation techniques such as electrochemical, fluorescent and particle analysis methods (e.g. Flow Cytometry, Dynamic Light Scattering).
  • Knowledge of coupling chemistries and protein conjugation and their manufacturing techniques at varying scales such as FPLC and TFF/Hollow fibre filtration.
  • Knowledge of Micro/nano-particles and their function in immunoassays.

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