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Senior Technical Specialist

  1. NI & Ireland
  1. Contract
  1. Life Sciences
Date Posted19 Jan 2021

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Technical Services Senior Specialist - Ireland - Contract

Ireland is a hive of activity for the Life Sciences Industry at present with no shortage of major expansion/ new-build facilities. We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Technical Specialist with tech transfer and upstream cell culture experience to join a project for a global pharmaceutical organisation, located in the midlands, with great longevity of employment possibility.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a Senior Technical Specialist with upstream cell culture and tech transfer experience to join this new project, located in the midlands, for a period of 12 months initially.

The ideal candidate will have:
  • Experience in technical services support in the manufacture of mammalian drug substance cell culture and purification and/or process development and/or manufacturing support
  • Experienced in relevant unit operations including vial thaw and scale-up, seed train and production bioreactors, harvest, chromatography, UF/DF, viral filtration and inactivation, final formulation and media and buffer preparations. 
  • Comprehensive understanding of cGMP requirements for clinical and commercial biopharmaceutical manufacturing and the ability to implement best practices.
  • Experience of technology transfers and implementing new clinical and commercial biopharmaceutical manufacturing processes, specifically in the manufacture of mammalian bulk drug substance operations.
  • Prior experience of single-use systems (bioreactors, single-use mixers) would be an advantage
  • Ability to present and defend the technical aspects of manufacturing operations.
  • Self-motivated, detail orientated enjoys the fast pace environment of a startup.
Due to Travel Restrictions, we can only accept applications from candidates residing in Ireland

For more information on this project/position, please apply with a copy of your up to date CV today! 

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