GMP Technician- Cell Therapy

Role: GMP Technician- Cell Therapy.

Manchester based.

As a graduate of Biological Science you will use your practical experience of cell biology to perform GMP standard cell culture and associated assays in state of the art laboratories.

The GMP facility is in a growth phase and will shortly transition to shift system with enhanced pay. Flexibility to work a shift pattern is essential but in return you are offered excellent training and a competitive salary and rewards package.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:
The GMP Technician - Cell Therapy will be required to:

•Perform GMP (Good Manufacturing Process) cell culture and the associated GMP assays within a laboratory, clean room or Aseptic Isolator
•Undertake validation studies of processes and equipment as required
•Perform standard operating policies & procedures (SOP?s) and novel technology transfer processes, including state of the art techniques developed in cell culture, flow cytometry and a range of biological assays
•Produce and review technical documentation (SOPs, MPDs, etc) as part of the Instil Bio (UK) quality system
•Clearly and accurately record/transcribe and communicate translational & GxP procedures
•Perform critical checks of the records of fellow staff and external contractors/suppliers
•Be aware of the regulatory requirements (GMP, GCP etc) relevant to CTL and to ensure compliance with the regulations
•Prepare materials and reagents as required
•Order equipment & consumables and perform routine stock checks to maintain levels of critical stock, as well as communicating with suppliers and sourcing new consumables/equipment as required
•Perform routine operation, testing and maintenance checks of laboratory equipment
•Arrange for equipment calibration, maintenance and repair with external contractors
•Ensure critical samples are safely delivered to external testing facilities
•Perform laboratory housekeeping including COSHH and Risk assessments
•Carry out regular facility cleaning, monitoring and disposal of waste.

Essential Requirements:

•A graduate degree level in a biological science related discipline
•A basic knowledge of biomedicine and practical experience in cell biology and the associated assays
•Experience of working within a group whilst also maintaining individual responsibility with minimal active management
•Evidence of professional development within the field of biomedical science by demonstrating an active career path
•Excellent communication skills written and oral
•Excellent IT skills

Desirable skills & previous experience in:
•Cell therapy
•Genetic/protein engineering
•Flow cytometry
•Professional Registration in an appropriate subject area
•GMP, Quality Control or quality assurance in the field of Biomedicine or related field
•Understanding of the role of the MHRA, HTA and H&SE in Good Manufacturing Practice
•Organisational skills demonstrating an ability to perform complex multistage procedures within a group and as an individual

Remuneration and Benefits:
The salaries for these roles are competitive within the Biotechnology and wider scientific sector.

Initial offers in the region of:

*  £22,500 to £25,000 - rising to £26,000 after a short training period.

In addition these roles will transition to a shift system and attract a shift allowance & benefits package.


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