Senior Scientist - Mammalian

Req ID:  156475
Location: 

Keele, GB, ST5 5SP


At Charles River, we are passionate about improving the quality of people’s lives. When you join our global family, you will help create healthier lives for millions of patients and their families. 

 

Charles River employees are innovative thinkers, who are dedicated to continuous learning and improvement. We will empower you with the resources you need to grow and develop in your career. 

 

As a Charles River employee, you will be part of an industry-leading, customer-focused company at the forefront of drug development. Your skills will play a key role in bringing life-saving therapies to market faster through simpler, quicker, and more digitalized processes. Whether you are in lab operations, finance, IT, sales, or another area, when you work at Charles River, you will be the difference every day for patients across the globe.

 

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Job Summary

We are currently looking to recruit a Senior Scientist within the Product Delivery Department at Keele, Staffordshire, UK. The successful candidate will be working within the GMP facility, leading Mammalian  processes and responsible for a team of GMP operators.

Profile and Requirements

The main duties will include:
•    To lead the execution of assigned programmes of GMP manufacturing in an efficient and compliant manner.
•    To contribute to the planning of GMP projects by providing estimates for required resources and schedules.
•    Generation and review of Batch Manufacturing Documentation
•    To support the Production Leader in maintaining documentation compliance in respect of procedure updates, process improvements and QMS generation and close-out.
•    Direct line management of at least three GMP Operators.
•    To interpret data and communicate results.
•    To form part of multidisciplinary teams transferring processes into GMP as required.


You will be educated to degree level or above in Biomedicine, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biochemical Engineering or equivalent qualification with practical expertise in a relevant technical area.  It is essential that you will demonstrate strong process experience in mammalian production and have proven experience of working within a GMP environment. Direct experience of line management is advantageous.

You will demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills. A flexible approach to work and a willingness to work additional hours (including weekends) to accommodate processing is essential.  The enthusiasm to learn and the ability to interact and communicate effectively with colleagues at all levels within the organisation are also essential.

This role will be based at Keele, Staffordshire. 
 

 

 

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About Corporate Functions
The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.  
 

About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.
 

With over 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62 billion.
 

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.
 

For more information, please visit www.criver.com.