Process Sciences Technical Specialist

Posted 24 May 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Temporary
DisciplineLife Science Recruitment
Contact NameBeatriz Olmedo

Job description

Orion Group are sourcing a Process Sciences Technical Specialist on behalf of our Multinational Biopharmaceutical Client on an initial 11-month on a contract basis.

The Process Sciences team require a Technical Specialist with strong analytical and in process analytics experience to provide multidisciplinary expertise and technical support to the team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in the effective and efficient execution of analytical test methods for supporting analytical continuous improvement projects and also support Small Scale optimisation studies. The candidate will also be an active member within the Process Sciences group supporting the efficient & safe operation of the Process Sciences Lab. A high level of innovation, enthusiasm and drive will be required to deliver technical excellence to support high throughput demand on Process Sciences analytical support.

The candidate is required to work with moderate work direction and is skilled and knowledgeable to the position.

Primary activities/responsibilities:

- Strong knowledge of protein chemistry and analytical techniques particularly HPLC.

- Perform laboratory experiments required to deliver on project timelines.

- Present technical findings regularly to stakeholders and to wider Technical groups.

- Communicate with people of all levels of a business.

- Participate in continuous improvement initiatives, including method optimisation and troubleshooting

- Support small scale analytical test method optimisation activities and general small scale support activities.

- Preparation of documentation associated with the projects in accordance with GDP (good documentation practice) and site procedures.

- Participate in cross-functional problem-solving teams for troubleshooting and investigations

and Quality functions

- Support lab compliance with site safety and environmental standards

- Prepare and review of technical documents, procedures, metrics, etc.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience Required

* MSc (Science) with at least 2 years' experience in an analytical/ small scale process development role in QC or an analytical/process development group.

* BSc. Qualification (Science) with at least 3 years' experience in an analytical/ small scale process development role in QC or an analytical/process development group.

* High level of presentation skills required as the role entails presenting technical presentations to wider Technical groups.

* Experience with ASTRA & EMPOWER software, Agilent/Waters HPLCs.

* High level written and verbal communications with advanced PC skills.

* Self-motivated and ability to work as part of a team with good project management skills.

* Demonstrated ability to fully realize improvement initiatives.

* Demonstrated successes in a team environment, such as project teams, problem solving teams etc.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.