The role will primarily involve the production and purification of virus from mammalian cells therefore experience of manufacturing processes (USP/DSP and QC) would be highly advantageous. Ideally you will have experience of recombinant protein, virus or biologic manufacture in an industrial setting.

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in the manufacture of viruses (AAV preferable), recombinant protein or biologics, cell culture aseptic working techniques is essential
  • Knowledge of purification (DSP) and analytics (QC) for bioproducts would be advantageous
  • Technical knowledge of molecular biology techniques, such as PCR, cloning, and sequence analysis and manipulation, would be advantageous
  • Adept at working with and updating SOPs to produce reproducible results
  • Experience of fundamental lab skills, e.g. pipetting, aliquoting reagents, media/solution preparation, working in a GLP environment
  • Effective written and verbal communication across/between team members and management
  • Experience in H&S, COSHH, and Risk Assessments
  • Detail-oriented and able to perform precise work
  • Effectively manage own time/workload to meet deliverables with minimal oversight

The candidate:

This role could suit an HND/BSc qualified candidate with at least a couple of years industry experience behind them in a similar manufacturing discipline.

The opportunity:

This is a unique opportunity to join an exciting, rapidly expanding gene therapy company that has a proven history of developing highly effective, life changing therapies. You will be joining a highly skilled team with the opportunity to work at the front end of gene regulation and play a vital role, to aid the development of future therapies. You can expect to receive a competitive salary plus additional benefits including; life, critical illness, health, pension, cycle to work, onsite gym, on site café.

For a confidential discussion please contact our retained partner, Keith Tocher at Abercorn Sinclair.

About Abercorn Sinclair

Abercorn Sinclair is a specialist, technical recruitment consultancy based in Edinburgh. We provide permanent, interim and contract services across the science, technology and engineering sectors.