Oxford BioMedica is a pioneer of gene and cell therapy and our work is helping to deliver life changing treatments.
Gene and cell therapy is the treatment of disease by the delivery of therapeutic DNA into a patient’s cells, providing long term and potentially curative treatments for a wide range of diseases. With the potential to transform medicine, the sector holds significant promise with the first commercial products now launched and others rapidly approaching the market.
Due to our continued growth we are looking for a QC Technician, Incoming Materials to join our QC team. The purpose of this role is to ensure that incoming raw materials are tested and released compliant with regulatory requirements and in time to meet manufacturing demands.
The responsibilities of the role are:
Test, label and release incoming raw materials ensuring that quality and time targets are met
Maintain the QC Chemistry laboratory to GMP standards and keep test equipment calibrated and maintained for optimal use
Maintain relevant SOP’s/Control plans and other documents to ensure compliance with required standards
Encourage change and innovation in the teams activities within GMP constraints, in order to improve the raw material release system to improve efficiency
Anticipate problems and suggest solutions
Adjust plans to ensure that equipment breakdown and absences do not impact quality or turn around times
Work with other departments and external partners to investigate and resolve problems
Required education and knowledge
Relevant raw material and chemistry experience
Good knowledge of GMP requirements required in a pharmaceutical company
Educated to degree level in a science subject or relevant experience
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
Attention to detail
Computer literate, especially with MS office (Excel, Word etc.)
Ability to multitask and manage tasks under pressure
Please note that applications will only be reviewed once a CV has been attached and the Questionnaire has been completed.