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Reagent Manufacturing Scientist

A rare opportunity to join a busy reagent manufacturing team on a day shift basis! Working with ground breaking technology and making a real difference to people!


Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the purchasing of appropriate equipment and the validation activities for the manufacture and testing of reagents.



  • Ensure raw material and consumable availability to facilitate required process builds to meet reagent manufacturing schedule.



  • Manufacture assay reagents safely, efficiently in line with schedule and current SOPs and WIs to meet strip production requirements.



  • Evaluate performance of raw and in-process materials at critical stages of manufacture and carry out final formulation testing.



  • Schedule routine calibration, maintenance and running of laboratory and analytical equipment and support external supplier maintenance activities as required.



  • Management of day to day activities responsible within the shift, and organisation of workload and team members



  • Responsible for upload of real time material and labour data into ERP system




Essential Skills:

  • Degree level qualified, or equivalent, in a science subject. Significant relevant experience may also be considered without a degree.



  • Ability to create and follow complex protocols and accurately complete batch records



  • Computer literacy, data analysis interpretation skills and good attention to detail



  • Can work well within a group environment



  • Knowledge of GMP standards, including Validation protocols and Non-Conformances



  • Knowledge of in-process testing such as electrochemical, fluorescent and particle analysis methods (e.g. Flow Cytometry, Dynamic Light Scattering).



  • Good communication, personal task management skills and high self-motivation



  • Good at problem solving and troubleshooting



  • Experience working within a manufacturing laboratory following good lab practices and confidence to work without supervision




Desirable Skills

  • Experience of working within a biohazard environment



  • Experience in statistical analysis techniques



  • Line management experience



  • Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt Qualification



  • Commercial diagnostic assay experience




Apply online in the first instance or contact Nichola Price Tel: 0141 270 5135 or email your CV:



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