Vacancy Details

Scientist II

As a scientist within the oligo manufacturing team you will be hands on in the lab and collaborate with manufacturing, engineering, quality & product management. Will be supporting NPIs , developing new methods and playing an integral part to implementation of new technologies. Based at our Scottish site you will support current & new product lines.

Key Objectives:

  • Maintain a pulse on latest industry practices and trends and facilitate the incorporation of that information into instrumentation product development efforts.

  • Must have industry experience of taking NPIs from concept to product offerings.

  • Method development on liquid handling. UPLC/HPLC & LCMS & automation

  • Hands-on in the lab performing synthesis and purification based on designed studies to support the above. This includes but is not limited to handling raw materials/intermediates/products of multiple-step synthesis, chromatography and previous knowledge of conventional reaction techniques, handling of air and moisture s characterising the products of chemical reactions using appropriate instrumentation including, but not limited to, UHPLC, HPLC, mass spectrometry and LCMS.

  • Understands oligo, probes, assays & peptide products and had previous exposure to how these are used in customer and internal processes. GMP,GLP & ISO

  • Be the voice of the customer, and the resident chemist expert within instrumentation for oligonucleotides.

  • Must have industry experience of working in large Pharma or Biotech company

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and execute on productivity targets & proven track record of hitting timelines .

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Knowledge and skills acquired through the successful completion of a Bachelor/PHD or Honours Degree in Biology, Chemistry or equivalent field.

  • Post-doc or industry experience in oligonucleotide or peptide synthesis and purification.

  • Results driven with a proven track record of achieving/ exceeding departmental objectives.

  • Extremely proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, able to quickly learn internal IT systems, (E1, Agile EDMS, MES, etc.)

  • Must be able to show previous NPI set up and execution

  • Excellent communication & oral skills and ability to present at all business levels.

  • Collaborate to generate data for and write case studies demonstrating the performance of our instruments.

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