Process Engineer/Scientist, MSAT

Date: 5 Jul 2024

Location: Oxford, GB

Company: oxfordbiom

We want you to feel inspired every day. We’re future-focused and our business is growing. We succeed together through passion, commitment and teamwork, and so can you.


Oxford Biomedica’s Manufacturing, Science and Technology Team is responsible for process and technology development activities from early concept through to product registration for market approval, and to ensure that OXB’s new and existing manufacturing processes can deliver the productivity, performance, quality and cost benefits required in line with regulatory guidance.


We are currently recruiting for a Process Engineer or Scientist to join the team.  One of the main purposes of this role is to plan, execute and report completion of MSAT-related projects or tasks in alignment with department objectives


Your responsibilities in this role would be:


  • The delivery of assigned technical projects/tasks working directly with your Manager to ensure project time lines are met according to internal and/or customer needs
  • Trouble shooting, identification and problem solving in the plant for process and quality issues of existing processes
  • Supporting the implementation of new processes/products into OXB facilities and third party CMOs
  • Supports improvement projects to achieve increased productivity improvement, quality and reliability improvements
  • Analyses batch records and quality results and monitors consistency of operations by using appropriate database and statistical tools; propose and implement corrective and improvement actions
  • Work will be conducted in compliance with OXB’s Quality, Safety and Environmental systems and procedures


You will need; 


  • Degree or equivalent experience in Chemical or Biochemical Engineering with an appropriate level of relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of GMP manufacturing and including quality and regulatory requirements
  • Knowledge and relevant experience in the scale up and commercialisation of GMP manufacturing bioprocesses
  • Understanding of quality management systems, environmental, health and safety aspects of the work and regulatory requirements
  • Experience of using statistical data analysis tools
  • Understanding of process hazard analysis (PHA) methodologies such as FMEA, HAZOP and HACCP would be desirable



About Us:


Oxford Biomedica is a quality and innovation-led viral vector CDMO with a mission to enable its clients to deliver life changing therapies to patients around the world. One of the original pioneers in cell and gene therapy, we have more than 25 years of experience in viral vectors; the driving force behind the majority of gene therapies.


Oxford Biomedica collaborates with some of the world’s most innovative pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, providing viral vector development and manufacturing expertise in lentivirus, adeno-associated virus (AAV) and adenoviral vectors. Oxford Biomedica’s world-class capabilities span from early-stage development to commercialisation. These capabilities are supported by robust quality-assurance systems, analytical methods and depth of regulatory expertise.


What’s in it for you:

  • Highly competitive total reward packages
  • Wellbeing programmes
  • Development opportunities
  • Welcoming, friendly, supportive colleagues
  • A diverse and inclusive working environment
  • Our values are: Deliver Innovation, Be Inspiring and Have Integrity
  • State of the art laboratory and manufacturing facilities


We want you to feel inspired every day. We’re future-focused and our business is growing rapidly. We succeed together through passion, commitment, and teamwork, and so can you.


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