DSP MSAT Specialist (Level II)

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Manufacturing
  3. Iceland
Posting date: 26 Jun 2019

A speciality biopharmaceutical company is currently recruiting a DSP MSAT Specialist (Level II) to join their office in Reykjavik. This organisation is renowned for its work on high-quality biosimilar products, ranging across the value chain from cell line development to commercial manufacturing. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a dynamic and upcoming company and bolster a career in the biosimilar space.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Contribute towards Scale-up strategy prior to tech transfer of manufacturing processes to GMP Manufacturing across clinical and commercial, to both internal and external manufacturing sites if needed.
  • Introduce and support the qualification of new processes into cGMP manufacturing, whilst managing technical risks associated with process transfer.
  • Lead cross functional teams to ensure relevant transfer and communication of critical process and technical information such that successful outcomes are achieved as agreed.
  • Investigate, identify root cause, and identify CAPA for manufacturing deviations.
  • Provide for independent on plant technical support, process monitoring, and complex data analysis using experience to anticipate issues before they become critical.
  • Represent MSAT within multiple complex external/internal project teams and pro-actively communicate, effectively negotiate, and collaborate via both face to face meeting and telecoms to drive problem resolution and offer successful technical outcomes.
  • Lead process optimization/improvement activities, leading cross functional teams to successfully implement according business needs.
  • Use technical influence and knowledge in project teams to ensure delivery of project timelines according to business needs.
  • Proactively anticipate, evaluate, and resolve technical challenges within area of expertise.
  • Resolve gaps in unit operations through batch reviews and applied continual process learning/knowledge capture.
  • Follow external biopharmaceutical manufacturing technology advancements; understand and introduce new technologies and how they may be applicable to process innovation, cost, or yield improvement.
  • Coach and mentor new starters to contribute to achieving a multi-skilled and engaged DSP team.
  • Adhere to the company etiquette in all matters of behaviour and manners.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Degree in Biological science or biochemical engineering disciplines or equivalent.
  • Experience of cell culture principles, techniques, scale up, technology transfer, and process validation activities.
  • Strong knowledge in laboratory development and/or a manufacturing operations background.
  • Expertise in field DSP drug substance operations from working in a cGMP environment.
  • A minimum of 2 years technical transfer expertise gained from a drug substance manufacturing environment.
  • A deep understanding of manufacturing process as a whole e.g. Supply chain, analytical, or QA.
  • Proven experience of coaching and mentoring others.
  • Demonstrable project management skills.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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