Vacancies at Cobra Biologics

Senior Scientist, Downstream Processing: Innovation, Keele (Ref:CBK1719)

The successful candidate will be responsible for biologics (multiple product type) downstream processing development.

  • Contribution to the design and planning of processes with accountability for leading the execution of assigned process development, client transfer or internal Research and Development programmes of work.
  • Supporting the transfer of processes into GMP across all sites or to external clients.
  • Responsibility for the interpretation of data, impact assessment and provision of recommendations for further development or scale up.
  • Supporting commercial activities and working closely with Project Management.
  • Supporting Cobra’s Research and Development programme including poster presentations and conference attendance where applicable.

Experienced GMP Microbial Fermentation Scientist, Keele, Staffordshire (Ref:CBK1619)

A vacancy has arisen for an Experienced GMP Microbial Fermentation Scientist to work within Product Delivery.

  • Execution of Microbial Fermentation and Microbial Cell Banking within the GMP cleanroom facility.
  • To maintain the status of the GMP production facility clean rooms.
  • Compliant execution of GMP processes in a timely manner according to Manufacturing Plans and Batch Manufacturing Records.
  • Ensure laboratory notebooks and Batch Manufacturing Records are completed and maintained according to Cobra Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Update Standard Operating Procedures and Material Specification Sheets as required.
  • To form part of multidisciplinary teams, lead by the Production Manager or Senior Scientist, taking processes from the client/development/technology transfer stage into GMP.

GMP Mammalian & Virus Scientist, Keele, Staffordshire (Ref:CBK1519)

Vacancies have arisen for a GMP Scientist and an Experienced GMP Scientist within the Cell Culture and Virus Production Team to work within Product Delivery.

  • Execution of cell culture and virus production within the GMP Clean Room facility.
  • To maintain the status of the GMP production facility clean rooms.
  • Compliant execution of GMP processes in a timely manner according to Manufacturing Plans and Batch Manufacturing Records.
  • Ensure laboratory notebooks and/or Batch Manufacturing Records are completed and maintained according to Cobra Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Update Standard Operating Procedures and Material Specification Sheets as required.
  • To form part of multidisciplinary teams, lead by the Production Manager or Senior Scientist, taking processes from the client/development/technology transfer stage into GMP.

Senior Scientist, Technology and Bioanalysis: Innovation, Keele, (Ref:CBK1819)

The successful candidate will be responsible for driving analytical development and technology transfer activities for DNA and viral vector manufacture.

  • Development and execution of a range of analytical assays for biomolecule characterisation.
  • Mammalian cell culture and transient transfection, relating to viral vector production.
  • Supporting the transfer of processes into GMP across all sites or to external clients.
  • Responsibility for the interpretation of data, impact assessment and provision of recommendations for further development or scale up.
  • Supporting Commercial activities and working closely with Project Management.

Senior Scientist, Technology and Bioanalysis: Innovation, Keele, (Ref:CBK1919)

The successful candidate will be responsible for the optimisation of viral vector bioprocessing and analytical characterisation.

  • Mammalian cell culture and transient transfection, relating to viral vector production.
  • Viral vector bioprocessing using mammalian cell culture, including some experience in upstream and downstream methodologies.
  • Supporting the transfer of processes into GMP across all sites or to external clients.
  • Responsibility for the interpretation of data, impact assessment and provision of recommendations for further development or scale up.
  • Supporting Commercial activities and working closely with Project Management.

Scientist, Upstream Processing: Innovation, Keele, (Ref:CBK2119)

The successful candidate will be responsible for biologics upstream process development.

  • Execution of microbial fermentation (shake flask and bioreactor) and microbial cell banking within our research and high quality facilities in support of commercial contracts, gene therapy viral vector development and Innovate UK grants with academic institutions.
  • To assist in the transfer/development of new processes, unit operations or techniques within the team and into GMP across all sites or to external clients.
  • Interpretation of data, communicating results and performing impact assessment.
  • Generate study plans, technical reports, Standard Operating Procedures and Batch Reports as required.

More details on these posts at www.cobrabio.com/jobs