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We are a trusted CDMO partner for life and the work we do at FujiFilm Diosynth Biotechnologies (FDB) changes lives, and our united passion for advancing tomorrow’s medicines - our Genki - will always be our driving force.
Whilst working as Production Technologist in the Operations team, you’ll be joining other motivated individuals who fuel one another’s passions and embrace every day as an opportunity.
Due to rapid expansion of manufacturing capabilities we are hiring across a range of roles based in Billingham, Teesside.
We are a dynamic global company and our focus is to combine technical leadership in cell culture, microbial fermentation and gene therapies with world class cGMP manufacturing facilities to advance tomorrow’s medicines.
We are growing and we are growing fast. With sites in Billingham UK, Hillerod Denmark, North Carolina and Texas USA, the size and breadth of our business will open up huge opportunities for you, whether you want to move to a different role in the UK, relocate, or progress and take on more responsibility.
Our teams are proud to partner with innovative companies reimagining what’s possible in biopharmaceuticals. Every day at FDB is a day for improvement, each challenge is an opportunity for growth, and every moment is a chance to evolve together.
Qualifications and Experience
Degree in biology, biochemistry, microbiology or relevant discipline
NVQ in Plant Process Operation
Work experience in GMP environment/process industry
Experience of continuous improvement/operational excellence
Responsibilities of a Production Technologist
Interact with R&D and Engineering personnel as part of a programme team to support Technology Transfer of projects into the manufacturing facilities and to conduct plant and process troubleshooting during manufacture.
Execute Technology Transfer and manufacturing activities to achieve manufacture schedule targets, this will include:
Ensuring facility readiness to manufacture in accordance with relevant checklists and procedures.
Understanding and executing production plans with limited guidance.
Execution of manufacturing operations according to Batch Manufacturing Records and associated Work Instructions.
Ensure accurate management of Raw Materials and consumables in SAP.
The job holder will understand the requirements of GMP (e.g. Purpose of a BMR, role of a Witness, Good Documentation Practice) and ensure accurate data recording of executed tasks and activities in Quality documentation including but not limited to Batch Manufacturing Records, Logbooks and Qualification Protocols.
Ensure appropriate training status for all tasks and activities to be undertaken and ensure these tasks and activities are performed in a safe and compliant manner.
Identify and appropriately report all potential safety risks and violations.
Identify and appropriately report all deviations from defined operating procedures.
Demonstrate ownership of designated equipment and systems.
Why work with us?
At FDB, your passion - your Genki - is your power and we empower you to define what Genki means to you.
When you join us, we will train, develop and support you to become the best you can possibly be. We offer a structured new starter induction programme as well as on-going development training. In addition to this, we offer:
Competitive salary plus company bonus scheme
Up to 35 days of holiday, plus bank holidays.
Salary Sacrifice scheme offering, healthcare, bikes, dental etc.
Generous pension scheme
Please send applications no later than 12 noon on Friday 6th November 2020.
If we have not contacted you within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.