Manufacturing Improvement Senior Specialist

Recruiter
The Binding Site
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Jun 2019
Closes
25 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Permanent

Do you want to work for and make a real impact on a GBP130m turnover, private equity backed, international healthcare business, which specialises in the development, manufacture and distribution of diagnostic products which has doubled its revenues in the last 5 years?

A creative and challenging role is being offered within the Manufacturing Improvement department. The post holder will be operationally responsible for investigation of Production Improvement activities with Technical/Customer Services, Manufacturing, R&D, Planning and Inventory. The post holder will create, plan and schedule shop order recommendations and exceptions in line with material and capacity constraints.

The post holder will be expected to work with many departments throughout the company notably Research, Development and Manufacturing. During each project the candidate will be responsible for all aspects of process including but not limited to the following:


The post holder will be responsible for helping in the coordination of root cause investigation for production improvement and support activities. The post holder will be expected to focus on issues pertaining to the protein chemistry and antigen/antisera purification. The post holder will have ownership of a series of Root Cause Investigations (RCI) and trend monitoring reports and will be responsible for ensuring that they are completed accurately, concisely and on time.

Knowledge and Skills

Essential requirements:

• A good relevant Scientific degree in Biological Sciences (Grade 2(i) or above).
• Experienced laboratory worker (10+ years in IVD /Pharma/academic field) with proven experience in areas including immunisation strategies, protein purification, electrophoresis, and immunoassays.
• Strong understanding of immunology.
• Good leadership skills (mentoring experience is fine)