Senior Scientist - Bioassay Validation Team

Job Title: Senior Scientist - Bioassay Validation Team
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: J911585_1641805629
Contact Name: Tom Lambert
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 10, 2022 09:07

Job Description

Job title: Senior Scientist

Salary: Competitive

Location: Manchester

Hours per week: 35, flexible starts and finishes, home working encouraged when possible

Are you an experienced IVD scientist and want to take the next step in your career? Russell Taylor has a position available for an assay development validation scientist at an excellent employer; a large contract manufacturing organisation based in Manchester. The right candidate will have experience in assay validation, ISO13485 and a relevant degree

The role:

  • Provide scientific and technical experience on projects (including knowledge of IVD/IVDR), contributing to project planning
  • Write and update SOPs, process flows, plans and reports. Ensuring compliance within own work.
  • Lead troubleshooting when issues arise
  • Collaborate with other teams in Innovation, Assay Development, Automation and Design Transfer, where required
  • Support and guidance to junior staff
  • Planning and reporting of activities and ensuring reports are accurate and detailed.

The person:

  • Degree or above in a life science such as molecular biology, biochemistry, or genetics
  • Very experienced, typically 7+ years of relevant experience (microbiology, bioassays, IVD devices etc), including hands-on experience
  • Expertise in the development, verification and validation of molecular IVDs and experience with ISO13485.
  • Demonstrated drive and enthusiasm, willingness to take ownership and good organisation skills
  • Desire to learn and assimilate knowledge
  • Excellent written communication skills, ability to write concisely.
  • Knowledge of IVD and IVDR

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