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Reference ID 176562
Job title Production Chemist Number Required 1
Firm Astrea Bioseparations Ltd Hours Full Time (37.5hrs/wk)
Address Duration Permanent
Contact Salary Competitive
Tel No End Date 13 December 2022
Number Required 1
Hours Full Time (37.5hrs/wk)
Duration Permanent
Salary Competitive
End Date 13 December 2022
Notes Astrea Bioseperations has long been established as an expert in affinity chromatography and bioseparations, providing services for ligand design adsorbent development, large scale adsorbent manufacture to GMP standards and GMP-ready pre-packed columns. The company is uniquely positioned as an ideal partner for biopharmaceutical and plasma derived therapeutics. The company is now entering an exciting new growth phase of its evolution, having recently been acquired by private equity, through a life sciences tools platform created to build a leading player in next-generation bioprocessing for advanced therapies by acquiring or investing in high-potential businesses with outstanding technology and accelerating their growth. Astrea Bioseperations has an exciting opportunity for a Production Chemist to join the Production Team at their site in the Isle of Man. Key responsibilities will include: Manufacture of established and development products: Responsible for batch manufacture of intermediate and final ligands and Chromatographic resins or other products as required. Adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) and Production Methods. Upkeep of accurate production records and notebooks. Conduct of certain on-line quality control assay. Analysis of manufacturing data, early identification of anomalies and problems. Maintenance of manufacturing equipment and work areas in clean and serviceable state. To carry out other work in this area as and when directed by the Production Manager. Process Development and optimisation. Responsible for conducting process optimization studies on new and existing processes (both intermediates and final products) to ensure optimum utilization of resources and maximization of yields. Responsible for participating in the decision-making processes within the process development and control. Other accountabilities: Writing and review/update of SOPs and production methods. To share knowledge and train other members of staff as necessary. Effective time management and work planning to ensure optimum use of all resources. Qualifications, Skills and Experience. Minimum of 2 years experience in an industrial chemistry environment. Previous experience of a highly regulated manufacturing environment such as pharmaceutical manufacture. Previous experience of process development chemistry. Computer literate. Willing to work rotating 8 - 12 hour shifts, between days and nights. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. To apply, please submit your CV on the careers page of our website via the link below. Link:

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