Technical Lead / Principal Scientist

Buckinghamshire Permanent
  • A unique opportunity to provide technical and scientific oversight
  • Enhancing scientific processes and methods to deliver innovative research

About Our Client

The client are a leading bioprocessing & sample management business located in Buckinghamshire, collaborating with key clients across the pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare space to help enhance and deliver novel clinical research.

Job Description

As a Principal Scientist / Technical Lead you will:

  • Act as an SME advising key collaborators on optimal approach to their clinical projects with the businesses
  • Develop and optimise scientific processes across the facility to improve accuracy and uncertainty
  • Streamline laboratory processes to improve robustness and capability in a high-throughput environment
  • Lead and coordinate activities to troubleshoot and resolve complex scientific issues
  • Develop Scientific training materials for lab technicians and conduct regular training workshops
  • Enhance sample storage and traceability processes throughout the laboratory, maintaining compliance to HTA regs
  • Collaborate closely with Quality & Ops & Scientific teams to deliver key projects

The Successful Applicant

To be successful you will have:

  • A degree or higher degree in a biological / biomedical field (PhD highly desired)
  • Sound technical expertise in particular relating to bioprocessing, DNA extraction and quantification
  • Proven record of leading scientific investigations to troubleshoot, root cause and resolve quality issues
  • Success in enhancing scientific operation including improvements to accuracy and robustness of key scientific processes
  • Experience operating in a regulated ISO15189 environment
  • Knowledge of and experience of working in a HTA regulated environment

What's on Offer

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading organisation offering a unique role with competitive salary. The business are driven by what they do and operate in a highly dynamic and collaborative environment, ultimately with the end goal of improving human health via key collaborations.

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