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AstraZeneca (AZ) is developing a vaccine to target Covid-19. As part of this effort, the Biologics Global Technical Operations (GTO) group is working with AZ colleagues in R&D to enable the technology transfer of the drug substance (DS) and drug product (DP) manufacturing process to multiple large scale external manufacturing partners (CMOs) to enable rapid scale-up, process qualification and commercial manufacture.
We are looking to augment the GTO team working on technology transfers with a DS / DP Tech Transfer Engineer. In this role, you will also work with GTO Drug Substance and/or Drug Product technical stewards, R&D process development and quality experts within AstraZeneca and partner CMO sites to support ongoing technology transfers and process performance qualification at the CMO. You will be expected to stay on the program for a minimum of 6 months and up to 12 months. This is a consulting position at AstraZeneca.
To succeed in this role, you will need to be self-motivated, well organized, have strong technical and communication skills, and a solid understanding and hands-on experience of biologics DS and/or DP manufacturing and quality/compliance requirements.
The position provides the opportunity to work with a highly motivated and talented global team, working under aggressive timelines to deliver a cutting edge monoclonal antibody manufacturing process to multiple world-class manufacturing facilities and support AZ’s efforts in dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic.
Work with Drug Substance/Drug Product Technical Stewards and SMEs from R&D, Quality, Validation with AZ and external partner sites to support technology transfer of drug substance processes (upstream and downstream) to external manufacturing sites.
Support drafting, review and approval of tech transfer and manufacturing documentation such as risk assessments, gap analyses, batch records, standard operating procedures and sample plans.
Serve as Manufacturing /Technical point of contact on specific workstreams/sub-projects, attending teleconferences with CMOS and internal teams, following up with stakeholders on action items etc.
Update project dashboards/presentations with project status to provide timely communication of status to internal team. Proactively identify risks, and develop / implement work plans to manage / mitigate / communicate risk to senior technical transfer leads.
Work with CMOs to compile and trend DS/DP manufacturing process data during manufacturing campaigns.
Note: The AZ team will be based in the US East Coast, CMOs receiving technology transfers are located in EU, and Far East. Will require ability to work flexible hours to support multiple global time zones.
Degree in an engineering or scientific discipline with experience in biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Science& Technology/ Manufacturing/ Process Engineering/ Quality. Prior experience in Drug Substance tech transfers preferred.
B.S with 10+ years of experience
M.S. with 6+ years of experience
PhD with 4+ years of experience
Strong knowledge of biologics manufacturing operations and equipment, with prior experience in Manufacturing, Technical Operations, MFG Science and Technology, or Quality.
Ability to work on multiple projects and meet deadlines as needed; emphasis on results-oriented, strong planning and execution skills.
Strong communication skills, with the ability to collaborate in cross functional teams across multiple organizations
Ability to work in a complex, dynamic, global environment.
For us, it is important that all competence and skills in the labor market are utilized. We welcome all applicants and strive for diversity.
2021-06-03, selection and interviews will be ongoing. The position may be filled before the last day of application, therefore, apply as soon as possible.
For more information: Sara Kuikka email@example.com or Eleonor Ehrman +46733434109
About the company
Randstad Life Sciences is specialized in competences within Life Science. As a consultant with us, you get a competitive salary, benefits and collective agreements. Your consultant manager is always there for you and ensures that you get varying and developing assignments at different companies, within different industries. At Randstad Life Sciences, your personal development is in focus, and you are offered a large network and many social activities.
Randstad Life Sciences is part of Randstad, the world leader in recruitment and consulting with operations in 38 countries. With this global network, in combination with our strong local foundation, we can offer a wide range of varied and developing assignments and jobs for you who are a specialist in life science. Our mission is to help you reach your true potential with your career in focus!
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