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Senior Production Specialist – ELISA

Laboratory Team
ELISA assay R&D
West Midlands
£30,000 - £35,000

Role Overview

The successful candidate will have strong experience in running both commercial ELISA assays, and in the design and running in-house R&D ELISAs. They will be familiar with standard NPD procedures and relevant regulatory requirements for marketing in-vitro diagnostic assays in Europe and the USA. They will be expected to be familiar with methods of large-scale ELISA manufacture, ELISA quality control procedures and associated documentation requirements. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing and executing experiments as part of assigned project and technical investigation work. The candidate will have experience of line management and project planning, in addition to project management and timeline tracking experience.

Role Requirements

To lead and manage high priority projects, ensuring that all relevant paperwork is complete and stored correctly.
To train and follow up with reportees in 1:1s and for general line management duties.
To plan and manage projects for reportees ensuring that timelines are managed and kept up to date.
To ensure that any assigned work is planned and carried out in a timely manner, both assigned to them and to their reportees.
To generate new documentation including specifications based on experimental work performed.
To plan and execute/oversee execution of validation as is appropriate to ensure successful performance once projects are handed across to other departments.
To develop specialist experience and knowledge with respect to all areas of immunoassay development and verification/validation and contribute to the design of future products.
To carry out design changes to existing products or processes when required and assist in the investigation of complaints.
To critically evaluate analytical methods and equipment to maintain highest possible standards.
To develop/contribute to new techniques/scientific understanding to improve upon existing and future products.
Perform ELISA assays for R&D purposes and complete investigational and experimental reports.

Person Specifications

Minimum a Scientific Degree in a biological sciences and relevant practical experience in assay development/verification OR Masters degree in a relevant
Line management experience
Project planning experience
Project management experience (using digital tracking tools eg MS Project)
Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
Strong knowledge of laboratory workings
Good knowledge of immunology.
Good knowledge of immunodiagnostics.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
To be friendly and approachable.
To be flexible to the needs of the business


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Date Updated
24 Nov 2022
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