Lead Scientist

by | 28/03/2024

Role At A Glance

Profession: Research and Development
Date Posted: 28/03/2024
Location: Cambridgeshire
Start Date: 01/01/1970
Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 27/04/2024
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum

My client, a TTP Company, is dedicated to advancing the manufacturing of cell and gene therapies through innovative technology solutions. We are seeking a Lead Scientist to join our Cell Processing team and contribute to our mission of enabling scalable, cost-effective, and efficient manufacture of life-saving therapies.


  • Collaborate closely with customers to understand process requirements
  • Develop and implement technical transfer plans
  • Drive system architecture and engineering design requirements
  • Define user and functional requirements for next-generation manufacturing systems
  • Coordinate and execute process development work packages
  • Ensure adherence to lab procedures and support risk assessment activities
  • Foster strong partnerships with collaborators and guide integration requirements assessments


  • MSc in Biochemistry/Immunology/Bioprocessing/Biomedical engineering or related discipline (PhD desirable)
  • Practical experience in R&D within an industrial setting
  • In-depth understanding of cell therapy manufacturing/process development and technical transfer
  • Proficiency in flow cytometry, cell culture, T cell biology, Design of Experiments (DoE), and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
  • Experience leading complex technology projects
  • Strong leadership, mentoring, and project management skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills


  • Annual profit-related bonus
  • 25 days holiday
  • Employer pension contribution of 12% of pensionable pay
  • Free lunch and all-day refreshments
  • Private medical insurance for employees and dependents
  • Enhanced family-friendly leave
  • Life insurance worth 6x salary
  • Electric car leasing scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Activities and community fund for healthy activities and team-building
  • Local sports facilities and theater discounts

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