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Production Scientist

The Production Scientist will be responsible for ensuring the contract manufacture to GMP standards and assist in the effective technology transfer of projects from TC BioPharm R&D facility to the GMP Production Facility. The post holder will work with and support the Quality, R&D and Clinical teams to ensure operational excellence.


The Production Scientist will join TC BioPharm Ltd (TCB), an emerging cancer immunotherapy company developing cell based treatments for cancer and severe viral infections. Based at their manufacturing facility in the central belt of Scotland, the successful candidate will report directly to the Production Manager.  TCB is a fast growing, immunotherapy company developing cell-based treatments for cancer patients; moreover, our unique culture, values and working environment attracts, retains, and inspires people to give their best.


The post holder will:

  • ensure all manufacturing activities are undertaken in accordance with the registered product requirements and to current regulatory and quality standards;
  • analyse all production methods, techniques, processes and machinery and develop and implement improvements or changes in order to maintain the highest levels of performance within the department;
  • perform problem/solving trouble shooting of cell culture production processes by identifying issues and implementing procedures in accordance with GMP and relevant regulatory standards and in accordance with TC BioPharm Quality Systems;
  • provide a high level of specialist technical and GMP production knowledge to deliver the technical transfer and validation of mammalian cell culture processes;
  • analyse, interpret and report production data and deviations to line manager, quality and project team. Present results in GMP compliant documentation, Milestone reports or at meetings to update project team or senior management;
  • champion high standards in production documentation ensuring that all procedures are documented and reviewed to appropriate quality standards including, but not limited to standard operating procedures, manufacturing batch records and deviations, technical transfer documentation and project/client specific documentation;
  • assist in the smooth technical transfer of new product manufacturing introductions into commercial operations and be fully trained in both the process technologies and key process parameters relevant to all new products;
  • assist in production activities including but not limited to, cleaning, CAPEX equipment planning/procurement, ordering of reagents and consumables, maintaining calibration and servicing records, training records updated accordingly, ensuring equipment compliance and a clean, organised smooth production environment;
  • ensure quality standards are maintained in compliance with GMP standards and that work is performed in accordance with the Company’s QA and Health and Safety policies including the provision of COSHH/Risk assessments;
  • assist in the preparation and review of GMP compliant documentation for the GMP Facility including, but not limited to Batch Manufacturing Records, Standard Operating Procedures, Technical transfer Reports, Change Control., COSHH assessments and Risk assessments;
  • report to the line Manager, any deviations occurring during the manufacturing process and ensure a deviation report is submitted and corrective and preventative actions progressed to completion.


  • Degree or higher education qualification in a relevant life science.


  • Demonstrable experience working within a GMP manufacturing environment
  • Excellent written/oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills
  • Thorough approach and high attention to detail
  • Strong time management and organisational skills

If you are looking to work within a challenging, dynamic, and rewarding environment, then TCB represents an excellent career move. This is an opportunity to be part of a growing,

ambitious business where people development is critical to future success.  As we continue to expand, there will be career opportunities on a truly global scale.

TCB is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace.

Together with a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive range of benefits and an excellent working environment.

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