MSAT Drug Substance Manager

Dependent on experience
07 Jun 2018
05 Jul 2018
Gregory Hammond
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a MSAT Drug Substance Manager to join a leading Biopharmaceutical company based in the Wrexham area. As the MSAT Drug Substance Manager you will be responsible for providing technical & scientific leadership of site Drug Substance manufacturing operations.


Your duties as the MSAT Drug Substance Manager will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Lead the Drug Substance bioprocess manufacturing strategies, improving the characterisation, understanding and control of critical process parameters for existing commercial products, life-cycle progression, and scale-up/transfer of novel biologics products from R&D to licensing and production.

2. You will manage the Tech Transfer of new biologics Drug Substance processes from Development (working closely with the Bioprocess Development group) into Commercial Manufacturing, supporting fit-to-plant studies (bioprocess engineering/scale/COGM) and effective cross training between departments.

3. Management of the Drug Substance MSAT group & staff; incorporating direct and indirect (matrix) staff management. Recruit, lead, manage and develop staff, building functional capability & expertise, ensuring that the group as a whole and as individuals have the necessary skills, knowledge, motivation and empowerment to perform their roles, according to global competency models.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the MSAT Drug Substance Manager we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree and ideally a PhD in Biochemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or similar along with experience working in the development and manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals.

2. Proven experience with the Biopharmaceutical industry experience including managing technical bioprocess teams and manufacturing operations.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with core areas of bioprocesses (including E. coli expression systems) for novel Biologics would be highly advantageous.

Key Words: Upstream Processing, Downstream Processing, USP, DSP, Drug Substance, MSAT, Process Development, Manufacturing, Production, Biopharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Bioprocess, Biologics, Proteins, Tech Transfer, Scale-up.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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