Senior Development Scientist

BBI Group
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
£Competitive + Benefits
17 Jun 2017
05 Jul 2017
Senior Scientist Cardiff CF14 5DX / Crumlin NP11 3EF BBI Solutions is a leading expert in immunoassay development and manufacturing services, and provides an extensive portfolio of products and technologies to the global diagnostic markets. We are currently progressing through a period of substantial growth as an organization, and have the opportunity to recruit a number of Senior Development Scientists into our growing operation. This role will initially be based from our Cardiff site, but will move to our brand new Global Centre of Excellence in Crumlin, by early 2018. The Role As the Senior Scientist, you will work within the Lateral Flow Division’s R&D team on contract and internal development projects. Responsible for planning, executing and troubleshooting of the project’s technical aspects , you will be expected to be the key technical contact for the project internally and with the Customer. Reporting to the R&D Leader / Manager the role will also involve preparation of work plans, analysis and presentation of all results using appropriate software tools for review and presentation to the customer. In addition, the role will require flexibility to work in other areas of the Lateral Flow Division for example process verification and validation activities. Your primary objectives will include, but not be limited to the following: Working on all phases of the R&D project under supervision of Development Leader / Project Manager (if not the manager). Direct scientific input and expertise on both internal and contract development projects. Coordinate project technical meetings and liaise with external customers as required. Host / Co-host customer visits and meetings. Write and present technical reports for both internal and external circulation for review by Research and Development Leader / Project Manager. Understand the requirements of working within a quality management system and work with the Project Manager / Research and Development Leader to ensure experimental work is appropriate. This is a non-exhaustive list and you will be required to perform other duties in line with the Senior Scientist remit. The Person To be eligible for this position, you must have significant experience of working in a laboratory environment, and a background in IVD development with a good understanding of ISO 9001 and ISO 13485. It is key that you have also had experience working specifically within an R&D environment. You will have a very strong technical background within immunoassay development and strong experimental planning and organizational skills. It will be paramount that you have the ability to coordinate a technical team as well as proven time management skills. A skilled communicator, you will have the ability to keep all contributors to the project up to date with immediate technical requirements, whilst maintaining visibility of the long-term requirements. The Company BBI is a fast-paced and agile business, with a track record of growth, and the opportunity to influence and direct the business going forward. We deliver exceptional products and technologies that people rely on to enjoy a better quality of life. We look for our people to be active participants in BBI life, to make work fun as well as challenging. This job was originally posted as