Lead Scientist /Supervisor – Pilot

Location: Slough, Berkshire

Contract: Full Time.

Industry: Pharmaceutical.

Salary: Competitive.


  • Lead and supervise the execution and technical transfer of new or existing processes in pilot operations, USP, or DSP from both external and internal customers.
  • Develop written process documentation in collaboration with external customers as well as other cross-functional project team members to provide assurance of process suitability to scale to cGMP manufacturing.
  • Handle Resolution of complex technical issues.
  • Timely preparation and delivery of pilot batch process descriptions, datasheets, sample plans, associated transfer documentation, and on-plant batch execution.
  • Provide training to junior members.
  • Timely recording of data, variances, and operational performance.


  • BSc/BEng/MSc in Biological science or biochemical engineering.
  • Previous experience in a similar role e.g. USP or DSP pilot operations.
  • Proven track record of successful technical support expertise.
  • Prior supervisory skills.
  • Ability to plan, schedule, and coordinate multiple on and off-plant activities.
  • God data analysis skills.
  • Good project management techniques.

I am looking forward to having a chat with you if you are suitable for this role. For more information on this exciting opportunity please email a copy of your CV in MS WORD format to cv@specialistmedics.com using Lead Scientist /Supervisor – Pilot as the Subject.

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Job Category: Doctors
Job Location: Berkshire Slough

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