Careers

Porton Biopharma has approximately 280 staff in a wide range of roles from those working in our pharmaceutical manufacturing plants, through to our quality and scientific development groups.  All focused on developing & manufacturing life-saving products that make a real difference to patients’ lives.

We are always looking for people, ranging from those with a general interest in science & technology, to ones with higher qualifications and/or experience.

This currently includes various vacancies for pharmaceutical production staff and supervisors to support our continued growth.  So if you are a motivated person who is interested in working in a high-tech environment as part of a dynamic team, then there could be a role for you.

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WE OFFER…

A friendly environment working alongside committed teams of people, who will be happy to share their knowledge and experience to allow you to develop your potential, with benefits that include:

  • a competitive salary
  • the necessary training
  • a pension scheme
  • 30 days annual leave
  • a canteen, gym and an active sports & social club
  • free on-site parking

With ongoing investment into the company and plans to increase our workforce, we are committed to being a leading life-science company that really makes a difference to patients’ lives.

To see the sort of  people that we ‘re looking for, the  Staff Profiles page has short interviews with current staff giving an overview of just some of our roles.

CURRENT VACANCIES…

A list of our current vacancies shown below.

To apply for a specific vacancy applicants should  send a covering letter quoting the Job Reference Number, a copy of their CV, together with a supporting statement referring to both the Job Description and Person Specification.

However, we also welcome applications from people with transferable skills that are looking for that next challenge and to develop their career.  To be considered for up-and-coming roles please send a covering letter indicating why you want to join PBL and in which area your career aspirations lie (Engineering  / Production  / Quality etc.),  along with a CV detailing your skills and experience which we can keep on file for when a suitable position becomes available.

All applications should be sent to recruitment@portonbiopharma.com and you will be contacted either shortly after the closing date, or when we have suitable positions.

 

Production Technician Ref: PBL276

Salary: Circa £17,000

Closing Date: 14th July 2017

Reference Number: PBL276

Two Positions Available

We are looking for applicants that hold GCSEs (Grades A-C) in Maths, English and Science or GNVQ equivalent plus relevant work experience. You should have an interest in microbiology and the enthusiasm to pursue a career working in pharmaceuticals. You will have the ability to keep clear and accurate records and to follow written procedures. You will have good communication skills with a flexible approach to work.

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Senior Production Technicians Ref: PBL275

Salary: Circa £18,000

Closing Date: 14th July 2017

Reference Number: PBL275

Two Positions Available

We are looking for applicants that have 2 A Levels or equivalent or prior experience in a relevant industry. They should have an interest in working within a manufacturing environment and with the Quality systems associated with cGMP manufacture. Candidates should be able to communicate clearly, possessing good writing and data entry skills. Lastly applicants should have a flexible approach to work, be able to work effectively as part of a team, and be proactive and able to work on their own initiative when required.

 

 

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Unit Supervisor Ref: PBL274

Salary: Circa £22,000

Closing Date: 7th July 2017

Reference Number: PBL274

We are looking for applicants that are educated to an HNC level (or equivalent) or have a minimum of two years significant equivalent GMP production experience. They should have significant experience in a relevant technical area and a good working knowledge of cGMP requirements and know how to implement them in the workplace. Applicants should be able to communicate clearly and possess good writing and data entry skills. Applicants should have well developed problem solving skills and the ability to respond to sudden unexpected demands. Lastly applicants should have a flexible approach to work, be able to work effectively as part of a team, and be proactive and able to work on their own initiative when required.

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Analytical Analyst Ref: PBL273

Salary: Circa £22,000

Closing Date: 7th July 2017

Reference Number: PBL273

We are looking for someone with education to at least degree level in a relevant subject is essential as are a basic understanding of protein chemistry and experience of performing analytical tests on proteins, preferably in a GMP or ISO9002 environment. The post holder will ideally have direct experience of a range of protein analysis techniques including uv/vis spectrophotometry, the use of microplate readers, enzyme activity assays, gel electrophoresis and HPLC/UPLC separation (preferably with the use of Empower software). Good written and verbal communication skills and proficiency in MS Office and other relevant software are essential. Proven technical report writing skills and knowledge of statistics as applied to analytical methods would both be advantageous.

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QC Technologist (Monitoring & Training) Ref: PBL271

Salary: Circa £18,000

Closing Date: 7th July 2017

Reference Number: PBL271

We are looking for someone with experience of environmental monitoring, training and working in clean rooms to carry out monitoring and training in environmental monitoring, water sampling, gowning and aseptic practices to join the Environmental Monitoring Team within QC Biological Services. Applicants must have a flexible approach to working and be able to comply with SAPO regulations.

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Materials Control Documentation Lead Ref: PBL269

Salary: Circa £22,000

Closing Date: 26th June 2017

Reference Number: PBL269

We are looking for an applicant that is self-motivated has excellent communication skills – both written and verbal - in addition to good customer focus with a drive and determination to succeed in maintaining current exception nal service levels.

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Finance Assistant Ref: PBL267

Salary: Circa 27,000

Closing Date: 30th June 2017

Reference Number: PBL267

We are looking for a Finance Assistant to be versatile and simultaneously manage or contribute to a number of complex financial activities. As well as the responsibilities outlined in the summary above; there would be a requirement to contribute to budgetary control, being able to assist management in financial matters, to assist the Finance Manager in the development and operation of the company accounting functions as well as involvement in internal and external audits.

 

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Validation Technologist Ref: PBL264

Salary: Circa £22,000

Closing Date: 30th June 2017

Reference Number: PBL264

We are looking for and individual who is interested in working within a Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) environment manufacturing live saving medicinal products. The post holder will have knowledge of the Validation life cycle and the Documentation requirements, be expected to work within a team but capable of working independently on designated projects. Experience with Microsoft office and a practical outlook to problem solving would be a significant advantage, require access and security clearance to the DSTL site Porton Down.

 

 

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Cleaning and Process Validation Technologist Ref: PBL263

Salary: Circa £27,000

Closing Date: 30th June 2017

Reference Number: PBL263

We are looking for and individual who is interested in working within a Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) environment manufacturing live saving medicinal products. The post holder will be expected to have several years’ experience of writing Cleaning Validation protocols and their execution, be expected to work within a team but capable of working independently on designated projects. Experience with Microsoft office and a practical outlook to problem solving would be a significant advantage, require access and security clearance to the DSTL site Porton Down.

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Production Technician Ref: PBL223

Salary: Circa £17,000

Reference Number: PBL223

We are looking for applicants that have GCSE in Maths, English and Science. In addition, candidates should be educated to a minimum of NVQ level 2 in a relevant subject or have significant equivalent proven experience. They should have an interest in working within a manufacturing environment and with the Quality systems associated with cGMP manufacture. Candidates should be able to communicate clearly, possessing good writing and data entry skills. Lastly applicants should have a flexible approach to work, be able to work effectively as part of a team, and be proactive and able to work on their own initiative when required.

 

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