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.
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.
A list of our current vacancies is 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 firstname.lastname@example.org and you will be contacted either shortly after the closing date, or when we have suitable positions.
QA Compliance Officer - Audit Ref: PBL242
Salary: Circa £22,000
Closing Date: 7th April 2017
Reference Number: PBL242
We are looking for an applicant who has excellent communication skills in addition to good customer focus with a drive and determination to succeed in maintaining current exceptional service levels. The post holder will work with minimal supervision and to strict deadlines, follow up open audit reports, assist with raising CAPAs and conducting review of evidence in order to close out audit CAPAs and reports, ensure supplier questionnaires are satisfactorily completed by key manufacturers and suppliers in a timely fashion, to liaise with suppliers to obtain relevant information for their approval to provide key materials and services to PBL (incl. processing, BSE/TSE). Approve GMP Monographs to ensure that suppliers are appropriately approved and BSE/TSE certificates are satisfactory, produce Quality Technical Agreements for the supply of goods and services from critical suppliers and initiate and progress Supplier Complaints to closure.
Maintenance Contractor Coordinator Ref: PBL241
Salary: Circa £26,000
Closing Date: 6th April 2017
Reference Number: PBL241
We are looking for someone with a strong background in Maintenance and regulatory compliance activities in the Pharmaceutical Industry. Experience of managing specialist contractors for maintenance and compliance activities within a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment, Experience of working within a GMP Quality System in particular change management, Non Conformance management, CAPA, discrepancy/deviation, and documentation management with knowledge and operation of Computerised Maintenance Management system
Pharmaceutical Microbiologist Ref: PBL240
Salary: Circa £46,582
Closing Date: 7th April 2017
Reference Number: PBL240
We are looking for a pharmaceutical microbiologist with extensive experience of environmental monitoring and aseptic practices from either a QC or Production background and have extensive experience in pharmaceutical microbiology, a degree in a relevant subject and preferably a post-graduate qualification, also in a relevant subject.
Analytical Method Scientist Ref: PBL239
Salary: Circa £27,254
Closing Date: 24th March 2017
Reference Number: PBL239
We are looking for someone with education at least to degree level in a relevant subject is essential. He or she must have hands-on experience of developing protein analysis methods, preferably in a biopharmaceutical setting. Experience of performing immunoassays is required, preferably with involvement in their development or optimisation. Experience of preparing technical documentation such as standard operating procedures, protocols and reports is also required. The successful candidate will also be expected to maintain up-to-date knowledge of ICH guidelines, Federal Codes and other regulatory guidance relating to analytical methods and therefore awareness of the requirements of European and US cGMPs is highly desirable.
Senior Production Technician - Process Plant - Ref: PBL235
Salary: Circa £18,879
Closing Date: 31st March 2017
Reference Number: PBL235
We are looking for applicants should be willing to work a shift pattern which covers 24 hour, 7 day working. They should have GCSE in Maths, English and Science. In addition, applicants 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.
Production Technician Ref: PBL223
Salary: Circa £17,231
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.