QC Section Head – Tech Transfer

Location: Swindon  |  Gloucestershire  |  England
Sector: Life Sciences
Consultant: Chris Hutchinson
Job Reference: HQCHQCSH
Salary: £30000 - £45000
Job Status: Permanent / Full Time

If you are interested yourself, or you know someone who potentially might be, I am currently looking for a QC Section head – Tech Transfer in Wiltshire

QC Section head – Tech Transfer

You will be accountable for providing Quality Control (Chemistry) support to all Tech Transfer projects across the site and will own/promote/define the systems listed as key responsibilities. Managing a team of Analytical Scientific Officers assigned to one or more QC Tech Transfer projects. Job holder will operate within the QC Chemistry organisation and the condo project Tech Transfer matrix organisation

Essential Job Duties:

Manage and lead the QC Chem Tech Transfer team and all aspects of the people process including hiring, on-boarding, mentoring, coaching, annual objective setting, and performance management and employee development

Hands on involvement in all aspects of the QC Tech Transfer process

Act as QC SME for new QC Tech Transfer projects and for applicable capital projects (i.e. new equipment/processes)

Ensure new QC analysis, analytical equipment and analytical methods are effectively and timely transferred and introduced to the site

Ensure QC analytical Tech Transfers are planned, effectively tracked, monitored and achieved in accordance with agreed timelines

Ensure timely communication to clients on progress and plan adherence

Ensure timely escalation and resolution of issues to QC Management and Site Leadership Team


Science based degree e.g… BSc or MSc

Substantial experience minimum 10 years’ working in a pharmaceutical QC function, preferably within a sterile site

Substantial experience 5-10 years’ and ‘hands-on’ knowledge of analytical Tech Transfers process and QC chemistry technologies and methods

Leadership experience minimum 3 years’ and demonstrated track record of creating high performance QC teams

Involvement in capital projects (new build/refurbishment of sterile lines) would be advantageous

Demonstrable audit/client facing experience

The company is looking to pay from £35,000 up to £45,000 with relocation package and bonus.

If you are interested in this please get in touch and send your CV, we are looking to interview candidates as soon as possible.