Senior Assay Development Team Leader

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus
Sector: Pharma & Biotech Type: Permanent

Start date: Within 3 months
Interview slots: May/June
Location: Midlands, near Birmingham
Type: Full time, perm
Pay rate: Approx 62K negotiable (Discretionary Bonus, dependent on experience)
Reporting to: Head of R&D

I am looking for a Senior Assay Development Team Leader! An exciting and brand new role based in one of the leading and global R&D device organisations whose focus on ELISA manufacturing and lab instruments. This role will entail Developing ELISA Assays and organising the team in developing a range of solid phase panel immunoassays. You will have hands on experience with procuring raw materials and preferably some management exposure.

If this has sparked your senses then I would like to hear from you! Please reply back to this message with the latest version of your CV and we can arrange to meet/talk over the phone to discuss.

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Areas of Focus: Research, Immunoassays, managing team and developing ELISA Assays

Supervisor responsibilities: Two Assay Development technicians

Scope of the work:

  • Follow Assay development design control procedure and generate all documentation/ reports as required

  • assist transfer of new products into production

  • Ensure all team equipment is appropriately calibrated/maintained before use.

  • You will follow health and safety guidelines + COSHH regulations

  • Be part of staff development and training

  • Comply with requirements of ISO13485/FDA quality system


  • Great communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Clear evidence of self-motivation, drive and passion

  • Excellent organisation

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Attention to detail

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