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Senior Peptide Production Operator

Achilles Therapeutics plc
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27 Jul 2021

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Company BackgroundAchilles Therapeutics is a high growth clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of T cell therapies targeting clonal neoantigens for the treatment of cancer. Originating from pioneering research at Cancer Research UK (CRUK), the Francis Crick Institute and University College London (UCL), we use DNA sequencing data from each patient, together with our proprietary PELEUS™ bioinformatics platform, to identify clonal neoantigens specific to that patient. From this, we develop personalised T cell therapies and currently have two programs in the clinic for the treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and Metastatic Malignant Melanoma.

As a company, we are fast-paced and trailblazing. We are breaking new ground with our science, creating products that have never been made. As no-one has done what we are doing before, there is no playbook to copy. This means we must innovate, adapt and collaborate across our organisation, working together to solve novel problems. This entrepreneurial spirit and approach run through our company and those who thrive here are able to cope with anything that is thrown at them, enjoy ambiguity and thrive on making things happen even when there is not a detailed brief. We work hard and deliver a lot.

Role SummaryWe are seeking a bright, enthusiastic and motivated Senior Peptide Production Operator with experience in high throughput peptide production techniques to join our growing company.

Achilles Therapeutics is setting up an in-house peptide manufacturing facility in order to meet its increased demand for peptides to support GMP manufacturing of its novel cancer immunotherapy targeting clonal neoantigens.

The Senior Peptide Production Operator will be responsible for helping to drive installation and commissioning of process equipment, implementation of processes and systems.

This is a unique opportunity to join a company in an exciting start-up phase that has the ability to transform the clinical management of cancer.

  • Set-up Peptide production process
  • Work to deliver the facility according to the Master Project Plan.
  • Deliver Peptide production to accommodate cNeT production.

  • Hands-on experience peptide production.
  • Experience working in CDMO regulated environment
  • Affinity with setting-up peptide production environment
  • Team player, who can deliver on agreed timelines and milestones

This is a unique opportunity to work with a leading team of experts with an international reputation for excellence in immuno-oncology research and to become a key contributor to an exciting project destined to change the course of cancer patient management in the clinic.
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