Scientist - Production Support

Birmingham - Calthorpe Road

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Scientist - Production Support

Would you like to be part of an organisation which is committed to improving patient lives worldwide through education, collaboration and innovation? 

Do you want to make a difference? 

If the answer is ‘yes’ then you’re just the kind of person we’re looking for!

Scientist - Production Support

We have a fantastic new opportunity for a Scientist to work in the Production Support department.  The successful candidate is expected to maintain specialist knowledge relevant to manufacture and the use of assays and will be responsible for the completion of projects, investigations and experiments that have been directly assigned to you and support other team personnel in the completion of these activities as required.
As part of this role you will be responsible for carrying out any required improvements and corrections in the in-process testing of kits manufactured at TBS, ensuring that the product has been provided promptly and meeting specification.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performing experimental work to investigate product performance.
  • Completion of investigative and experimental reports.
  • Carrying out validation to ensure successful performance of products.
  • Ensuring that any improvements initiatives are carried out in a timely manner.
  • Assess raw materials and generate raw material specifications including QC limits if required.
  • Assess new materials and equipment where necessary and give feedback on suitability for use.
  • Carrying out full process and equipment validation in these instances.  
  • Developing specialist experience and knowledge with respect to immunoassays and so contribute to the specification and design of future products. 
  • Carrying out design changes to existing products or processes when required and assist in the investigation of complaints. 
  • To develop/contribute to new techniques/scientific understanding to improve upon existing and future products.
  • To represent the Company on scientific seminars/conferences if required.


  • Degree in a biological sciences or chemistry discipline or relevant practical experience in immunoassay development
  • Experience of laboratory work, eg. Final year project or previous employment.
  • Good knowledge of immunology.
  • Good knowledge of immunodiagnostics.
  • Competent in the use of MS Excel and Word
  • Experience or knowledge of operating automated analysers
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • The ability to organize own work. 
  • To be flexible to the needs of the business
  • To be friendly and approachable
  • Strong problem solving skills

Working for us

Founded in 1986 by a group of former researchers based at the University of Birmingham, Binding Site is today recognised as a market leader in the development of products for the investigation of a range of disorders involving immunodeficiency.

The Company is built on the success of its people and values them as its key asset. Integral to Binding Site is creating a diverse and inclusive culture which welcomes and creates diversity of thought, action, and innovation where all 1,200 colleagues can truly thrive. Support and continuous education is reinforced through partnerships with organisations such as Stonewall.

With a strong focus on building a sustainable future for its workforce and local communities, Binding Site has high aspirations for continuous improvement and ensuring their people contribute to their future vision. In addition, Binding Site has recently been recognised at the 2021 Birmingham Post Business Awards, winning both “Company of the Year” and “International Trade and Export” Awards.

Working at Binding Site means being part of a global, award-winning community that delivers innovative solutions with shared ideas and a collective dedication to improving patient lives, worldwide.

Location: Calthorpe Road


Competitive Salary
Contributory Pension
25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
Medicash Healthcare Plan