Downstream Process Development Scientist

Industry Sector Biotechnology
Location UK, East Anglia
Salary 28,000 - 35,000


Downstream Process Development Scientist 

Location: Cambridge

Contract: Full-Time and Permanent (Monday - Friday)

Sector: Biotechnology

Salary: £28,000 - £35,000 (depending on experience and interview performance)

Do you have experience in process development and downstream processing? We have an exciting opportunity available with a biotechnology company in Cambridge. Our client is looking to onboard a Scientist with prior industry experience who is ready to hit the ground running in a process development role.

PhD level (or above) applicants will not be considered.

The Role 

As a Scientist within the Process Development team, you will be responsible for:

  • Scaling up R&D downstream processes into larger scale manufacturing,
  • Maintaining Quality Management System (QMS) documentation & creating / updating SOPs,
  • Conducting validation operations, such as DNA synthesis & downstream purification and filtration.

Skills and Experience Needed 

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Previous experience within downstream processing (e.g., chromatography, protein purification, AKTA, TFF) (essential)
  • Expertise in process development and tech transfer (essential)
  • Experience working in a GLP / GMP / ISO / GCP environment (essential)
  • Existing UK work eligibility (essential)
  • BSc / MSc or equivalent in biochemistry, molecular biology, or a related life science field (essential)
  • Previous laboratory experience, using techniques such as western blotting, DNA / RNA / protein extraction, qPCR, SDS-PAGE, electrophoresis (essential)
  • Experience planning experiments and utilising Design of Experiments (DoE) (desired)

The Package 

Our client is offering this opportunity on a full-time, permanent basis. A competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package is offered. 

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