Senior Upstream Development Scientist - new job in Maidstone, UK

Senior Upstream Development Scientist
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • Maidstone, Kent, England, UK ME16 0LQ Maidstone Kent UK ME16 0LQ
Job Ref: BBBH121439
Sector: Science
Sub-sectors: Biotech/Life Sciences, Pharmaceuticals
Date Added: 18 November 2022
Do you have a strong understanding of making proteins via recombinant microbes, with a focus on upstream processing?

Do you have a strong understanding of making proteins via recombinant microbes, with a focus on upstream processing? Are you looking for your next step with a company that prioritises your work-life balance?

SRG are supporting a business who provide key services to the biopharma industry by creating enzymes and other protein based products. These products go on to support pharmaceutical, IVD and clinical chemistry around the world and have a huge impact across the industry.

This is a brilliant opportunity for someone who is looking to be a key part of a company who are under-going huge growth whilst maintaining a real family feel. You will be joining a company dedicated to future thinking, with a new facility, constantly evolving services to clients. The business is also keen to reduce its impact on the environment, and does this by making its own water, and produces electricity on site, reducing its overall environmental impact.

You will:

  • Enable the successful development, scale-up and transfer of new fermentation and upstream processes from R&D through to production
  • Collaborates with Research and Development (R&D) staff to design experiments for process characterisation
  • Author Process Transfer documentation
  • Author departmental and Production User Requirement Specifications (URS) and SOP's for new equipment to facilitate training and standardise equipment cleaning, set-up and operation
  • Train Production staff in new processes and procedures aligned to Process Support and Process Transfer activities

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A relevant degree (or any other higher education) in bioscience / biological related fields.
  • Excellent understanding of the USP and DSP process for making proteins and enzymes
  • A complex understanding of microbial fermentation.
  • Previous hands-on experience in Tech Transfer.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience within GMP or similar standards will be advantageous
  • A solution orientated mindset, able to apply technical knowledge to creatively problem solve for the desired outcome.

Why work for this business?

  • Brand new facilities and state of the art equipment
  • Excellent benefits, including private medical, up to 10% matching pension and lots more
  • Relocation support for moving to Kent
  • Huge focus on corporate social responsibility including 5 paid days off per year for non-profit work and lots of environmental and CSR opportunities
  • Lots of long-serving staff members

To find out more about these fantastic opportunities or the other opportunities within R&D, or Analytical Transfer please get in touch with Amelia Rose at SRG.

Carbon60, Lorien, SRG - the Impellam Group STEM Portfolio is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

18/12/2022 15:44:03
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Contact Consultant:
Amelia Rose

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