Downstream Process Scientist

  • Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
  • REF Number: 00048600
  • Consultant: Georgia Bernard
  • Contact: 0191 384 8906
  • Date Published: 28.07.2020
  • Sector: Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences
  • Location: Slough, South East
  • Discipline: Biotechnology

CK Group are recruiting for a Downstream Process Scientist to join a leading drug discovery business at their state of the art facilities located in Slough on an initial 1 year contract.

The Company: Our client is in the business of improving the lives of patients around the globe with a particular focus on neurology and immunology based diseases.

Location: This position will be based on our clients site in Slough.

Downstream Process Scientist Role: As a Downstream Process Scientist you will be responsible for contributing to the development, optimisation and characterisation of downstream processes for the recovery and purification of antibody-based therapeutics.

Further responsibilities will include to:

  • Undertake purification process development experiments.
  • Assist with the evaluation of new bioprocess technologies.
  • Identify and utilise appropriate analytical techniques.

Your Background: The ideal candidate for this role will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Strong Bachelor's degree, Masters or PhD in a related field.
  • Knowledge of various downstream processing tools (in particular Akta and UNICORN-based chromatography equipment).
  • Proven experience of protein purification (chromatography and ultrafiltration).
  • Understanding of analytical methods (HPLC, ELISA and electrophoresis) for product purity and protein characterisation.

The Benefits: This role will offer the successful candidate an invaluable opportunity to develop their career within the Biopharmaceutical industry.

Apply: For more information or to apply for this Downstream Process Scientist position, please contact Georgia Bernard at CK Group on 0191 384 8906 or email quoting job reference 48600.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.


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