Fermentation Scientist - Speke, Merseyside

  • Salary: £26,169 per annum equivalent
  • REF Number: 00045039
  • Consultant: Natasha Young
  • Contact: 01246 457739
  • Date Published: 19.03.2019
  • Sector: Pharmaceutical
  • Location: North West
  • Discipline: Analytical Chemistry

CK Group is recruiting for a Fermentation Scientist to join a company in the Pharmaceutical industry at their site based in Liverpool on a contract basis for 12 months.

The Company:

Our client is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. They have steadfastly remained independent, but not isolated. Our client is consistently ranked as one of the best companies in the world to work for, and generations of employees have sustained a culture that values excellence, integrity and respect for people.


The role will be based at our clients site in Speke, an area of Liverpool close to the boundaries of the Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley. It is 7.7 miles south east of the city centre making it easily accessible via car and boasts great public transport links.

The Role: The Fermentation Scientist, will be responsible for the experimental programme to deliver the fermentation development technical agenda. The core role will be design, direction and analysis of experiments in the 20 L fermentation facility which is operated by a team of Process Technicians. Key Skills:

  • Ability to design sound experiments
  • Ability to clearly communicate experimental execution requirements
  • Ability to analyse experimental data
  • Good understanding of statistical analysis techniques
  • Ability to make recommendations and decisions based on sound data
  • Ability to write clear and concise technical reports to capture key learning
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team

Your Background: To succeed in this role you will hold a degree in a scientific subject or have equivalent working experience and have worked in fermentation development or fermentation process operations.

For more information or to apply for the Fermentation Scientist position, please contact Natasha Young on 01246 457739 or pharmacontracts @ckagroup.co.uk alternatively, please click on the link below to apply online now.

CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference 45039 in all correspondence.

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