Process Development Scientist

Job Ref: J28282
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Biotech/Life Sciences
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 07 November 2018

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Job Title: Senior Scientist - Downstream

Duration: Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Location: North West

The successful Scientist will be responsible for leading the design, development, scale-up and technical transfer of bulk drug substances expressed from mammalian, viral or microbial expression systems.


Target 15% of annual salaryContributory pension scheme Permanent Health Insurance Life Insurance 4 x basic salary

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading bioprocess projects in downstream process development
  • Coordinate scientists and other senior scientists to ensure project delivery
  • Lead the transfer and execution of bioprocess projects from process development into the production facility
  • Delivery of continuous improvements projects within the group
  • Technical lead for the cGMP activities to produce clinical drug substance
  • Design, development, scale-up and technical transfer of bulk drug substances from mammalian and microbial expression systems, using AKTA expression systems and protein purification
  • Design process characterisation and process validation activities


  • BSc science graduate (or equivalent) with biopharmaceutical or pharmaceutical experience
  • Experience in the use of AKTA, viral vectors and protein purification
  • Experience with Ion exchange chromatography, electrophoresis and filtration
  • Experience of leading projects within downstream bioprocessing
  • Knowledge of cGMP is preferred

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If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to Tyler Datlen at . For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Tyler on 0161 868 2212.

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you please feel free to get in touch or visit to view our other vacancies

Keywords: Virology, Upstream, Downstream, Process Science, Process Development, Biologics, Mammalian cell line, Cell line, Gene Therapy, GMP, cGMP, cGLP, GLP, Bioprocess, Monoclonal Antibodies, Viral Vectors, Recombinant Proteins, Subject Matter Expert, Technical Specialist, Senior Technical Specialist, Process Characterisation, Scale down, Analytical Technology,

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