Job Title: Biologicals Formulation Chemist Location: Bracknell, Berkshire Salary: £19.50 an hour (circa £36,500 per annum) Contract: 12 Months SRG is working with a...
Job Title: Biologicals Formulation Chemist
Location: Bracknell, Berkshire
Salary: £19.50 an hour (circa £36,500 per annum)
Contract: 12 Months
SRG is working with a global agrochemical company who are currently seeking an experienced Biotechnologist or Biochemist to join them at their site in Bracknell.
The Biologicals Formulation Chemist will plan and carry out formulation to contribute to continuous improvement of existing formulations within the Formulation Technology group (FTG).
- Lab based investigation of two aspects of bio control - microbial and biochemical, including growing/manipulating organisms and evaluating their numbers
- Performing analytical techniques such as HPLC, PCR, gel electrophoresis, characterisation of RNA/DNA
- Generate novel formulations and technologies involving biocontrol products by continuous improvement of existing formulas
- Pilot plant formulation processing activities such as mixing and drying on a litre or kilogram scale
- Educated to PhD level in Bioengineering, Biotechnology, Biochemistry or a relevant scientific subject but will consider BSc or MSc with industrial experience
- Strong background in microbiology and/or molecular biology
- Experience in techniques including electrophoresis, PCR, nucleotide labelling, microbial viability quantification and HPLC
- Ability to solve problems - turning ideas into evaluation through Design of Experiments (DoE)
The job may close once enough applications are received. Applications will be reviewed on Monday 12th November will interviews expected to take place from Monday 19th November.
For more information on the role contact Tolu Kuforiji on 0161 868 2248 or email your CV .
The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.