Product Development Scientist (Enzymes)

Job Ref: J32088
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Biotech/Life Sciences
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 28 May 2019
  • Caerphilly, Wales, UK Caerphilly Caerphilly UK CF15 7QQ
  • £30,000 per Annum
  • Eleanor Gorton
  • 0121 728 8455

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New Product Development Scientist (Enzymes)Location - CardiffSalary - £30,000 + Bonus + Substantial Benefits

Great opportunity to work within an award winning New Product Development team, whose customers include many top blue-chip companies.

Role / Description

To work as part as the customer focused New Product Development (NPD) as a Technical Lead. The successful candidate will be responsible for the completion of the enzyme development projects. This will require the following duties:

  • To be involved with production and completion of the enzyme portfolio by processes such as: enzyme identification, process scale up, enzyme application tests.
  • To be able to work alongside the sales and marketing teams, in order to identify the customers' needs, in order to produce new product ideas and to provide support launching and promoting new enzymes.


  • A Masters or PhD (or equivalent experience) in Biology, Biochemistry or Chemistry.
  • Previous experience of working in one or more of the following: molecular cloning/ bioinformatics, downstream processing and enzyme applications and fermentation (bacterial or yeast).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills.
  • The ability to analyse and diagnose problems, and provide effective solutions to overcome problems.
  • Previous project management experience would be an advantage.

SRG are the UK number 1 recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors.

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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 Ellie at For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Ellie on 0121 728 8458.

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: enzymes, NPD, New Product Development, Enzyme Portfolio

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