Senior Scientist Downstream Processing

West Midlands
Dependent on experience
28 Apr 2017
26 May 2017
Gregory Hammond
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Senior Scientist to join the Downstream Processing team within an exciting and growing Life Science company based in the West Midlands. As the Senior Scientist Downstream Processing you will be responsible for leading GMP purification projects within the downstream processing team.


Your duties as the Senior Scientist Downstream Processing will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Provide support as required on assigned process development / technology transfer experimental work both in-house and contractually in a timely manner.

2. You will lead a project team in downstream purification projects and directly line manage at least one scientist.

3. Support the Product Delivery Group in maintaining documentation compliance in respect of SOP updates, change control generation and close-out and support with deviation investigations as necessary.

4. You will contribute to the planning of GMP projects by providing estimates for required resources and schedules.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Senior Scientist Downstream Processing we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree and ideally a PhD in a Biological Science such as, Biochemistry, Biochemical Engineering, Biomedical Science, Biotechnology or similar along with experience working on GMP Purification projects.

2. Proven industry experience in Downstream Processing, and ideally working on the purification of plasmid DNA is highly advantageous.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with chromatography and filtration systems for biological purification is essential.

Key Words: GMP | DSP | Downstream Processing | Purification | AKTA | TFF | Chromatography | Filtration | DNA | Plasmid | Manufacturing | Biotechnology | Biopharmaceuticals | Life Science |

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer that is happy to welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors and is made up of a collaboration of scientists supporting science. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.