Team Leader (Fermentation / Bioprocess Chemistry)

North Yorkshire
Dependent on experience
10 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Gregory Hammond
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Team Leader (Fermentation / Bioprocess Chemistry) to join an exciting and innovative biotechnology company based in North Yorkshire. As the Fermentation Team Leader you will be responsible for building and providing effective leadership across the Bioprocess Chemistry Team within the Fermentation group.


Your duties as the Team Leader (Fermentation / Bioprocess Chemistry) will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Lead a high quality Bioprocess Chemistry team to deliver state-of-the-art technology development to all aspects of bioprocess chemistry across site (including fermentation feedstock processing, fermentation product recovery, purification and final product formulation).

2. You will design and build a scale-down evaluation laboratory to enable assessment and development of all key process chemistry elements of scale-relevant biotechnology processes.

3. Provide thorough leadership and line management to the future Bioprocess Chemistry Team within the client facing Fermentation Group.

4. You will be accountable as the Gatekeeper' of chemistry/Downstream processes being considered for scale-up into pilot and demonstrator facilities (internal and external transfer).


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Team Leader (Fermentation / Bioprocess Chemistry) we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree or postgraduate degree in Scientific or Engineering discipline such as Biochemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Biotechnology, Industrial Biotechnology or similar along with experience leading bioprocessing teams in industry.

2. Proven industry experience in progressing chemical or biochemical processes successfully from concept to scaled demonstration.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with building, leading, inspiring and motivating bioprocess teams within the bioprocessing or fermentation industry.

Key Words: Fermentation | Bioprocess Chemistry | Team Leader | Scale Up | Upstream Processing | Downstream Processing | Primary Recovery | Biotechnology | Industrial Biotechnology | Chemical Engineering | Biochemical Engineering |

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We 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 recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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