Downstream Development Scientist

North Yorkshire
Experience Dependent
19 Feb 2019
19 Mar 2019
Alex Higgins
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Downstream Development Scientist to join a well-established biotechnology company based in the North Yorkshire area. As the Downstream Development Scientist you will be responsible for the development of new processes for protein purification and their implementation into production.


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

You will purify proteins on a variety of scales using Akta systems and carry out research into the development of methods for the purification of novel proteins. You will also work with SDS-PAGE, ELISA and other Analytical tools to support your findings

As a Downstream Development Scientist, you will manage the scale up of processes to pilot scale.

You will work alongside the expression and analytics teams to promote a seamless hand-over of new processes into external production.

You will also work to analyse and interpret both your own data and that of other team members with the goal of supporting project teams and your colleagues.


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

1. Relevant degree in a Life Sciences discipline and industry experience.

2. Proven industry experience in the purification and analysis of proteins and writing SOPs.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with Akta purification systems, scale up and scale down of biopharmaceutical systems and GMP Environments/Requirements.

Key Words: Protein | Life Science | Purification | Biology | Biologics | Chromatography | Akta | Downstream | Processing | Biotechnology | Novel Proteins | Biopharmaceutical | Biopharma

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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