Downstream Development Scientist

Dependent on Experience
15 Apr 2019
13 May 2019
Georgina Beer
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Downstream Development Scientist to join an innovative company based in the Essex area. As the Downstream Development Scientist you will be responsible for the development of new protein purification schemes and their scale up to support 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.

As a Downstream Development Scientist, you will also evaluate new technology and procedures including automation for suitability within the manufacturing wing of the company.

You will work alongside the expression and analytics teams to promote a seamless hand-over of new processes into 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 GLP / GMP Environments/Requirements.

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

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.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs