USP Development Associate

Dependent on Experience
03 May 2019
31 May 2019
Georgina Beer
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Upstream Process Development Associate to join a leading immunotherapy company based in the Oxford area. As the Upstream Process Development Associate, you will be responsible for performing upstream process procedures and experiments for manufacturing of bio-therapeutics.


Your duties as the Upstream Process Development Associate will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will be working under aseptic conditions, performing mammalian cell culture to support internal and external pipeline studies.

2. As the Upstream Process Development Associate, you will assist in the development of processes while ensuring to comply with good documentation practices.

3. It will be your responsibility to plan your own daily workload in relation to the laboratory experimental plans. This will include the operation of equipment, cell culture, running bioreactors, analysing data and writing reports.

4. The role will help you learn to troubleshoot equipment and methods within the process development and manufacturing teams and it will be important to recognise, record and inform the supervisor of any issues.


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

1. Relevant degree in science will be highly beneficial to your application (e.g. Bioprocessing, Biotechnology, Biology, Cell Therapy, etc.).

2. Proven industry experience in a relevant upstream process development environment will be necessary for this role.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with aseptic mammalian cell culture (adherent and/or suspension), large scale manufacturing / bioprocessing and operating bioreactor systems (Wave bag / hollow fiber / wave systems) is required.

Key Words: Upstream | USP | Processing | Development | Bioprocess | Biotechnology | Manufacturing | Cell Culture | Mammalian | Bioreactor | Cell Therapy | Immunotherapy | Adherent | Suspension

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties 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 professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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