Process Development Manager

Dependent on Experience
03 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2019
Gregory Hammond
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Process Development Manager to join an exciting Biotechnology SME based in Cambridgeshire. As the Process Development Manager you will be responsible for leading a small team to develop fermentation processes to produce biopharmaceuticals from a variety of bacterial strains.


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

1. You will be the technical lead on anaerobic fermentation of bacteria from microtiter plates to small fermenters.

2. Act as the company representative in supporting process transfer to CDMO's.

3. Build out the laboratories and the team to grow the in-house fermentation capability.

4. Maintain an awareness of the latest technologies and equipment for incorporation into company labs.


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

1. Relevant degree or PhD in a Life Science or Bioprocess Engineering discipline along with experience in industry or academia leading fermentation projects.

2. Proven experience in optimising fermentation processes ideally using a variety of micro-organisms.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with using Design of Experiment (DoE) will be highly advantageous.

Key Words: Process Development | Fermentation | Bacteria | Biopharmaceuticals | Tech Transfer | Scale Up | Group Leader | Manager | GMP | DoE | QbD | Anaerobic |

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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