Upstream Developmental Scientist (Fermentation)

North East England
Experience dependant
19 Jan 2021
18 Feb 2021
Sarah Audit
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently looking for an Upstream Development Scientist (Fermentation) to join an innovative biologics company based in the North East. As the Upstream Development Scientist, you will be aiding with upstream process development for biopharmaceutical production with a large focus on fermentation.


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

Designing, developing and scaling-up upstream processes with a primary focus on fermentation for microbial cells (such as yeast and E.Coli) but also some work with mammalian cells.

Using various bioreactor and fermentor systems such as Satorius, Applikon and Infors.

Aiding the process development from bench to pilot scale using high through up systems such as Ambr15 and Ambr250.

4. Adhering to cGMP standards and completing documentation for HSE guidelines.


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

1. A relevant undergraduate or masters degree in a biologics related subject is a necessity such as biotechnology, bioprocessing, microbiology etc....

2. Proven industry experience in a research or industrial environment is ideal, especially in an upstream processing role with fermentation experience.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with upstream processing for microbial fermentation.

Key Words: Upstream / Development Scientist / USP / Cell Culture / Fermentation / Scientist / Manufacturing / R&D / Research And Development / Bioreactor / Single Use Technology / Ambr / Sartorius / Applikon / Microbiology / Bioprocess / Bioprocessing / North East / CMO / CDMO / GMP / Fermentors

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