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Research Scientist - Process Development

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
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16 Feb 2022

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Are you an enthusiastic Research Scientist with a background in biochemistry, industrial biotechnology or process development looking for a new challenge? A fantastic opportunity has become available for a Research Scientist to join an innovative and dynamic life sciences organisation based in the Cambridge area.

As the Research Scientist you will undertake work across our ingredient manufacturing activities, as well as contribute to developing the company's intellectual property portfolio.


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

1.You will develop, implement and review biochemical and physical processing techniques to further increase efficiencies and yields of our processes as well as transfer learning from scientific investigations and apply problem solving skills to support internal and external scale up of processes developed in the lab.

2.As the Research Scientist you will create and maintain inventories and records of all ingredients, chemicals and equipment used in the process development laboratories. You will also engage with colleagues across the business, particularly across the Pilot Plant, Technical Project Manager and Analytical Chemistry teams to ensure projects are aligned and delivered efficiently.

3.Another responsibility, supported by senior staff, will be to plan and execute R&D projects, applying your scientific expertise to advance our biobased ingredient production processes.

4.The Research Scientist will also analyse results and write reports, tech transfer documents and batch records summarising findings and conclusions. Present results and discuss findings as part of weekly meetings


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

1. You will ideally possess a post-graduate qualification in a biochemistry related field and have an understanding of process and scale up related constraints, particularly around transferring processes developed in the lab to manufacturing facilities.

2. Proven industry work in the fields of biomass pretreatment and enzymatic hydrolysis is highly beneficial as well as a knowledge of green chemistry principles, and the ability to apply these to the development of new sustainable processes and products.

3. Proven laboratory experience, ideally gained within an industrial lab environment and a professional approach with excellent attention to detail.

Key Words: Research | Process Development | Biochemistry | Biotechnology | Manufacturing | Scientist | Production


Hyper Recruitment Solutions is a specialist and highly compliant recruitment consultancy dedicated to the Science and Technology sectors.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS), founded and run by Ricky Martin and in partnership with Lord Alan Sugar, has a wealth of recruitment expertise as well as compliance and commercial awareness. We offer a range of permanent, temporary and contract staff.

Our vision is to provide recruitment solutions which will assist in the improvement and quality of life for all. To do so, HRS will focus on the support of sectors whose primary focus is in making the world a better place. This could be working for a Pharmaceutical company who is developing new and existing therapeutics or an FMCG business who is making the latest consumer products in a sustainable and efficient way. We want to provide a service to those areas of actual need which will have an impact on us all.

We provide services across a broad range of industries including the following specialist sectors:

• Biotechnology
• Pharmaceutical
• Medical Device
• Clinical Research
• Food / FMCG
• Engineering
• Science

With all jobseekers we are looking to form close relationships where we can offer you the most accurate and useful advice. We intend to not only find and present the most ideal career options to you, but we want to provide advice on the entire recruitment process. We are a business who listens and advises and as shown on our website we have a clear ‘candidate commitment’ to ensure your search is in the most professional and capable hands. Some of the key areas we focus on include:

• Quality Assurance (including Qualified Persons)
• Clinical Research (all phases and therapeutic fields)
• Bioinformatics
• Research & Development
• Consumer Insight and Sensory
• Lean and Continuous Improvement
• Engineering (all disciplines)
• Manufacturing, Scale up and Technology Transfer
• Packaging and Sustainability 
• Medical Affairs
• Sales and Business Development
• Information Systems & Technology
• Executive Appointments

HRS has been awarded membership to the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) and APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies). This is to assure all clients and candidates that our processes and practices comply with all relevant government and recruitment industry regulations.

Lord Sugar, Ricky Martin and everyone at HRS look forward to working with you. Please do not hesitate to visit our website or contact us via
Telephone: 02032 255 120

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Find Us
0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill
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