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Bioprocessing Engineer - Downstream Processing

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
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10 Oct 2022

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We are currently looking for a Bioprocessing Engineer - Downstream Processing to join a leading Biotechnology company focused on developing new technologies for Gene Delivery, based in the Oxfordshire area. As the Bioprocessing Engineer - Downstream Processing you will be responsible for the Process Scale-up and Production of product for research level activities.

This role would be perfect for a Bioprocessing Engineer with experience of Downstream Processing and scale up of Cell and Gene Therapy products or Biologics such as proteins or antibodies.

The role offers the opportunity to work in a fast paced, start-up Biotech where you will develop processes for novel Biotherapeutics.


Your duties as the Bioprocessing Engineer - Downstream Processing will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will support the Discovery and CMC teams by providing purified product for in-vitro and in-vivo studies as well as pilot scale (10L - 200L) demonstration batches for IND studies.

2. You will support the Technology Transfer of Bioprocesses to third part CDMOs for GMP Manufacturing.

3. You will specialise in the development and scale up of Downstream and Purification processes including aseptic processes and Fill/finish activities.

4. You will lead the implementation, optimisation and training of DSP and work collaboratively across the business to support with any and all Bioprocessing issues.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Bioprocessing Engineer - Downstream Processing we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree (e.g. Phd / EngD / MSc / MEng) within Bioprocessing, Biotechnology, Biochemical Engineering or similar field in addition to experience in a Biologics or Cell and Gene Therapy industry.

2. Proven industry experience in Downstream Processing research and/or Process Development where you have experience with Protein Purification and Chromatography techniques including but not limited to IEX, SEC, HIC, Affinity Chromatography and their relates softwares (Unicorn)

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with the use and scale-up of tangential flow filtration systems.

Key Words: Downstream Process Development | Downstream Processing | DSP | Process Development | Protein Purification | Chromatography | Flow Filtration Systems | Bioprocessing | Engineering | Bioprocess Development | Scale Up | Tech Transfer | Technology Transfer | MSAT | Manufacturing Scientist and Technology | MS&T | Gene Therapy | Cell Therapy | Viral Vector | Exosomes

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.


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
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0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill

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