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Fermentation Scientist

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Closing date
3 Feb 2023

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HRS are looking for a Fermentation Scientist join an innovative company who aim to revolutionise the synthesis of biomolecules using immobilised enzymes. The company is based in the Central London area.

As the Fermentation Scientist you will be responsible for the upstream production and process development of microbial fermentation, as well as downstream processing and quality control steps to ensure there's reproducibility from batch-to-batch.

This is a great opportunity for a process driven scientist with industry experience to continue developing and optimizing microbial growth and protein expression in bio-reactors at an exciting start-up.


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

1. You will have experience with E.coli fermentation technology for protein production and support the laboratory with their fermentation needs, whilst sharing and running report presentations of fermentation insights.

2. You will prepare growth media, materials, and reagents under aseptic conditions to minimise risks of contamination, whilst performing quality control steps throughout.

3. You will ensure the delivery of enzyme fermentations and delivery of key metrics for clients project requests are met, whilst contributing to further develop the companies fermentations best practices.

4. You will ensure the delivery of documentation of scientific findings are on time and create robust SOPs.


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

1. Relevant degree in a life sciences discipline such as Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Bioengineering etc...

2. Proven industry experience in upstream processing, running fed-batch fermenters, and experience optimising microbial growth and protein expression in bioreactors.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with microbial E.coli fermentation technology for protein production.

Key Words: Fermentation | Microbial | Enzyme | Upstream Processing | UPS | E.Coli | Protein Expression | Cell Culture | Bioreactor | Enzymes | Quality Control | QC | Biomanufacturing | Biotech | Biotechnology | Molecular Biology | Cellular Biology | Life Sciences | Industry | DSP | Downstream Processing | SOP | London | Sustainability | Biochemistry

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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