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Downstream Process Scientist

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
South East England
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Closing date
23 Sep 2023

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We are currently looking for a Downstream Process Scientist to join a leading CDMO based in the South East of UK. As the Downstream Process Scientist you will be responsible to work according to regulatory guidelines and use downstream purification knowledge to inactivate and remove viruses.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced process driven scientist with experience in chromatography and viral clearance to step out of the laboratory, develop their existing knowledge in downstream process development with huge opportunities to progress.


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

1. You will lead multiple projects and ensure the design and delivery of related project tasks are executed accordingly , as well as plan experimental work, troubleshoot technical issues and writing and reviewing protocols.

2. You will apply your experience with protein purification including chromatography and use of AKTA to critically analyse information.

3. You will actively train, coach, and mentor junior members in the department and escalate issues and risks in due course.

4. As the Downstream Process Scientist you will collaborate and liaise with external vendors, work closely with customer to resolve complex issues, and deliver presentations for internal use.


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

1. Relevant BSc, or MSc degree in a relevant Life Science discipline

2. Proven industry experience in a GLP / GMP environment. Previous experience working in viral clearance including viral inactivation and nanofiltration is advantageous.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with protein purification techniques including chromatography and use of AKTA systems.

Key Words: CMDO | GMP | GLP | DSP | Downstream | Downstream Processing | Downstream Purification | Protein Purification | Viral Clearance | Viral Inactivation | Nanofiltration | Chromatography | AKTA | Process Development | Project Management | PM | Regulatory | Berkshire | Manufacturing | Production | HPLC | Validation | Senior Scientist |

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
Telephone: 02032 255 120

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0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill

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