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Downstream Process Scientist

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

Job Details

We are currently looking for a Downstream Process Scientist to join a leading CDMO based in the Kent area. As the Downstream Process Scientist you will be responsible for taking a scientific lead in tasks and projects in Downstream Process Development and implement technical strategy to meet objectives.

This is a fantastic opportunity to support the development of R&Ds technical platform within the Downstream space, work on customer projects for large scale manufacture.


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

1. You will apply your knowledge and experience using protein purification techniques such as chromatography using AKTA, SEC, cell lysis, and protein extraction, as well as analytical techniques such as SDS-PAGE and functional activity assays.

2. You will act as the subject matter expert working hands-on in the laboratory supporting R&Ds technical platform capabilities within the Downstream area.

3. You will collaborate with Upstream, Analytical, Project Managers, and Tech Transfer teams to ensure timely completion of deliverables

4. As the Downstream Process Scientist you will support Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and compliance per ISO14001, and use scientific literature to contribute to project plans and presentations.


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 degree in a relevant life science field such as Biochemistry/Engineering/bioscience

2. Proven industry experience in a Downstream Processing position in a fermentation-based CDMO/Pharmaceutical environment.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience running Downstream and Analytical equipment, with expertise in AKTA systems, and analytical techniques such as SDS-PAGE and functional activity assays.

Key Words: Downstream | Downstream Process Development | Downstream Scientist | DSP | AKTA | Protein Purification | Purification | Cell Lysis | Chromatography | Ultrafiltration | Diafiltration | SDS-PAGE | Function assays | Protein Concentration| SEC | Affinity | Manufacturing | CMO | CDMO | Pharmaceutical | Product Development | EMS | QMS | Biochemistry | Bioprocessing | Fermentation | Bioprocess |

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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