Senior Downstream Scientist
Biotechnology Life Sciences
Salary £30,000 - £45,000 (Dependent on Experience)
CY Partner’s are currently recruiting for a Senior Downstream Scientist to join an innovative company based near Middlesbrough. This is a great opportunity for a motivated individual with experience of downstream processing of bio-based products, to join an expanding team, on a permanent basis.
As the Senior Downstream Scientist, you will provide technical expertise and contribute to the delivery of projects, acting as the technical lead in small to medium scale projects of varying complexity. You will work on the downstream processing of biobased products within the industrial laboratory, with products derived from microbial based fermentation feedstocks.
Key aspects of the role are;
• Design, lead and perform experiments to develop, optimise and scale-up recovery and separation processes for the manufacture of various bio-based products.
• Development, optimisation, scale up and characterisation of primary separation-based processing methods such as centrifugation, cell disruption and filtration.
• Development, optimisation, scale up and characterisation of isolation-based processing methods such as chromatography.
• Act as the primary technical contact for clients and third parties, whilst building strong working relationships.
To be successful in this role you will need the following experience;
• Educated to Degree level in a relevant field
• Significant experience working with different bio-based products
• Significant experience of downstream processing unit operations at lab and pilot scale
• Previous experience of leading technical development projects and supervising others
• Previous experience working within the feed and food industry would be highly advantageous
In return, you will receive up to 33 days holiday (including bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, life assurance and flexible working opportunities.
If this sounds like the perfect next step for your career, then apply now with your CV. Any questions can be directed to Kristi at CY Partner’s on 07936 938 911.