Downstream Technical Specialist
Competitive Salary, Great Benefits
Michael Glaze-Santonen
Down Stream Technical Specialist: Cambridge

As a result of continued investment and demand, an exciting biotechnology company situated in Cambridge, is looking for a Down Stream Technical Specialist.

Long since established as a leader in the field of biotechnology in relation to antibacterial resistance, they have developed a unique, cutting-edge platform which is forming the basis for a new generation of antibiotics.

This role would be suitable for someone with high-level qualifications in Biological Sciences looking for a new challenge and prospects for career growth.

For candidates looking to join an upwardly mobile and ambitious Scientific business this represents an excellent opportunity.

Role Insights;

This is a key role as part of the process development team and involves assisting with GMP activities. As a downstream technical specialist, you#39&ll be responsible for designing and executing downstream drug substance process development strategies aligned with the biologics pipeline.

* Lead the design, optimisation and execution of downstream process development for novel biological products.
* Identify, liaise and work with third parties in order to progress company activities, including the review of proposals, protocols and reports.
* Identify and support the implementation of improvement programs and process optimisation within the Process Development Team.
* Provide technical oversight during tech transfer of Downstream processes to third party CMOs.
* Provide technical training and mentoring to junior members of staff.

Experience / Knowledge Sought;

* PhD in a discipline such as Biological Science, Biotechnology, Biochemical Engineering, Biochemistry
* Experience with protein purification, ideally to GMP standards.
* Experience in downstream processing of biological therapeutics within a process development / GMP environment.

The Package;

The successful candidate will first and foremost be a valued part of the team and be part of a culture wherein everyone is treated equally and respectfully.

You can expect a competitive starting salary, strong benefits - including share options and private health, and regular opportunities for career progression. You’ll also receive a generous holiday allowance and ongoing training as well as regular opportunities for career progression.
Please select your CV

If you feel that you have the required experience for the position we would love to hear from you. Please send us a copy of your CV and we will be sure to consider you. If you would like to speak to us directly then please call on 0161 236 8200.