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Fermentation Technician

£21,000 - £27,000 per annum
Job Reference: J5635021
Updated On: 27/05/2021
Status: Open to Applications
Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Sectors: Biotechnology, FMCG, Environmental, Engineering, Chemicals, Bioprocessing, Science

Skills: Biochemistry - Fermentation / USP, Microbiology - Food, Microbiology - Environmental, Product Development - Pharmaceutical, Product Development - Biotech / Biopharm

Job Information

Role Overview

We are currently looking for a Fermentation Technician to join a growing chemical biotechnology company based in the Greater Manchester. As the Fermentation Technician you will be responsible for preparing fermentation experiments and working with bioreactors.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

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

1. Preparing and running lab scale fermentation processes through the preparation of media and other solutions. These can be up to 100L size bioreactors.

2. Using downstream separation processing for micro-organisms such as centrifugation, separation, de-emulsification and solvent extraction.

3. As a Fermentation Technician, you will use aseptic techniques for microbial cell bank preparation and innoculum.

4. Performing a variety of advanced and quality control analytical techniques such as HPLC, titration's, MS, GC and FTIR.

Role Requirements

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

1. Relevant Bachelors degree in a life sciences subject such as biotechnology, bioprocessing, microbiology, bioengineering etc...

2. Proven industry experience in fermentation and micro-organism culturing such as with bacteria or virus'. Industry experience in the food, brewing or microbiology sector would be ideal.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with fermenters, bioreactors, microbial cell culturing and aseptic techniques.

Key Words: fermentation / greater manchester / north west / production technician / lab technician / laboratory technician / bioreactor / microbiology / micro-organisms / aseptic techniques / food / brewing / QC analysis / downstream / dsp / usp / upstream / biotechnology

Sarah Audit
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DisclaimerHyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant 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 processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.