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Senior Principal Scientist

Berkshire, BerkshirePermanent
Experience Dependant
Job Reference: J5632410
Updated On: 19/02/2020
Status: Open to Applications
Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Sectors: Biotechnology, Contract Manufacturing Organisation, Bioprocessing, Science

Skills: Biochemistry - Fermentation / USP, Biochemistry - Purification (Bench scale), Biochemistry - Production / Manufacturing, Biochemistry - Manufacturing / Plant Scale Purification, Biochemistry - Technology Transfer, Life Sciences - Cell Culture

Job Information

Role Overview

We are currently looking for a Senior Principal Scientist to join the Process Development team within a global Biotechnology company at their facility in the Berkshire area. As the Senior Principal Scientist you will be responsible for providing scientific and technical solutions to existing upstream and downstream process operations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Your duties as the Senior Principal Scientist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will be one of the Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) for upstream and downstream process development, as well as the transfer to GMP.

2. You will lead the resolution of issues in the mammalian cell culture processes used for the manufacture of therapeutics proteins.

3. It will be your responsibility as the Senior Principal Scientist to lead multidisciplinary teams within the process development department. The areas of expertise will include: process development, transfer and scale-up, media development, single-use systems, risk assessments, multivariate analysis, document and report review, as well as regulatory requirements.

4. You will be involved with Intellectual Property and patent landscaping in a GMP environment, so a knowledge in this will be beneficial.

Role Requirements

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

1. Relevant degree or PhD in a Biological Science or a Biochemical Engineering discipline or similar, along with thorough knowledge in bioprocessing.

2. Proven industry experience in Upstream and/or Downstream Process Development is essential, ideally within a mammalian, GMP environment.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with leading scientific and technical projects, as well as trouble shooting, will be necessary.


Key Words: Technology Transfer | Upstream Processing | Downstream Processing | GMP | Bioprocessing | Fermentation | Purification | Chromatography | Filtration | Bioreactor | Tech Transfer | DSP | Senior | Mammalian Cell Culture | Principal
Georgina Beer
Your Recruitment ConsultantGeorgina Beergeorgina.beer@hyperec.com
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.