Senior Upstream Process Scientist

Senior Upstream Process Scientist

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Scientific, Pharmaceutical & Chemical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £37,000 – £44,000

  • Contact:

    Johnathan Miller

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8968

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:


  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    As soon as possible

Senior Upstream Process Scientist
£37,000 – 44,000 plus a 15% bonus, 10% pension and 36 days holiday, Private Medical and Private Dental insurance
Based in Liverpool
Pharmaceutical industry

A multinational Pharmaceutical company based in Liverpool is looking for a Senior Upstream Process Scientist on a permanent basis.  The successful candidate will get the opportunity to be involved in new and exciting projects across Gene Therapy and Viral Vector delivery systems including AAV5 and Lentivirus systems.

  • The successful candidate will be involved in design, development, scale-up and technical transfer of products using bioreactor systems - specifically large molecules.  This will be from 15ml shake flasks, to 5 – 15 litre scale up to 50 litre vessel size.
  • Responsible for bioreactor process development, scale-up and optimisation of large molecules.
  • Additional duties include the coordination of a small team, running of projects and attending both internal and external meetings.
  • Candidates with the relevant experience who are looking for career progression are also encouraged to apply.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to be involved in optimisation studies, experimental design and will drive excellence throughout the team.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Minimum qualification of BSc (or equivalent). Ideally holding a PhD and/or have relevant industrial experience within the field of bioprocess development / engineering, scale-up or cGMP manufacturing.
  • Experience of leading a small team would be highly desirable
  • Knowledge and previous experience of mammalian based cell processes / cell culture – this can be from Industry or from a PhD
  • Bioprocessing / biologics experience is essential
  • Validation experience would be an advantage
  • GMP experience would be an advantage
For further details and to apply please contact Johnathan Miller at Scantec on 0151._ 666._ 8925 and johnathanm (at) scantec. co. uk

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