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Upstream Cell Processing - Principal Scientist

Durham   •  35 + Bank holidays + pension and mor  •  Permanent, Full time

Job Title: Upstream Cell Processing - Principal Scientist
Location: Billingham
Employment Term: Permanent
Salary: From £35,000- £45,000
Benefits: Up to 35 + bank holidays, healthcare, bike schemes, dental and a generous pension scheme
SRG are working with a global company working with various forms of pharmaceutical products creating world class medicinal advances, we are looking for a Principle Scientist, you will act as a Cell development lead within a project team to provide high quality experimental planning and work in the development, Operation and control of processes for the production of mammalian cell lines
The Role
1. To identify, design, implement and manage experiments
2. To review experimental work, data and reports produced within R&D to ensure accuracy and compliance
3. To produce well written, compliant and traceable laboratory notebooks and raw data files
4. To prepare reports and presentations for internal and external use
5. To train and supervise the experimental work of other research staff
6. To be able to communicate to senior management and peers results, decisions, suitability
7. To understand / be able to investigate any IP implications of processes being developed
8. To understand basic capabilities / limitations of the CBF and MCC manufacturing
9. To co-ordinate work with other functions / departments to achieve project objectives
10. To represent the department in cross functional meetings, maintaining awareness of the department / companies best interests as appropriate
11. Expectation of minimal review for technical content and R&D standards (e.g. spelling, grammar, style, etc)

Your Experience
Technical Skills
* Experience of the operation and control of stirred tank, laboratory scale (2-10L) and pilot scale (200L) mammalian cell culture bioreactors
* Experience with high throughput cell line screening technologies, such as the ambr™ systems is desirable
* Experience of mammalian cell culture (ideally CHO), preferably in a biotech/pharmaceutical industry setting
* Ability to communicate the progress of projects, both verbally using presentations and with written reports, to both internal and external customers
* Experience in developing and optimising processes for the production of therapeutic proteins using CHO cells

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to matthew.garner@srgtalent.com. For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Matthew on 0161 868 2205.
SRG is the UK's number one recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors.
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If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you, please feel free to get in touch or visit www.srg.co.uk to view our other vacancies

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  • Agency: SRG
  • Reference: J2163196
  • Posted: 5th January 2022
  • Expires: 2nd February 2022


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