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Our client are a major contract biologics manufacturer and they are looking for a senior scientist to join their Protein Characterisation team based in Berkshire
Carry out characterisation of recombinant protein products by mass spectrometry, electrophoresis and HPLC to support process and product development as required to meet project timelines and budget.
Preparation of assay write ups, protocols and reports (cGMP and non-GMP) to document product characterisation, comparability and assay validation activities for process development and regulatory submissions as appropriate.
Maintenance of documentation and equipment required to support product characterisation.
Significant experience in the characterisation of proteins and their post translational modifications by mass spectrometric methods, chromatographic, electrophoretic, gained in either an academic or commercial environment.
Understanding of the methods and underlying principles of protein characterisation (experience of assays such as SDS-PAGE, IEF, GP/RP/IEX HPLC, peptide mapping, glycosylation analysis, mass spectrometry and Western blot).
Good working knowledge of protein chemistry and structure and other biochemical methods applied to protein analysis for cGMP testing of biopharmaceuticals.
The successful applicant will need to demonstrate a supportive, flexible and proactive attitude towards their work. Excellent communication skills will be essential
To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK
Matchtech is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.