Downstream Processing Technical Specialist

Experience dependent
Oct 11, 2016
Nov 08, 2016
Gregory Hammond
Result Type
Position Type
Full Time
An exciting position has become available for a Downstream Technical Specialist to join a the biologics division of a leading pharmaceutical company based in the Wrexham area. As the Downstream Technical Specialist you will be responsible for the design and execution downstream drug substance process development strategies aligned with the biologics pipeline.


Your duties as the Downstream Technical Specialist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will contribute to the design, optimisation and execution of downstream processes, while applying effective downstream process control testing strategies including quality by design.

2. Identify, liaise and work with third parties in order to progress Biologics Development activities, including the review of proposals, protocols and reports.

3. Identify and support the implementation of improvement programs, new procedures and processes within Biologics Development.

4. You will perform assigned downstream activities including protein purification and filtration while adhering to current GMP requirements at all times.


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

1. Relevant degree in a Life Science discipline ideally Biochemical Engineering, Biotechnology, Biochemistry or similar along with downstream processing experience.

2. Proven industry experience in downstream processing of biological therapeutics within a GMP environment.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with protein purification and filtration techniques including chromatography and tangential flow filtration.

Key Words: Downstream Processing | Purification | Filtration | Protein | Antibody | Biologics | Clean Room | GMP | Biopharmaceuticals |

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer that is happy to 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 scientists supporting science. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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