Bioprocess Scientist

Full Time

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CK Group are recruiting for a Bioprocess Scientist to join a leading engineering biology consultancy, to be based at their site in Edinburgh on a permanent basis.

About the company:
Our client is a world class engineering biology company with an extensive range of proprietary enabling technologies in microbial strain and mammalian cell-line engineering, protein production, fermentation and bioprocess development. Their cell platforms underpin competitive bioprocesses implemented worldwide by their customers and collaborative partners to manufacture (bio)pharmaceuticals, enzymes, chemicals, consumer products and sustainable fuels.

As a Bioprocess Scientist you will join our clients Microbiology team and work collaboratively within the Fermentation Department to reach tight project deadlines. Attention to experimental detail and the ability to carefully record and present methods and results is essential for this role.

About you:
To be considered for the position, you should ideally have the following skills and expertise:

Honours Bachelor’s degree or a Masters in Microbiology/Industrial Biotechnology (or closely aligned subject).
Previous experience of setting up, carrying out and running bioreactors but in the absence of this level of experience a good knowledge and practical ability in aseptic technique, shake flask culture, agar plating, gram staining would be acceptable.
At least two years of industry experience is advantageous but not essential

The location:
The successful candidate will be embedded within a dynamic, sociable team in a lab-based role with flexible working hours. This position will be based at brand new facilities at the Roslin Innovation Centre where there are regular bus links to the City Centre, free on-site parking, an on-site gym and several on-site cafes – the perfect setting to meet colleagues over a coffee in view of the Pentland Hills.

The Benefits:
Our client offers a range of employee benefits, which include:

Flexible working hours
Profit sharing schemes
Health Expenses cover
Life Insurance
It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 54209 in all correspondence