Scientist / Technical Lead - PhD in Biology, Chemistry, Bioche

Cardiff, Wales
Up to £30000 per annum
16 Feb 2018
16 Mar 2018
Bluetown Online
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Scientist/ Technical Lead

Location: Nantgarw, Cardiff

Salary: £30,000 depending on experience + bonus + substantial benefits

Position: Full Time, Permanent

The company is a customised enzyme discovery, development and manufacturing company based in the UK, with a subsidiary in Illinois, USA. They work with their customers, many of which are the top blue chip food companies, to provide unique enzyme solutions that will help them solve process problems, valorise waste, facilitate a biochemical reaction or deliver competitive advantage through using a unique product.

Due to their on-going commitment to expanding their product portfolio which is central to accelerating their growth, they have created a new opportunity for a Scientist/Technical Lead to become part of their highly motivated New Product Development Team.

Reporting to the New Product Development Supervisor, this challenging role offers a unique opportunity to work as part of a customer focused NPD team as the high level Technical Lead on projects to successfully develop new enzyme products for their customers and markets.

You must have either a Masters or PhD in biology, chemistry or biochemistry along with extensive practical (laboratory) experience in one or more of the following subjects; molecular cloning, bioinformatics, fermentation (bacterial or yeast), and downstream processing.

You will have excellent communication, planning and organisational skills, have the capacity to analyse situations, diagnose problems and produce logical, practical and cost effective solutions. You will have a questioning approach to your work, the ability to work flexibly and co-operatively within the New Product Development Team. Strong project management experience would be a distinct advantage in this role.

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Candidates with experience of; Scientist, Technical Lead, fermentation, bioinformatics, PhD Biology, PhD Chemistry, PhD Biochemistry, Masters Chemistry, Masters, Biology, Masters Biochemistry, may also be considered for this role.