Downstream Process Development Scientist

  • Salary: £15.79 ph PAYE
  • REF Number: 00052327
  • Consultant: Anett Racz
  • Contact: 01438 870011
  • Date Published: 14.12.2021
  • Sector: Pharmaceutical
  • Location: Slough, Home Counties
  • Discipline: Laboratory Services

CK Group are recruiting for a Downstream Process Development Scientist to join a global pharmaceutical company, based in Slough on a contract basis initially for 12 months


  • 15.79 ph PAYE

Downstream Process Development Scientist Role:

  • Undertake purification process development experiments for fundamental understanding of individual unit operations
  • Assist with the evaluation of new bioprocess purification technologies
  • Identify and utilise appropriate analytical techniques
  • Demonstrate ability to analyse data, with good attention to detail
  • Effectively communicate findings to multi-disciplinary team

Your Background:

  • Knowledge of various downstream processing tools
  • Some experience of chromatography, as well as a good understanding of analytical methods for assessing product purity and antibody protein characterisation.
  • Bachelor’s degree or Masters in a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Experience working within the Pharmaceutical Industry, or who have completed a placement year in a similar field would be advantageous.


Our clients aim is to be a global leader in generics and biopharmaceuticals, improving the lives of patients across the world.


This Downstream Process Development Scientist role will be based at our clients site in Slough, Berkshire


For more information, please contact the Key Accounts Team on 01438 870011 or email Please quote reference 52327.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.P auditing associated with chemical API and excipient manufacturers and suppliers; packaging suppliers; and solid oral dosage form manufacturers

  • Experience providing internal consultation and training on quality systems and GCP.


For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Naynesh Mistry on 01246 457703 or via email on, quoting job ref 52331.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.nities are offered, skills are stretched, innovation is welcomed, and excellence is rewarded, you should consider a career with CK Group. We might be exactly what you're looking for.

Apply: Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. For more information or to apply for this Trainee Recruitment Consultant position, please email Please quote reference 52341.

INDRECher at conferences or seminars appropriate to the discipline.

  • Contribute to grant applications submitted by others.
  • Begin to write, with appropriate support, bids for individual research funding or, where funders do not permit this, contribute to the writing of collective bids.
  • Begin to referee papers for external bodies.
  • Participate effectively in activities to achieve engagement with research, and/or impact beyond academia.
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Education, Experience & Achievements


  • A relevant postgraduate research degree or equivalent professional experience in the field of carbohydrate material science.
  • Previous experience of independent research.
  • Presentations at conferences and a track record of publications in respected journals or equivalent in the field.


  • Research experience in polysaccharide and their industrial applications.
  • Involvementin packaging material research and development.
  • Materials formulation and characterisation expertise.

Skills & Knowledge


  • Demonstrable communication skills in English language.
  • Good IT skills in Microsoft/Adobe Programmes.
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills.
  • Good time management and organisational skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills. Initiative in planning research.
  • Detailed subject knowledge in the area of research.
  • Specialist knowledge and practical skills capable of leading to independent, original contributions to the subject area.
  • High-level analytical skills.
  • Full awareness of the ethical issues involved in their research work.


  • Project managementexperience.
  • Team working skills.
  • Communication skills.

Personal Attributes


  • Ability to communicate complex information clearly, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to stimulate and encourage the commitment to learnin others.
  • Ability to use initiative, and apply creativity, to solve problems that


  • A passion for making a positive impact on the environment especially in plastic waste.

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