Senior Purification Scientist – R & D

Senior Purification Scientist – R & D Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Senior Purification Scientist – R & D to join our team.


  • Execute laboratory based scientific studies related to Downstream Processing;
  • Support team resource planning, project management activities and prioritisation decisions;
  • Lead technology implementation in development, pilot and manufacturing operations;
  • Lead general laboratory organisation, activity planning and maintenance;
  • Design, coordinate and support execution of cross-functional studies;
  • Adhere to Safety, Health and Environmental practices; support safety and risk assessments;
  • Comply with required GxP (Good Pharmaceutical Practice), documentation, data integrity and training standards;
  • Author technical reports with scientifically supported conclusions and recommendations;
  • Collate, evaluate and interpret complex data sets.


  • Working understanding of regulatory requirements and / or GxP is desirable;
  • Experience with technical or commercial operations in the manufacture of biological molecules is desirable;
  • Working knowledge of analytical methods for characterization of biological molecules;
  • Experience with use of statistical methods for DOE (design of experiements) design and multivariate data analysis;
  • Experience with technology development, evaluation and implementation in bioprocessing and / or biotechnology discipline;
  • You will have gained experience in a pharma or biopharma/CMO (contract manufacturing organisation);
  • Experience with bioprocess unit operations modelling and / or bioprocess cost modelling;
  • Have In-depth knowledge of preparative chromatography, tangential flow filtration, and virus retaining filtration.