Research Scientist (USP Microbial Operations)

Research Scientist (USP Microbial Operations)

Grade – 30-32

Post Ref – R&D/0228

Salary – £22,450 – 35,512

Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies based in Billingham, Stockton-on-Tees specialise in developing manufacturing processes for customers biologic drugs and offering stability studies to support customer drug substance and drug products.

With plants in Billingham, UK, North Carolina, USA and Texas USA our global vision is to be the leading and most trusted global Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation partner in the biopharmaceutical industry.

As we continue on a period of significant growth we have an opportunity for a Research Scientist to join the Company.

The Research Scientist is primarily a laboratory-based role involved in microbial culturing, primary recovery and process development (PD; from scale down mimics to pilot scale fermenters).

The role involves:

Preparation and Operation of a variety of Fermentation equipment, including peripherals such as pumps and balances.

Preparation and Operation of Primary recovery equipment.

Ordering of raw materials.

Post operation cleaning and sanitising.

Lab book write-ups and internal presentations.

Contribution to internal/external reports.

Batch record preparation and review.


Aiding in implementation of new and innovative ways of working.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an expanding department of Fujifilm Diosynth.

We offer a generous benefits package including;

  • Competitive salary plus company bonus scheme
  • Up to 35 days of holiday, plus bank holidays.
  • Salary Sacrifice scheme offering childcare vouchers, bikes, dental etc.
  • Free parking.
  • Generous pension scheme

For further information please contact David Clarke, Head of R&D USP Microbial Operations on 01642 364116 ( or Charles Heise, Subject Matter Expert – Primary Separations and Filtration on 01642 364057 (

Interested applicants must complete an application form and send to the HR & OD Team no later than 12 noon on 05 October 2018.

For further information please contact the HR Recruitment Team on

If we have not contacted you within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

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