Research Scientists / Senior Research Scientists / Principle Scientists (Analytical Platform Operations)

Research Scientist / Senior Research Scientist / Principle Scientist (Analytical Platform Operations) 

Grade – 30 – 33

Research Scientist / Senior Research Scientist Post Ref – ATR072-076

Principle Scientist Post Ref – ATR077-078

Salary – £22,450 – £43,151

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 Research Scientists / Senior Research Scientists / Principle Scientists (Analytical Platform Operations) to join the Company.

As we continue to grow we are recruiting a number of scientists for the Analytical Platform Operations group in our Research & Development department within FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies, Wilton, UK in a brand new, state of the art facility.

Highly motivated individuals are sought to join a group of scientists working to establish recombinant monoclonal antibody platform processes suitable for the manufacture of biotherapeutics.  The available positions are for Research Scientists / Senior Research Scientists / Principal Scientists based on qualifications and experience.

The successful candidates will be laboratory-based and working as part of the Analytical Platform Operations team which will be involved in the establishment  and qualification of analytical methods using chromatography, spectroscopic (includes plate assays and LCMS) and biophysical characterization techniques. Providing analytical support to both upstream and downstream platform operations groups.

The open positions rely on the candidates having:

  • Research Scientist: A life science degree (BSc / MSc) with relevant biotech/pharmaceutical industry experience within the areas advertised
  • Principle Scientist: PhD with/without post-doctoral study-level or equivalent relevant biotech/pharmaceutical industry experience within the areas advertised

With technical skills required:

  • Sound knowledge of analytical methodologies to support the characterisation of recombinant proteins
  • Practical experience of the analytical techniques of chromatography,electrophoresis and spectroscopy(ELISA, plate assays).  LCMS and biophysical techniques would be beneficial
  • Understanding of the requirement to qualify/validate methodologies to support GMP manufacture.

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 the HR & OD Team.

Interested applicants must complete an application form and send to the HR & OD Team no later than 12 noon on Friday 24th August 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.

Principle Scientist G33

Research Scientist G30

Research Scientist G31

Senior Research Scientist G32

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