Scientist/Technical Lead

February 9, 2018 2:04 pm Published by

Salary: £30,000 (dependent on experience) plus bonus and substantial benefits
Location: Nantgarw, Cardiff
Hours: 09:00 – 17:00 hrs Monday – Friday

We are seeking a highly motivated and driven New Product Development Scientist to join our talented New Product Development team to work on growing our enzyme product portfolio to provide solutions to our customers’ needs.

Biocatalysts is a customised enzyme discovery, development and manufacturing company based in the UK, with a subsidiary in Illinois, USA. We work with our 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.

This challenging role offers a unique opportunity to work as part of a customer focused NPD team as the high level Technical Lead responsible for successfully completing projects from enzyme identification to enzyme application. You will work closely with our marketing and sales teams in order to identify our customers’ needs and provide enzymatic solutions.

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), downstream processing and enzyme applications.

You will have excellent communication, planning and organisational skills; alongside 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. Previous project management experience would be a distinct advantage in this role.

To apply, download our recruitment pack and either submit your Curriculum Vitae using the below button or email it to us. Please send to:
Biocatalysts Ltd, Cefn Coed, Parc Nantgarw, Cardiff CF15 7QQ
Contact: Pauline Denner

Closing Date: 09:00 am on Friday 8 June 2018

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