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Scientist/Technical Lead

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

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.

Due to our on-going commitment to expanding our product portfolio which is central to accelerating our growth, we have created a new opportunity for a Scientist/Technical Lead to become part of our highly motivated New Product Development Team.

Reporting to the New Product Development Supervisor, this challenging role offers a unique opportunity to work as part of a customer focused NPD team as the high level Technical Lead on projects to successfully develop new enzyme products for our customers and markets.

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) and downstream processing.

You will have excellent communication, planning and organisational skills, have 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. Strong 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: 12:00 noon on Monday 23 April 2018


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