SDL Solutions Limited is seeking a Development Scientist for an initial 12 month contract.
This role is an opportunity to work within the product development teams and to be involved in the development and lifecycle of new innovative products. In this role you will be part of a multidisciplinary team including mechanical, electrical and software engineers together with business development and technology experts. With your industry experience and ideally scientific expertise, you will be an integral part of the team developing, proving and evolving product solutions for the leaders of this industry sector.
Including all aspects of the product lifecycle from concept development through product testing, customer evaluation to troubleshooting field issues, this is the opportunity to work in both engineering product development and also with pharmaceutical organisations at the leading edge of research and development.
You will be educated at PhD/ EngD in a relevant field of study, e.g. Biochemical Engineering, Biology or Chemical Engineering.
Experience of good aseptic laboratory technique and mammalian culture, including process development is essential.
Experience with stirred tank or other forms of bioreactor is preferred, ideally gained in an industrial or academic bioprocessing laboratory.
A good understanding of the bioprocessing industry.
A high level of general scientific technique and laboratory competence.
Experience in planning and executing experiments and delivering data and conclusions for group review, ideally as part of a project team environment or within an academic environment with regular presentation & peer review programmes.
Familiarity of working with and delivering data, reports and presentations to other job disciplines (from a non-biologist background) would be an advantage.
Experience of engineering product development lifecycle would also be desirable.
Commutable from: - Welwyn, WGC, Hatfield, St Albans, Watford, Harpenden, Borehamwood, Berkhamsted, London Colney, Wheathampstead, Redbourn, Hitchin, Stevenage, Potters Bar, Letchworth, Baldock, Royston, Ware, Hertford, Enfield, Hoddesdon, Broxbourne, Luton, Hemel Hempstead, Biggleswade, Saffron Walden, Haverhill, Braintree, Ely, Newmarket, St Neots, St Ives, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridge, London
Development Scientist - 12 month contract – Hertfordshire / South of Cambridge