11 January 2022

Process Development Scientist

Touchlight are hiring a Process Development Scientist!
Job description:

Role description:
Your principal role will be to develop and implement new process related service offerings for scaled out manufacturing of dbDNA
You will be primarily responsible for the cloning and assembly, DNA amplification & purification. Furthermore, you will be expected to assist in the development of manufacture procedures: increasing efficiency, speed & quality.
Qualifications and experience:
• Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree (or higher) in molecular biology (or a related discipline), and several years further experience in an industrial setting.
• Experience in purification, handling and assaying of nucleic acids, as well as a knowledge of experimental design
• Experience with modern cloning techniques & handling of bacterial cultures
• Practical experience within a research/manufacturing laboratory. With a set quality system would be highly desirable.
• Skilled at working independently, efficient in planning & organisation, and able to demonstrate these skills whilst working within a fast-moving team.
• The successful candidate will be bringing ideas to life, and must therefore be engaged with the science, adaptable to new approaches, and eager to work with different teams to facilitate this.
• Basic knowledge of quality-based systems (GMP, GLP etc.). Experience with these systems would be highly desirable.

All candidates should possess clear communication and presentation skills and an ability to work effectively as an individual and in a team environment. Successful candidates will also be proficient in organising and managing their work and delivering results to established timelines.

Applicants MUST be eligible to work in the UK.
Apply for this role by emailing a CV and tailored cover letter to innovationsjobs@touchlight.com clearly stating the reference “Process Development Scientist”.
Due to the high number of applicants, we will only contact those who we invite to interview.