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Team Lead - Upstream Processing

Location: Hamburg
Reference: HQ00000660
Closing Date: 10 Mar 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

TalentSource Life Sciences, the division of CROMSOURCE dedicated to flexible staffing solutions, is currently recruiting for a Team Lead - Upstream Processing at one of our clients, a Hamburg, Germany-based contract development and manufacturing company specialized in products derived from bacteria and yeasts, with a proven 25-year track record.



  • Technical and disciplinary leadership and development of a team of currently 3 employees
  • Responsibility for the development of fermentation processes for the production of  recombinant proteins / pDNA for subsequent establishment on a large scale
  • Independent preparation, planning and implementation of microbial fermentation  processes: development and characterization, technology transfer / implementation, up- and down-scaling in the non-GMP environment
  • Automation for fermentation processes (MFCS / win, DasGip Control)
  • Preparation and testing of recipes, protocols, plans and reports for development /  characterization work for customers and authorities
  • Project work: Transfer of the stream lead function in process development
  • Participation in customer meetings, presentation of development results

Ideal Candidate’s profile:

  • Successfully completed studies in biotechnology, (bio-) process engineering or  comparable courses
  • Several years of professional experience in the field of upstream processing, preferably in the pharmaceutical / biotechnology industry
  • Extensive knowledge in microbial fermentation and cell harvest (E. coli, yeast)
  • Secure and binding appearance as well as assertiveness
  • Strong communicative skills and high social competence
  • Very good spoken and written English

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Contact Information:

Address:  UK Office
CROMSOURCE Suite 3 Lomond Court Castle Business Park Stirling United Kingdom
Tel:  +44 (0) 1786 468990
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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