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Hampshire (£) Competitive
permanent Job Ref: 5997


A leading biotech company has an exciting opportunity for a Microbiologist to join its team. In this role you will be researching how to kill airborne pathogens and supporting the manufacturing team with production of successful research. You must have a microbiology degree and have previous microbiology lab experience in another biotech or pharmaceutical company.


1. Investigating various published protocols to develop a research plan.

2. Laboratory-based investigation of existing, modified and novel protocols for the production and testing of biological products.

3. Assessing the performance of different production methods.

4. Creating full auditable validation documentation

5. Providing technical guidance on the productionisation of a new product range.

Essential skills and experience

  • Degree in microbiology or closely related subject.
  • Clear, concise written and oral communication.
  • The ability to communicate complex scientific information to non-scientists.
  • Recent hands on laboratory experience including: Microscopy, Identification to species level, Aseptic techniques, Total viable counts
  • Responsible, and able to self-manage.
  • An independent researcher, which excellent attention to detail.
  • Able to overcome problems.
  • Able to work in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Have a genuine interest in and aptitude for microbiology.
  • Confident oral and written communicator for internal and external presentations and documents.
  • Able to work with automated systems and machines, and able to build apparatus and test rigs.
  • Able to work to deadlines.

This is a rare opportunity to practise microbiology in both an R&D and Manufacturing environment

Competitive salary in line with experience

Job Ref: 5997