Croda: Development Scientist – Biotransformation

We currently have an opportunity for a development scientist, based in our biotransformation team at our Ditton site in Widnes. In this role, you will apply your technical knowledge to develop new and existing microbial fermentation products on the biotransformation plant, as well as providing technical support to other departments on the site. You will design and carry out laboratory experiments to support process development, optimisation, troubleshooting and scale up/scale down testing. This will involve running multiple projects of varying complexity.

As our ideal candidate, you will have excellent laboratory skills and a talent for developing innovative and creative solutions to problems. You must also have strong written and verbal communication skills, a keen eye for detail and be an enthusiastic team player. The ability to plan, organise and to prioritise your own workload as well as manage projects is essential. You will be educated to degree level in a life science related discipline with experience in microbial fermentation. Working within process development with knowledge of both upstream and downstream processing would be advantageous.

Clsing date: May 28th