Senior Fermentation Scientist

Senior Fermentation Scientist
Surrey Based
Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits

Are you an expert in Bacterial Fermentation?

Would you like to work for a company that’s seen 50% year-on-year growth over the last 3 years?

The Company
CY Partners is proud to have been retained on an exciting project, for a genuine healthcare ‘disruptor’, who have been recognised on the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 list. With outstanding positive results from both independent scientific/clinical investigation and customers, the company are reported to have delivered life changing benefits to those who use their products. They have attracted additional funding and are expecting to invest significantly in scaling up manufacturing capacity and capability, and introducing new products and formulations. In line with this growth, they are looking to hire a Senior Fermentation Scientist.

The Role of Senior Fermentation Scientist
The company has major growth ambitions and as the Senior Fermentation Scientist you will play a key role in supporting the expansion in the UK and overseas. As the Senior Fermentation Scientist you will be responsible for the continuous improvement of the key fermentation processes in production, and participate in the development of new formulations and new product development.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to take the lead on their core processes within the business in what will be a fast-paced and dynamic environment. On-target development for the right candidate is expected to result in a “step-change” career opportunity.

Key elements of the role are;

Fermentation Characterisation & Optimisation: Lead research and experimentation to fully characterise the fermentation kinetics. Develop a blueprint of the bacteria and process, identifying the key variables that may be adjusted to optimise both production and the quality and performance of the product.
New Product Development: Lead the development of the required fermentation product. This is expected to include new formulations of the base product and delivery system, new combinations of bacteria and new consumer presentations.
External collaboration: Work effectively with leading industrial labs, research partners and academic institutions

To be considered for the role of Senior Fermentation Scientist, you’ll need the following skills and experience;

- Proven experience working in a responsible position, managing bacteria fermentation processes, and their optimisation
- Broad knowledge of microbiology, particularly bacterial fermentation.
- Experience in new product development or formulation development
- Experience of training and supporting other teams in the business on their understanding of the process and necessary controls
- An excellent communicator, with ability to work with teams across the business.
- A team player who enjoys helping others to develop and thrives in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, where rapid change is the norm

Key Words "Bacteria, Bacterial, Bioreactor, Biotechnology, Fermentation, Fermented, Formulation, Gut, healthcare, kinetics, Microbiologist, Microbiology, Microbiome, New Product Development, NPD, Probiotics, Process Development, Process Optimisation, product development, Senior Scientist"

This is an exceptional role for someone who is looking to take a step into a dynamic company, with projected significant growth for the company and the post-holder.

Application Instructions: 

Please apply online here -

Alternatively, please contact Neil Walton at CY Partners on 07851 246846 or for further information

Application Closing Date: 
26 December