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Quality Control Scientist (Biosurfactant)

Quality Control Scientist (Biosurfactant) - Daresbury

Salary - Competitive Salary + Excellent Holidays + Flexible Working Hours + Share Options + Pension

The Client

Our client is facilitating the transition of the $36 billion surfactant market from harmful, oilbased chemicals to biobased alternatives by working with the current market leaders to provide a collaborative production platform.



The company is currently completing the build of its pilot facility launching tonne scale production of sophorolipids and work with multiple industrial partners to take the product to market.

In line with this, they are fundraising to build their first ktonne scale commercial sophorolipid plant.



This highly successful business is expanding its focus beyond sophorolipids and developing processes to produce additional biosurfactants in collaboration with external market facing partners.

Our client believe collaboration between companies, disciplines and individuals are the best ways to develop the biosurfactant industry and the company, and the successful applicant will have the opportunity to broaden their skill set by working with field leaders around the world, within a dynamic and friendly working environment.

The company offer a competitive pay package and benefits to attract incredible individuals to join the family.

The Role

The successful candidate will be responsible for running and developing the downstream quality control for biosurfactants produced in the companys pilot plant and Manchester base fermentations at laboratory scale and pilot plant (450 litres) and performing downstream processing and quality control analytics as well as operating downstream processing techniques to enhance the performance of the biosurfactant products.

This will include purification methods, as well as techniques for chemical analysis.

The role will involve working with the process development and production teams and supply chain function for raw material suppl