Supervisor - Protein Purification

Birmingham - Calthorpe Road

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Supervisor - Protein Purification 

Would you like to be part of an organisation which is committed to improving patient lives worldwide through education, collaboration and innovation? 

Do you want to make a difference? 

If the answer is ‘yes’ then you’re just the kind of person we’re looking for! 

We are looking for a Supervisor who is organised and has great attention to detail to work within the  Protein Purification department.

Duties & responsibilities:

  • Conforming to good laboratory practice and health and safety requirements
  • Experience in purifying proteins
  • Use of technical laboratory equipment in routine functions such as protein purification (AKTA systems) and in protein analysis
  • Maintain equipment in line with quality expectations
  • Perform regular general laboratory operations
  • Supervising Laboratory Technicians

Knowledge and Skills

Essential Skills:

  • Theoretical knowledge of protein purification with practical experience
  • Supervisory experience
  • Appropriate experience in industry or academic laboratory
  • Purification of proteins using different chromatography techniques
  • Experienced in the use of AKTA purification systems and proficient in the use of the Unicorn software
  • Experience in electrophoresis techniques
  • A relevent Scientific degree
  • The ability to follow set policies and procedures
  • The ability to record results accurately

Personal qualities:

  • Good time management, self-organisation, and planning skills
  • The ability to motivate others
  • To be friendly and approachable
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good communication skills, both written & verbal
  • To be able to work as part of a team
  • To be self-motivated and willing to take responsibility
  • To be flexible to the needs of the business

Working for us: 

Founded in 1986 by a group of former researchers based at the University of Birmingham, The Binding Site is today recognised as a market leader in the development of products for the investigation of a range of disorders involving immunodeficiency.   

The Company is built on the success of its people and provides the ideal environment to meet a wide range of career aspirations. It recognises the value of its employees and looks to provide development and support opportunities to maximise the potential of its 1,100 staff.  

Working at Binding Site means being part of a global community that delivers innovative solutions with shared ideas and a collective dedication to improving patient lives, worldwide. 

Location: Calthorpe Road

Hours: 40 hrs  


  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • Medicash Healthcare Plan
  • Pension