Protein & Chromatography Specialist

Birmingham - Calthorpe Road

Specialist in Protein and Chromatography Transfer

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! 

Specialist in Protein and Chromatography Transfer

Working within Protein and Chromatography transfer reporting to Senior Specialist. The post holder will be operationally responsible for the investigation of Production Improvement activities, focusing on protein purification, manufacturing procedures and validation processes. The post holder is expected to work closely with the relevant Production and R&D departments to collate, control and monitor data. Main duties will include:

  • Carrying out feasibility studies, designing experiments and protocols.
  • Instigating and complete process and product change projects as deemed appropriate.
  • The implementation of improvement changes into production
  • Developing specialist experience and knowledge with respect to immunoassays and protein purification and so contribute to the specification and design of future products

Knowledge and Skills

Essential Skills:

  • A good relevant Scientific degree in Biological Sciences (Grade 2(i) or above). PhD in Biological Science, Immunology or Biochemistry
  • Experience in protein purification, and techniques used in protein characterization and analysis including electrophoresis, immunoassays, mass spectrometry
  • Good knowledge of Immunology and Immunodiagnostics

Personal qualities:

  • Good time management, self-organisation, and planning skills
  • 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, 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 values them as its key asset. Integral to Binding Site is creating a diverse and inclusive culture which welcomes and creates diversity of thought, action, and innovation where all 1,200 colleagues can truly thrive. Support and continuous education is reinforced through partnerships with organisations such as Stonewall.  

With a strong focus on building a sustainable future for its workforce and local communities, Binding Site has high aspirations for continuous improvement and ensuring their people contribute to their future vision. In addition, Binding Site has recently been recognised at the 2021 Birmingham Post Business Awards, winning both “Company of the Year” and “International Trade and Export” Awards.  

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

Location: Birmingham- Calthorpe Road Edgbaston 

Hours: 40 hrs  


Competitive Salary 
Contributory Pension
25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays.
Life assurance
Medicash- Health Benefit