biotechnology jobs

Every student thinks that if he/she completed a professional course then he/she will get a good job as soon as possible. But in the terms of Biotechnology, after completing BSc Biotechnology getting a job is not as easy as other professional courses. Biotechnology is a complete research-oriented field and requires a post-graduate or Ph.D. degree in Biotechnology. For a getting good job in Biotechnology so you should do MSc or Ph.D. in Biotechnology. The Biotechnology industry in India now slowly moving forward but to date, a graduate has to face difficulties for a good job.

There are very limited job options available for the BSc Biotechnology graduates in the government or private field. Here we listed some job and required skills that BSc Biotechnology students can do after completing their course.

Private BSc Biotechnology Jobs

After completing the BSc Biotechnology course, Biotechnology graduates can apply for the government jobs also in the various government institutes and PSUs and also participate in the various competitive exams. In this article, we mention only the BSc Biotechnology jobs list that are available in the private organizations, companies and industries.

Biotechnology graduates can choose the best job from the list which is most suitable for them and can apply in those companies who provide such jobs.  Biotechnology degree holders can apply for the following jobs in private Biotechnology companies or industries.

  1. Medical Coding Jobs
  2. Microbiologist
  3. Production Officer
  4. Fermenter Supervisor
  5. Project Associate/ Trainee
  6. Lab Technician/Assistant
  7. Data Scientist
  8. Patent Analyst
  9. Technical Sales Executive
  10. Customer Support Executive
  11. Claims Analyst
  12. Business Development Executive
  13. Medical Sales Representative

1. Medical Coding Jobs

It is the most common BSc Biotechnology jobs that industries or companies offer to BSc Biotechnology graduates. Every Biotechnology graduate who searches job knows about this job.

Medical coding jobs are related to the conversion of health-related medical problems, procedures, treatment, etc. information conversion to text form by using ICD-10 CM and CPT code books.

The candidate should have good knowledge of Human Anatomy and Physiology and know about the standard diagnosis codes. Candidates should also good in communication, interpersonal skills, and knowledge of basic computer skills.

  • Job Post: Medical Coder
  • Annual CTC: ₹ 3, 25,000 - 4, 50,000 P.A.
  • Salary: 15K to 17K (for fresher) P.M.

2. Microbiologist

It is the most available BSc Biotechnology Job for the graduate degree holder in Biotechnology. Food, pharmaceutical, chemical, distillery, Packed Water, and maximum industries that have quality control department recruits a microbiologist for the testing of microbes in their products.

The job profile of the microbiologist is to test the sample of the company’s product for the particular microbes. Maintaining hygiene in the plant, fumigation, documents, keep records updated online as per FSSAI, cGMP, etc. Preparing the sample reports on a microbiology basis, sending reports, coordinating with production and QA departments for regularities, etc.

A microbiologist should good skilled in microbiological testing techniques, media preparation, documentation, lab equipment, and computer handling, etc.

  • Job Post: Microbiologist
  • Annual CTC: ₹ 3, 00,000 - 4, 00,000 P.A.
  • Salary: 15K to 18K (for fresher) P.M.

3. Production Officer

In the Biotechnology API and formulation companies or industry, this is the other popular job that a BSc Biotechnology graduates can get it easily.  The job profile of this job, to take care of the upstream and downstream processes of the manufacturing plant.

Production planning as per the requirement, plant management, coordinating with supervisor, documentation, report preparation, taking care of safety, maintaining proper housekeeping, etc. have to do during this job.

  • Job Post: Production Officer
  • Annual CTC: ₹ 3, 30,000 - 4, 50,000 P.A.
  • Salary: 14K to 18K (for fresher) P.M.

4. Fermenter Supervisor

Biotechnology Industries who deals in API manufacturing through the Fermenters requires BSc Biotechnology graduates for the Fermenter Supervisor job posts. The job role of this post is to Initiating, Monitoring, Harvesting the Fermenter Batches as mentioned BMR procedures. Handling the Upstream and Downstream Equipments as per SOP.

The candidate has to execute all Fermenter Production related work as assigned during shift. BSc Biotechnology graduate should be skilled in good communication, technical knowledge, certification knowledge like ISO 9001, 22000, etc.

  • Job Post: Production Officer
  • Annual CTC: ₹ 3, 50,000 - 5, 50,000 P.A.
  • Salary: 15K to 20K (for fresher) P.M.

5. Project Associate/ Trainee

Small CRO type Biotechnology companies provide BSc Biotechnology jobs for the Biotechnology graduates and they recruit them as Project Associate. The job profile of this job is mainly based on the project that is currently running in the company.

The candidate has to skill in the laboratory techniques, cultivation, extraction, and isolation of various microorganisms, etc. Candidates can prepare reports and statistically interpret the project related collected data. The candidate should have good lab equipment handling knowledge.

  • Job Post: Project Associate/ Trainee
  • Annual CTC: ₹ 3, 00,000 - 4, 50,000 P.A.
  • Salary: 13K to 17K (for fresher) P.M.

6. Lab Technician/Assistant

Small research labs, CRO, pathology centers, soil testing labs recruit the BSc Biotechnology graduates for the regular laboratory works. The job role of these candidates is carrying out regular routine tasks accurately, managing daily work schedules, preparing specimens and samples, following strict methodologies to carry out analyses of samples, etc.

Biotechnology graduates should be skilled in computers and mathematical calculations for the preparation of results and graphs.

  • Job Post: Lab Technician/Assistant
  • Annual CTC: ₹ 3, 00,000 - 4, 50,000 P.A.
  • Salary: 15K to 20K (for fresher) P.M.

7. Data Scientist

Today data is the main source of knowledge and for handling this data every field of companies recruits Data Scientists. The job role of the Data Scientists is conducting direct research, data analysis, researching, and mining the information related to the company project, retention modelling, and testing, contact probability optimization, etc. Candidates have to developing, evaluating, implementing the methodologies related to the solutions for project valuation.

Candidates should be good skilled in computer handling, internet surfing, data handling, analysing and preparing the proper records.

  • Job Post: Data Scientist
  • Annual CTC: ₹ 3, 00,000 - 4, 50,000 P.A.
  • Salary: 15K to 20K (for fresher) P.M.

8. Patent Analyst

In today technology world, patents play an important role in every industry so companies recruit Patent Analysts for researching their particular projects. The job role of the Patent Analyst is to research all technical literature including patents and already filed patents for the technology.

Reviewing the patents analyzing the patent and preparing the reports on it. Candidates should highly skill the subject knowledge to understand the patents and their kind of patents.

  • Job Post: Patent Analyst
  • Annual CTC: ₹ 3, 00,000 - 4, 00,000 P.A.
  • Salary: 15K to 18K (for fresher) P.M.

9. Technical Sales Executive

This is the most commonly offered BSc Biotechnology job to the Biotechnology graduates and every Biotechnology related and pharmaceutical companies recruit Biotechnology graduates for the sales and services of their products. 

Biotechnology-related lab equipment, chemicals, reagents, kits, research products, etc. manufacturing companies recruit BSc Biotechnology graduates for the marketing and sales of these products in the research institutes or in companies.

The job responsibilities this jobs are to interacting with life science, Biotechnology scientists, and research scholars of various government or private research centers by email, phone, direct face to face for informing the various products range of your company to increasing sales of company products.

In this job, candidates have to understand customer requirements clearly to suggest, quote, provide your company product details, and follow up for the same. Candidates have to achieve monthly sales targets.

  • Job Post: Technical Sales Executive
  • Annual CTC: ₹ 3, 60,000 - 6, 50,000 P.A.
  • Salary: 20K to 25K (for fresher) P.M.

10. Customer Support Executive

Today company recruits graduates for customer support executives for solving customer’s products related queries and providing services. For the Biotechnology, pharmaceutical, products, and service selling companies mainly recruit BSc Biotechnology graduated for this job.

The job role of this post is to answer calls of customers and provide information professionally about products, keep records of customer interactions, inquiries, complaints, and comments, etc. The candidate has to take proper follow up to ensure that necessary actions were taken on customers' requests.

The candidate should be good in communication skills, handle customer calmly, and convince the customer on call.

  • Job Post: Customer Support Executive
  • Annual CTC: ₹ 2, 80,000 - 3, 40,000 P.A.
  • Salary: 12K to 18K (for fresher) P.M.

11. Claims Analyst

Every person now well aware of his health and takes health insurance for his health and for his family and this makes job opportunities for BSc Biotechnology candidates.

Health Insurance Claim Analyst job role to study and analyze the claim case forwarded by clients for Investigation. The candidate has to mark appropriate triggers for Investigation, monitor the Investigation, preparing the draft report of the case as per Investigation, and send it over to the client.

Skills required for this job are working knowledge of English, good communication skills, computer handling, etc.

  • Job Post: Claims Analyst Executive
  • Annual CTC: ₹ 3, 00,000 - 4, 40,000 P.A.
  • Salary: 14K to 17K (for fresher) P.M.

12. Business Development Executive

Every company wants to increase its business and that's why they recruit Business Development Executives in their company. BSc Biotechnology graduates can get a job in Biotechnology and pharmaceuticals companies who recruit Business Development Executives.

The main responsibility of these executives to identify the company's products market and targeting it to sell the company products in the market. They generated the leads and promotes the company sales.

  • Job Post: Business Development Executives
  • Annual CTC: ₹ 3, 75,000 - 4, 80,000 P.A.
  • Salary: 20 K to 27K (for fresher) P.M.

13. Medical Sales Representative

It is the most common job offered to any graduates to study science-related subjects. BSc Biotechnology graduates can easily do this job.

The key responsibilities of this job is to meet with doctors and pharmacists, promote pharmaceutical products to doctors, achieve sales targets, meeting with stockiest/chemist to make availability of products, managing the sales & marketing of products.

For this job, the candidate should be dynamic, has good communication skills, Innovative, target driven, etc.

  • Job Post: Medical Sales Representative
  • Annual CTC: ₹ 3, 55,000 - 4, 50,000 P.A.
  • Salary: 18 K to 25K (for fresher) P.M.

There are other types of jobs also available for the BSc Biotechnology graduates. If Biotechnology graduates can do MSc Biotechnology course then there are more chances to get the core Biotechnology job with high salary packages and it will also increase the government Biotechnology jobs options.

Note: Salary packages are indicative only. The salary mentioned in this article is for the fresher's candidates that have no experience. After getting proper experience in a particular field salary will be increased. BioTechBug team does not guarantee any salary packages mentioned above.

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