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Bioprocess Engineer (m/f/d)

Your mission

Provide sound scientific and hands-on technical skills in fermentation research, downstream process development & optimization for microbial productionAssist in developing a detailed working protocol, based on an outlined planLead experiments on evaluating feeding strategies, process parameters, new strains & medium & feedstock to improve product yield in lab scale bioreactorsClearly document process, and report data collected from shake flask, lab-scale, and pilot-scale systems using the company’s standard methodsAssist in generating detailed SOPs and batch records for fermentation operations, process analysis, trouble shootings etcTrain new teammate(s) on bioreactor system operations and SOPs updatesAssist with sourcing, maintenance, and validation of critical fermentation equipmentAssist in searching and ordering critical equipment, raw materials, and reagents required for projectsResponsible for day-to-day lab operations in the fermentation labYou have to love being in the lab.

Your profile

A bachelor’s degree in the field of Biotechnology of Chemical Engineering with 1-3 years of working experience of a Master’s degreeHands-on experience with aerobic fermentation in shake flasks (100ml – 3 L) and lab bioreactors (1L-10L) and bench scale downstream equipment Experience with aseptic techniques and BSL1 organismsProven successful track record in developing novel fermentation processes and scale-up is a plus Excellent verbal, written, & scientific documentation skillsEnglish language skills are a must 

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