Engineer/Scientist-Fermentation

Location
Palo Alto, CA
Salary
More than $120,000.00/yr plus bonus and benefits
Posted
Apr 02, 2021
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time

Job Description


Responsibilities:
•    Process, project, product development leadership
•    Develop fermentation processes for biomolecules produced by microbial cultures, including both bacterial and fungal systems
•    Participate in strain improvement efforts through different methodologies such as implementing evolution, screens, small scale assays.
•    Active participant in the execution of scale-up/scale-down methodology for fermentation processes, including design and analysis of experiments
•    Collaborate with process technicians, molecular biologists and microbiologists, downstream recovery engineers as well as other members of IFF’s Research and Global Supply organizations
•    Prepare technical reports, presentations, protocols and other technical and regulatory documentation

 

Job Requirements

Requirements: 
•    Ph.D degree in Biosciences and Engineering disciplines 
•    0-2 years industrial experience, including industrial & academic internships
•    Strong microbial physiology skills as demonstrated by publications in peer reviewed journals 
•    Demonstration of exceptional capabilities in educational pursuits and associated work/study programs
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills
•    Self starter with good organizational skills and leadership potential
•    Strong team player 
•    Some travel required, when safe
•    Position located in Palo Alto, CA