Fermentation Scientist

Posted 22 November 2022
Job type Permanent
Contact NameJogesh Bowry

Job description

BioTalent are partnered with a Food Bioprocessing start-up in Gelderland, with a passionate mission objective around reducing environmental impact, to support the search for an experienced Fermentation Scientist. In this role you will work hands on with pilot plant fermentation projects to produce bespoke ingredients which replace environmentally harmful alternatives.

This role will offer you

  • The chance to work closely to the CTO, leading Fermentation development projects in a highly technical and hands on position. The position provides a clear progression route to leadership and is a fantastic opportunity for anyone looking to develop within food fermentation sciences.

You will be responsible for

  • Utilise a data-driven approach to optimise the performance of fermentation processes.
  • Design and implement fermentation strategies to maximise the yield of lipid and oil production. This includes working closely to technology teams for process innovation.
  • Take ownership of bioreactor systems including set-up, operation and maintenance.
  • Ensure compliance within the pilot plant facility for all safety, quality, and environmental regulations.

You will bring the following

  • A master’s degree or higher in a relevant subject e.g. Biochemical Engineering, Biotechnology, Cellular Biology, Chemical Engineering
  • Hands on industrial experience working with the design, execution and optimisation of lab/pilot-plant scale fermentation processes, ideally with yeast, microbial or fungal lines.
  • Experience with the set-up, operation and troubleshooting of lab/pilot scale bioreactors/fermenters.
  • Experience with nutrient production (e.g. lipids, oils, etc) highly desirable but not required, open to transferable experience from other areas of the industry.

This position does not provide sponsorship and requires the right to work in Netherlands.
Please reach out to Jogesh.Bowry@Biotalent.com should you have any further questions.
BioTalent Ltd are acting as an employment agency in relation to this opportunity.