Fermentation Scientist

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00049436
  • Consultant: Dennis Beltman
  • Contact: 0041 (0)78 250 84 43
  • Date Published: 09.12.2020
  • Sector:
  • Location: Basel, Basel Area
  • Discipline: Science - Biochemistry

CK QLS are recruiting for a Fermentation Scientist to join a Biotech company that develops and commercializes ingredients for use in food at their site in Basel, this role is offered on a permanent basis.

Fermentation Scientist Role:

  • Designingand execution of fermentation related experimental plans in support of physiological characterisation of metabolically engineered microbial strains as well as bioprocess development within a cross-functional team structure.
  • Designing and optimization of fermentation processes suited for industrial scale-up.
  • Development of fermentation processes using scale-down models to predict process performance at manufacturing scale.
  • Contribution to project plans, timelines and technical scope of existing and new projects.
  • Documentation of experimental data, preparation of technical reports, communication of findings to relevant stakeholders.
  • Conducting review of literature, making recommendations for application to current processes.Your Background:
  • M.Sc. or higher academic degree in Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology or Biology with emphasis on Microbial Fermentation and Bioprocessing.
  • Holding a Ph.D. focused on a Microbial Fermentation or Bioprocessing related topic would be advantageous.
  • Solid experience in microbial fermentation, including batch, fed-batch and continuous cultivation using both yeast and bacteria, as well as microbial physiology.
  • Knowledge of microbiology, DNA technologies, metabolic engineering, biochemistry, fluxanalysis, Design of Experiments (DOE) and screening techniques is an advantage.
  • Good communicative skills and an outgoing personality. Fluent in English (orally and in writing).

Apply: For more information or to applyfor this Fermentation Scientist, please contact Dennis Beltman on +41 (0) 800 106 106 or email dbeltman@ckqls.ch, quoting job ref 49436.

Please could you send any correspondence in English.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in Switzerland.

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