Mar 18, 2019

Fermentation Engineer - Bio Ingredients

  • DuPont Nutrition & Health
  • Grindsted, Denmark
Full time Operations & Production

Job Description


Your key responsibilities:
• Introducing the next generation of production strains of existing and new products and their processes at industrial scale
• Improving the current process technology and introducing new technology
• Gaining and sharing knowledge about fermentation processes, internally in DuPont’s production network and externally
• Supporting internal/external operations teams
• Analysing and troubleshooting production/process issues at industrial scale to remain competitive in the market
Together with the team you will:
• Drive the technical Project Team in its effort to support technology, process efficiency and continuous improvement to bio ingredients
• Set up clear expectations and take responsibility for translating the overall business goals into operational goals for manufacturing and technical teams 
• Be responsible for driving and reporting of project savings



Job Qualifications

Your qualification profile:

You hold a Ph.D. or Master in Engineering (biotechnology/chemical engineering), and have 2-5 years of experience in production and continues improvement of large scale fermentation processes.
Your know-how and experience include:
• Practical industrial experience in the following disciplines: Process biotechnology, fermentation, process control and process optimization
• Large scale production experience in aerobic fermentation is mandatory
• Experience with project teamwork in an international environment is a plus
• Fluent in English is mandatory, Danish is a plus

Besides having the above technical skills, your personal skills will include:
• Strong technical understanding and background
• Multitasker that can easily prioritize
• A problem solver that can quickly come up with solutions to complex matters
• Strong drive, coaching and communication skills
• Organisational talent and high ability to work with many different people

LOCATION - Grindsted 

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