Are you a skilled and forward-thinking professional with a passion for driving innovation in the realm of biotechnology? At TEKHOLDING, we are seeking an accomplished Fermentation Engineer to join our visionary team. As a Fermentation Engineer, you will play a vital role in spearheading our cutting-edge research endeavors, focused on developing sustainable solutions across the medical and environmental sectors.
Role and Responsibilites:
- Advanced Fermentation Techniques: Utilize your expertise in fermentation processes to lead the cultivation and optimization of microbial cultures within fermenters. Employ your deep understanding of fermentation conditions and parameters to drive successful outcomes.
- Microbial Growth Optimization: Apply your knowledge to fine-tune and optimize fermentation conditions, enhancing microbial growth rates and product yields. Troubleshoot challenges and proactively implement solutions to ensure optimal results.
- Bioprocess Engineering: Lead the development and scaling-up of fermentation processes, ensuring seamless transition from laboratory to larger-scale production. Collaborate as part of a cross-functional team to ensure process efficiency and reliability.
- Data-Driven Insights: Analyze fermentation data to extract meaningful insights, contributing to data-driven decision-making processes. Work closely with colleagues to interpret results, identify trends, and drive process improvements.
- Collaborative Leadership: Play a pivotal role within our multidisciplinary team, fostering collaboration, sharing insights, and contributing to strategic discussions. Lead by example, demonstrating effective communication and a proactive approach.
- Technical Documentation: Maintain comprehensive records of fermentation experiments, protocols, and outcomes. Prepare detailed reports and presentations to communicate findings to fellow team members and stakeholders.
- A strong background in bioprocess engineering, chemical engineering, microbiology, or related fields.
- Proficiency in advanced fermentation techniques, with a proven track record of successfully optimizing microbial cultures and production processes.
- In-depth knowledge of bioreactor systems and their operation, along with a solid understanding of fermentation principles.
- A results-driven mindset, coupled with the ability to lead and contribute effectively within a collaborative team environment.
- Exceptional analytical skills to interpret fermentation data and provide valuable insights for process enhancement.
- Excellent writing and communication skills to convey complex concepts and collaborate seamlessly with colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
- Demonstrated proficiency in common computer tools and web-based applications required.
- Strong understanding of laboratory safety protocols and best practices to support a safe work environment and contribute to area specific initiatives associated with work safety.
- This position is based at our state-of-the-art research facility in Salt Lake City, Utah, offering potential flexibility for work arrangements.
How to Apply:
- If you are ready to contribute to groundbreaking advancements in sustainable solutions, we invite you to submit your application by clicking "Apply Now" below.