Downstream Process Engineer

Posted: March 13, 2022

Closing: April 6, 2022

About Cultivated Biosciences

Our mission is to empower plant-based dairy to give it the creaminess and mouthfeel consumers strive for. To do this we are developing creamy fat ingredients from non-GMO yeast to be sold as B2B ingredients.

Your mission

As Downstream Process Engineer you will be responsible for leading the effort to develop processes to efficiently extract our indulgent cream. You will work with microbiologists, downstream engineers, and food technologists to improve the yield and make sure the yeast has properties for a desirable final product. As our second hire, your role will be pivotal in making dairy-free indulgence a reality for consumers worldwide.

What you need to succeed

Masters in Biotechnology, Food Processing or equivalent

Ph.D. within the area and/or > 3 years industry experience and/or 

Experience in experimental design, statistical data analysis.

Experience with methods of yeast cell lysis

Experience with dairy processing

A proactive attitude

Willingness to learn quickly new things. 

Feel free to apply if you don't check all of our criteria, we are eager to learn about you.

Why join?

We are a young and dynamic startup based in Zurich, creating a revolutionizing ingredient for plant-based dairy. We function with a flat hierarchy. The teams’ success will be the company’s success. 

We will offer:

- Flexible working hours

- Workplace with lake view!

- Regular team events (including retreats in the Swiss alps!)

Remuneration will be according to the profile. We are a startup, not corporate, but we offer an employee stock option plan in a fast-growing startup

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We consider all applications equally regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity. We strongly encourage individuals from groups traditionally underrepresented in tech to apply.

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Location: Zurich, Switzerland

Application deadline: 6th of April

How to apply

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