Process Engineer I-II, Fermentation

Posted: June 29, 2022

EVERY™, based in South San Francisco, is a leading VC-backed food tech ingredient company using precision fermentation to create animal proteins without the animal for the global food and beverage industry. Originally founded as Clara Foods in 2014, EVERY™ rebranded in 2021 to better convey its vision to bring animal-free proteins to everyone, everywhere. EVERY™ is a team of passionate change makers who are reimagining the factory farm model with a kinder, more sustainable alternative. Leveraging precision fermentation to produce hyper-functional and one-to-one replacement proteins from microorganisms, EVERY™ is on a mission to decouple the world’s proteins from the animals that make them.

We are a passionate, determined, (and fun!) team with a vital objective, and we're on the lookout for like-minded people to join our mission. Sound like you?

Process Associate I-II, Fermentation Engineering

Clara Foods DBA as The EVERY Company is looking for a Process Associate who is passionate about changing the food space to join the Fermentation Engineering team. As a Process Associate, you will help implement novel upstream processes to improve recombinant protein production rate, titer, yield and purity. You will primarily be running bioreactors and gathering data to evaluate and optimize key fermentation process parameters. The ideal candidate has strong organization and communication skills and is comfortable working within a small, collaborative team.

Reports to: Fermentation Manager
Location: South San Francisco
FLSA status: Exempt, Full-Time

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Routine set up, operation, and take down of bioreactors
  • Collaborate on experimental design of fermentation experiments
  • Record and manage fermentation data in our laboratory database
  • Troubleshoot equipment and process issues and implement corrective actions
  • Apply creative problem solving to improve laboratory operations
  • Perform data analysis to understand the tradeoffs between process parameters and key
    performance indicators
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with internal teams


  • B.S. in biology, microbiology, chemical engineering, or related field
  • 1-4 years of fermentation or microbial cell culture laboratory experience
  • Familiarity with aseptic technique and microbiology lab equipment including biosafety
    cabinets, incubators, autoclaves, and plate readers
  • Technical knowledge of fermentation processes preferred
  • Experience with handling bioreactors from 250mL - 5L
  • Experience with design of experiment, statistical analysis, and modeling preferred
  • Familiarity with data management and visualization with SQL and Tableau is a plus
  • Availability to work occasional weekend shifts
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States for Clara Foods DBA as The EVERY

What EVERY™ can Offer for Full-Time Positions:

  • Generous benefits package; 100% medical, dental, and vision employee coverage, 401k matching, and stock
  • Optional benefits; FSA, HSA, Commuter, Pet Care, and additional life insurance
  • Flexible PTO and 14 paid company holidays per year
  • Parental Leave: 10 weeks of parental leave and 6 weeks of childbirth leave
  • Free parking, unlimited gym access, lounge, mini-golf patio, yoga and fitness classes onsite
  • Unlimited supply of sparkling water, granola bars, snacks, local coffee and tea
  • Weekly virtual happy hours & lunches
  • Monthly all-hands meetings and 1:1 with CEO and leadership
  • Close to South San Francisco BART and CalTrain stations, including free shuttle service

EVERY™ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We are not able to sponsor individuals for employment visas for this job. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

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