Fermentation Scientist /Microbiologist

Posted 1 week ago by Hudson Shribman
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Fermentation Scientist / Microbiologist c25k-c30k

South ABJ4352


As fermentation scientist as part of a global chemicals organisation on a plant site, the primary focus of the role will be dedicated to improving fermentation yields. As fermentation scientist you will work in a range of environments from laboratory through to production. This biological manufacturing process provides a rewarding challenge to the right candidate.

As an experienced molecular biologist, biotechnologist or microbiologist, fermentation scientist you will assist with programs for strain improvement using natural diversity and molecular methods and develop new and improve existing formulations and optimise and improve of existing fermentations and downstream processing

Key Responsibilities

  • To carry out work with the objective of improving the yields of relevant beneficial microorganisms.
  • Development of programs for yield improvement in collaboration with production department.
  • Design, execution and assessment of shake flask and other studies.
  • Setting up of pilot fermentations and processing as required.
  • Transferring and commissioning of approved developments into production environment.
  • Documenting, reporting and presentation of results and outcomes.
  • Primary requirement ability to organize and analyse data.
  • ISO 9001 Training

Qualifications and Skills.

  • Degree in Microbiology biological sciences, Bioprocess engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Biotechnology.
  • Some experience of microbiological techniques / fermentation culture in a commercial environment would be advantageous, and full traning will be given.
  • Any experience with aseptic techniques advantageous
  • Any experience with PCR advantageous
  • Primary requirement ability to organize and analyse data.
  • Ability to identify and implement practicable effective solutions, numerically competent.
  • To be proficient with computers with the window operating system.
  • Good team worker with excellent communication and organisational skills.

Competitive compensation including attractive benefits aswell as excellent career opportunities in an international company.

To Apply: Please contact Alison Basson ABJ4352 on

Required skills

  • Biological
  • Fermentation
  • Microbiology
  • Strain
  • Yields

Reference: 38204871

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